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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.


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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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.
Provision, maintenance and support of a barriered, ANPR, ticketless pay on exit (pay on foot) solution in one combined multi-storey / surface car park in the centre of Stratford-Upon-Avon.
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.
THE eighth annual Stratford-upon-Avon River Festival will take place on July 2 and 3.
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.
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.
Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon is celebrating the Games by throwing an Olympics party all day on Friday, July 27, at the Bancroft Gardens, which is free to attend.
All this plus a visit to historic Stratford-upon-Avon makes for a relaxing, fun weekend not to be missed.

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