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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 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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