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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

25
JUL
Warwick Folk Festival
Warwick School

Join us for a weekend folk festival of the very best in traditional and contemporary folk artsConcerts Ceilidhs Dance Song Workshops Sessions Theatre Street Festival Crafts and moreWarwick Folk Festival: Tradition in the…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02476 678738
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25
JUL
Global Gathering
Long Marston Airfield

Global Gathering 2012 will once again be held at the Long Marsden airport at Stratford‐upon‐Avon promising a ground breaking lineup of cutting edge electronica music with an additional two stages. A lineup of acts has…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
JUL
Global Gathering 2014 3 Day
Long Marston Airfield

Global Gathering 2014 3 Day appears live in Stratford Upon Avon Warwickshire at Long Marston Airfield on Friday 25 July 2014. For ticket prices to watch Global Gathering 2014 3 Day at Long Marston Airfield see the list of tickets available…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
JUL
GlobalGathering 2014 Lockers
Long Marston Airfield

GlobalGathering 2014 Lockers appears live in Stratford Upon Avon Warwickshire at Long Marston Airfield on Saturday 26 July 2014. For ticket prices to watch GlobalGathering 2014 Lockers at Long Marston Airfield see the list of tickets available for GlobalGathering 2014 Lockers.…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
JUL
Summer Party & Hog Roast
The Arden Hotel

Enjoy a balmy British summer afternoon at The Waterside Brasserie. Watch the world go by with a drink in hand before tucking into a perfect pairing of hog roast and Champagne.1.00pm ‐ 4.00pmRefreshments charged as taken.…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01789 298682
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01
AUG
Extreme Stunt show
Hearsall common

check out the monster action where our very own trucks Extreme and Lil' Devil compete to prove they're the best car crushing monsters in Europe. 2013 was a very busy year for these monsters. Performing at over 150 shows during…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08444 771000
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02
AUG
Art in the Park
Jephson Gardens

Local arts organisation Leamington Studio Artists will be holding their first Art in the Park' event in Jephson Gardens on the 2nd‐3rd August 2014.A fun‐filled 2‐day event featuring art and craft activities and stalls live painting sculpture performance theatre and music by…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07768 617081
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02
AUG
The Pet Show
Stoneleigh Park

The National Event Dedicated to You and Your Pets.The Pet Show is the largest of its kind with indoor and outdoor arenas showcasing the best in animal displays pet related features products care and advice. A fun day out for the whole…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01625 837360
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05
AUG
British Par 3 Championship
Nailcote Hall Hotel

The Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship is the leading par 3 golf tournament in the UK and is held at the spectacular Nailcote Hall hotel situated in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside. The Championship takes place over four days attracting some of…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02476 466174
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16
AUG
Ragley Hall Battle Proms
Ragley Hall

The 4th annual Ragley Hall Battle Proms Open Air ConcertThe perfect summer celebration returns Ragley Hall on Saturday 16 August 2014. In addition to a full orchestral programme of sublime classical music this unique open‐air picnic concert features a carefully choreographed and…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01432 355416
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17
AUG
BMW Car Club GB National Festival
Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon

An exciting fun filled day for the whole family come and join us at the biggest BMW event in Europe. Our national festival event hosts the largest collections of BMW cars in Europe from old to new classic to modern. Arena…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01970 267989
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22
AUG
Have-a-go Archery
Forge Mill Needle Museum & Bordesley Abbey Visitor Centre

Have‐A‐Go Archery ANYONE who ever fancied trying their hand at archery will now have a chance thanks to Forge Mill Museum. People can attend and learn the basics of this ancient sport under the supervision of Midland Adventure. These are Drop in…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 0152 762509
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23
AUG
Party in the Park unsigned
Blossom Farm

The family based live music event showcasing over 30 of the regions best unsigned acts and bands with lots to see and do for everyone. Great food drinks bouncy fun null ride gyroscope and much more …

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07814 747307
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29
AUG
CLASSIC CLAPTON
Townsend Hall

