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Hall's Croft - Stratford-upon-Avon
Hall's Croft - Stratford-upon-Avon - a watercolor by John Davis ©

Welcome to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Welcome to Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare, steeped in culture and history. Set in the beautiful rural Warwickshire countryside, on the banks of the river Avon, it is one of the most important tourist destinations in the UK. With easy road, rail and airport access, it is the perfect place for a vacation or short break. Facilities for conferences and smaller business venues are excellent.
Come wander through these Stratford pages, get a taste of Olde England - and make your plans now. Using the Stratford district as a base, you can enjoy the delights not only of Shakespeare's hometown, but also the nearby surrounding shire counties of Oxfordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire. Enjoy Blenheim Palace and the Cotswolds to the south, Worcester and the Malverns to the west, Warwick Castle and Henley in Arden to the north, and all within an hour's journey of Stratford itself.

 

Here you will find hundreds of pages of information on: accommodation, eating out, drinking and relaxing, romantic breaks, theatres, places to visit - Shakespeare's houses and the beautiful Stratford-upon-Avon with its parks and gardens on the banks of the river Avon. Come visit Stratford-upon-Avon and enjoy our lovely town.

Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre.

The RSC theatre has a very busy schedule for their re-opening in Summer 2021 with programmes by Shakespeare and other authors:

Summer, Autumn 2021 (July - September 26, 2021):
– The Comedy of Errors

New Autumn/Winter 2021 Programme (October 14 - January 1, 2022):
– The Magician's Elephant

If you are planning to visit Stratford plan early especially during special occasions.

See our What's On programme for more details as they become available.


For the current theatre schedule showing at the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) which has programmes from Summer to Winter 2021.

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Stratford-upon-Avon has a very rich and varied programme of events and activities see our What's On for 2021 throughout the year: theatres, arts, music in the parks, river racing, river cruising, walks along the river or simply relax and take in the atmosphere that is Shakespeare's Stratford.

  

Royal Shakespeare Theatre Schedule for Summer to Winter 2021/2022:

Welcome to the Royal Shakespeare Company's Summer, Autumn and Winter 2021 season with Shakespearean drama and various of other works.
The Comedy of Errors: July 2021 - 26 September 2021 (Royal Shakespeare Theatre).
A man arrives in a strange town only to find that everyone knows his name, but thinks he’s someone else. Confusion mounts as everyone uncouples from themselves. Will they ever find themselves again? Do they really want to? The Comedy of Errors, a fairytale farce of everyday.
Author: William Shakespeare, Director: Phillip Breen
The Magician's Elephant: 14 October 2021 - 1 January 2022 (Royal Shakespeare Theatre).
A magician conjures an elephant from the sky, setting off a chain of events so remarkable, so impossible, that it changes life in this quiet and lonely town forever. This brand-new musical for all the family reminds us all that even the impossible can be possible when we open our eyes and hearts to those around us..
Adapted from a novel by: Kate DiCamillo, Director: Sarah Tipple

Mad Museum, Sheep Street, Stratford-upon-Avon

New MAD (Mechanical Art and Design) Museum now Open in Stratford-upon-Avon:

The MAD Museum (Mechanical Art & Design) showcases Kinetic Art, Automata and Steampunk. Located on Stratford-upon-Avon’s highly popular Sheep Street, MAD houses an exciting assortment of exhibits which are superbly engaging for all ages. Think Health Robinson mixed with a Scrapheap Challenge and a hotchpotch of futurist mechanisms and then stir it all up with mind blowing creativity and ingenuity. Come and immerse yourself in an eccentric world full of wacky creations, clever design and interactive entertainment!

New Tourist Office for Stratford-upon-Avon:

Stratford-on-Avon District Council in partnership with Stratford-upon-Avon College recently opened a ‘Welcome to Stratford-upon-Avon' new tourist office at Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon. They will include sales of tickets to local venues and provide an important information facility for visitors and tourists. Telephone: 01789 264 293.

 

Festivals and Events in Stratford-upon-Avon 2021

 

Stratford-upon-Avon is a wonderful place to enjoy throughout the year.
Programme of Events for 2021:
- Dragon Boat Race (19 Sept 2021)
- The River Festival (tba July 2022)
- Stratford Literary Festival (9-14 Nov 2021)
- Festival of Motoring (1-2 May 2022)
- Stratford Food Festival (18-19 Sept 2021)
- Stratford Races ( from 19 July 2021)
- Stratford Fringe Festival (June)
- Rotary Shakespeare Marathon (April)
- Sunday Bandstand Concerts (Summer)
- Stratford Mop (the town becomes a Fairground in October)
- Christmas Lights and Christmas Shopping.

Stratford is a delightful town which can easily be walked around and explored on foot or using the hop-on, hop-off bus service operated by the Shakespeare Trust, who manage the five Shakespeare Houses in and around Stratford..

William Shakespeare's Birthplace Parade Stratford-upon-Avon - photo by QuinSolve©

 

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