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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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Forthcoming events in Stratford Upon Avon

17
DEC
The Christmas Truce
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

The Christmas Truce at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Wednesday 17 December 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Christmas Truce tickets so weve done the legwork for you. …

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

19
DEC
The twelve days before christmas
Bridge House Theatre

This very popular and vibrant show is in its sixth year and follows Miss Elizabeth Fairfax and her rather unusual Christmas of 1895. Mr Edward Fitwilliam is in love with Miss Fairfax but since she is a most charming and dear creature;…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01926 776438
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20
DEC
Twas The night before christmas
Bridge House Theatre

Heart‐warming story about two sisters Ellie and Bella and their unfortunate father who does all he can to raise enough money for their dowries. Based on the story of Saint Nicholas and his kind offerings but set in a gossiping Victorian village…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01926 776438
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20
DEC
Loves Labours Lost
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Loves Labours Lost at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Saturday 20 December 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Loves Labours Lost tickets so weve done the legwork for you. …

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

22
DEC
Loves Labours Won
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Loves Labours Won at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Monday 22 December 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

23
DEC
Tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
Nailcote Hall Hotel

Paying tribute to the iconic music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons and the award winning musical The Jersey Boys. The falsetto singing and energy of Jersey 4.…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02476 466174
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12
JAN
FREE taster session at the Coventry Rock Choir
West Orchard URC

The Coventry Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Angela Moran. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Angela. Rock Choir…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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12
JAN
FREE taster session at the Solihull Rock Choir
St Martin's School for Girls

Your local Solihull choir is run by singerpianist Sonia Eyre. The choir is for all ages and all the local West Midlands branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible events like the 20000 seat O2 Arena and Guinness…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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13
JAN
FREE taster session at the Kenilworth Rock Choir
St Augustine's Primary School

The Kenilworth Rock Choir is led by choir leader Angela Moran. The Kenilworth branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Kenilworth community causes and events the local branches of Rock Choir…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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13
JAN
FREE taster session at the Warwick Rock Choir
Warwick Quaker Centre

The local Warwick choir is run by singerpianist Angela Moran. Our choir is made up of people who never thought they would join a choir or would even sing for fun and thats the beauty of joining our choir. I dont think…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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13
JAN
There was an Old Woman
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Theres a problem with shoes. They keep getting mixed up. That man has a welly on one foot and a fluffy slipper on the other. The woman over there is wearing a flip flop and a football boot. Some people dont have…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 524524
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14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Redditch/Studley Rock C
Function Room (near Main Entrance)

The Studley Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Christa Hugo. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Christa. Rock Choir…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
JAN
FREE taster session at the Stratford-upon-Avon Roc
St Gregory's Catholic Primary School

The local Stratford‐upon‐Avon choir is run by Warwickshire based musician Angela Moran. You may know about our mysterious choir flash mobs around the country for Comic Relief our sell‐out performances at venues like the O2 or our hit ITV documentary but at…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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08
FEB
The Muddy Choir
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Its November 1917 and the Third Battle of Ypres is lurching towards its bloody conclusion. Young soldiers Will Robbie and Jumbo are thrust into a landscape starkly different to the playing fields and estates of their Sunderland home. When the trios singing…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 524524
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12
FEB
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Warwick Arts Centre

Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Warwick Arts Centre in Coventry on Thursday 12 February 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Al Murray One Man One Guvnor tickets so weve done the…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
FEB
Whatever the Weather
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

M6 Theatres imaginative new production for the very young is set in the charming world of a traditional Alpine Weather House. This quaint ornament tells us what weather to expect today. When the little woman comes out its going to be sunny…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 524524
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15
FEB
Three Keepers
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Welcome to Flounder Rock Lighthouse where three men live and work battling the elements and the long lonely night watches with only each other and the seagulls for company.Wise Old Tom and uptight middleman Dick are trying to teach Young Arry the…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 524524
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21
FEB
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

A show full of fun & feathers for children 3 and upThis lively show is full of fun feathers laughter and excitement and features original music and lots of audience participation The friendly bus driver leaves us with one simple instruction: Dont…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 524524
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22
FEB
NT Live: Treasure Island (Family Friendly Encore)
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Robert Louis Stevensons story of murder money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery broadcast live from the National Theatre.Its a dark stormy night. The stars are out. Jim the inn‐keepers granddaughter opens the…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 524524
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05
MAR
Jungle
The Assembly

Jungle at The Assembly in Leamington Spa on Thursday 05 March 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Jungle live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
Dara OBriain
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Dara OBriain at Warwick Arts Centre University of Warwick in Coventry on Saturday 07 March 2015. 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: 14.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
MAR
The Unthanks
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

The Unthanks at Warwick Arts Centre University of Warwick in Coventry on Sunday 08 March 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAR
Paul Weller
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Famed for his success with the band The Jam from 1976‐82 Paul Weller is considered to be a successful national rather than international musician. His lyrics are rooted in British culture and he is often…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAR
Jos Gonzlez
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Jos Gonzlez at Warwick Arts Centre University of Warwick in Coventry on Friday 13 March 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAR
Count Arthur Strong
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Count Arthur Strongs new show Command Performance is so new not even he knows hes doing it yet. Dont worry about that though its never stopped him before So get your Maltesers out roll your…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
MAR
Death of a Salesman
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Death of a Salesman at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Thursday 26 March 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
APR
Dinosaur Zoo
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Direct from Australia Erth's Dinosaur Zoo brings these awesome prehistoric creatures to the stage as you've never seen them before up close and personalFrom cute baby dinos to teeth‐gnashing giants meet the most recent addition…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
APR
Lee Nelson
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Hello u blurb readin legend Its Lee Nelson here from off ur tele im coming to a crap town near u with my brand new WELL NEW TOURits gonna b bigga betta …

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
MAY
Paul Mertons Impro Chums
Warwick Arts Centre

Paul Mertons Impro Chums at Warwick Arts Centre in Coventry on Saturday 02 May 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Paul Mertons Impro Chums tickets so weve done the legwork for you. …

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
MAY
Stewart Francis
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

The star of 'Mock The Week' 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show A brilliant comic brain... this stand‐up cracks some…

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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