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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

ALSO Festival
Park Farm

Created by Salon London Also festival brings to life the biggest and boldest ideas from art science psychology and philosophy with immersive talks and experiences. Across the programme Also seeks to find out more from the personal to the universe itself. Discussions…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

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
Mum2mum Market WARWICK baby & kids nearly-new sale
Chase Meadow Community Centre

Award winning mum2mum market is hosting its next event in Warwick on Sunday 2nd July 2:30‐4:30pm at Chase Meadow Community Centre CV34 6BT.SELLERS have the chance to declutter and keep 100 of the proceeds Book here:http:www.mum2mummarket.co.ukbook‐a‐stall.htmlBUYERS have the opportunity to pick up…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

Moscow State Circus
Becketts Farm

Promising their 'greatest ever production to date' the ever‐popular Moscow State Circus are a world‐renowned circus troupe where 'magnificent feats of human achievement' are the norm. Expect rogue clowns mucking around performers in high‐wires…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

Film Night: Bridget Jones's Diary
Crowne Plaza

Grab your friends family or even colleagues for a special screening of the original classic: Bridget Joness Diary at the beautiful Crowne Plaza in Stratford upon Avon on Friday 21st July.Doors open at 7pm and the screening will start at 7:45pm. The…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01789 266852
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
Jane Austen's Persuasion: A New Musical Drama
Stratford ArtsHouse

This musical adaptation of one of Jane Austens most admired novels features music from Austens manuscripts and the era along with a fully staged with chamber orchestra Regency costumes and world‐champion Irish dancersIn PERSUASION Anne Elliot has rejected a proposal of…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +0016309 151529
Ragley Hall Battle Proms
Ragley Hall

Since their first concert in 1997 the Battle Proms have been treating their audiences to a heady mix of sublime classical music carefully choreographed Spitfire and cavalry displays dramatic cannon fire and stunning firework finales. As the series enters its 20th anniversary…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01432 355416
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
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

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
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


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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