Here’s your guide to what’s on in Stratford this weekend Dec 14-16.
Whatever you do, do this: Get your Christmas on with a festive film or show – see Christmas shows in Stratford-upon-Avon.
What’s on in Stratford this weekend Dec 14-16
Stratford-upon-Avon theatre this weekend
RSC: A Christmas Carol is on, alongside Timon of Athens. Plus tours and tower visits.
READ MORE: Review of A Christmas Carol
The Attic Theatre: This year’s panto is Aladdin and it’s on now! Read the review next week.
The Bear Pit Theatre: Did We Mention The Free Mince Pies is on Friday.
The panto season gets going next week at Stratford Play House. See Christmas shows in Stratford-upon-Avon for more details.
Everyman: Screenings include Aquaman; Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse; and Bumblebee. There’s a festive singalong with Chitty Chitty Bang Bang on Sunday at 2pm.
Stratford-upon-Avon Picturehouse: Screenings include Three Identical Strangers and Bohemian Rhapsody. On Saturday, there are two screenings of the CBeebies Christmas Show; on Sunday, singalong to The Greatest Showman.
READ MORE: Christmas shows, including film classics, in December
Family events in Stratford-upon-Avon
It’s Christmas at the Caterpillar Cafe at Tyler House this Friday, 10am-2pm.
There are also Christmas treats at the After School Club at Boston Tea Party (Friday at 4pm). Booking required.
Meet Father Christmas at Hall’s Croft this weekend. Booking essential.
READ MORE: Where to see Father Christmas in Stratford-upon-Avon
READ MORE: Review of the Christmas Enchanted Kingdom at Hatton
Other Stratford-upon-Avon events this weekend
On Friday evening, see the SMTC Choir Christmas Concert at the Town Hall.
See Shakespeare’s New Place at night until Saturday with the Fierce Sisters. Book tickets.
Taste traditional mince pies and hear Tudor music at Shakespeare’s Birthplace on Saturday and Sunday (10am-4pm).
Join Stratford Concert Band at their annual Christmas Concert on Saturday evening at Stratford Girls’ Grammar School.
On Sunday night, folk musicians perform ‘Awake, Arise – A Christmas Tour For These Times‘ at The Other Place.
Sunday, 8pm, is quiz time at The West End pub. It’s a Christmas special, with plenty of festive jumpers on show.
READ MORE: Stratfordblog reviews Amicantus at Holy Trinity Church
Live music this weekend in Stratford-upon-Avon
Lamplighter: Mister Wolf, Friday evening; Electric Underground, Saturday evening; open mic night, Sunday evening.
Keys & Kitchen: Texan Peacocks, Sunday evening.
Stratford Alehouse: Noah and Rikki, Saturday from 8pm; The Dee-Marie Karaoke Show, Sunday from 5pm.
Cox’s Yard: Live music, Saturday from 9.30pm.
READ MORE: The top 5 drinks experiences in Stratford-upon-Avon
The usual Stratford-upon-Avon attractions
- River and canal tours
- Daily walking tours with Stratford Town Walk
- Shakespeare Walking Tour from Tudor World, Saturday at 2pm. Also ghost tours every evening
- The Stratford Town ghost walk, Saturday at 7.30pm
- Roller disco at Stratford Leisure Centre, Saturday 6-8pm (£5.50 with skate hire)
- Rother Street Market Friday and Saturday, 9am-4pm
- Sunday Upmarket on Bridge Street, 10am-5pm
- All the usual attractions are open, including Shakespeare’s Schoolroom, The MAD Museum, Tudor World, Magic Alley, the Butterfly Farm, Escape Live, and the Shakespeare Family Homes.
- The Stratford Big Wheel is now closed for 2018.
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