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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

02
MAR
Stratford Town Ghost Walk
Swan Fountain on Waterside

STRATFORD TOWN GHOST WALKMagical evening Ghost Walk around the haunted streets of Stratford‐upon‐Avon. Every Monday Thursday Friday and Saturday all year plus Halloween special and private walks for groups. Join The Man in Black Vincent Blake Barrington Herbert Mortimer or Jocasta Spell…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07855 760377
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02
MAR
Loves Labours Won
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Loves Labours Won at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Monday 02 March 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 reputable…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
MAR
Jungle
The Assembly

Jungle at The Assembly in Leamington Spa on Thursday 05 March 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Jungle live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
MAR
Simon Amstell To Be Free
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Simon Amstell To Be Free at Warwick Arts Centre University of Warwick in Coventry on Thursday 05 March 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
MAR
Loves Labours Lost
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Loves Labours Lost at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Friday 06 March 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
MAR
Dara OBriain
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Dara OBriain at Warwick Arts Centre University of Warwick in Coventry on Saturday 07 March 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
MAR
Resolution Run
Warwick Castle

Join us for this fabulous 5K run in the stunning Warwick Castle on Sunday 8th March 2015 at 9.30 and 10.00. We have two time slots this year.Whether youre a novice or a seasoned runner you can walk jog or sprint the…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01527 903501
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08
MAR
The Unthanks
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

The Unthanks at Warwick Arts Centre University of Warwick in Coventry on Sunday 08 March 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 reputable…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAR
Paul Weller
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Famed for his success with the band The Jam from 1976‐82 Paul Weller is considered to be a successful national rather than international musician. His lyrics are rooted in British culture and he is often…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAR
Jos Gonzlez
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Jos Gonzlez at Warwick Arts Centre University of Warwick in Coventry on Friday 13 March 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 reputable…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAR
A Walking, Floating, Amphibious Adventure
Town Hall Stratford upon Avon

A WALKING FLOATING AMPHIBIOUS ADVENTURE ‐ Charity EventSat 14 March at 10.30am ends 1.15pm approxAll proceeds in aid of the Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations Stratford Town Walk and Bancroft Cruisers have teamed up to off this unique exciting event during English Tourism Week…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07855 760377
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14
MAR
The Midlands Garden Rail Show
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

This year The Midlands Garden Rail Show returns for its 14th year. This popular exhibition dedicated to Large Scale Model Rail continues to go from strength to strength and is regarded as one of the leading garden rail exhibitions in the UK.…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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14
MAR
Count Arthur Strong
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Count Arthur Strongs new show Command Performance is so new not even he knows hes doing it yet. Dont worry about that though its never stopped him before So get your Maltesers out roll your…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

18
MAR
Boden Clothing Sale
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

Boden clothing sale at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre 2015Free entry and free parking at the venue…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01926 614101
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26
MAR
Death of a Salesman
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Death of a Salesman at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Thursday 26 March 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
MAR
Ghost Hunt and 2 Course Meal with Ghost Hunt Live
Hathaway Tea Rooms

Join Ghost Hunt Live for a 2 course meal and Ghost Hunt at the historic Hathaway Tea Rooms in Stratford‐Upon‐AvonDate: 28th March 2015The Hathaway Tea Rooms is a Grade II listed building and is one of the towns most historic. Since its…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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03
APR
Dinosaur Zoo
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Direct from Australia Erth's Dinosaur Zoo brings these awesome prehistoric creatures to the stage as you've never seen them before up close and personalFrom cute baby dinos to teeth‐gnashing giants meet the most recent addition…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
APR
Adam Ant
The Copper Rooms

In a career spanning more than 35 years Adam Ant has had ten top 10 singles with his band Adam and the Ants and also as a solo artist with 3 reaching the number 1…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
APR
Lee Nelson
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Hello u blurb readin legend Its Lee Nelson here from off ur tele im coming to a crap town near u with my brand new WELL NEW TOURits gonna b bigga betta …

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
MAY
Paul Mertons Impro Chums
Warwick Arts Centre

Paul Mertons Impro Chums at Warwick Arts Centre in Coventry on Saturday 02 May 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Paul Mertons Impro Chums tickets so weve done the legwork for you. …

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
MAY
Family Film: The Boxtrolls (PG)
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

From the creators of Coraline The Boxtrolls is a humorous and endearing animation based on Alan Snows novel Here Be Monsters In the town of Cheesebridge the Boxtrolls are feared and despised. But when the mischievous creatures are threatened with extermination they…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 02476 524524
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09
MAY
Stewart Francis
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

The star of 'Mock The Week' 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show A brilliant comic brain... this stand‐up cracks some…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
MAY
Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour
Warwick Arts Centre

Tickets for Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour at Warwick Arts Centre on the Saturday 09 May 2015 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour live at Warwick Arts Centre see our list of ticket comparison…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

10
MAY
National Vintage Communicatior Fair
Warwickshire Exhibition 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…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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13
MAY
Snacks Technology: Recent Developments
Campden BRI

Snacks are a popular component of the diet addressing the needs of the modern way of life. The snack food sector is subject to the same pressures and challenges as the rest of the food industry. However it is often unfairly put…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01386 842040
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13
MAY
Dylan Moran
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Dylan Moran star of Black Books Shaun of the Dead and Run Fat Boy Run is about to spread a little happiness with a brand new tour for 2011. Ageing religion kids relationships…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
MAY
Mary Black
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Mary Black at Warwick Arts Centre University of Warwick in Coventry on Thursday 14 May 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAY
The Merchant of Venice
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

The Merchant of Venice at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Thursday 14 May 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
MAY
Alan Carr
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

17
MAY
Knowle Fun Run
Arden Academy

Join 2000 other runners for Solihulls biggest Fun Run and help raise over £40000 for charity ‐ Arthritis Research UK Solihull Young carers Knowle FC & other local causes.Its only 5 miles 2 laps on traffic‐free roads. A great run with…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08458 335894
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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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