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Arts and crafts galore!

26th October 2016

Warwickshire Open Studio

Although best known for its literary connections, Shakespeare’s England also has an artistic side with numerous art-based events taking place throughout the year.

Prepare to be scared this Halloween!

19th October 2016

Halloween at Warwick Castle Kenilworth Castle Halloween

It’s not long now until Halloween, so we’ve rounded up some suitably scary events happening around Shakespeare’s England to get you in the mood…

‘Monopoly Bard’ hits the shelves

14th October 2016

Stratford Monopoly

Earlier this year a local newspaper launched a spirited campaign to win the rights to a new town-themed Monopoly board.

Pip, pip, hooray!

12th October 2016

Apple & Ale Weekend at The Fleece Inn Apple Day & Country Fair

As the autumn leaves begin to change colour, our thoughts turn to nature’s abundant harvest.
To mark this special time of year, there are events coming up in Shakespeare’s England with a strong focus on apples.

Warwick Words welcomes its first ever History Festival

28th September 2016

Next week sees the return of the Warwick Words Festival – a popular festival of literature and the spoken word in the heart of the historic town of Warwick.

Ready to shift into a different gear?

21st September 2016

Girls walking in Ragley Gardens

September 22nd is World Car Free Day. There are plenty of places around Shakespeare’s England where you can enjoy a couple of traffic-free hours and a change of scenery.

Stratford-upon-Avon’s latest restaurant opens for business

19th September 2016

Sabai Sabai Thai Restaurant Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon's new Thai restaurant opens...

Doors open wide for Heritage Open Days

05th September 2016

Heritage Open Days Warwickshire

This week sees the return of the popular Heritage Open Days - with so much to choose from, the only question is what will YOU discover?

Kenilworth under siege!

26th August 2016

The Siege of Kenilworth Castle

The good citizens of Kenilworth are preparing for battle this Bank Holiday weekend as the town celebrates the 750th anniversary of the longest siege in English history.

There’s a New Place in town

23rd August 2016

Shakespeare's New Place Gardens

Following a major transformation project and much anticipation, the doors were finally opened on the weekend to New Place on Chapel Street in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon.