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Welcome to Stratford Upon Avon

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Stratford Upon Avon - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Stratford Upon Avon to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Everything you need to know if you're visiting Stratford Upon Avon as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Stratford Upon Avon

04
FEB
Redditch Mum2mum Market Children's Nearly New Sale
Trinity High School

Mum2mum Market is hosting another fantastic NEARLY NEW SALE on Saturday 4th February at 10am‐12pm at Trinity High School in Redditch.Grab a bargain from the huge range of gently used goodies including clothes toys pushchairs safety equipment and maternity clothing. Top name…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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08
FEB
Rock Icons Show
Palace Theatre Redditch

Rock Icons is an all new energetic live music show that will take you on a journey through the eras and evolution of Classic Rock featuring music & visuals from the worlds most iconic Albums and Bands from Yes Deep Purple Queen…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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12
FEB
The Model Tractor, Plant & Construction Show
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

The Model Tractor Plant & Construction Show returns to the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on Sunday 12th February 2017 for its 6th successful year. Visitors will be treated to displays featuring scratch built customised and converted models; dioramas; and machinery including fantastic competition…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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25
FEB
Coventry & Leicester Cat Club Show
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

The annual joint championship show for the Coventry and Leicester Cat Club and the Hertfordshire and Middlesex Cat Club will be held on Saturday 25th February at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre.This will be the 6th year the event has been held at…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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03
MAR
Boden Clothing Show
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

The Boden Clothing Sale will be open between 10am‐7pm on Friday 3rd and 10am‐4pm Saturday 4th March.…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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18
MAR
The Midlands Garden Rail Show
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

2017 marks the 16th year of The Midlands Garden Rail Show Large Scale Model Rail which continues to go from strength to strength and is regarded as one of the leading garden rail exhibitions in the UK. The exhibition which will take…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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12
APR
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Palace Theatre Redditch

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 0152 765203
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15
APR
Ghost Hunt at the very haunted Spiritus
Spiritus

Ghost Hunter Tours had to Evesham to investigate the very active Spiritus.Spiritus is one of the only buildings that boasts to have poltergeists activityThe spirit of a spirit named only as Colin is known to move chairs and other objects and he…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 07724 364333
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27
MAY
Wars of the Roses Live
Warwick Castle

Pledge your allegiance in an epic battle for the English throne as an all‐new heart pumping fist thumping live action show comes to Warwick Castle this Summer…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 0192 640660
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02
JUN
Asparafest
Ashdown Farm

2 music stages family crafts & workshops Have‐A‐Go Archery by Midland Adventure falconry cookery kitchen with local & celebrity chefs duck herding vintage vehicles fun fair craft and food stalls a plenty real ale & cider festival talks & demonstrations. Roll up…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

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16
JUN
Dancing With The Strictly Stars Weekend
Chesford Grange Hotel

Enjoy 3 days of spectacular dance showcases as the stars of Strictly Come Dancing perform up close & personal for a truly intimate experience unlike any other ‐ learn to dance with them plus hear all about their Strictly journeys.Just take a…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08001 601770
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30
JUN
Counterfeit Seventies Show
Palace Theatre Redditch

The Counterfeit Seventies comes to the Playhouse for the very first time this OctoberHaving toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music and everything…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 0152 765203
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02
NOV
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
The Palace Theatre

Sexy funny feisty eye opening and totally entertaining ‐ East meets West and Cabaret meets spectacular West End musical as the party explodes into life in a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour.The entertainment is fast and unrelenting as the eclectic mix of music…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Tourist Attractions


Shakespeare´s Birthplace

Possibly the most famous and most visited literary landmark in Britain. This is the house where it is thought that Shakespeare was born and spent his formative years. The house is approached via the Visitors' Centre which holds a comprehensive exhibition about Shakespeare's life. The Birthplace is then…

Warwick Castle

Britain's greatest Mediaeval experience at Warwick Castle. castle was created as a fortification in AD 914, to protect the small hilltop settlement from Danish invaders who posed a threat to the Anglo‐Saxon kingdom of Mercia. You are able to explore the Castle with towers, dungeons and state…

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

The Swan Theatre's ornate Victorian Gothic building is home to displays from the RSC Collection. Items are selected from a wide range of material, collected since the original theatre opened in 1879, which illustrate the history of performance in Stratford's theatres. The RSC Collection is open from…

Anne Hathaways Cottage

Anne Hathaway's Cottage was the home of Shakespeare's wife before they married in 1582. Besides its romantic associations, as the place where the teenage Shakespeare courted his future wife, the Hathaway home has also come to be regarded as the quintessential English country cottage. The thatched farmhouse continued…

Hidcote Manor Garden

Hidcote Manor Garden is a celebrated 20th Century garden in the beautiful North Cotswolds, featuring one of Englands greatest gardens, an arts and crafts masterpiece.One of England's great gardens, Hidcote was designed and created in the Arts & Crafts style by the horticulturist Major Lawrence Johnston. It is…

Stratford Butterfly Museum

Whatever the weather stroll through the wonderful world of an exotic rainforest: a lush landscape of tropical blossom surrounding splashing waterfalls and fish‐filled pools. Enjoy the unique pleasure of watching hundreds of the world's most spectacular and colourful butterflies flying all around you in our tropical…

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