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Jam or cream first? Now THAT is the question…

26th April 2017

New Afternoon Tea Dormy House Afternoon Tea | Warwick Castle

Luckily, here in Shakespeare’s England, we can decide for ourselves exactly how we wish to assemble our scones. And we’re spoiled with lots of places on our doorstep where we can indulge in this afternoon delight…

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!

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.

Prepare to be scared this Halloween!

19th October 2016

Halloween at Warwick Castle Kenilworth Castle Halloween

It’s not long now until Halloween, so we’ve rounded up some suitably scary events happening around Shakespeare’s England to get you in the mood…

Pip, pip, hooray!

12th October 2016

Apple & Ale Weekend at The Fleece Inn Apple Day & Country Fair

As the autumn leaves begin to change colour, our thoughts turn to nature’s abundant harvest.
To mark this special time of year, there are events coming up in Shakespeare’s England with a strong focus on apples.

Ready to shift into a different gear?

21st September 2016

Girls walking in Ragley Gardens

September 22nd is World Car Free Day. There are plenty of places around Shakespeare’s England where you can enjoy a couple of traffic-free hours and a change of scenery.

Doors open wide for Heritage Open Days

05th September 2016

Heritage Open Days Warwickshire

This week sees the return of the popular Heritage Open Days - with so much to choose from, the only question is what will YOU discover?

Kenilworth under siege!

26th August 2016

The Siege of Kenilworth Castle

The good citizens of Kenilworth are preparing for battle this Bank Holiday weekend as the town celebrates the 750th anniversary of the longest siege in English history.

There’s a New Place in town

23rd August 2016

Shakespeare's New Place Gardens

Following a major transformation project and much anticipation, the doors were finally opened on the weekend to New Place on Chapel Street in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon.

Beat the boredom

19th August 2016

Summer Art Club Leamington Spa Museum and Art Gallery

We might be over halfway through the school holidays, but there really is no reason for the children to be getting bored.