Here’s what’s on in Stratford this weekend Mar 8-10. The best events in Stratford-upon-Avon are on Stratfordblog.
What’s on in Stratford this weekend Mar 8-10
Stratford-upon-Avon theatre this weekend
RSC: The Taming of the Shrew comes to Stratford-upon-Avon this weekend. There are also tours and tower visits.
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The Bear Pit Theatre: The Cripple of Inishmaan is on until Saturday.
Stratford Play House: Stratford Musical Theatre Company presents a youth group production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Shows across the weekend.
Stratford-upon-Avon Picturehouse: Screenings include Green Book; All is True; and The Favourite. Saturday’s kids’ club film (£2.50 per ticket; 11.15am) is The Iron Giant.
Everyman: Screenings include Captain Marvel; Fighting with my Family; and How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.
Family events in Stratford-upon-Avon
Caterpillar Cafe at Tyler House on Friday, 10am-2pm. This week, Crazy Kiln will be on hand to help you create bespoke pottery.
Join the After School Club at Boston Tea Party (Friday, 4pm); this week – make a dream catcher. Booking essential.
Free family activities with a Shakespeare twist at the RSC’s Second Saturdays. 1-3pm at The Other Place; simply drop in.
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Other Stratford-upon-Avon events this weekend
There’s a wedding fair on Saturday, hosted by the RSC.
Meet artist in residence Lee Lapthorne at Hall’s Croft on Saturday, 5.30pm-7pm, for a talk and workshop. Booking essential.
Enjoy cocktails and massage at the Jo Malone boutique on Saturday. Follow the link for details on reserving your place.
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Live music this weekend in Stratford-upon-Avon
Veeno: Silversax, Friday from 7pm.
The Corner House: Toucans, Friday from 8pm.
The Pen and Parchment: Louise Hatton, Friday from 8.30pm.
Keys & Kitchen: Major Lee and The Dukes, Friday from 9pm; Treacle Town, Sunday evening.
Lamplighter: Dino Baptiste, Friday evening; 8-Ball Joe, Saturday evening; open mic night, Sunday.
Stratford Alehouse: Toucans, Saturday from 8pm.
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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