Press and Trade Pass

Many of the attractions and hotels in the area are pleased to offer free admission / hospitality to visitors representing the tourism industry, including Press and Visit Britain travel agents.

The Press Pass allows free entry to the bearer and an accompanying person. It can be used only once at each of the attractions listed below. The pass is to be used during normal opening hours only. The pass may not be copied and is not transferable. Further proof of identity may be required upon arrival. Please note that the Press Pass does not include entry on special events or bank holidays, so please check with us before visiting.

Shakespeare’s England also operates a Trade Pass for individuals working in the travel and tourism industry.

If you are in the Trade, a journalist visiting the area or for general press enquiries please contact Tanya Aspinwall, Press & Manager on tanya@marketingaloud.co.uk or call 01926 624991 or 07810 118074.

Press & Media

The perfect family break for £185!

The amazing Stay Play Explore gift voucher is the perfect present for that hard-to-buy-for family. For just £185 you can give a gift that all the family will enjoy. Whether it’s an adventure at Warwick Castle, a visit to the beautiful Butterfly Farm or a trip back in time at Shakespeare's Birthplace, there’s plenty in Warwickshire to keep all the family entertained. […]

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Royal recognition for the Globe, Warwick!

On 2nd November 2017, Oakman Inns & Restaurants, owners of The Globe in Warwick, were celebrating after being commended by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal at a ceremony at St James’s Palace in London. Oakman Inns is one of 40 organisations (and the only pub group) honoured with this year’s Princess Royal Training Award for creating […]

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Festive fun in Shakespeare’s England!

Enjoy plenty of festive fun in Shakespeare’s England with a host of seasonal activities.   There's something for everyone; you can get the chance to see Father Christmas, listen to festive plays and carol concerts, enjoy candlelit tours, craft fairs & markets and see a Royal Shakespeare Company performance of A Christmas Carol! Shakespeare’s England […]

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Discover:Gather:Give

In its fourth year the annual Arts Fair Discover:Gather:Give is returning to Stratford-upon-Avon Town Hall over the weekend of November 4th to 5th and we hope to celebrate another record year of visitors and sales.   There will be over 40 artists exhibiting more than 500 pieces of original lovingly made hand crafted art, offering […]

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Shakespeare’s England launches Explorer Pass

Shakespeare’s England, the Destination Management Organisation for Warwickshire, is delighted to announce the launch of its new visitor pass which is a first for the region. The Explorer Pass by Shakespeare’s England enables visitors to purchase a 1, 2, or 3 day pass to visit up to 19 different attractions and offers exceptional value for […]

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Shakespeare’s England wins prestigious Coventry & Warwickshire Tourism & Cultural Award

Shakespeare’s England, the Destination Management Organisation for Warwickshire, has won a prestigious Coventry & Warwickshire Tourism & Cultural Award for the second year running. The organisation won the award in the Business Tourism category. The awards ceremony took place on Thursday 21 September at Coombe Abbey Hotel.   Members of Shakespeare’s England who also won […]

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Experience the wonders of Shakespeare’s England in 2018!

Experience the wonders of Shakespeare’s England in 2018 with a host of exciting events and activities for all the family. See two new exhibitions at Compton Verney and six new summer productions by the Royal Shakespeare Company, book into a new boutique hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon, celebrate several anniversaries at key attractions and take part in […]

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Festive Fun in Shakespeare’s England

Enjoy plenty of festive fun in Shakespeare’s England with a host of seasonal activities including the chance to see Father Christmas, listen to festive plays and carol concerts, enjoy candlelit tours, craft fairs & markets and see a Royal Shakespeare Company performance of A Christmas Carol. Shakespeare’s England has all the special components you need […]

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August bank holiday fun in Shakespeare’s England!

Spend the bank holiday from 25 – 28 August in Shakespeare’s England with a host of special activities and events. Attend a family festival, go on a trivia trail quiz or an evening ghost walk, take a picnic with your dog at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage or enjoy a pub meal with live music. There is […]

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Spend a sizzling summer in Shakespeare’s England!

Spend a sizzling summer in Shakespeare’s England with a host of special activities and events for all the family. See an outdoor theatre performance, enjoy a picnic at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, experience the new Wars of the Roses Live at Warwick Castle, stay overnight in a tree pod, listen to live music or take part […]

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Have a cracking Easter!

Celebrate a cracking great Easter with a host of fun activities for all the family in Shakespeare’s England from 8 - 23 April. Search for clues to win chocolate prizes with Easter trails and egg hunts, make an Easter bonnet, wander around spring gardens or simply enjoy a traditional Easter lunch with friends and family. […]

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New brand to promote business tourism

Shakespeare’s England, the Destination Management Organisation for Warwickshire, is to launch a new 'Meet Shakespeare's England' brand to promote business tourism to both the international and domestic markets. The brand will officially be launched at International Confex which takes place from 1 – 2 March at London Olympia. The new umbrella brand has been designed […]

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