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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

28
JUL
The Comedy Club Coventry
Coventry Rugby

The Comedy Club Coventry at Coventry Rugby on Thursday 28th July. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV. Tony Simpson:Tony Simpson was Brilliant BBC Radio YorkTony is full of energy and improvisation a strong compere who can interact with any kind…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02476 231100
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28
JUL
Hamlet
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Hamlet at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Thursday 28 July 2016. 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 all the…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
AUG
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Packwood House

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful new musical score and…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08442 491895
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06
AUG
U22 the definative u2 show
The IRON ROAD

U22 formely Achtung baby bring there definative u2 tribute show to the iron road music venueThe ultimate sound a like look a like tribute to the mighty u2 24 years at the top seeing is believing U2 2 are the…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07831 338277
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13
AUG
Ragley Hall
Ragley Hall

Pack up the hampers and champers and head to Ragley Hall for the 6th annual Battle Proms Picnic Concert: A summer celebration with sublime classical music carefully choreographed Spitfire and cavalry displays dramatic cannon fire and a stunning firework finale with the…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01432 355416
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13
AUG
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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19
AUG
Peter Pan
Coughton Court

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present the unforgettable story of Peter Pan the boy who wouldnt grow up. Join Wendy Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (01789) 400777
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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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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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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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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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