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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

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APR
Leamington Casefile: The Mystery of the StarEaters
Leamington Town Centre

BID Leamington supported by the Warwickshire Towns Network are proud to present this new one‐day live adventure game in partnership with Casebook Events.For one day only on Saturday 1st April over a dozen secret locations around Leamington town centre some usually off‐limits…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02032 398549
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09
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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
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11
APR
Speed Dating in Solihull
Walkabout

Speed Dating in Solihull for anyone aged 25‐40 on Tuesday 11th April 2017Speed Dating in SolihullHow speed dating in Solihull worksWhen you arrive at the Speed Dating venue in Solihull you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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12
APR
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Palace Theatre Redditch

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 0152 765203
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15
APR
Ghost Hunt at the very haunted Spiritus
Spiritus

Ghost Hunter Tours had to Evesham to investigate the very active Spiritus.Spiritus is one of the only buildings that boasts to have poltergeists activityThe spirit of a spirit named only as Colin is known to move chairs and other objects and he…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 07724 364333
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APR
CKT Level 1 Kettlebell Trainer Course - Stratford
Quinton and Admington Hall

Contact:Trainer and organiser: Mike Eves IKFF Master TrainerMobile: 07754 569353Home: 01789 720176Email:mikekickassfitnessuk.comFees:£600 GBPExisting CKTs less than 3 years re‐certify for only £150 GBP call or write for infoExisting CKTsgreater than 3 years re‐certify for only£300 GBPcall or write for infoVenue: Quinton and…

Location: 4.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: +447754 569353
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APR
Shakespeare Birthday Parade
Town Hall Stratford upon Avon

Each year a fantastic Birthday Parade is held through the centre of Stratford‐upon‐Avon to celebrate William Shakespeares birthday and life in his home town. This year the Parade promises to be a feast for the eyes with many traditional elements such as…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01789 269332
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APR
Water: Operational Technology and Data | UK's only
Mercure Warwickshire Walton Hall Hotel & Spa

Join the UKs water companies and key component and solution suppliers at the only UK conference dedicated to the engineering aspects of the water industry. With two full days of technical content the conference focuses on communication and monitoring advances that are…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 014387656 50/657
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03
MAY
The Chinese State Circus - Dynasty
Crown Meadow

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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06
MAY
The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
The Core Theatre

Having toured since 2007 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 that stretch across all manner of…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01217 046962
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12
MAY
Kirstie Allsopp's The Handmade Fair
Ragley Hall

This May Kirstie Allsopp and her team of experts are taking The Handmade Fair to Warwickshire Join Kirstie & co. for live craft‐offs and talks in the Super Theatre hosted by Kirstie Allsopp Friday Liz Earle Saturday and Patrick Grant Sunday …

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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27
MAY
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
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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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30
JUN
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

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30
JUN
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
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21
JUL
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
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12
AUG
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
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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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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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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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