Shakespeare's Birthday Festival
EVERYONE’S INVITED TO THE PARTY! In honour of one of the most famous Birthdays in the UK’s history and calendar, coach parties of visitors, families, tourists and locals are flocking to Stratford-upon-Avon for this exciting and iconic two-day festival which includes international street food, delicious cocktail bars and top quality entertainment as part of a Giant Market with a presentation of over 100 fabulous stalls on the recreation ground adjacent to Bantock Gardens, as well as the launch of the UK’s first ever Living Statues Championship with ‘Statues’ taking part from all over the UK and Europe.
TRADING INFORMATION. The market location is the Recreation Ground, Swans Nest Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 7LS A very beautiful large grassed area adjacent to Bantock Gardens where the living statues will perform & pose and where the Championship judging will take place. An additional plethora of entertainment will accompany the giant market, including a fun fair, carousel, soft play, punch & judy, the fizzogs (dancing grannies), the bandstand will house presenter Ian (Porky) Jones, with live music and performances throughout the event. A wonderful atmosphere with tables and chairs provided, creating a birthday party seating area amongst the bars and street food stalls. Event visitors are also welcome to bring their own picnics. Opening hours 10.00 – 17.00 both days. Dogs on leads welcome. More info see: