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

If you and your family have been inspired by the recent #30DaysWild campaign, enjoy nature or just love being outdoors then there's sure to be something of interest in my latest guest blog. Here Jessie Longstaff, Assistant Education Officer, explains how you can have a wild time at Warwickshire Wildlife…
It looks like the scorching weather is going to continue into the weekend so it's a fantastic opportunity to make the most of the great outdoors and enjoy all that Stratford-upon-Avon and the surrounding area has to offer. What better way to start the weekend than with a fete? Bridgetown…
Once again we've got a huge range of family activities available to enjoy in and around Stratford this summer - far too many to cover in a single blog post! So, in this weeks 'Countdown to Summer 2015' I'm going to concentrate on those activities that are running throughout the…
Today is the last day of June which means that it’s officially the last day of #30DaysWild. Over the last few weeks I’ve been following up on some of the Random Acts of Wildness that I started earlier in the month but also been exploring nature in other ways. My…
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. Competitions Escape Arts are running a competition for children to design a colourful new arts & heritage map of Stratford. The winning entry will…
After some glorious weather this week it's starting to feel like summer might be here at last and there's lots of outdoors family entertainment to enjoy around Stratford-upon-Avon this weekend. Starting off with a Family Fun Day at The Old Tramway on Shipston Road on Saturday afternoon. There will be…
When the sun’s shining there’s no place my children enjoy more than a good old fashioned playpark. It doesn’t need to be big or have lots of equipment (but it does help if they can get an ice-cream and I can get a coffee). In this weeks Countdown to Summer…
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) The RSC are piloting a new theatre skills work experience programme to run from 21-23 October 2015. The…
This weekend is a special one for two reasons. Not only is Sunday Father's Day (remember to check my Father's Day blog post for special places to go to treat the dad in your life this weekend) but it is also the Summer Solstice, or longest day of the year,…
In last week's Countdown to Summer 2015 blog post I talked about annual passeswhich, whilst being great value for money, do have a fairly high initial cost. So, this week I'm looking at places you can go that needn't cost you a penny (apart from maybe transport, parking and an…