What's on inStratford Upon Avon

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

22
AUG
Have-a-go Archery
Forge Mill Needle Museum & Bordesley Abbey Visitor Centre

Have‐A‐Go Archery ANYONE who ever fancied trying their hand at archery will now have a chance thanks to Forge Mill Museum. People can attend and learn the basics of this ancient sport under the supervision of Midland Adventure. These are Drop in…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 0152 762509
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23
AUG
Party in the Park unsigned
Blossom Farm

The family based live music event showcasing over 30 of the regions best unsigned acts and bands with lots to see and do for everyone. Great food drinks bouncy fun null ride gyroscope and much more …

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07814 747307
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29
AUG
CLASSIC CLAPTON
Townsend Hall

CLASSIC CLAPTON the Worlds No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band featuring front‐man Mike Hall will be making their first ever appearance in Shipston on Stour in August.The band will be performing at Townsend Hall Sheep Street Shipston on Stour on Friday 29 August.…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01608 661422
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06
SEP
The Queen Extravaganza
The Assembly

The Queen Extravaganza at The Assembly in Leamington Spa on Saturday 06 September 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Queen Extravaganza tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
SEP
The Warwickshire Walk 2014
Packwood House

Join us as we walk through the stunning Arden countryside in Warwickshire passing two tranquil National Trust properties. Entry to both is included in the fee for the walk.Packwood House was transformed by Graham Baron Ash in the 1920s from a 17th‐century…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02079 639330
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13
SEP
The International N Gauge Show 2014
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

This major two day show is dedicated to N GAUGE and is THE show not to be missed. Sponsored by MODEL RAIL.There is a full range of modern image steam continental and American layouts on display; along with society displays and…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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15
SEP
FREE taster session at the Solihull Rock Choir
St Martin's School for Girls

The Solihull Rock Choir is led by local musician Sonia Eyre. Our No.1 Album gave ordinary people the chance to become chart‐topping singers and Rock Choir is continually giving our members bigger and better opportunities to achieve things they never thought they…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Warwick Rock Choir
Warwick Quaker Centre

The local Warwick choir is run by Warwickshire based musician Angela Moran. Over the past few years Rock Choir has become firmly ingrained on the national consciousness with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and commitment to community…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Redditch/Studley Rock C
Studley Sports Centre

Your friendly local Studley choir is run by choir leader Christa Hugo. We have a great year lined up and we would like to invite you to join our choir and take part in the local Studley and wider Warwickshire community. We…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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18
SEP
FREE taster session at the Stratford-upon-Avon Roc
St Gregory's Catholic Primary School

Your local Stratford‐upon‐Avon choir is run by singerpianist Angela Moran. Youve probably heard of our unique sellout O2 arena event in 2013 and our secret singing flash mobs around country for Comic Relief just search Great British flash mob on YouTube…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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18
SEP
The Dunwells On September 18
No.1 Shakespeare Street

2014 is shaping up to be an exciting year for The Dunwells with the upcoming release of their second studio album.The band have been putting down new tracks with producer Stephen Harris Kodaline Kaiser Chiefs Dave Matthews since late last year and…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07506 674555
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20
SEP
Airsoft Expo
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

In September 2014 Airsoft Expo will take place in a massive 2280sq m24500sq ft exhibition centre making it the largest Airsoft Expo in the country dedicated purely to the airsoft world.The Expo will feature trade stands including distributors manufacturers retailers gaming and…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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20
SEP
Ian Hunter
The Assembly

English singer‐songwriter Ian Hunter hails from the Welsh border county of Shropshire and was once lead singer in the band Mott the Hoople 1969‐1974...and their 2009 reunion Solo endeavours include the singles Once Bitten…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
SEP
Loves Labours Lost
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Loves Labours Lost at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Tuesday 23 September 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Loves Labours…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
OCT
Hawkwind
The Assembly

Hawkwind have delivered over forty years of mind expanding space rock First being launched back in 1969 inspired by a eclectic mix of anthem and experimental sounds science fiction and psychedelia Hawkwind quickly created a…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
OCT
Hawkwind plus Pink Fairies
Leamington Spa Assembly

Hawkwind plus Pink Fairies at Leamington Spa Assembly in Leamington Spa on Thursday 02 October 2014. 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: 10.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
OCT
Alan Davies Little Victories
Warwick Arts Centre

Following the sell out success of his long‐awaited return to stand up Alan Davies returns with his highly anticipated follow up show Little Victories.Much lauded as resident dunderhead on QI or the charming but reticent…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
OCT
Loves Labours Won
Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Loves Labours Won at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Upon Avon on Friday 03 October 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Loves Labours Won live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
OCT
Danny Bhoy
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Winner of the Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award Danny Bhoy has performed to critical acclaim to British audiences and has continued his stand up success with tour dates at the UKs biggest venues. His…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
OCT
10cc
Royal Spa Centre

Join 10cc as they perform hit after hit with over 10 top ten hits including Im Not In Love Dreadlock Holiday Good Morning Judge The Things We Do For Love The Dean And I The…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
OCT
Tom Stade 'Decisions Decisions' Tour
Warwick Arts Centre

A natural performer with a passion for storytelling Canadian born Tom Stade has steadily built himself a reputation as one of the most compelling and original stand‐up acts around. Tom Stade is one of a kind with a genuine flare for observation…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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11
OCT
Clannad
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

Clannad at Warwick Arts Centre University of Warwick in Coventry on Saturday 11 October 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
OCT
FREE taster session at the Kenilworth Rock Choir
St Augustine's Primary School

Your local Kenilworth choir is run by singerpianist Angela Moran. Over the past few years Rock Choir has become firmly ingrained on the national consciousness with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and commitment to community singing in…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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16
OCT
The Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition 2014
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

THE Show for Model Engineers2014 marks the 37th 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 modeller's calendar. The show will feature…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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16
OCT
The Noise Next Door UK Tour 2014
Warwick Arts Centre (University of Warwick)

After six sell out Edinburgh Festival runs to huge critical acclaim the UK's premiere improv comedy troupe The Noise Next Door will be touring the UK starting on 8th May 2014 and culminating on 21st December 2014. The Noise Next Door are…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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17
OCT
Fear at the Falstaff's Overnight Paranormal invest
The Falstaff Experience Tudor World

Fear at Falstaffs Overnight Paranormal Investigation 17th October 2014 10pm till 4am The Falstaff museum is a terrifying place and will leave you with a real sense of the paranormal. This will be our first outing here and cant wait to see…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07985 532620
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24
OCT
Imeoin Is It
Warwick Arts Centre

Imeoin Is It at Warwick Arts Centre in Coventry on Friday 24 October 2014. 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: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
OCT
Pink Martini
Warwick Arts Centre

Part language lesson part Hollywood musical the Portland Oregon‐based little orchestra was created in 1994 by Harvard graduate and classically trained pianist Thomas M. Lauderdale and vocalist China Forbes. Equally at home performing its romantic…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
OCT
The Boomtown Rats
The Assembly

The Boomtown Rats at The Assembly in Leamington Spa on Tuesday 28 October 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Boomtown Rats tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
OCT
Paul Carrack
Warwick Arts Centre

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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