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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

01
JUL
Othello
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Othello at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Wednesday 01 July 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Othello tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
JUL
The Merchant of Venice
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

The Merchant of Venice at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Thursday 02 July 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Merchant of Venice tickets so weve done the legwork for…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
JUL
SOAK UP THE SUN AT TOUCHWOOD THIS SUMMER
Touchwood Shopping Centre, Solihull

Touchwoods bustling Costa Del Solihull beach will return to the centres Theatre Square once again this summer bringing with it a taste of the quintessential British summer holiday for all to enjoy.Launching on Saturday 4 July and running throughout the summer the…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01217 096900
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07
JUL
Ladies that Lunch - The Gourmet Picnic
The Kings Hotel

A demonstration from head chef Ben Tynan on how to prepare the perfect summer picnic Includes an arrival cocktail and a two course picnic style lunch with wine.…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01386 840256
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09
JUL
The Stranglers
The Copper Rooms

The Stranglers are pleased to announce a full UK tour in March 2012 the band have been busy in the studio writing and recording their seventeenth studio album which is due for release next year.…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
JUL
Three Of A Kind
The Forest Hotel

An evening spent in the company of three of the most complete musicians on the scene today. These world class artists take time out from their ConcertTouring schedules to bring Three Of A Kind in an intimate setting to The Forest in…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01564 772120
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11
JUL
Fladbury Walkabout
Fladbury

Reptiles ScarecrowsCircus skills and other childrens activities will be returning to the Fladbury Walkabout this year to be held on Saturday and Sunday July 11 and 12 These will be once again complementing the renowned Flower Festival Films theme for 2015 more…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01386 860363
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11
JUL
Wimbledon Afternoon Tea with Pimm’s Cocktail
The Arden Hotel

Make the most of the Great British summer and celebrate our best loved sporting event with a Wimbledon inspired afternoon tea on our sunny terrace.…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01789 298682
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18
JUL
Wildlife Of The World
Stone Court,

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionThe photographers participating in this theme have sent us striking images of the widest range of species from elephants to insects. Many of the images in this exhibition highlight…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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19
JUL
10th Heart of England Bike Ride
Packwood NT House

Enjoy a great day out on Sunday 19th July cycling along quiet country lanes and exploring the wonderful Warwickshire countryside setting off between 9.30‐11.30 a.m. from the beautiful historic site of Packwood NT House Packwood Lane Lapworth B94 6AT. Whether you're on…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: +448458 335894
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26
JUL
Garden Party
The Arden Hotel

Live music with The Black Books a sunny terrace chilled Champagne and Pimms teamed with delicious dining what more do you want from a summer garden partyFood and beverage charged as taken…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01789 298682
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30
JUL
Wedding Showcase Evening - Perfect Floristry
The Kings Hotel

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

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01386 840256
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01
AUG
Picnic on the Terrace
The Kings Hotel

Relax in our peaceful garden whilst enjoying a picnic hamper prepared by our kitchen team. Includes a selection of traditional items and a bottle of house wine. A picnic blanket will be provided and a Teddy Bears Picnic for any little onesMust…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01386 840256
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01
AUG
The Pet Show
Stoneleigh Park Warwickshire

THE UKs Biggest Pet Show returns in August with a packed programme and hundreds of attractions making for a fantastic family day out ‐ and under 7s go FREE.Learn how to care for pets with advice from industry experts and be awestruck…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01625 837360
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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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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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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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20
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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26
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

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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