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Bell Court Magic Alley Bell Court Stratford Playhouse Royal Shakespeare Theatre Stratford Town Walk The Arden Hotel
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Bistrot Pierre Jo Malone Escape Arts White Stuff SDC Logo
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Whittard of Chelsea

Whittard of Chelsea

Limited Edition Queen of Hearts Tea-for-One

Instore and online now RRP £40

Something to settle down with after a strenuous game of croquet (hedgehog and flamingo-free might we add)? Ah, now we have just the thing. Designed exclusively for Whittard, this fine bone china tea-for-one features reimagined illustrations from Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. It's what we'd call "a cuppa fit for a queen".

14 High Street
CV37 6AU


Joules new ranges in store now!

12/13 High Street
CV37 6AU


Will's Kitchen

Will’s Kitchen is a new kind of destination cafe that pairs great food with creative inspiration. Located opposite Shakespeare’s Birthplace on Henley Street, they celebrate the creativity for which William Shakespeare is legend, in new ways, on and off the plate.

With your BID card you can get 2 for 1 on hot drinks during the month of February.

Open daily, 8am to 5pm
43 Henley Street, CV37 6QW

Follow them on Instagram for behind the scenes developments.


Get a great breakfast at Fizz & Fin on Greenhill Street

Click the image above to view their ful breakfast menu.

Fizz & Fin
19 Greenhill Street
Cv37 6LF


Bell Court has chosen Stratford-upon-Avon’s Escape Arts as its charity partner for 2020

Bell Court

The partnership means shoppers will be treated to some exciting, family friendly arts, crafts, music and theatre!

Both Bell Court and Escape Arts are busy putting together a programme of fundraising activities which will kick off at the leisure and retail destination with a launch event on Random Acts of Kindness Day on Monday 17th February, so keep your eye out for more information.

If your business would like to host an event in Bell Court, please do let us know on


Seasalt Cornwall



Find balance and boost your wellbeing


Seasalt active wear in soft and breathable natural fabrics. In cool organic cotton, silky soft bamboo and NEW Power Stretch jersey, to offer gentle support and ease of movement while exercising.

Designed in energising colours and unique prints inspired by Cornwall's granite landscapes and sculptural forms

15 Bell Court
CV37 6JP



Escape Live

Get discounts for this amazing fun experience with your Bid Card.

31 Greenhill Street
CV37 6LE

01789 507060



Whitewall Galleries are excited to announce that you can meet DANIELLE O'CONNOR AKIYAMA in the Stratford Gallery, Sheep Street.

Whitewall Gallery

On Tuesday 24 March 2020, 6PM - 8PM . Booking essential.

Her distinctive fusion of eastern and western artistry has led to her works being highly prized by art collectors from both sides of the Pacific, and she has been the subject of a major fine art retrospective book entitled ‘Illumination’ which further enhanced her status in the UK. 

Call 01789 209201 to secure your place on the guest list

50 Sheep Street
CV37 6EE


Whats on at the Stratford Playhouse?

Regular events include

The Stratford Playhouse

Kettle On - 1st Wednesday of every month 2pm £2

Stratford Playmusic - Last Friday of every month 8:30pm £5

Stratford Comedyclub - Last Thursday of the month 8pm from £8

Stratford Jazz - Date varies 8pm from £8 view artists at

The Drama Chamber - Date varies 7:30pm £3

Plus loads and loads of special one off shows!

14 Rother Street
CV37 6LU

Box Office:01789 333990


Stratford-upon-Avon District Council
Stratford District Council

Planning Application Submitted for Debenhams Site

Application(s) reference: 19/03319/FUL

See further information here



Escape Arts in Stratford

Escape Arte

Click on the links below to find out the latest on

The Old Slaughter House
The Yard
Off Sheep Street
CV37 7AP
01789 532110


Mothering Sunday Celebrations at The Arden Hotel on Waterside

Arden Hotel

Treat mum to a delicious three course lunch on Sunday 22nd March. Includes a gift for every mother in the party. Children’s menu available or alternatively main menu 1/2 price for children under 12.

Call 01789 298692 to book

CV37 6BA

01789 298682



Discover more of Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon by joining the multi-award-winning guided walking tour, every day even Christmas Day!

A lively, entertaining and interesting, the guided town walk is a great way to explore Stratford, its history, attractions and fascinating relationship with William Shakespeare.  Suitable for all.  Wheelchair friendly.  Dogs are welcome!

For all walks gather by the yellow sign, close to the Swan fountain on Waterside, near the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and opposite the junction of Sheep Street. Prices vary.

Town Walk:Daily - Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri at 11am - Sat at 11am and 2pm - Christmas Day at 10.30am. Duration approximately 2hrs

Ghost Walk every Saturday night 7:30 pm Book on the day or a few days before on 07855760377. Duradtion 1.5 hours.

Halloween Ghost Walk: October 31st. Walks at 6pm, 6.30pm, 8pm and 8.30pm lasting around 1.5 hours Booking in advance is essential as numbers will be limited. Please telephone ASAP between 9am and 6pm on 07855760377

Christmas Day Walk:The Christmas Day guided walk starts at 10.30am from the Swan Fountain and booking isn't necessary.

More info at


Magic Alley in Bell Court for Children

Magic Alley Parties

Find out more here

Magic Alley
Bell Court
01789 290969



Jo Malone

Jo Malone Lavender


Jo Malone
Bridge Street
CV37 6AB
0370 1925040



On at the RSC

Boy in the dress

David Walliams’ heart-warming comedy comes to the stage for the first time in a musical adapted by Mark Ravenhill, new songs from Robbie Williams and Guy Chambers, directed by Artistic Director Gregory Doran. In the RSC Theatre until 8th March 2020

King John

Threatened from all sides by Europe, the English noblemen and even his own family, King John will stop at nothing to keep his crown. Shakespeare’s rarely performed tale of a nation in turmoil vibrates with modern resonance in this new production. Swan Theatre Until 21 March 2020

Find out more



Bistrot Pierre Events

Pancake Day


Soiree Gastronomique


Swan's Nest
CV37 7LT

01789 264804



White Stuff

White Stuff

20 Bridge St
CV37 6AE



Also There is lots of  fun going on at the 5 Birthplace Trust properties

Shakespeare's Birthplace, Mary Ardens Farm, Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Shakespeare's New Place and Hall's Croft

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

See details at

Discounts available with your BID Card and 12 months unlimited entry with every Full Story ticket.

A full programme of events is listed below or can be found online at


Stratford Spring Literary Festival 2020 9th to 17th May 2020

There's something for everyone! Including Polly Toynbee, George Alagiah, Rory Bremner, Dame Hilary Mantel and  Ollie Ollerton. View the full list here

Enter a 2020 Festival Competition

Are you an unpublished writer and/or illustrator? Enter the 2020 Children's Picture Book Prize

Submissions are now open for: 2020 Young Poets Prize

Submissions are also now open for: The Book Jacket Design Competition 2020

Writers' Day

Saturday 16th May at the Crowne Plaza Hotel - find out more here

Book your place here