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The Clearing – Compton Verney

11:00 am - 5:00 pm Compton Verney

From March 2017 Compton Verney will stage The Clearing: a new, site-specific collaborative artwork by renowned British artists Alex Hartley and Tom James, which sets out to build a vision of the future in our grounds. The project will create an evolving and exciting encampment, including a geodesic dome in the shadow of Compton Verney’s mansion house, where people can come together to learn how to live completely off-grid. Through a series of public workshops, and the opportunity to occupy…

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From Seurat to Riley: Colour and Perception

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore Compton Verney to see the ways in which the viewer’s visual perceptions, themselves dependent on the close interaction of eye and brain, have been explored by artists as diverse as Georges Seurat, Piet Mondrian, M.C. Escher and Bridget Riley. Through the exploration of colour theory and use of tessellation and form, these artists transformed the perception of 2D art to create colours that the eye sees, even though they are not present on the canvas, and a sense of…

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Coriolanus – RSC

The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

A full throttle war play at the RSC that revels in the sweat of the battlefield, Coriolanus transports us back to the emergence of the republic of Rome. Season Director Angus Jackson completes our collection of Shakespeare’s epic Roman plays with Sope Dirisu (One Night in Miami, Donmar Warehouse) in the title role. Audio Described Performance (+Free Touch Tour) Wed 4 October, Sat 14 October (Matinee) Captioned Performance Fri 13 October

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Dido, Queen of Carthage – RSC

The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Director Kimberly Sykes (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, tour 2016) delves with the RSC into Marlowe’s darkly humorous politics of identity and happiness, creating an urgent world where God meets man, East meets West, sea meets land and fate hangs by an unforgiving thread. Audio Described Performance (+Free Touch Tour) Sat 7 October (Matinee) Thursday 26 October, Captioned Performance Fri 20 October, BSL Performance Tue 17 October

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70s Night Fever at Market Hall Museum

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Market Hall Museum, Warwick

Take part in Market hall Museum's 70s themed evening.  Watch the original Chips and Wonder Woman TV shows in the silent cinema, pimp your clothes or make your own photo story in the style of Jackie magazine.  View items from their 70s collections and talk to the Collections Assistant, Becki Morris, or even bring in your 70s memorabilia for us to photograph.  Take the 70s themed trail around the museum and play bingo.  Feel free to pull on flares and platforms and dress to…

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Stratford Town Centre Food Festival

Stratford-upon-Avon Town Centre

A chance to tickle your tastebuds with a host of fabulous food & drink temptations! Take one historic town, mix in passionate local chefs, producers and exciting attractions and what do you get? The Stratford-upon-Avon town centre food festival! This fantastic FREE festival takes place at various locations on 23-25 September. The town centre will be a feast for the senses, with stalls showcasing every imaginable foodie delight from fabulous fresh ingredients, tempting hot and cold dishes and everything you…

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Stratford Town Centre Fun Quiz Trail

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Warwick Town Centre Fun Quiz Trail

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Warwick Town Centre
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Ghost Walks

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Stratford-upon-Avon Town Centre
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The Grand Season Opener – Warwick Racecourse

Warwick Racecourse, Warwick

The long wait is over as racing returns to the best small racecourse in England (at least in our opinion)! We usually attract a huge crowd for this traditional Tuesday fixture - Warwick has raced on a Tuesday in September for 200 years. Early Bird £12.50. On the gate £15

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