Family Trail

A free family trail of activities around Stratford-upon-Avon to celebrate Great Big Green Week.

Saturday 1 October

10am - 4.30pm

Take part in activities around Stratford-upon-Avon which connect to the five ways to wellbeing. Activities are suitable for all the family to enjoy. You can take part in the activities in any order and can take as long as you like, no booking required.

Discover activities around town inspired by the five ways to wellbeing

Learn something new together, get active, take time to notice the environment, and think about how we can come together as a community and take action as part of Great Big Green Week, a week of events in Stratford-upon-Avon and the UK

Download the trail leaflet [5MB PDF]


Foundation House, Stratford Town Trust
144 Masons Road, CV37 9BU
10am - 4.30pm

Come along and see how our wonderful Repair Café volunteers are using their skills to repair household items, extending the item’s life, saving the planet and saving money.

Alongside the Repair Café, you’ll also be able to find out more about the groups based at Foundation House and take part in lots of fun activities including woodturning demonstrations, games, crafts, planting, and more.

Free, no booking required.

Take Notice

Royal Shakespeare Company
Dell Forest Garden, Southern Lane, CV37 6BA
10am - 4.30pm

Take notice and be inspired by creativity and the landscape, being kind to ourselves to be kind to our environment. Join us to plant bulbs and create eco-friendly badges to remind us that kindness is a superpower.

Free, no booking required.


Royal Shakespeare Company
Bell Court Shopping Centre, Rother Street, CV37 6JP
10am - 4.30pm

The Cabinet of Compassion will take up residence in Bell Court, packed full of mini activities to explore the themes of kindness and compassion by taking notice and connecting. We will ask how we can take action together and motivate each other to take compassionate action to be kinder to our world.

Free, no booking required.

Keep Learning

Warwickshire Library Services and Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
Stratford Library, Henley Street, CV37 6PZ

The Forest of Arden
10am – 4.30pm
Come and help us create the Forest of Arden inside the library using a range of creative skills.  

Miniature Fairy Gardens
10am – 4.30pm

Inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream, create your own miniature fairy garden to take home. Design a fairy door and craft a magical setting using a range of natural materials.

Shakespeare for All
10.15am – 2pm
Join us for our monthly gathering to read Antony and Cleopatra. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to take part (we read around the group rather than casting by character). Some copies of the Complete Works are available to use, or feel free to bring your own.

Environmental Shakespeare
3 - 4pm
Come and explore how Shakespeare and his contemporaries understood nature. In this practical workshop there will be colouring, quizzes and a chance to get to know your pottage from your porridge.

Free, no booking required.

Get Active

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
Outside Stratford Library
Henley Street, CV37 6PZ
10am - 4.30pm

Put your best foot forward in our Tudor music and dance sessions out on Henley Street. Discover musical instruments from the time and learn to jig Tudor-style.

Free, no booking required.

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