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Stratford upon Avon Literacy Festival

Celebrating its 9th year in 2016, The Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival is an exciting mixture of debate, ideas, celebrity author events, workshops and humour. Alongside this is a programme of education events in Stratford and local schools involving favourite authors, poets and illustrators, entertaining and inspiring children from 2 to 18.

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Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 10:00 to Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 20:00
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Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations

The Shakespeare Birthday Celebration brings together organisations across Stratford-upon-Avon. Throughout the day community events and street entertainment will be taking place, organised by The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and the RSC. From 9:20am to 12:00pm the Birthday Procession will take place and the day's events will culiminate with Beating Retreat by the Band of the Corp of Royal Engineers in Henley Street. The event is free and open to everyone.

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Thursday, April 23, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, April 26, 2015 (All day)
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Stratford-upon-Avon Festival of Motoring

Following the success of the first Stratford Festival of Motoring over the May Bank Holiday weekend in 2013 we have decided to make this an annual event. The Festival will again take place over the May Bank Holiday weekend which for 2014 is Sunday 4th and Monday 5th May. Organised jointly by StratForward, (the town’s Business Improvement District) and Shakespeare Country, the event will see around 300 classic and special interest vehicles on display on the streets of Stratford upon Avon.

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Sunday, May 3, 2015 (All day) to Monday, May 4, 2015 (All day)
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Bancroft Gardens, Stratford upon Avon

Bancroft Gardens
River Avon
Nicely lit at night
Canal bridge
Shakespearean characters
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The Bancroft Gardens are situated in the centre of Stratford upon Avon next to the River Avon and in front of The world famous Royal Shakespeare Theatre. The Bancroft Gardens attract over one millions visitors every year.

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Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Warwickshire

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William Shakespeare
Snow covered
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The world famous Anne Hathaway's Cottage is situated in Shottery, 1 mile from Stratford-upon-Avon and was the childhood home of William Shakespeare's wife. The thatched cottage is situated in stunning grounds and gardens.

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Royal Shakespeare Theatre - Stratford upon Avon

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Stairlight
Viewing Tower
Wintertime
Royal Shakespeare Theatre under Construction
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The Royal Shakespeare Theatre is located in the centre of Stratford upon Avon and offers opportunities to photograph it from both sides of the River Avon as well as the inside of the Theatre. 

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Holy Trinity Church, Stratford upon Avon

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Black and White
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Holy Trinity Church is a Landmark and a great place to photograph, it's a 5 minute walk from the center of the busy tourist town, Stratford upon Avon, famous for the playwright William Shakespeare. 

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Luddington Barn

luddington old barn
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Luddington village holds an old barn which makes for an interesting capture.

 

Note: Last time I visited (January 2012) it was being renovated to be turned into a holiday home. 

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Stratford Upon Avon - Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, location
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Found in the centre of Stratford Upon Avon (CV37 6BB) the theatre has recently been renovated and opened. There are opportunities here for many types of photography. Architecture, interiors, people (street photography?), nature (it is on the river).

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