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IEW OF THE YEAR: Best arts events from 2020

IEW OF THE YEAR: Best arts events from 2020

IEW OF THE YEAR: Best arts events from 2020

15 January 2021

Herald arts contributors look back on a few highlights from last year


Go clubbing to get in shape for 2021

Go clubbing to get in shape for 2021

Go clubbing to get in shape for 2021

13 January 2021

Slimming World consultant Laura Schofield explains the benefits joining a club even in lockdown


Designer draws attention to charms of Stratford and beyond

Designer draws attention to charms of Stratford and beyond

Designer draws attention to charms of Stratford and beyond

11 January 2021

Illustrator Adam Beardsmore’s work is inspired by art deco tourist posters


END OF YEAR REVIEW: The best books from 2020

END OF YEAR REVIEW: The best books from 2020

END OF YEAR REVIEW: The best books from 2020

07 January 2021

Stratford Literary Festival (SLF) folk and other local reading enthusiasts share their favourite reads from last year


Looking back at the family history behind Hathaway's Tea Rooms on Stratford's High Street

Looking back at the family history behind Hathaway's Tea Rooms on Stratford's High Street

Looking back at the family history behind Hathaway's Tea Rooms on Stratford's High Street

04 January 2021

The landmark tea room was established in the 1930s, and has been in the hands of the same family since then.


New radio drama tells of Ilmington's role in early royal Christmas broadcast

New radio drama tells of Ilmington's role in early royal Christmas broadcast

New radio drama tells of Ilmington's role in early royal Christmas broadcast

29 December 2020

Writer Mark Carey's drama Voices in the Air was recorded for the BBC ahead of the festive season


Ragley wins starring role in The Crown

Ragley wins starring role in The Crown

Ragley wins starring role in The Crown

03 December 2020

Ragley Hall has won a starring role in TV's hit series The Crown – by standing in as Princess Diana's Althorp home.


TOP 13 HALLOWEEN FILMS: The best scream-age kicks

TOP 13 HALLOWEEN FILMS: The best scream-age kicks

TOP 13 HALLOWEEN FILMS: The best scream-age kicks

31 October 2020

We all know you get your nightmares on Elm Street, your shivers on Friday 13th and your screams from… well… Scream! But there are other manifestations…


INTERVIEW: RSC director Kimberley Sykes #ArtistsInRetreat

INTERVIEW: RSC director Kimberley Sykes #ArtistsInRetreat

INTERVIEW: RSC director Kimberley Sykes #ArtistsInRetreat

29 October 2020

Theatre director and RSC regular Kimberley Sykes talks to Gill Sutherland about her experience of living life under lockdown Tell us about what you do…


MEDIEVAL MIRTH: McLeod Brothers launch children's book Knight Sir Louis

MEDIEVAL MIRTH: McLeod Brothers launch children's book Knight Sir Louis

MEDIEVAL MIRTH: McLeod Brothers launch children's book Knight Sir Louis

08 August 2020

Hailed as a ‘masterclass in silliness’, Knight Sir Louis and the Dreadful Damsel is the first children’s book by Stratford’s premier creative siblings,…


INTERVIEW: RSC director Iqbal Khan #ArtistInRetreat

INTERVIEW: RSC director Iqbal Khan #ArtistInRetreat

INTERVIEW: RSC director Iqbal Khan #ArtistInRetreat

03 August 2020

During the lockdown Herald arts finds out how local creatives are dealing with their downtime. Here director Iqbal Khan. His RSC credits include Tartuffe…


'Everyone comes through our doors at some point'

'Everyone comes through our doors at some point'

'Everyone comes through our doors at some point'

30 July 2020

Gill Sutherland takes a trip to the reopened registry office (article published 16th July). Since 1837 the Warwickshire Registration Service have documented…


Meet the moth man!

Meet the moth man!

Meet the moth man!

10 July 2020

By day butterflies delight and dazzle, but during the night other winged marvels are equally impressive. Anna Pike reports on how Britain’s moth populations…


INTERVIEW: Theatre director Hal Chambers #ArtistsInRetreat

INTERVIEW: Theatre director Hal Chambers #ArtistsInRetreat

INTERVIEW: Theatre director Hal Chambers #ArtistsInRetreat

02 July 2020

During the coronavirus lockdown Herald arts finds out how local creatives are dealing with their downtime. Here Hal Chambers, assistant director on the…


Herald photographer in top accolade

Herald photographer in top accolade

Herald photographer in top accolade

12 June 2020

HERALD photographer Mark Williamson has been shortlisted for a top press award with a portfolio of stunning pictures. A multiple award-winner already,…


Appeal helps steam railway prepare for when trains can run again

Appeal helps steam railway prepare for when trains can run again

Appeal helps steam railway prepare for when trains can run again

01 June 2020

THERE is something to cheer for the southern section of the Stratford to Cheltenham rail route. While the debate continues about the case for reopening…


INTERVIEW: Niamh Cusack on life in lockdown #ArtistsInRetreat

INTERVIEW: Niamh Cusack on life in lockdown #ArtistsInRetreat

INTERVIEW: Niamh Cusack on life in lockdown #ArtistsInRetreat

31 May 2020

During the lockdown Herald arts finds out how local creatives are dealing with their downtime. Here Niamh Cusack shares her thoughts. The actor played…


Playbox Theatre artistic director Emily Quash on life in lockdown #ArtistsInRetreat

Playbox Theatre artistic director Emily Quash on life in lockdown #ArtistsInRetreat

Playbox Theatre artistic director Emily Quash on life in lockdown #ArtistsInRetreat

13 May 2020

During the lockdown Herald arts finds out how local creatives are dealing with their downtime. Here Playbox Theatre’s Artistic Director Emily Quash shares…


Celebrating birthdays under lockdown

Celebrating birthdays under lockdown

Celebrating birthdays under lockdown

07 May 2020

Jane Tailby, Headteacher at Bridgetown Primary School, looks at how to mark birthdays during the crisis. HOW do you mark a birthday celebration during…


INTERVIEW: Artist Evgenia Golubeva on life in lockdown #ArtistsInRetreat

INTERVIEW: Artist Evgenia Golubeva on life in lockdown #ArtistsInRetreat

INTERVIEW: Artist Evgenia Golubeva on life in lockdown #ArtistsInRetreat

03 May 2020

Writer, animation director and illustrator Evgenia Golubeva tells Herald arts about her life under lockdown. Tell us about what you do, and how you got…


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