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Culture vultures are in for a treat! With theatres, museums, festivals and art galleries galore, Warwickshire is the perfect destination for a cultural trip.

Compton Verney, Warwickshire premier art gallery set in in 120 acres of spectacular parkland, offers an exciting international programme of exhibitions and events, alongside a diverse collection of art from around the world.

Stratford ArtsHouse programmes a wide range of events from classical concerts, comedy nights, literary events, family theatre and Christmas shows. Playbox Theatre in Warwick is a family focused theatre and a great place to take young ones with a taste for culture.

A cultural trip to the area would not be complete without seeing a Royal Shakespeare Company production in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Culture lovers can plan a trip around the fantastic array of annual Festivals in Warwickshire, including the well established Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival and Warwick Folk Festival.

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Compton Verney

Warwickshire’s award-winning art gallery. Compton Verney is home to six diverse collections of nationally and internationally significant art from around the world, including British Folk Art, Chinese bronzes, British Portraits and works from Northern Europe and Naples. You can also find objects of inspiration and original textile designs by Enid Marx in our Marx-Lambert Collection. The gallery is set within 120 acres of Grade II listed park, landscaped by Capability Brown, the most eminent landscape architect of the eighteenth-century. Today the grounds still reflect his ‘pleasure grounds’ of sweeping grassland, ornamental lake and Cedars of Lebanon for which Brown is…

Royal Shakespeare Company

One of the world’s best-known theatre ensembles, the Royal Shakespeare Company performs the works of Shakespeare, his contemporaries and new writing, throughout the year in Stratford-upon-Avon. Showcasing two thrust stage auditoria, the 1,000 seat Royal Shakespeare Theatre and 450 seat Swan Theatre, bringing audiences and actors closer together in the best possible setting to experience live theatre. If you don’t have time to see a performance then why not simply enjoy the stunning views from the Tower, discover theatrical secrets on a Theatre Tour, spend time exploring the Play’s The Thing exhibition, relax with a coffee at The Other Place…

Stratford ArtsHouse

A modern arts centre at the heart of beautiful Stratford-upon-Avon offering a diverse range of cultural, arts and educational activities. The venue includes a bespoke curved theatre seating system, auditorium foyer and bar, stunning atrium, flexible meeting rooms, and a courtyard garden. Offering a wide variety of performances from classical concerts, comedy nights, literary events, and Christmas shows – you are bound to find an event to suit your taste Please visit the website for full details of the upcoming events.