Bring your group to Stratford-upon-Avon for outstanding theatre, fascinating exhibitions, guided theatre tours and the best food in town – all under one roof

The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Garden Theatre is now open for daily performances, together with our Rooftop Restaurant, and our Riverside Cafe is operating a takeaway service. Our tours and hire services remain closed for now. We look forward to welcoming you back to Stratford. Find out more

Come to visit and you will quickly discover there’s more to us than our year-round calendar of performances. Your group will love to discover theatre secrets on a guided tour, see Shakespeare’s home town from a different perspective from the top of the tower, enjoy a delicious meal in the Rooftop Restaurant or interact with our theatre-making history in The Play’s The Thing exhibition.

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Group Pre-orders

Pre-order ice cream for your group for the interval for £3 per tub or Lickalix ice lollies for £2.50. Email Catering for full details before your visit or visit any theatre bar when you arrive.


We perform the works of Shakespeare, his contemporaries and new writing all year round at our home in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Group prices
10+ pay £39.50 per ticket (Royal Shakespeare Theatre) or £29.50 per ticket (Swan Theatre) 
50+ pay £37.50 per ticket (Royal Shakespeare Theatre) or £27.50 per ticket (Swan Theatre)
100+ pay £34.50 per ticket (Royal Shakespeare Theatre) or £24.50 per ticket (Swan Theatre)
200+ please contact us to discuss your booking

Group ticket discounts are available on Premium price, A price and B price seats for Monday to Friday performances.

See What's On

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For more information

email or call 01789 331111

Theatre Tours

We offer a range of guided theatre tours to bring you closer to the world of theatre and help you discover the Royal Shakespeare Company’s fascinating history.

Behind the Scenes Tour
From £170 for 20 people
Explore the public and private areas of our theatre campus.

The Other Place Tour - From Page to Stage
From £170 for 20 people
Discover the journey a play takes, from its beginnings as a script to a performance in front of an audience.

Front of House Tour

From £120 for 20 people
Tour the public areas of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and be guided through the history of the company.

Refreshment Packages for Groups
Combine your tour with delicious refreshments and a Tower visit. Contact us for details..

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For more information

email or call 01789 331111

The Play's The Thing

Take a magical journey through 100 years of theatre-making in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Spark your imagination with rarely-seen treasures and hands-on fun for all ages.

The Play’s The Thing is a self-guided exhibition that takes approximately one hour.

Open daily.

Groups of 20+ are £8 per person.

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To discuss your Group menu

email or call 01789 331111

Eating and Drinking

The RSC offers a range of places to eat and drink, whether you’re looking for morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea, hot or cold buffet or a sit down dinner. We cook all food fresh in our kitchens, from the finest locally sourced, seasonal ingredients.

Our critically acclaimed Rooftop Restaurant is situated on the top floor of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre offering stunning views of the River Avon and surrounding countryside. Open daily from 10.30am, we serve a simply cooked modern British menu in a unique space.

RSC Explorer Pass

Experience the very best of the Royal Shakespeare Company with an RSC Explorer Pass.

Valid for one day, with the RSC Explorer Pass you can enjoy the stunning views of Shakespaere’s home town from the top of the tower, learn the secrets and stories behind our theatre-making in The Play’s The Thing exhibition and explore the RSC campus on a guided theatre tour.

Groups of 10+ are £14 per person
Include refreshments from £1.95 per person


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email or call 01789 331111

Further Information

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Other Group Visits

Tours for school visits

Planning an Education Visit

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School Group Visits

All of our tours can be tailored for school visits - just let us know the ages of the students taking part when booking and we will do the rest. Please note that one adult is required for every 10 students.

To book a school tour contact our Education Box Office on

Student Coach Trips

Student coach trips

We run regular coach trips to bring students from the Universities of Birmingham, Warwick and Oxford to the RSC in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Tickets are £17 including return travel, your ticket for the show and entry to The Play's The Thing exhibition before the show.

Find out more about Student Coach Trips.