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PREVIEW: Jay Rayner on being a food critic

PREVIEW: Jay Rayner on being a food critic

PREVIEW: Jay Rayner on being a food critic

12 May 2016

Restaurant critic, presenter and jazz pianist Jay Rayner calls into Lemington Spa town hall with his show My Dining Hell on Friday (13 th May). He chatted…


INTERVIEW: 'For All Time' artist Steven Follen

INTERVIEW: 'For All Time' artist Steven Follen

INTERVIEW: 'For All Time' artist Steven Follen

06 May 2016

FOR All Time is the largest permanent site-specific artwork to be commissioned by the RSC. Herald arts caught up with its creator, Brighton based-artist…


Delta bluesman ‘Bud’ Welch visits

Delta bluesman ‘Bud’ Welch visits

Delta bluesman ‘Bud’ Welch visits

06 May 2016

GOSPEL and blues guitarist Leo ‘Bud’ Welch is performing at The Norman Knight, Whichford, on Monday, 9th May. He was born in Sbougla, Mississippi, in…


God of Carnage opens at the Bear Pit Theatre

God of Carnage opens at the Bear Pit Theatre

God of Carnage opens at the Bear Pit Theatre

06 May 2016

AS God of Carnage, the comedy of manners written by French playwright Yasmina Reza in 2006, opens at the Bear Pit Theatre tonight (Friday, 8th May), Gill…


REVIEW: Games & Thrones by Playbox Theatre

REVIEW: Games & Thrones by Playbox Theatre

REVIEW: Games & Thrones by Playbox Theatre

04 May 2016

What a night for the bard. On stage at the RSC the good and the great are having a ball hamming up the to be’s or not to be’s in wisecracking celebration…


Looking north for Founders' Lecture

Looking north for Founders' Lecture

Looking north for Founders' Lecture

02 May 2016

THE Stratford-upon-Avon Art Society’s annual Founders’ Lecture takes place on Thursday, 12th May, at at the Shakespeare Centre, Henley Street, Stratford. Vivien…


New York rapper's way with Shakespeare’s words

New York rapper's way with Shakespeare’s words

New York rapper's way with Shakespeare’s words

29 April 2016

NEW York rapper Devon Glover, aka the Sonnet Man, recited all 154 of Shakespeare’s sonnets back-to-back on Sunday. 24th, rounding off the weekend and…


Names down for 7th Campden Lit Fest

Names down for 7th Campden Lit Fest

Names down for 7th Campden Lit Fest

29 April 2016

THE seventh Chipping Campden Literature Festival gets under way on Tuesday, 3rd May. Highlights include Prue Leith talking about her latest book, The…


Roll up, roll up for panto fun!

Roll up, roll up for panto fun!

Roll up, roll up for panto fun!

29 April 2016

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON ArtsHouse is putting on the pantomime Aladdin this year and is inviting local people to join the professional cast. There will be…


COMPETITION: Win signed Shakespeare map artwork

COMPETITION: Win signed Shakespeare map artwork

COMPETITION: Win signed Shakespeare map artwork

29 April 2016

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON-born artist Jane Tomlinson has created three illustrated maps in praise of William Shakespeare. Jane started drawing maps just as…


Short Chaplin film's Stratford premiere

Short Chaplin film's Stratford premiere

Short Chaplin film's Stratford premiere

27 April 2016

PARRY Taylor Films will have their fourth short film premiered at the Stratford-upon-Avon Picturehouse tomorrow night, Friday, 29th April. The Stratford…


'Honoured and humbled, and in good company'

'Honoured and humbled, and in good company'

'Honoured and humbled, and in good company'

23 April 2016

SURPRISED, honoured and humbled - that is how Sir Trevor Nunn described how he was feeling after collecting this year's Pragnell Shakespeare Award. Speaking…


Sir Trevor Nunn is 26th Shakespearean to gets his hands on the Pragnell Prize

Sir Trevor Nunn is 26th Shakespearean to gets his hands on the Pragnell Prize

Sir Trevor Nunn is 26th Shakespearean to gets his hands on the Pragnell Prize

23 April 2016

SIR Trevor Nunn has been presented with the 26th Pragnell Shakespeare Award this afternoon. The acclaimed theatre director,Trevor Nunn, who was artistic…


First peek backstage at Shakespeare Live!

First peek backstage at Shakespeare Live!

First peek backstage at Shakespeare Live!

23 April 2016

Herald arts correspondent Gill Sutherland will be in the audience at Shakespeare Live! From the RSC this evening, Saturday. Yesterday, she went behind…


Actors pay homage to Victoria Wood

Actors pay homage to Victoria Wood

Actors pay homage to Victoria Wood

20 April 2016

The news of Victoria Wood’s death, from cancer aged 62, has led to a massive outpouring of grief, with many taking to social media to pay homage to the…


Grunts, Gruffalos and a whacky witch

Grunts, Gruffalos and a whacky witch

Grunts, Gruffalos and a whacky witch

17 April 2016

THE final day of this year’s Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival is given over entirely to children, who will have the opportunity to meet some of the…


Shakespeare 400: Read Romeo and Juliet...in Russian!

Shakespeare 400: Read Romeo and Juliet...in Russian!

Shakespeare 400: Read Romeo and Juliet...in Russian!

12 April 2016

A COPY of Romeo and Juliet in Russian that was handed to the Shakespeare Memorial Library in Birmingham by a 30-strong delegation from the Soviet Union…


INTERVIEW: ‘I was going to medical school’

INTERVIEW: ‘I was going to medical school’

INTERVIEW: ‘I was going to medical school’

12 April 2016

PAAPA Essiedu, 25, was brought up in east London by his mum. He studied drama at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Three years after graduating, the…


REVIEW: Warwick Independent Schools Foundation Gala Concert

REVIEW: Warwick Independent Schools Foundation Gala Concert

REVIEW: Warwick Independent Schools Foundation Gala Concert

11 April 2016

A Night At The Opera , 14th March, Butterworth Hall, Warwick University Massed choirs and 400 young musicians transported the audience at Warwick University’s…


Guess who’s back..!

Guess who’s back..!

Guess who’s back..!

08 April 2016

THE George Huxley Jazz Men will return to Tysoe Village Hall, by popular demand, to celebrate St George’s Day on Saturday, 23rd April. George Huxley is…


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