CLASSIC CLAPTON the Worlds No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band featuring front‐man Mike Hall will be making their first ever appearance in Shipston on Stour in August.The band will be performing at Townsend Hall Sheep Street Shipston on Stour on Friday 29 August.…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01608 661422
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06
SEP
The Queen Extravaganza
The Assembly

The Queen Extravaganza at The Assembly in Leamington Spa on Saturday 06 September 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Queen Extravaganza tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
SEP
The Warwickshire Walk 2014
Packwood House

Join us as we walk through the stunning Arden countryside in Warwickshire passing two tranquil National Trust properties. Entry to both is included in the fee for the walk.Packwood House was transformed by Graham Baron Ash in the 1920s from a 17th‐century…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02079 639330
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13
SEP
The International N Gauge Show 2014
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

This major two day show is dedicated to N GAUGE and is THE show not to be missed. Sponsored by MODEL RAIL.There is a full range of modern image steam continental and American layouts on display; along with society displays and…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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15
SEP
FREE taster session at the Solihull Rock Choir
St Martin's School for Girls

The Solihull Rock Choir is led by local musician Sonia Eyre. Our No.1 Album gave ordinary people the chance to become chart‐topping singers and Rock Choir is continually giving our members bigger and better opportunities to achieve things they never thought they…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Warwick Rock Choir
Warwick Quaker Centre

The local Warwick choir is run by Warwickshire based musician Angela Moran. Over the past few years Rock Choir has become firmly ingrained on the national consciousness with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and commitment to community…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Redditch/Studley Rock C
Function Room (near Main Entrance)

Your friendly local Studley choir is run by choir leader Christa Hugo. We have a great year lined up and we would like to invite you to join our choir and take part in the local Studley and wider Warwickshire community. We…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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18
SEP
FREE taster session at the Stratford-upon-Avon Roc
St Gregory's Catholic Primary School

Your local Stratford‐upon‐Avon choir is run by singerpianist Angela Moran. Youve probably heard of our unique sellout O2 arena event in 2013 and our secret singing flash mobs around country for Comic Relief just search Great British flash mob on YouTube…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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18
SEP
The Dunwells On September 18
No.1 Shakespeare Street

2014 is shaping up to be an exciting year for The Dunwells with the upcoming release of their second studio album.The band have been putting down new tracks with producer Stephen Harris Kodaline Kaiser Chiefs Dave Matthews since late last year and…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07506 674555
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20
SEP
Airsoft Expo
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

In September 2014 Airsoft Expo will take place in a massive 2280sq m24500sq ft exhibition centre making it the largest Airsoft Expo in the country dedicated purely to the airsoft world.The Expo will feature trade stands including distributors manufacturers retailers gaming and…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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20
SEP
Ian Hunter
The Assembly

English singer‐songwriter Ian Hunter hails from the Welsh border county of Shropshire and was once lead singer in the band Mott the Hoople 1969‐1974...and their 2009 reunion Solo endeavours include the singles Once Bitten…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
SEP
Loves Labours Lost
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Loves Labours Lost at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Tuesday 23 September 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Loves Labours…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
OCT
Hawkwind
The Assembly

Hawkwind have delivered over forty years of mind expanding space rock First being launched back in 1969 inspired by a eclectic mix of anthem and experimental sounds science fiction and psychedelia Hawkwind quickly created a…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
OCT
Hawkwind plus Pink Fairies
Leamington Spa Assembly

Hawkwind plus Pink Fairies at Leamington Spa Assembly in Leamington Spa on Thursday 02 October 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
OCT
Alan Davies Little Victories
Warwick Arts Centre

Following the sell out success of his long‐awaited return to stand up Alan Davies returns with his highly anticipated follow up show Little Victories.Much lauded as resident dunderhead on QI or the charming but reticent…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
OCT
Loves Labours Won
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Loves Labours Won at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Friday 03 October 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Loves Labours Won live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
OCT
Danny Bhoy
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Winner of the Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award Danny Bhoy has performed to critical acclaim to British audiences and has continued his stand up success with tour dates at the UKs biggest venues. His…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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