The best Stratford-upon-Avon events are here in your guide to what’s on in Stratford this weekend Nov 30-Dec 2.
Whatever you do, do this: Start getting into the festive spirit with the best Christmas events in Stratford-upon-Avon.
What’s on in Stratford this weekend Nov 30-Dec 2
Stratford-upon-Avon theatre this weekend
RSC: Tartuffe and Tamburlaine. Plus tours and tower visits.
Everyman: Screenings include Ralph breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2; Disobedience; and The Grinch.
Stratford-upon-Avon Picturehouse: Screenings include Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald; and Ralph breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2. The Kids’ Club film (Saturday 11.15am; tickets £2) is Luis and the Aliens.
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Family events in Stratford-upon-Avon
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 decorations. Booking required.
Join an Elf’s Workshop at Stratford Play House on Saturday at 1.30pm. Tickets £5.
READ MORE: Where to see Father Christmas in Stratford-upon-Avon, including next week’s Santa Sleigh routes
Other Stratford-upon-Avon events this weekend
It’s Christmas quiz night at the Crowne Plaza on Friday from 7pm in aid of GAGA UK.
It’s Christmas Shopping Weekend (10am-4pm Sat and Sun) at Timeless Delights Tearoom and Interiors. Entry is free and there’s live music, dance, and a raffle.
READ MORE: Christmas markets and fayres in Stratford-upon-Avon
Join a ‘Make Do and Mend’ festive decoration-making workshop at The Old Slaughterhouse from 1.30pm on Saturday.
There’s a quiz night at The West End pub on Sunday.
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Live music this weekend in Stratford-upon-Avon
Picturehouse: Acoustheque, Friday from 8.30pm.
The Old Tramway Inn: Three’s a Crowd, Friday at 8.30pm.
Lamplighter: Room 17, Friday evening; 6Appeal (and Christmas jumper night!), Saturday evening; open-mic night, Sunday evening
Keys & Kitchen: Live music usually on Friday and Saturday evenings; The Zephyrs Duo, Sunday evening.
Stratford Alehouse: Prosecco Sisters, Saturday from 7pm; Paul Wyllie, 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 (£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
Amicantus choir will perform “Songs for a Winter’s Eve” at Holy Trinity Church on Saturday December 8. Tickets cost £8. Book here.
See Christmas shows in Stratford-upon-Avon for upcoming pantos and festive events.
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Get your best Christmas jumpers ready for this event at The Bell, Alderminster, on Friday December 14.
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