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Be Inspired, Shakespeare and Me

Shakespeare's Birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon

This exhibition by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust tells the story of leading 18th century actor David Garrick’s Shakespeare Jubilee, which was held in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1769 — this year marks the 250 anniversary of what was the first celebration of Shakespeare anywhere in the world. Rarely seen museum items that are held in the Trust’s internationally recognised collections will also be on display, including some dating back to the Garrick Jubilee. Also find out through first-hand testimonies how William Shakespeare…

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Kids Go Free at Escape Live Stratford-upon-Avon

Are you looking for a fun day out with the kids? Want to go on an adventure? Or do you simply need an Escape? Escape Live provide the ultimate family day out perfect for all ages! So put your phones away, turn off the telly and venture into our fully immersive, award-winning escape rooms with your team of 2-6 players and crack the codes, solve the puzzles and work together to unlock the mysteries of the room and escape in…

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Summer Holiday Activities at the British Motor Museum

10:00 am - 5:00 pm British Motor Museum, Gaydon

This summer explore the Museum’s new exhibition The Car. The Future. Me. and enjoy a selection of futuristic themed family activities. Every day you can Discover Circuits – drop into our family activity station and draw a graphite car, then create a circuit to give your car working headlights. Or try your hand at futuristic colouring in - get colourful on paper and then see your page come to life with the Quiver App. Every Wednesday join the ‘mad scientists’…

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Summer at Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Children and adults can take part in the popular Meet the Mini-Beast handling sessions each day at 11.30am and 2.30pm from 20 July – 1 September. Visitors can hold a giant African Millipede, African land snail, Stick Insects and even a Madagascan hissing cockroach! There will also be Beetle, Tailless Whip Scorpion and Chilean Rose Tarantula demonstrations in the Discovery Zone. For visitors wanting to enjoy a range of hot drinks, milkshakes and snacks, the Koffee Kart is open for…

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The Battle of Kenilworth Castle

11:00 am - 5:00 pm Kenilworth Castle, Kenilworth

This summer, join us as we journey back to medieval England, to a time when war and rebellion divide the realm. The King faces uprisings across the land, and his revolting nobles hold a vital weapon – the mighty Kenilworth Castle. Travel to the midst of an action-packed battle, as the Crown attempts to take back control of the castle. Watch brave knights on horseback charge towards the enemy – arrows will fly, shields will clash, and war cries will…

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Warwick Words History Festival

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Big Summer BBQ

12:00 pm - 8:00 pm FarGo Village, Coventry

What better way to see off August and the end of Summer Holidays than with a BBQ! We’re bringing you the best street food, some great craft ales, and tunes all day so you can soak up the sunshine and celebrate Summer. Find out more...

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Wheel Making & Rural Crafts with Robin Hill

11:00 am - 3:00 pm Chedham's Yard

Another opportunity to learn about wheels and talk to an expert. Robin is an experienced wheelwright and friend of the Yard. He will be showing and talking about the wood he uses, the wheel making, the skills required and tricks used to assemble the wheel from a seemingly hopeless pile of odd wooden shapes. Guided tours, the mouse trail, films and refreshments in the café along with gifts / souvenirs will also be available. Find out more...

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OVO Energy Tour of Britain: Warwickshire Stage

This year’s Warwickshire stage on September 13 is 185k long between Warwick and Burton Dassett Country Park. The start is in Warwick and the world’s top riders will pass through the University of Warwick, Kenilworth, Meriden – home to the National Cyclists’ Memorial – Atherstone, Bedworth and Wellesbourne. Find out more...

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Heritage Open Day: People Power

11:00 am - 3:00 pm Chedham's Yard

The theme this year is People Power. At the Yard we will be focusing on the events in our locality. Come along and learn how people in Warwickshire working together made an impact on society. Guided tours, the mouse trail, films and refreshments in the café along with gifts / souvenirs will also be available. Find out more...

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Coventry’s Coffee Festival

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm FarGo Village, Coventry

Expect unlimited coffee samples and beautiful latte art, great street food, and of course some of the best coffee roasters and producers in the region. From teas to artisan coffee and everything in between, come down, taste, and see how the masters create a great cup of coffee! Find out more...

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Warwickshire Food & Drink Showcase

9:00 am - 6:00 pm Warwick Racecourse, Warwick
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