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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

18
OCT
FREE taster session at Redditch Rock Choir
Studley Sports Centre

Do you love to sing yet have never had the confidence or chance to take it any further Now you can Join Redditch Rock Choir and sing contemporary pop and chart songs with like‐minded people in a fun and relaxed way. No…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01252 714276
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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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24
OCT
Your Toys
Warwick Arts Centre

Turtle Key Arts one of the UKs most exciting creative producers have partnered up with Slot Machine Theatre for Your Toys a innovative family show that incorporates the childrens toys as puppets into the story.Using their unique style of puppetry original…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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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28
OCT
Halloween Ghost Tour in Stratford upon Avon
Tudor World

Tours take place by lantern light lead by the spooky costumed guide and take one hour. Tours start at 6pm 7pm 8pm and 8pm. £7.50ppTours also take place every night at 6pm…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01789 298070
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28
OCT
Halloween Seance and Ghost Tour
Tudor World

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01789 298070
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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

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05
NOV
Leamington Spa Flavours of the World Market
parade, Leamington spa

Flavours of the World comprises up to 20 carefully selected international stalls run by international traders who sell top quality artisan‐produced foods and craft products from around the world.You probably love a fresh baguette enjoy breaking into a warm croissant with apricot…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07542 026035
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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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19
NOV
Mum2Mum Market WARWICK nearly-new sale
Chase Meadow Community Centre

Award winning mum2mum market is hosting its next event in Warwick on Sunday 19th November 2:30‐4:30pm at Chase Meadow Community Centre CV34 6BT. Declutter and make some money in time for Christmas Sell anything related to maternity baby and kids up to…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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24
NOV
Ragley Hall Christmas Frost Fair
Ragley Hall

The magical Christmas Frost Fair takes place at Ragley Hall a beautiful stately home in the stunning Warwickshire countryside with breathtaking views around the grounds and locale. The Frost Fair is located within the lower ground floor of the house with heated…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01487 814800
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24
NOV
Ragley Hall Christmas Frost Fair 2017
Ragley Hall

The Frost Fair will be within the lower ground floor of the house with heated marquees on the west terraces and in and around The Stables and Coach House. A selection of crafts gifts unique & original presents and fine foods. Entertainment…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07496 060168
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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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17
DEC
Boyzlife Xmas Tour 2017 - Leamington 17th Dec
Assembly

Keith and Brian came from Louis Walshs stable of discoveries back in the 90s and have become Irish National treasures. With International success Boyzone topped the charts for 7 years at their peak with Hits like When The Going Gets Tough No…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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09
FEB
DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
Leamington Royal Spa Centre

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs. on an extended World Tour in 2018His UK leg features 21 dates including…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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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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