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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

07
DEC
Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me)
Warwick Arts Centre

Winner of a 2016 National Dance Critics Award for Outstanding Male Performance Modern.A one‐man staging of Miltons epic Paradise Lost and not like whatever came into your head when you read the first bit of that sentence.Combining theatre comedy and movement this…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 524524
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07
DEC
Sean Lock - Keep it Light
Warwick Arts Centre

Every three years the comedian Sean Lock writes and tours a new stand‐up show. Well hes only gone and done it again Whats he like Come and see what hes blithering on about this time. He just lets the brilliance of his…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02476 524524
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09
DEC
Nish Kumar
Warwick Arts Centre

Best reviewed show of 2015 British Comedy GuideTop Ten Comedy shows of 2015 The GuardianThe five best comedy acts of 2015 The TelegraphA comedy show about history democracy & capitalism. As seen on Live at the Apollo & Have…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02476 524524
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10
DEC
The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
Leamington Spa Assembly

The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees and they faithfully recreate the music without recourse to backing…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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11
DEC
The Myton Hospices Santa Dash
The Pump Room Gardens

Who hasnt had a Christmas where youve been forced to wear an itchy Christmas jumper or a colourful paper hat from a Christmas cracker The likelihood is you probably have. However when was the last time you walked jogged or ran around…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01926 838825
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13
DEC
The Saw Doctors
The Assembly

The Saw Doctors are considered by many to be the peoples band of Irish Rock hardworking and constantly touring they have been producing hits and great music for over 25 years.With 18 top 30 singles…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
DEC
Brian May & Kerry Ellis
Warwick Arts Centre

This legendary partnership returns to the UK touring circuit featuring their unique style of intimate and interactive Rock music.Queen legend Brian May and vocal sensation Kerry Ellis present an evening of acoustic music including stripped down versions of Brian and Kerrys personal…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02476 524524
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18
DEC
Seth Lakeman with Wildwood Kin
Warwick Arts Centre

To coincide with the release of his new album Ballads of the Broken Few award‐winning folk‐singer songwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Seth Lakeman will be taking to The Butterworth Hall with his band and special guests Wildwood Kin. Seth has helped steer English folk…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02476 524524
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12
FEB
The Model Tractor, Plant & Construction Show
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

The Model Tractor Plant & Construction Show returns to the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on Sunday 12th February 2017 for its 6th successful year. Visitors will be treated to displays featuring scratch built customised and converted models; dioramas; and machinery including fantastic competition…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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25
FEB
Coventry & Leicester Cat Club Show
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

The annual joint championship show for the Coventry and Leicester Cat Club and the Hertfordshire and Middlesex Cat Club will be held on Saturday 25th February at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre.This will be the 6th year the event has been held at…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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03
MAR
Boden Clothing Show
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

The Boden Clothing Sale will be open between 10am‐7pm on Friday 3rd and 10am‐4pm Saturday 4th March.…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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18
MAR
The Midlands Garden Rail Show
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

2017 marks the 16th year of The Midlands Garden Rail Show Large Scale Model Rail which continues to go from strength to strength and is regarded as one of the leading garden rail exhibitions in the UK. The exhibition which will take…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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02
JUN
Asparafest
Ashdown Farm

2 music stages family crafts & workshops Have‐A‐Go Archery by Midland Adventure falconry cookery kitchen with local & celebrity chefs duck herding vintage vehicles fun fair craft and food stalls a plenty real ale & cider festival talks & demonstrations. Roll up…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

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16
JUN
Dancing With The Strictly Stars Weekend
Chesford Grange Hotel

Enjoy 3 days of spectacular dance showcases as the stars of Strictly Come Dancing perform up close & personal for a truly intimate experience unlike any other ‐ learn to dance with them plus hear all about their Strictly journeys.Just take a…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08001 601770
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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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