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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

17
FEB
Strictly Ballroom Dance Workshop
Landrover Sports & Social Club

If youve always wanted to learn all the fabulous dances seen on TV but dont have time to commit to a weekly dance class Then Donaheys Learn to Ballroom Dance in a Day workshop is for youWhether its just for fun or…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08001 601770
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24
FEB
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Palace Theatre Redditch

A night of pure sixties magic comes to The Palace Theatre as The Counterfeit Sixties make a welcome return. Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 sixties tribute show brings alive the magic with their homage to…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 0152 765203
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24
FEB
The Coventry and Leicester Cat Show
Warwickshire Event Centre

. Historically this joint show is the second largest GCCF registered Cat Show in the UK and well have an exciting mix of cats stalls and a coffee shop with locally sourced ingredients. In short theres something for everyone. When: Saturday 24th…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01926 614101
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28
FEB
An Evening of Mediumship with Jean Foster
E57 Club

Jean has been a professional medium for over 30 years providing evidence of connecting to loved ones in spirit.The demonstration will be split into two halves first half will be approximately 45 minutes followed by a short break. The second half Jean…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07746 674802
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28
FEB
FREE taster session at Redditch Rock Choir
Studley Sports Centre

Do you love to sing yet have never had the confidence or chance to take it any further Now you can Join Redditch Rock Choir and sing contemporary pop and chart songs with like‐minded people in a fun and relaxed way. No…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01252 714276
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03
MAR
TEDxWarwick 2018: Dare to Defy
Warwick Arts Centre

Defiance. Refusing to obey. Striding into the unknown. In todays society we face a plethora of expectations stereotypes and standards which impede the development of our individuality. But what if we rejected these externally imposed conditions What if we defied societal standards…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07780 464787
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08
MAR
Classical choir concert Stratford-upon-Avon
Holy Trinity Church

The Hudson High School Choirs are coming to Stratford‐upon‐Avon This lunchtime recital at the Holy Trinity Church is part of their 10‐days tour through the UK and Ireland. Under the direction of musical directors Mr. Andrew Haase and Ms. Kari Heisler the…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: -
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10
MAR
Ferret Racing & Fish n' Chips
Tiddington Community Centre

Come along for a great family evening of FERRET RACING with a FISH N CHIP SUPPER to raise funds for our unit TS Gurkha Stratford‐upon‐Avon Sea CadetsTickets: Adults: £10 ‐ u18s: £8.50Price includes Fish n Chip SupperTickets are available from the unit…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07813 932801
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13
MAR
National Vintage Communications Fair (Presented by
Warwickshire Event Centre

The NVCF is an antique‐type collectors fair specialising in early technology and featuring thousands of rare and collectable items such as early radios television receivers gramophones telephones classic valve hi‐fi and all manner of electrical and mechanical antiques and collectables.Established in 1992…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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17
MAR
The Midlands Garden Rail Show-Large Scale Model R
Warwickshire Event Centre

AN EXHIBITION FOR THE BIGGER GAUGES ‐ O GAUGE G SCALE GAUGE 1 16MM & MORETHE REAL THING IN MINIATUREDONT MISS IT17TH AND 18TH MARCH 2018 ‐ WARWICKSHIRE EVENT CENTRE2018 marks the 17th year of The Midlands Garden Rail Show Large Scale…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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12
APR
Born To Win
The Albany Theatre

After the huge success of Dance is Life in 2017 Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster showcasing a story of love and passion with even more heat even more energy and even more drama than…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 998964
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18
APR
Essential Management Skills 2018
University Of Warwick

What does it take to be a truly effective manager Gain the skills and knowledge needed at Essential Management Skills 2018In todays tough economic climate you have to offer more than just technical excellence. No matter your current position this conference will…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)2079 731251
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20
APR
Shakepeare's Celebrations
Stratford Town Centre

Stratford will be buzzing with excitement and anticipation as 2018 marks a new era in celebrating William Shakespeares birthday. There will be 3 days of celebrations with a raft of exciting new entertainment and events throughout the town alongside the traditional parade…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01789 269332
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20
MAY
33rd British Tarantula Society Annual Exhibition
Warwickshire Event Centre

For 33 years the BTS has been at the forefront of the tarantula keeping hobby. Our show attracts over 2000 visitors and brings together over 80 exhibitors form the four corners of the planet. We hold our annual exhibition at the WEC…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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20
OCT
The West Midlands Wedding Fair
NAEC Stoneleigh Park

The Ultimate day out for wedding inspiration is back for 2018 The West Midlands Wedding Fairis back this autumn at NAEC Stoneleigh Park from 20th & 21st October 2018. The West Midlands Fair is ideally located for brides and grooms‐to‐be from Warwick…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02077 728598
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28
OCT
Restoration Show 2018
Stoneleigh Park

Get your motor running with the help of The Restoration Show and Great British Autojumble held at Stoneleigh Park Warwickshire on Sunday 28th October. It doesnt matter if youre about to start a restoration looking for your next vehicle to restore or…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01775 768661
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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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