Here’s your guide to what’s on in Stratford this weekend Mar 15-17. You’ll always find the best Stratford-upon-Avon events on Stratfordblog.
What’s on in Stratford this weekend Mar 15-17
Stratford-upon-Avon theatre this weekend
The Attic Theatre: Breakthrough Theatre brings one-woman show ‘Marilyn’ to Stratford-upon-Avon on Friday and Saturday, offering a glimpse at the life of icon Marilyn Monroe.
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Stratford Play House: Liza Pulman sings Streisand on Saturday night; Andante in Shindigery – The Irish Show on Sunday.
Everyman: Screenings include Captain Marvel; Ben is Back; and Fisherman’s Friends.
Stratford-upon-Avon Picturehouse: Screenings include Everybody Knows; Ben is Back; and Fisherman’s Friends. Saturday’s kids’ club film (£2.50 per ticket; 11.15am) is Big Hero 6.
Family events in Stratford-upon-Avon
Caterpillar Cafe at Tyler House on Friday, 10am-2pm, with sensory corner from 12.30pm.
After School Club at Boston Tea Party (Friday, 4pm); this week – bubble art. Booking essential.
Mary Arden’s Farm re-opens for the year on Saturday.
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Other Stratford-upon-Avon events this weekend
The Artume Quartet presents Beyond Classical at Hooray’s on Friday evening. Tickets £9 including a drink.
There will be an Irish feel to Sunday’s Bridge Street market to celebrate St Patrick’s Day.
The Corner House is hosting a St Patrick’s Day party on Sunday from 6pm. Expect more revelry at other town venues, including Keys & Kitchen and Lamplighter, which will feature live folk music.
Live music this weekend in Stratford-upon-Avon
Lamplighter: The Love Rats, Friday evening; Prime Time, Saturday evening.
Stratford Alehouse: The Big Ginge Blues Band, Saturday from 8pm; The Zeb Project, Sunday from 5pm.
Cox’s Yard: Live music, Saturday from 9.30pm.
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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 (£6 with skate hire)
- Rother Street Market Friday and Saturday, 9am-4pm
- Sunday Upmarket on Bridge Street, 10am-5pm
- 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 closed for the season in autumn 2018.
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