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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
OCT
Loves Labours Lost
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Loves Labours Lost at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Saturday 25 October 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
OCT
Loves Labours Won
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Loves Labours Won at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Saturday 25 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

26
OCT
Emily Brown and the Thing
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Something MONSTROUS is keeping Emily Brown awakeTall Stories creators of the hugely popular Gruffalo stage show are proud to present their brand new show Emily Brown and the Thing based on the much‐loved book by Cressida Cowell writer of How to Train…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 524524
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26
OCT
Private Peaceful
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War One Private Peaceful relives the life of Private Tommo Peaceful a young soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn. During the night he looks back at his short but joyful past growing up in rural…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 524524
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27
OCT
Pink Martini
Warwick Arts Centre

Part language lesson part Hollywood musical the Portland Oregon‐based little orchestra was created in 1994 by Harvard graduate and classically trained pianist Thomas M. Lauderdale and vocalist China Forbes. Equally at home performing its romantic…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
OCT
The Boomtown Rats
The Assembly

The Boomtown Rats at The Assembly in Leamington Spa on Tuesday 28 October 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Boomtown Rats tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
OCT
Paul Carrack
Warwick Arts Centre

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
OCT
Big Country
The Assembly

Hailing from Scotland the classic eighties band Big Country are best known for their big anthems In A Big Country and Fields Of Fire. This gutsy guitar band have a truly authentic sound created…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
OCT
Charlie and Lola's Extremely New Play
Warwick Arts Centre

Charlie and Lola are completely excited to be back on stage with their Extremely New Play and this time they're bringing along Sizzles the Dog Enter a magical journey through the seasons as Charlie and Lola discover that everything is different…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02476 524524
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31
OCT
Shazam!
Palace Theatre Redditch

Get ready for rib‐tickling laughter and bags of audience participation as you join our intrepid explorers on theHalloween Adventure of a lifetimeKirsty Jake and Melissa are determined to win first prize in their school project competition and have managed to find their…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0152 765203
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01
NOV
Dawn French
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Lets face it we dont really need to introduce Dawn French to you. If we do then you dont own a TV do you Star of hit TV sitcom The Vicar of Dibley…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

01
NOV
Dawn French 30 Million Minutes
Warwick Arts Centre

Dawn French 30 Million Minutes at Warwick Arts Centre in Coventry on Saturday 01 November 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

01
NOV
Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Leamington Spa Assembly

Kenny Wayne Shepherd at Leamington Spa Assembly in Leamington Spa on Saturday 01 November 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 Kenny Wayne Shepherd…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
NOV
Wedding Fair
The Forest Hotel

Free Glass of Bubbly on arrivalFree Confetti Goody Bag contaning Confetti Magazine and Voucher.Free Parking.Our Exhibitors are as follows ‐G.R. MakeupJill PhotographyLucy Cash MakeupDave Dove Classical Guitarist who is performing on the dayTami Wedding PlannerSmooch RingsShoots FloristPhoto BoothCandy Cart Centre Pieces venue…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07878 565699
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02
NOV
Joan Armatrading
The Assembly

Described as Britains First Lady of Song Joan Armatrading has been nominated for a Grammy Award on no less than three occasions. Possessing an extremely unique voice and strong rhythmical acoustic guitar she is…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
NOV
The Five and the Prophecy of Prana (Coventry)
Warwick Arts Centre

Dance Touring Partnership presentsBoy Blue Entertainment in The Five and the Prophecy of Prana.In modern Tokyo five young troublemakers find themselves at the centre of a power struggle which has split a secret group of warriors tasked with the protection of an…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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07
NOV
The International Model Boat Show
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

The annual International Model Boat Show widely regarded as the premier model boat show in the UK will place from 7th to 9th November 2013 at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre. …

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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11
NOV
Lethal Bizzle
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Lethal Bizzle returns to the UK touring circuit with his highly anticipated Dench Party Tour in 2014 following on the release of his new almighty body slammer of a tune Steve Austin Hammrd Produced…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
NOV
Ross Noble Tangentleman
Warwick Arts Centre

Geordie Stand‐Up Ross has been performing since he was smuggled in to his local comedy club at the age of 15. Licensing laws meant that immediately after his slot he had to leave through the…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

16
NOV
The Brew
The Assembly

The Brew at The Assembly in Leamington Spa on Sunday 16 November 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 The Brew live in the…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
NOV
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Warwick Arts Centre

Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Warwick Arts Centre live Comedy on Thursday 20 November 2014 in Coventry West Midlands. To compare ticket prices for the Al Murray One Man One Guvnor event at Warwick Arts Centre see the list…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
NOV
Ruts DC
The Assembly

Ruts DC at The Assembly in Leamington Spa on Friday 21 November 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
NOV
An evening with Armonico Consort
Jephson's

Join critically acclaimed music charity Armonico Consort ‐ for drinks delicious canapes and live‐music in the stunning venue of Jephsons Brasserie with private access to Temperance House and panoramic views of the beautiful Jephsons Gardens. This exciting event will help us…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01926 800109
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28
NOV
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
Warwick Arts Centre

With their meticulously crafted instrumentals and tight harmonies Rumours of Fleetwood Mac bring back to the masses the classic hits of the legendary Fleetwood Mac.…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
NOV
The Gruffalo
Warwick Arts Centre

The Gruffalo is one of the world's best‐loved monsters. Since it was first published in 1999 the award‐winning story of his encounter with the little brown mouse in the deep dark wood has continued to…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

05
DEC
The Christmas Truce
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

The Christmas Truce at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Friday 05 December 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. …

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
DEC
Paul Hollywood
Warwick Arts Centre

TVs baking star Paul Hollywood brings his first ever live show to the UK in 2014. Paul Hollywood Live ‐ Get Your Bake On sees Paul take to the stage for an evening of baking…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
DEC
Christmas Craft Shopping Experience
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

Held in December this vibrant event provides the perfect opportunity to purchase unique and beautiful Christmas presents from independent designer‐makers.With over 100 exhibitors in attendance shoppers will be spolit for choice with products on sale ranging from original artwork quirky home trinkets…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01926 614101
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16
DEC
John Cleese
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Multi‐talented actor comedian writer film producer and producer John Cleese is perhaps best known for his part in Britains beloved Monty Python team. From the 1960s onwards he saw huge success with Monty Python…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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

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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