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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

02
SEP
The Wind in the Willows
Charlecote Park

This Christmas travel with us down the riverbank on an exhilarating journey with Wind in the Willows favourites Ratty Mole Badger and Todd.…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
SEP
An Evening of Love, Light & Healing
The E57 Club

Jean has been a professional medium for over 30 years. The evening will be split into two halves first half will be approximately 45 minutes followed by a break. The second half Jean will select a number of photos to read so…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07746 674802
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08
SEP
Piano Man - The Music of Billy Joel
Evesham Art Centre

One of the best‐selling acts in music history Billy Joel boasts a repertoire of songs that have been celebrated for the last 40 years. Jules Benjamin and his band recreate the highlights of Joels incredible career including the hits and staple of…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01386 446944
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09
SEP
Heritage Railway - crafts open day
The Electric Railway Museum

Visit the Electric Railway Museums open days for a selection of gift and craft stalls amongst the museums rich collection of historical locomotives along with interactive museum displays on electricity or you can take a ride on the miniature railway before…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 02476 690669
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09
SEP
The International N Gauge Show
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

The 2017 International N Gauge Show is rapidly taking shape and continues to be the only exhibition dedicated to N Gauge Modelling at its best attracting nearly 3000 enthusiasts every year.Organisers expect over 40 specialist suppliers to be present showcasing all the…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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19
OCT
Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

Meridienne Exhibitions will be presenting the 2017 Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition from the 19th to 22nd October at The Warwickshire Exhibition Centre.With many of the leading suppliers to the Model Engineering world present this is the event you must attend. The exhibition…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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26
OCT
Dirt Bike Show 2017
National Agricultural Exhibition Centre

Well be welcoming thousands of riders and enthusiasts looking to stock up on kit and accessories across its four‐day running.All of the major manufacturers will be showcasing their latest ranges too and it will include 2018 models for motocross trials and enduro.…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01507 529429
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31
OCT
Mums Enterprise Roadshow - Birmingham
Cranmore Park

A free flexible work and business show is touring the UK aimed at helping mums on a mission. The child‐friendly events showcase services support and opportunities across retraining flexible careers and work and starting up or growing a business.The Mums…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01923 592255
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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

TEL:
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10
NOV
The International Model Boat Show
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

We are pleased to announce that the 2017 International Model Boat Show will be returning from Friday 10th Sunday 12th November to the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre.The show will as usual provide visitors with a packed exhibition hall with over 600 fantastic…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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06
DEC
EBENEZER'S CHRISTMAS CAROL
Tudor World

A one‐man promenade theatre through an historic building at night relating the story of A Christmas Carol. Date: 6th 7th 8th 14th 15th 16th 20th 21st 22nd December at 7.30pm.…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01789 298070
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24
FEB
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Palace Theatre Redditch

A night of pure sixties magic comes to The Palace Theatre as The Counterfeit Sixties make a welcome return. Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 sixties tribute show brings alive the magic with their homage to…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 0152 765203
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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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