Save the date for our AGM

Our members are invited to join us for our AGM on Wednesday 10 July, 7pm at Stratford Play House, Rother Street. This is an opportunity for us to share with you our highlights and achievements during the past year and for you to help shape our future. We do hope you are able to join us. […]

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Shedding light on DIY cure for loneliness

THE INNER workings of a shed might not seem a very likely subject for a film, but local filmmakers Charlie Budd and Ben Atkinson discovered tools, tea and a spot of DIY have been changing lives at Men’s Shed Stratford-upon-Avon. The Men’s Shed movement began in Australia as a way for men over the age […]

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Locals celebrate new-look community centre

AN OPEN DAY took place at Bishopton Community Centre on 12 May where locals were invited to celebrate its recent refurbishment thanks to a £15,000 grant from Stratford Town Trust. The improvements have included the provision of new flooring and lighting, making the centre more accessible and inviting for the whole community. The project was […]

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All the world’s a stage and all the men and women merely ‘scarecrows’

  Stratford’s first Community Scarecrow Festival is being held this year during Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebration Weekend 27th and 28th April 2019 on Bancroft Gardens and  Escape Arts are joining forces with Stratford Town Trust to deliver some  exciting new community activities. Community groups, schools, and families are being invited to make scarecrows that will form […]

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Showing the love to celebrate 1st birthday at Foundation House

IT WILL be hearts and flowers all round at Foundation House this month as Stratford Town Trust celebrates the hub’s first birthday by encouraging thanks and kindness. Foundation House, on Masons Road, officially opened in February 2018, to build a community of charities, local groups, social enterprises and changemakers in Stratford. Providing a wide range of […]

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Letter to Members

Dear Member I am writing to wish you a happy new year and to introduce myself as the new Chief Executive of Stratford Town Trust. Since I came to the post in the autumn I have learnt so much about the work of the Trust and have been impressed by the range of groups, charities […]

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Get into Table Tennis

Stratford Town Trust is proud to be supporting a new Table Tennis club to be launched at Foundation House, on Friday 26 October. JLM Table Tennis Academy will be running the club every Friday evening. Everyone is welcome regardless of age or ability, no previous playing experience is required. Coaching and all equipment will be […]

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A concert for Winter at the Guild Chapel

The acclaimed vocal quintet Excelsa Voces  present ‘A concert for winter’ at the Guild Chapel on Friday 7th December at 7:30 pm. Beautiful music from the 12th to the 21st century with Chris Long  (piano) and  Tom McHahon (cello). Tickets available by calling 07709953475 or visit their website; https://www.excelsavoces.com/httpsconcert-dates

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Stratford Town Trust appoints new Chief Executive

Stratford Town Trust, a grant-giving community charity based in the town of Stratford-upon-Avon, announces the appointment of Sara Aspley as its new Chief Executive. Sara will take up the role from 29 October 2018, succeeding Justin Williams, who left earlier this year. Sara has just stepped down at the end of her term as Chair […]

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