11am 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, April
2pm on 25, 26 27 April
Join the award-winning daily town walk to discover Stratford and its fascinating relationship with William Shakespeare. See the Shakespeare town houses, theatres, River Avon, 15th century timber-framed buildings and visit Holy Trinity Church. Hear fascinating stories of fires, flooding, plague, old fashioned sayings, medieval cures and history, wrapped up with a little Shakespeare. No need to book, just turn up by the swan fountain on Waterside, opposite Barnaby’s fish & chip shop.
Adult £5, Over 65/stud £4, Child £2, under 5′s free! Great discounts with your ticket at shops, restaurants, pubs and attractions. More info via 07855 760377 or www.www.stratfordtownwalk.co.uk
Stratford Ghost Cruise
Stratford Town Walk and Bancroft Cruisers present an entertaining ghostly evening cruise on the beautiful River Avon. Join the Man in Black or Vincent (Equity members/professional magical entertainers) for a blend of chilling stories enhanced with magic and mind reading, stimulating the imagination. A brief interval during the cruise provides the opportunity to stretch the legs and re-visit the bar. Boarding from 7pm, sailing at 7.30pm. The boat is covered, centrally heated, has toilet facilities and a bar to raise the spirits! Duration approximately 1 ½ hours.
Adults £12, children (under 16) £10. Booking via 07855 760377 or www.stratfordtownwalk.co.uk
Supper Cruise – Sat 26 April
Evening cruise on the River Avon followed by a Ghost Walk around ‘haunted’ Stratford. Bancroft Cruisers and Stratford Town Walk have teamed up to organise a special evening of entertainment. The evening starts at the Holiday Inn Hotel where the ‘Rita Ellen’ will be available to board from 6.30pm, sailing at 7pm. The boat is accessible, centrally heated, has toilet facilities and a bar. The relaxing cruise along the gently flowing River Avon with its abundance of wildlife, provides a delightful backdrop to charm the senses. A commentary will be provided during the cruise and a ploughmans platter (courtesy of Havilands). And then things change! At the end of the cruise, a costumed guide from Stratford Town Ghost Walk will arrive for the magical ghost walk. Discover the ancient buildings and hear tales of ghosts, witches, murder and misery, with a little magic. The evening will end at around 9pm at the Swan Fountain on Waterside. The walk is easy going, but warm clothing and sensible footwear are recommended.
Adult £15. Child £12. Booking is necessary. Please telephone 07855 760377 / 01789 292478. More info at www.stratfordtownwalk.co.uk
Mon 21, Thur 24, Fri 25, Sat 26, Mon 28 April at 7.30pm
Highly acclaimed evening Ghost Walk in ‘haunted’ Stratford. Join a costumed guide for an entertaining evening of ghostly stories, with magic or spells. The guides are members of Equity and professional magicians or entertainers. Walk starts at the swan fountain on Waterside, opposite Barnaby’s fish & chip shop.
Adult £6, Child £4. Booking is necessary, please call 07855 760377. Great discounts with your ticket at shops, restaurants, pubs and attractions. More info at www.stratfordtownwalk.co.uk