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Get thee to a bakery: Cakes to celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday

To celebrate the 450th birthday of William Shakespeare on April 23rd, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London is offering bakers from around the world a chance to be crowned the maker of the cake that best sums up the Bard's big day.

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