Read on to find out what’s on in Stratford this weekend Dec 7-9.
Whatever you do, do this: Visit the Stratford-upon-Avon Victorian Christmas Market, which is on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
What’s on in Stratford this weekend Dec 7-9
Stratford-upon-Avon theatre this weekend
Stratford-upon-Avon Picturehouse: Screenings include Tulip Fever; The Old Man & The Gun; and Shoplifters. The Kids’ Club film (Saturday 11.15am; tickets £2) is Christopher Robin.
Everyman: Screenings include Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse; Ralph breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2; and Creed II.
Family events in Stratford-upon-Avon
*Cancelled* Caterpillar Cafe is at Tyler House on Friday, 10am-2pm.
After School Club at Boston Tea Party (Friday at 4pm): the activity is making Christmas cards. Booking required.
Other Stratford-upon-Avon events this weekend
Join the Christmas Craft and Cocktail Club at Hooray’s on Friday at 6.30pm.
Excelsa Voces: A Concert for Winter at The Guild Chapel, Friday from 7.30pm.
See Meet On The Ledge at The Bear Pit Theatre on Friday or Saturday.
It’s the Santa Scramble (AKA a 5km obstacle course) at Stratford Racecourse on Saturday from 10am in aid of The Shakespeare Hospice. See more on other Christmas events in Stratford-upon-Avon.
The Stratford-upon-Avon Christmas Comic Con is on Saturday from 10am-5.30pm at the Leisure Centre. Admission £5.
Amicantus choir will perform at Holy Trinity Church on Saturday with festive favourites. Tickets £8; book here.
It’s a Classical Christmas with Karl Loxley at Stratford Play House on Saturday. Tickets £20.
READ MORE: There are more chances to shop this weekend, with events at KES and The West End. See Christmas markets and fayres in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Live music this weekend in Stratford-upon-Avon
Lamplighter: Me, Him and The Others, Friday evening; Christmas party night, Saturday evening.
Keys & Kitchen: The Strangers, Saturday evening; Keys sessions, Sunday evening.
Stratford Alehouse: Carrick, Saturday from 8pm; Boogie Brothers, Sunday from 5pm.
Connolly’s Deli Tapas Bar: Andrew James, Saturday from 8.30pm.
The West End: The Rockbottoms, Saturday from 8.30pm.
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
- *Cancelled due to Comic Con* 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.
Upcoming Stratford-upon-Avon events
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Check out the map of this year’s Stratford-upon-Avon Victorian Christmas Market, running Friday, Saturday and Sunday. See more info about the town’s Christmas markets.
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