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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

03
AUG
The Merchant of Venice
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

The Merchant of Venice at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Monday 03 August 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
AUG
Ladies that Lunch - Relax and Pamper
The Kings Hotel

Including arrival cocktail a talk on self pamper treatments and products used by the Eden Collection Hotel Spa. Includes an arrival cocktail and a two course lunch with wine.…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01386 840256
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04
AUG
Othello
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Othello at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Tuesday 04 August 2015. 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. Let us…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
AUG
Mr Stink
St John's House Museum

David Walliams star of Little Britain has written the smelliest book of all time which now breaks new wind ground in this scratch n sniff production bringing Mr Stinkpongingly to life.David Walliams whos not in…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
AUG
Hathaways Tearooms ghost hunt
Hathaways Tearooms

The Hathaway Tea Rooms is a Grade II listed building and is one of the towns most historic. Since its construction in around 1610 it has been a public house a book shop a surgery and apothecary a boot and shoe manufacturer…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07985 532620
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15
AUG
Ragley Hall Battle Proms
Ragley Hall

The 5th annual Ragley Hall Battle Proms Open Air Concert: Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo 75 years since the Battle of Britain & the 70th anniversary of V‐J DayThe ever popular Battle Proms Picnic Concert will return to…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01432 355416
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16
AUG
BMW CC National Festival
Hertiage Motor Musuem

An exciting fun filled day for the whole family come and join us at the biggest BMW event in Europe. Our National Festival events hosts the largest collection of BMW cars in Europe from old to new classic modern. Set in the…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01970 267989
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20
AUG
Berkswell Museum Opening
Berkswell Museum

Situated in the heart of a rural Warwickshire parish the Berkswell Museum is home to a fascinating collection of objects and memorabilia that span 450 years of local history.Since opening in 1981 the museums collection has continued to grow and features farm…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01676 522077
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30
AUG
Garden Party with Shakespeare’s Hospice
The Arden Hotel

Watch the world go by with a Pimms or Champagne in hand and listen to live music from The Black Books. A selection of sharing platters and light bites will also be available. £2.50 per meal taken will be donated to Shakespeares…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01789 298682
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01
SEP
Ladies that Lunch - Champagne Afternoon Tea
The Kings Hotel

Catch up with friends at The Kings with a Champagne tasting and an extravagant afternoon tea.…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01386 840256
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02
SEP
Love's Labour's Lost
Loft Theatre

A musical adaptation of Shakespeares Loves Labours Lost by open‐air theatre company Heartbreak Productions. Set at an Oxford College in the 20s this outdoor performance of Loves Labours Lost follows three young mens pursuit of three young women as they choose love…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01926 430307
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03
SEP
Emma
Loft Theatre

An open‐air adaptation of Jane Austens romantic novel Emma by outdoor theatre company Heartbreak Productions. Watch a group of artists revisit the classic in this play within a play which examines art and culture as a whole. Sit back and giggle at…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01926 430307
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04
SEP
Saint Etienne
The Assembly

London electronic act Saint Etienne helped define indie dance. Founded in 1990 by ex‐music writers turned musicians Pete Wiggs and Bob Stanley to be quickly joined by Sarah Cracknell as their permanent vocalist following their…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
SEP
James Bond Charity Casino Evening
Studley Sports & Social Club

Dress to impress in your best 007 style clothes whilst sipping our selection of cocktails ‐ available for one night only 3 casino tables will be open for you to try your hand at betting with our fun money to win a…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01527 852671
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12
SEP
Henry V
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Henry V at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Saturday 12 September 2015. 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 at…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

19
SEP
St John's Museum Ghost Hunt
St John's Museum

The first recorded building on this site was a hospital dedicated to St John the Baptist which was founded at some time during the reign of Henry II.John was a popular choice of dedication during this period and served the double purpose…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07985 532620
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SEP
Jazz Sunday Lunch
The Arden Hotel

Enjoy a lazy lunch to the soothing sounds of jazz the perfect way to round off your weekend.Two course Sunday lunch £19.50 per personSnacks and salads from £7.50 per person…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01789 298682
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23
SEP
Public Image Ltd
The Copper Rooms

When John Johnny Rotten Lydon left the Sex Pistols and formed Public Image Ltd to say it was a big change is a big understatement. Gone was the punk rock image and conventions and what…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
SEP
Wedding Showcase - Perfect Memories
The Kings Hotel

Arrive from 6pm for cocktails and canaps chat to our wedding professionals and then enjoy a talk from a specialist wedding photographer.…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01386 840256
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25
SEP
Macmillan Coffee Morning
The Kings Hotel

Join us for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning for freshly baked cakes and coffee to raise money to support people and their families affected by cancer. All proceeds will go directly to Macmillan Cancer Support.Minimum donation of £5.00 per person…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01386 840256
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SEP
Joanne Shaw Taylor
The Copper Rooms

Joanne Shaw Taylor at The Copper Rooms in Coventry on Saturday 26 September 2015. 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 at the…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
OCT
National Poetry Day
The Kings Hotel

Arrive at 4pm for a luxury afternoon tea with a glass of fizz whilst enjoying the talents of a local poet.…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01386 840256
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03
OCT
Rugby World Cup Dinner - England vs. Australia
The Arden Hotel

Watch as these two titans of nations collide in the Rugby World Cup Price includes a welcome drink from Hook Norton Brewery and a three course dinner.…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01789 298682
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03
OCT
Peter Hook and The Light
The Assembly

Peter Hook and The Light at The Assembly in Leamington Spa on Saturday 03 October 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Peter Hook…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
OCT
Ladies that Lunch - Robert Welch
The Kings Hotel

Includes an arrival cocktail a talk on designer and silversmith Robert Welch followed by a fabulous two course lunch with wine.…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01386 840256
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20
OCT
Ed Byrne Outside Looking In
Palace Theatre

Ed Byrne Outside Looking In at Palace Theatre in Redditch on Tuesday 20 October 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Ed Byrne Outside Looking In live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
OCT
The Hollywood Special Effects Show
Palace Theatre

Get closer to the action than ever before as this interactive and explosive family show takes you behind the scenes of your favourite films to discover the science and secrets of creating movie magic.Join our team of professionals whove been behind the…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0152 765203
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27
OCT
Seth Lakeman
The Assembly

English Folk musician Seth Lakeman was born and raised in Devon and along with his brothers Sam and Sean has played a variety of instruments and recorded folk music in their own band first of…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
OCT
International Dirt Bike Show
Stoneleigh Park

Its Europes largest dedicated off‐road event and the stage is set once again at Stoneleigh Park for the annual International Dirt Bike Show bringing together the biggest names in the off‐road world the autumn event takes place over four action‐packed days.For the…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01507 529430
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03
NOV
Ladies that Lunch - Cotswold Cheese
The Kings Hotel

Includes an arrival cocktail a talk from a local cheese producer followed by a fabulous two course lunch with wine.…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01386 840256
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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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