Uncovering the secrets of The Guild Chapel

Can you help us to reveal one of the last great secrets in The Guild Chapel, hidden from sight since the 19th century? Thanks to The Pilgrim Trust, the next phase of the conservation project in the Guild Chapel is poised to begin. We need your help to enable us to reveal one of the […]

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New Chair announced for Stratford Town Trust

We  are pleased to welcome their new Chair following the end of term for incumbent, Quentin Willson. Stepping into the new role is Tony Jackson, who has been a Trustee since 2016. He said: “I am both honoured and humbled to have been elected by my fellow trustees as the new Chair of Stratford Town […]

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Town Green for Rowley Fields

We are thrilled that Rowley Fields has now been registered as a Town Green which means it is now protected from future development under the protection of The Commons Act 2006 – a first for Stratford and one of only a handful across the country. Rowley Fields is used daily by many people from across […]

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Going Green for Great Big Green Week

We’re pleased to be joining in with the Stratford-upon-Avon Big Green Week by taking part in a fantastic activity with free giveaways! The Great Big Green Week will take place 18 – 26 September 2021, and will be the largest event for climate and nature ever seen in the UK. It will celebrate how communities […]

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New digital trail reveals Hugh Clopton’s Stratford

A new virtual tour in the company of a hungry apprentice painter will take you back in time to explore the extraordinary impact of wealthy medieval merchant on the town of Stratford upon Avon. Walk alongside the character of Kit, a fictional apprentice painter working on Clopton’s painting scheme for the Guild Chapel, as he […]

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Foundation House celebrates new rooms and garden

Our community hub, Foundation House, can now offer a home to three more community groups in Stratford. Currently, there are eight amazing groups who hold 12-month licences for a variety of spaces across a range of activities, including counselling and advisory services, community arts, first aid training and storage. It usually welcomes another 50 groups, […]

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Calling green fingered volunteers!

We’re so proud of Rowley Fields Community Orchard and it’s great to see it thriving. After this spell of very warm weather and following advice from The Heritage Fruit Tree Company, we need volunteers to help us knock any fruit from the trees as it is within the first two years of planting and also […]

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Table Tennis has arrived at Rowley Fields

WE’RE pleased to announce that a new table tennis table has been installed at Rowley Fields. It is the latest addition to Stratford as part of the Ping! initiative, a joint venture between Stratford-upon-Avon Town Council and Table Tennis England. Sara Aspley, Chief Executive at Stratford Town Trust said: “We’re thrilled to support the Ping! […]

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Art mural underway

We’ve been excited to see artist Katie O busy at Foundation House this week. She’s been incorporating the winning designs from our Big Art project competition to provide a mural which will become the backdrop for our new sensory garden. Thank you to everyone who entered. We can’t wait to share the final mural design […]

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Big Art Project needs you!

Foundation House are running the Big Art Project and we need you to join in! We are looking for art or photos on the theme of ‘what Stratford means to you.’ Ten images will be selected and used as part of a mural created by artist Katie O and will be installed in a newly […]

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