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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

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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05
SEP
Mr Stink
Loft Theatre

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: 10.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
SEP
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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12
SEP
Mike the Knight at Warwick Castle
Warwick Castle

Mike the Knight has received special permission from his mother Queen Martha to return to Warwick Castle for three weekends in September 2015 September 12th & 13th September 19th & 20th September 26th & 27th There will be a host of…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08712 652000
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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

14
SEP
Free Rock Choir Taster Session
Saint Martin's School for Girls

Rock Choir is the UKs pioneering contemporary choir offering teenagers and adults the opportunity to sing pop Motown and chart songs in a lively friendly environment. Rock Choir welcomes everyone. Unlike more traditional choirs there are no auditions and no need to…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
SEP
Free Rock Choir Taster Session Dorridge
St Philips Church Centre

National Phenomenon Rock Choir is available in Dorridge offering the opportunity for everyone to enjoy singing and performing. Rock Choir offers pop gospel and Motown singing for all and attracts all ages and levels of experience. FREE taster session at St Philips…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 714276
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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

27
SEP
BIG Walkies Coventry
Coventry War Memorial Park

Come and join us for the BEST WALK EVER at Coventry War Memorial Park More trees more pals and loads of reasons to slobber. Give your dog a day of delight and raise money to help protect dogs and other animals from…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03001 230123
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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

23
OCT
Stratford upon Avon Christmas Fayre
Stratford Racecourse

A FEAST OF FESTIVE GIFTS CRAFTS & FOOD.Whether you are looking for that inspirational one of a kind gift or lots of small thoughtful presents this is your one‐stop event. With minstrels cookery demonstrations and food & drink plus a relaxed tea…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01789 549199
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24
OCT
Halloween at Warwick Castle
Warwick Castle

With Wanton Witches scary tales and the new Fire Joust Warwick Castle is the place to be this Halloween.From October 24th to November 1st The Haunted Castle promises fearful levels of fun for all ages during the day and then after dark…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08712 652000
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24
OCT
Halloween events in Stratford 2015
Tudor World

Halloween is sure to be a spooky event at the historic Tudor World in Sheep Street Stratford‐upon‐Avon cited as the Most Haunted building in England by Horrible Histories Author Terry Deary. Every day there will be a Halloween trail with ghoulish prize…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01789 298070
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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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25
OCT
The Carole Nash Restoration Show
Stoneleigh Park Warwickshire

Tom Siddall Event Director said: Taking place at Stoneleigh Park The National Restoration Show is the biggest and best event of its kind featuring the UKs largest indoor autojumble with more traders and stalls set up outside in the showground as well…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01775 768661
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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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30
OCT
Halloween family friendly ghost tour
Tudor World

Tudor World is set within an historic building along Sheep Street in Stratford upon Avon the site of which dates back to 1196. So younger members of the family do not miss out the museum is having a Halloween Family friendly ghost…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01789 298070
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30
OCT
Halloween Fright Nights ghost hunt, Stratford
Tudor World

Tudor World in Sheep Street Stratford upon Avon has been cited as one of the most haunted buildings in England. Fright Nights the longest running paranormal events company in the country will be having an overnight ghost hunt on two consecutive nights…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01789 298070
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30
OCT
Halloween Ghost tour of Stratford upon Avon
Tudor World

If you are feeling brave why not take a stroll through the historic town of Stratford upon Avon on Halloween night eve See its historic buildings old inn and taverns ‐ and dark alleyways. The tours ends in the spooky old graveyard…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01789 298070
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30
OCT
Halloween Stratford Ghost Tours at Tudor World
Tudor World

Tudor World is set within an historic building along Sheep Street in Stratford upon Avon the site of which dates back to 1196. Are you brave enough to walk up the cobbled street Shakespeare himself has walked along and see who lurks…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01789 298070
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31
OCT
Halloween Ghost Tours at Tudor World
Tudor World

Tudor World is set within an historic building along Sheep Street in Stratford upon Avon the site of which dates back to 1196. Are you brave enough to walk up the cobbled street Shakespeare himself has walked along and see who lurks…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01789 298070
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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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