A few things that caught my eye in and around Stratford...

I hope you have had a good summer and that all children are settled into the new school year. During the school holidays I found myself, as the majority of parents do, on many occasions torn between wanting to spend more time with my children and needing to spend time…
In previous years, as well as the main festival in the Spring, the Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival has held additional events for adults in the Autumn and this year there is also a special Autumn event for children. Throughout the day on 29th October Stratford Artshouse will be hosting a fantastic…
If you've never heard of Clolour Blast take a look at my guest blog below from Hannah Chapman, Marketing Officer at The Shakespeare Hospice who explains all. Last year the School Gate family took part in it and we loved it so much that we've signed up to do it…
Welcome to my weekly round-up of things I've spotted around and about and on social media that I've found interesting and I hope you will too. Local News (including Early Bird discounts) Tiddington Players are holding open auditions (ages 8+ and adults, all welcome!) for their forthcoming production of ‘Robin…
It's almost the the end of the summer holidays but there are plenty of ways to enjoy the last weekend of freedom in and around Stratford-upon-Avon. In the final free concert at band stand in the Recreation Ground this summer you can listen to 'In Choir' on both Saturday and…
A few weeks ago I had a request to help publicise a family event in Norton Lindsey which will be raising money for local charities and to rebuild the village hall. As this is exactly the sort of local event that I love to promote on my website I was…
Welcome to my weekly round-up of things I've spotted around and about and on social media that I've found interesting and I hope you will too. Local News (including Early Bird discounts) Tiddington Players are holding open auditions (ages 8+ and adults, all welcome!) for their forthcoming production of ‘Robin…
Whilst I’m sure we all agree that the school holidays are great, the long break can become very expensive. So, to help our pennies go a little bit further, throughout the summer I’m publishing a weekly round-up of events that you and your children can enjoy for no cost during…
It's almost the end of the school holidays but we've still got the bank holiday to look forward. Given the weather that we've had for most of the summer I daren't even look at the forecast but I will definitely have both sun cream and waterproofs at the ready! There's…
Welcome to my weekly round-up of things I've spotted around and about and on social media that I've found interesting and I hope you will too. Local News (including Early Bird discounts) Hatton Adventure World is offering unlimited outdoor laser combat games (for 8 to 12 year olds) with no…
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