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Did We Mention The Free Mince Pies

14/12/2017 till 15/12/2017

A The Bear Pit Theatre Company and Friends present the usual annual pastiche of nonsense. Playing at The Bear Pit Theatre, Rother Street 14th and 15th December 2017- tickets available via the Bear Pit Website www.thebearpit.org.uk, in person from the RSC box office from 10am Mon - Sun or our ticket hotline 01789 403416 Mon - Sat 10am - 6pm.

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Tudor Christmas

16/12/2017 till 16/12/2017

When the crowds have left and our beautiful buildings are quiet, we invite you to try something different. Sample a wide range of specially programmed talks and workshops 'After Hours'. Discover how the Tudor’s celebrated Christmas and explore the foods they enjoyed during the festive season, with Sharon Lippett, resident Tudor from Mary Arden’s Farm. 

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Antony and Cleopatra

16/12/2017 till 16/12/2017

Following Caesar’s assassination, Mark Antony has reached the heights of power. Now he has neglected his empire for a life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. Torn between love and duty, Antony’s military brilliance deserts him, and his passion leads the lovers to their tragic end.  Iqbal Khan returns to the RSC to direct, following his critically acclaimed productions of Othello (2015) and Much Ado About Nothing (2012). Antony & Cleopatra will be broadcast live to cinemas on 24 May 2017. The play will then transfer to the Barbican for a limited London Season from 30 November 2017 - 20 January 2018. Please note this production contains scenes of nudity.

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The Lost Words - Compton Verney

21/10/2017 till 17/12/2017

The Lost Words is a unique collaborative project at Compton Verney between writer Robert Macfarlane and artist Jackie Morris. Taking the form of both an exhibition and a book published by Hamish Hamilton, The Lost Words celebrates the relationship between language and the living world, and of nature’s power to spark the imagination.   In 2007, the Oxford Junior Dictionary culled around sixty nature words due to a chronic lack of use. From acorn to wren, by way of bluebell, conker and kingfisher, nature words were removed and replaced with words drawn from the digital and virtual environments: attachment, blog, database and voice-mail.    In response to this widening gulf between childhood and the natural world, The Lost Words seeks to conjure that vanishing wildness back into existence through images and writing.   Robert Macfarlane has created a series of spell-poems – one for each lost word – while Jackie Morris, inspired by her lifelong passion for Britain’s landscapes and wildlife, has painted beautiful watercolours and used gold leaf to take the viewer on a journey that makes the familiar magical once more. As Jackie says I want The Lost Words to delight the mind and the eye and send children to sleep dreaming of wild things.   

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Quentin Blake: Inside Stories - Compton Verney

21/10/2017 till 17/12/2017

House of Illustration’s landmark Quentin Blake: Inside Stories exhibition celebrates the work of one of the world’s most important and best-loved illustrators. Co-curated by Quentin Blake, the exhibition at Compton Verney offers a unique insight into some of his most characteristic and popular creations. Blake himself introduces illustrations for his own books and collaborations with writers including Roald Dahl, David Walliams and Michael Rosen. He brings together rough drawings and finished artwork to demonstrate how his ideas have evolved into unforgettable illustrations and bestselling books. The exhibition features over 140 works, many never previously seen outside Blake’s studio.

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EBENEZER'S CHRISTMAS CAROL

04/12/2017 till 20/12/2017

7.30pm Join Ebenezer as he recants the famous Dicken's story within a creepy old house, to rival Marley's manor! (May not be suitable for children)

Festive Family Fun

08/12/2017 till 23/12/2017

Let us help you get into the festive spirit from the 8-23 December with our family Christmas activities. Whether you are looking to escape the Christmas shopping or avoid the cold the British Motor Museum has something for all the family.

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CHRISTMAS EVE GHOST TOUR

24/12/2017 till 24/12/2017

6:00pm A 'chilling' Christmas Eve Ghost Tour by lantern light, preceded by a warming glass of mulled wine and mince pies to warm the spirits!

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BOXING DAY

26/12/2017 till 26/12/2017

Museum open 10.30am-5.30pm Lantern lit ghost tour 6pm

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STRATFORD TOWN FUN QUIZ TRAIL

26/12/2017 till 26/12/2017

Join in a fun quiz trail walk past timber-framed mediaeval buildings, Shakespeare’s homes, RSC theatres, river Avon, Trinity church, plus lots more with family, work colleagues or friends looking for clues to answer a mix of historical and observational questions in Stratford town centre.  After a short introduction from your Trivia Trail host set off from The Quill Lounge, Mecure Shakespeare Hotel in teams of up to six, returning 90 minutes later for scoring and prizes for the winners.  History in a fun way! Perfect for entertaining visitors, families, schools, team-building, hen parties and birthdays. Book onto one of the scheduled trail dates listed on the website, which are also run round Warwick, or private parties of two up to 40+ welcome to book a quiz trail on a day and time to suit. (Minimum of £50.00). Bookings can be made on the day subject to availability.