Category Archives: WHAT’S ON

WHAT’S ON THIS WEEKEND? UPCOMING EVENTS IN STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Want to know what’s on in Stratford-upon-Avon this weekend? You’re in the right place. Stratfordblog brings you the latest listings for theatre, cinema, live music, festivities and other events.

If it’s one of the best, it’s on Stratfordblog.

Review: Romeo and Juliet at the RSC

Romeo and Juliet at the RSC, Stratford-upon-Avon, until Sept 21.

For an entire generation, reared on MTV and cursed by bad perms, Romeo and Juliet is Baz Luhrmann’s stylish, violent take on Shakespeare, complete with swaggering Mafioso, Claire Danes as Juliet as an angel and Leonardo DiCaprio as Romeo as a knight in shining armour. It’s all soft focus and Sade with guns instead of swords.

If that was Romeo and Juliet for Generation X, this is Romeo and Juliet for Generation Z.

Continue reading Review: Romeo and Juliet at the RSC

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.

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