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Welcome to Stratford-upon-Avon
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.
Stratford is currently looking forward to a wonderful Spring season and has now received the reopening schedule for the Royal Shakespeare Theatre for visitors throughout winter and the start of 2011. See the visualisation below of the two RSC theatres.
If you are planning to visit Stratford plan early especially during special occasions.
The RSC theatre has a very busy schedule for 2013 season (see our What's On for programmes from February to October) offering the following Shakespeare plays:
Merchant of Venice, Antony and Cleopatra, The Rape of Lucrece, King Lear, Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, Comedy of Errors, Macbeth plus Matilda and a mixed bag of other entertainments.
Stratford-upon-Avon has a very rich and varied programme of events and activities see our What's On for 2012 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.
Festivals and Events in Stratford-upon-Avon 2013
Stratford-upon-Avon is a wonderful place to enjoy throughout the year.
Programme of Events for 2013:
- Shakespeare's Birthday Parade (April)
- The River Festival (June/July)
- Stratford Literary Festival
- Stratford Food Festival (September)
- Stratford Races (throughout the year)
- 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..
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