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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

30
AUG
How To Create A Full-Time Income Online?
Hogarths Hotel & Restaurant

TheIMFreedom Workshopis aFREE LIVE 2 hour workshop designed to show you how to build and grow a profitable online business. There is a lot of information online which can sometimes seem confusing and complicated for beginners.Attending a live event will make it…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07917 104393
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02
SEP
Raw Comedy
Evesham Arts Centre

The imposing figure of MC Chris Norton‐Walker takes charge of a foyer‐full of fresh comedy ‐ featuring Scotlands Mike Dryburgh new face Harvey Hawkins model comedian Paul Mutagejja William Collishaw Liam Mitchell and the naughty Northern humour of the nights headliner Russell…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01386 446944
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10
SEP
The Electric Railway Museum Heritage open day
The Electric Railway Museum

The award‐winning Electric Railway Museum.home to the largest private collection of electric trains in Britain and many of them are available for visitors to go inside and sample the travelling experience of days past.opens its doors every 2nd Saturday of the month…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 02476 690669
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10
SEP
The International N Gauge Show
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

The 2016 International N Gauge Show remains totally dedicated to all things N Gauge Over 40 specialist suppliers and 30 layouts are expected to attend in 2016 along with 4 clubssocieties.There is a full range of modern image steam continental and…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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10
SEP
Warwickshire Art & Craft Circle - Craft Fair
The Electric Railway Museum

The worlds of Art and Craft are coming together in Coventry this year at the award‐winning Electric Railway Museum.Every 2nd Saturday of the month from April to October when the Warwickshire art and craft circletake a residency amongst the Electric Railway Museums…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02476 690669
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16
SEP
The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes
Evesham Arts Centre

The greatest fictional sleuth of all time springs back to life in stirring adaptations of the Conan Doyle classics. Dont Go Into The Cellar Theatre Co.s high‐energy one‐man show features a plethora of dashing heroes villainous rogues & vintage thrills See the…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01386 446944
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21
SEP
International Conference on Vehicle Aerodynamics
TBC

Public roads are today shared by a wide variety of shapes and sizes of passenger cars commercial vehicles motorbikes and bicycles the efficiencies and performance of which are sensitive to aerodynamics characteristics. These characteristics influence energy use emissions refinement and handling which…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02079 731251
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21
SEP
Lee Nelson - Work In Progress
Evesham Arts Centre

The star of Lee Nelsons Well Good Show and Live at the Apollo is back in Evesham ahead of his 2017 tour. The prankster who headlined Glastonbury with Kayne West & showered Sepp Blatter with cash is trying out his next big…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01386 446944
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24
SEP
Jackson Live in Concert
Evesham Arts Centre

Bens portrayal of Michael Jackson in his prime has to be the most vocally & visually accurate tribute to the King of Pop to have ever toured UK theatres. Hes joined on the stage by his incredible band and dancers who work…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01386 446944
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29
SEP
Folk in the Foyer: Ange Hardy & Lukas Drinkwater
Evesham Arts Centre

Singer‐songwriter Ange Hardy & multi‐instrumentalist Lukas Drinkwater launch their new album Findings with a tour starting in Evesham. Ange Hardy writes original contemporary folk songs that you might mistake for traditional. Her musical career began busking in Dublin & Galway and has…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01386 446944
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30
SEP
Flowers Band
Evesham Arts Centre

A brass band from Gloucestershire now in its 48th year of outstanding musical excellence the Flowers Band are ranked as the No 1 band in the West of England and 5th in the World ‐ with competition successes too numerous to list.…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01386 446944
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02
OCT
British Dog Grooming Championship
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

The 2016 British Dog Grooming Championship will be held at Warwickshire Exhibition Centre organised by the British Dog Grooming Association the leading UK trade association for dog groomers.Following last years success the 2016 event is looking to be bigger than ever with…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01926 613887
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08
OCT
The Electric Railway Museum open day
The Electric Railway Museum

The award‐winning Electric Railway Museum.home to the largest private collection of electric trains in Britain and many of them are available for visitors to go inside and sample the travelling experience of days past.opens its doors every 2nd Saturday of the month…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 02476 690669
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08
OCT
UB40
The Assembly

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
OCT
Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

2016 marks the 39th year of this highly regarded and successful exhibition. As one of the biggest modelling exhibitions in both size scope and duration this is THE event for any modellers calendar. The show will feature nearly 1000 models demonstrations…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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22
OCT
Frank Sinatra - His Way
Evesham Arts Centre

The songs & remarkable story of Frank Sinatra: From big‐band singer to short‐lived 1940s pop idol then re‐invention & meteoric rise to swing his way through the 1950s ‐ recording the most famous songs & albums building his own record label &…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01386 446944
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27
OCT
International Dirt Bike Show
Stoneleigh Park

IN THE HALLS All of the industry giants will have a presence showcasing their latest ranges which will include 2017 models for motocross trials and enduro. The major distributors will all be there too offering clothing parts accessories gadgets tyres and lubricants…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01507 529529
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29
OCT
Omid Djalili
Royal Spa Centre

Multi award winning stand‐up television and movie star Omid Djalili is back on tour with his brand new comedy show. A firm favourite at the Edinburgh Festival with his legendary performances Omids stand‐up awards include…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
OCT
Omid Djalili Schmuck For A Night
Royal Spa Centre

Omid Djalili Schmuck For A Night at Royal Spa Centre in Leamington Spa on Saturday 29 October 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
NOV
The International Model Boat Show
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

Visitors will be treated to a packed hall with over 600 fantastic models from the 30 club and society displays. The excellent and varied display of models from early warships to modern power boats and ships will be complemented by action on…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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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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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

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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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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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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