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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

03
MAR
Boden Clothing Show
Warwickshire Exhibition Centre

The Boden Clothing Sale will be open between 10am‐7pm on Friday 3rd and 10am‐4pm Saturday 4th March.…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01926 614101
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08
MAR
Ladies Who Lunch
The Arden Hotel

Gather together your favourite ladies and head to The Arden Hotel for a fabulous afternoon. To celebrate International Womens Day we are holding Ladies Who Lunch on Wednesday 8th March.Kicking off at 12pm with a welcome prosecco you will then enjoy a…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01789 266852
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12
MAR
Mum2Mum Market Mad March Nearly New Sale
The Massey Ferguson Club

Want to sell your outgrown kiddies items Book a table at: www.mum2mummarket.co.ukwest‐midlands‐nearly‐new‐sales.html Mums Dads Grandparents put the date in your diary and come and grab some fantastic bargains FREE goody bags for the first 100 buyers through the door. Entry is £2.…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07968 199483
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16
MAR
Singles Night in Leamington Spa
The White Horse

Leamington Spa Singles Night on Thursday 16th March 2017Leamington Spa Singles NightAbout Singles Night in Leamington Spa EventsAt one of our Leamington Spa singles night events you will have four minutes to chat to each date Four minutes is long enough to…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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17
MAR
Brexit: Where are we now?
Crowne Plaza

On Friday 17th March 2017 The Shakespeare Hospice are holding a Business Networking Lunch at the Crowne Plaza in Stratford upon Avon. Arriving at 12:00pm there will be fizz on arrival and a two course lunch with guest speakers. The business lunch…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Business

TEL: 01789 266852
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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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24
MAR
Film Night: Bridesmaids
Crowne Plaza

This hilarious comedy will make for the perfect girls night out Tickets are inclusive of a glass of prosecco and the special screening of the film with an upgrade option which includes table seating with a cinema platter.Dust off your best or…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01789 266852
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09
APR
Heritage Railway - crafts open day
The Electric Railway Museum

Visit the Electric Railway Museums open days for a selection of gift and craft stalls amongst the museums rich collection of historical locomotives along with interactive museum displays on electricity or you can take a ride on the miniature railway before…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 02476 690669
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11
APR
Speed Dating in Solihull
Walkabout

Speed Dating in Solihull for anyone aged 25‐40 on Tuesday 11th April 2017Speed Dating in SolihullHow speed dating in Solihull worksWhen you arrive at the Speed Dating venue in Solihull you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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12
APR
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Palace Theatre Redditch

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 0152 765203
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15
APR
Ghost Hunt at the very haunted Spiritus
Spiritus

Ghost Hunter Tours had to Evesham to investigate the very active Spiritus.Spiritus is one of the only buildings that boasts to have poltergeists activityThe spirit of a spirit named only as Colin is known to move chairs and other objects and he…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 07724 364333
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22
APR
Shakespeare Birthday Parade
Town Hall Stratford upon Avon

Each year a fantastic Birthday Parade is held through the centre of Stratford‐upon‐Avon to celebrate William Shakespeares birthday and life in his home town. This year the Parade promises to be a feast for the eyes with many traditional elements such as…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01789 269332
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03
MAY
The Chinese State Circus - Dynasty
Crown Meadow

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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12
MAY
Kirstie Allsopp's The Handmade Fair
Ragley Hall

This May Kirstie Allsopp and her team of experts are taking The Handmade Fair to Warwickshire Join Kirstie & co. for live craft‐offs and talks in the Super Theatre hosted by Kirstie Allsopp Friday Liz Earle Saturday and Patrick Grant Sunday …

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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27
MAY
Wars of the Roses Live
Warwick Castle

Pledge your allegiance in an epic battle for the English throne as an all‐new heart pumping fist thumping live action show comes to Warwick Castle this Summer…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 0192 640660
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02
JUN
Asparafest
Ashdown Farm

2 music stages family crafts & workshops Have‐A‐Go Archery by Midland Adventure falconry cookery kitchen with local & celebrity chefs duck herding vintage vehicles fun fair craft and food stalls a plenty real ale & cider festival talks & demonstrations. Roll up…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

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16
JUN
Dancing With The Strictly Stars Weekend
Chesford Grange Hotel

Enjoy 3 days of spectacular dance showcases as the stars of Strictly Come Dancing perform up close & personal for a truly intimate experience unlike any other ‐ learn to dance with them plus hear all about their Strictly journeys.Just take a…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08001 601770
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30
JUN
ALSO Festival
Park Farm

Created by Salon London Also festival brings to life the biggest and boldest ideas from art science psychology and philosophy with immersive talks and experiences. Across the programme Also seeks to find out more from the personal to the universe itself. Discussions…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

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30
JUN
Counterfeit Seventies Show
Palace Theatre Redditch

The Counterfeit Seventies comes to the Playhouse for the very first time this OctoberHaving toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music and everything…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 0152 765203
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21
JUL
Film Night: Bridget Jones's Diary
Crowne Plaza

Grab your friends family or even colleagues for a special screening of the original classic: Bridget Joness Diary at the beautiful Crowne Plaza in Stratford upon Avon on Friday 21st July.Doors open at 7pm and the screening will start at 7:45pm. The…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01789 266852
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12
AUG
Ragley Hall Battle Proms
Ragley Hall

Since their first concert in 1997 the Battle Proms have been treating their audiences to a heady mix of sublime classical music carefully choreographed Spitfire and cavalry displays dramatic cannon fire and stunning firework finales. As the series enters its 20th anniversary…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01432 355416
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26
OCT
Dirt Bike Show 2017
National Agricultural Exhibition Centre

Well be welcoming thousands of riders and enthusiasts looking to stock up on kit and accessories across its four‐day running.All of the major manufacturers will be showcasing their latest ranges too and it will include 2018 models for motocross trials and enduro.…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01507 529429
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02
NOV
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
The Palace Theatre

Sexy funny feisty eye opening and totally entertaining ‐ East meets West and Cabaret meets spectacular West End musical as the party explodes into life in a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour.The entertainment is fast and unrelenting as the eclectic mix of music…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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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