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 (străt′fərd-ŏn-ā′vən, -ôn-) also Strat·ford-up·on-Av·on (-ə-pŏn-, -ə-pôn-)
A town of central England south-southeast of Birmingham. William Shakespeare was born and died in the town, which has long been a popular tourist center.
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or Strat′ford-on-A′von,

a town in SW Warwickshire, in central England, on the Avon River: birthplace and burial place of Shakespeare. 108,600.
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Noun1.Stratford-upon-Avon - a town in central England on the River AvonStratford-upon-Avon - a town in central England on the River Avon; birthplace (and burial place) of William Shakespeare
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A slice of bygone England, Stratford-upon-Avon is a magnet to visitors from around the world who make the pilgrimage to visit the birthplace of William Shakespeare and marvel at one of the most famous theatres in the world; Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
COMMUTERS travelling through Stratford-upon-Avon Railway Station are being warned of disruption over the coming weeks, as huge improvement works start.
Rod Sillence, sponsor for Network Rail, said: "The [pounds sterling]1.5m of improvements at Stratford-upon-Avon will give station-users a more pleasant experience with the re-building of the booking hall, an improved seating area and retail offering.
DEAR Editor, How dare Nadhim Zahawi MP invite Donald Trump to Stratford-upon-Avon.
SOLIHULL College and University Centre is to merge with Stratford-upon-Avon College.
Highlights & inclusions A ticket for The Spanish Riding School of Vienna at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham (upgrades available) Visit to Stratford-upon-Avon One night's bed and English breakfast accommodation at a good hotel in the Midlands area Coach travel from the local area Escorted by a friendly tour manager Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre A unique Christmas shopping experience 2 days from PS109.00, 26 November 2016 Ludlow Castle, provides the perfect setting for the fun-filled Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre.
Citing local history as a fascinating, invaluable, and often neglected resource for the study of our past, Fogg presents the biography of ShakespeareAEs birthplace, a market town in west central England called Stratford-upon-Avon, which had no extensive settlement until the Middle Ages.
Overnight stay at a 3 or 4 star Midlands area hotel with 3-course evening ening meal and full English breakfast Admission to the Malvern Spring Gardening Show on Sunday a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon on Saturday Return coach travel Includes a visit to Stratfordupon-Avon only PS189.95 per person Join the gardening glitterati at Chelsea, the show all the top professionals want to be known for, with over 550 exhibitors striving for the horticultural prize of prizes, a Chelsea Gold Medal.
Then next month Stratford-upon-Avon, where the bard had his family home, will take centre stage, starting with a spectacular fireworks display courtesy of the Royal Shakespeare Company on April 23.
The primary text includes the following essays: Mairi Macdonald, "The Guild of the Holy Cross and its Buildings" (13-30); Sylvia Gill, "Reformation: Priests and People" (31-58); Sylvia Gill, "Where one is a scholemaster of grammar': The Guild School and Teaching in Stratford-upon-Avon c.
Overnight stay at a 3 or 4 star outer London hotel with dinner & full English breakfast Admission to the Chelsea Flower Show on Saturday A visit to Stratford-upon-Avon on Friday Return coach travel from Huddersfield Kew & Savill Gardens from PS139.95 per person 2 days, Saturday departures 11 May & 14 September 2013 A chance to see the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, featuring the world's oldest potted plant, and around 5 million flowers, plus Britain's finest ornamental garden at Windsor.

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