On Saturday 27th April in the morning the Birthday celebrations will kick-off with the famous Parade, when groups, colleges, schools, bands, & various organisations and clubs, march to mark the Birthday of William Shakespeare with an enactment and appearance of the Bard himself.  

Human statues will present throughout Bancroft Gardens all day Saturday & Sunday (27-28th April 2019 ). Bright lights will be there early each day until 5pm each night. let the party start!

A fabulous marketplace will be located on Waterside on both days offering an assortment of top quality stalls with merchandise of every description befitting this glorious occasion, where Bright Lights will also be fuond in the wonderful celebration

Street entertainers, strollers, live music and a stage with compare & host throughout the weekend. An amazing occasion and fun event with all the family in mind, & one not to be missed. Stratford-upon-Avon offers, Boat trips, The Big Wheel, Butterfly Farm, a range of restaurants, pubs & cafes, high street names and independent shops.