. . . or rather, Shakespeare's birthplace. The house where the Bard was born will host a new exhibition about how a group of Englishmen kept P.T. Barnum from buying the house and shipping it to America, by buying it themselves. The Guardian reports that, when it looked like the fundraising might not meet its goal in time, "Dickens threw himself into the campaign, organising readings and benefit performances of Shakespeare works, and almost doubled the fund."