Want to know what’s on in Stratford this weekend November 23-25? All the best Stratford-upon-Avon events are here.
Whatever you do, do this: Book tickets (£15) for this weekend’s Medieval Evenings at the Guild Chapel. See more details below in other events.
What’s on in Stratford this weekend November 23-25
Stratford-upon-Avon theatre this weekend
RSC: Tamburlaine and Tartuffe. Plus tours and tower visits.
Attic Theatre: I, Banquo, until Sunday.
Stratford Play House: Blowin’ in the Wind, Friday evening; Christmas with Steptoe and Son, Saturday evening.
Stratford-upon-Avon Picturehouse: Screenings include Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald; Bohemian Rhapsody; and Widows. The Kids’ Club film (Saturday 11.15am; tickets £2) is Thomas & Friends: Big World! Big Adventures!
Everyman: Screenings include Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald; The Girl in the Spider’s Web; and The Grinch. Sunday’s classic film is Pulp Fiction.
Family events in Stratford-upon-Avon
*The town centre’s Stratford-upon-Avon Christmas Light Switch-On is on Thursday November 22 from 4pm*
Caterpillar Cafe is at Tyler House on Friday, 10am-2pm.
After School Club at Boston Tea Party (Friday at 4pm): the activity is making slime! Booking required.
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Other Stratford-upon-Avon events this weekend
The Guild Chapel hosts Medieval Evenings on Friday and Saturday with music and performance.
Book tickets to see Artume Quartet Presents: Beyond Classical at Hooray’s on Friday at 7pm.
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“Anne Hathaway” will be at her cottage for the final time on Saturday, noon til 4pm – part of the Women & Shakespeare series by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
At Shakespeare’s New Place on Saturday and Sunday (noon til 4pm) you can get creative with a family activity based on Steve Kaufman’s screen print portrait of Shakespeare and the gifts it has inspired.
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Live music this weekend in Stratford-upon-Avon
Lamplighter: Toucans, Friday evening; Off the Grid, Saturday evening.
The One Elm: Playlist, Saturday from 7.30pm.
Keys & Kitchen: Chicago Bytes, Friday evening; Raising Cain, Saturday evening.
The West End: Small Doses, Saturday from 8.30pm.
Riverside Bar: Retroville, Saturday from 9pm.
Stratford Alehouse: Vinyl Night with Micky, Saturday from 7pm; Joe Bayliss, 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
There’s a Christmas Shopping Weekend on Sat Dec 1 and Sun Dec 2 (10am-4pm) at Timeless Delights Tearoom and Interiors. Entry is free and there’s live music, dance, and a raffle.
On Saturday December 8, the Amicantus choir will perform “Songs for a Winter’s Eve” at Holy Trinity Church. Tickets cost £8. Book here.
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