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Where to walk off those Christmas chocolates

21st December 2016

Stratford Town Walk in the snow Boxing Day - Batsford Arboretum

For many people, Christmas means spending time at home with family and friends. But it’s also a time of overindulgence, so it’s good to get outdoors to blow away the cobwebs and burn off a few calories.

Get your glitz and glamour fix this New Year’s Eve

14th December 2016

New Year Champagne

For many people, New Year’s Eve is one of the best party nights of the year. If you fancy putting on your glad rags and hitting the dance floor, you’ve got plenty of options here in Shakespeare’s England. Several of these venues offer overnight accommodation, so you don’t even have to worry about driving or taxiing home.

Keeping old traditions alive

09th December 2016

Wassail - Fleece Inn Wassailing and Carol Singing | Hill Close Gardens

Christmas time is associated with lots of wonderful customs and traditions, many of which go back centuries.

Community spirit comes alive at Christmas

01st December 2016

Christmas Tree Festival St Mary's Church

Christmas is as much about fostering community spirit as it is about spending time with our nearest and dearest. And there are several fabulous community-based events happening this coming weekend in Shakespeare’s England for you to enjoy, especially if you have children.

Eat, drink and make merry

25th November 2016

Christmas by Candlelight - The Fleece Inn Great Hall Dinner | Warwick Castle

It’s hard to believe it’s only a month till Christmas!

Whether you’re organising your work’s Christmas do, want somewhere special to eat out or fancy letting someone else cook the turkey this year, Shakespeare’s England has it covered.

Ready, steady… shop!

17th November 2016

Bicester Village Christmas Stratford Christmas Market

With so many wonderful shops and markets to choose from in Shakespeare’s England, this year’s Christmas shopping is sorted

Get into the festive spirit

14th November 2016

Shakespeare's England Christmas

With less than six weeks to go until Christmas, excitement is mounting among children and adults alike!

‘Turtle Bay’, Leamington Spa’s only Caribbean restaurant!

11th November 2016

HH Turtle Bay Jerk Chicken

A taste of paradise in Royal Leamington Spa...

The Play’s The Thing: secrets and stories from the RSC

02nd November 2016

Play's the thing Exhibition - Hamlet Costume Chandos Portrait Shakespeare

Thespians and theatre lovers now have yet another good reason to head to Stratford-upon-Avon.

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.