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

There has recently been much activity between Sheep Street and Bridge Street and the end result of all this hard work will be revealed on 23rd May when The Old Slaughterhouse Arts & Heritage Studio opens it's doors to the public. A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to…
It's such a packed weekend coming up that I'm going to get straight into it. Firstly just a note that tonight you have the opportunity to show off your bowling skills in the Big Hit Challenge at Stratford Cricket Club. Pop along from 5.30pm for your chance to get involved…
A few days ago I came across the mention of an event W H Smith in Stratford so, being a curious sort of person, I decided to find out a bit more. It turns out that there is not only a book signing but also a poetry competition for children…
The May half term holiday is just around the corner and, although it's quite a short one, you may be looking for holidays clubs to keep your children occupied whilst they're not at school. In this blog post I have written a round-up of the holiday clubs that are running…
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 The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust has launched its Shakescraft competition where budding digital architects from all over the world can, for the first time,…
I'm lucky enough today to have another guest blog from my favourite fawn, Ruairi, and this one is all about 'The Great Warwickshire Show and Tell' which is happening on Friday. I didn't manage to get to the event last year but I'll definitely make it this year, maybe I'll…
After the blustery weather earlier in the week, with any luck the sunshine will be out again in time for the weekend which will make the Annual Bluebell Walk at Whatcote a perfect way to spend Sunday afternoon. Outdoors types might also be interested in the Foundry Wood Forest School…
Over the last few years my children have taken part in the Summer Reading Challenge at Stratford-upon-Avon library. The Challenge is to read six library books over the summer holidays and collect rewards as you go along. It's a great way to keep children interested in reading during the long…
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) There is a 10% discount on bookings made before 10th May on 'Fit For Sport' activity camps at…
There's so much going on in and around Stratford-upon-Avon this Bank Holiday weekend that I'm not going to waste any more time introducing it... On Sunday and Monday the town centre itself plays host to the Stratford Festival of Motoring. As well as a huge array of vintage and high…