Category Archives: SPRING

5 May events in Stratford-upon-Avon to put in your diary now

Get your diary out, because there are plenty of May events in Stratford-upon-Avon that are worth noting.

The month of May is sandwiched by two Bank Holidays: the Early May Bank Holiday on Monday May 7 and the Spring Bank Holiday on Monday May 28. Add to that a half-term break from school at the end of the month and a Royal Wedding to get excited about, and May is shaping up to be a great time to visit Stratford-upon-Avon.

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Stratford Festival of Motoring

Stratford Festival of Motoring is an annual event in Stratford-upon-Avon, attracting hundreds of motors and thousands of motoring enthusiasts to the streets of the historic town centre.

So when does the next festival come to Stratford-upon-Avon and what can you expect to see and do?

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Shakespeare’s Birthday in Stratford-upon-Avon

Shakespeare’s birthday is celebrated in his hometown every year. Stratford-upon-Avon says “happy birthday William Shakespeare” in its usual way, with a traditional parade, wreath laying, the unfurling of flags and festivities throughout the town.

Read on to find out what date this year’s birthday celebrations take place, what’s happening, and a timeline of the best of Shakespeare’s birthday in Stratford-upon-Avon.

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5 reasons to visit Stratford-upon-Avon in spring

Daffodils, newborn lambs, longer days, bluebells, Cadbury Creme Eggs: the arrival of spring reminds us of the simple pleasures of the natural world (what? Cacao is natural).

As splashes of colour return to the landscape and the town gears up for another busy year, there’s no better time to consider the best 5 reasons to make a spring visit to Stratford-upon-Avon.

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