Unveiling of new commemorative boulder at Rowley Fields

We were pleased to celebrate the Town Green designation of Rowley Fields with a special commemoration in honour of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. On 4th May, Tony Jackson, Chair of Stratford Town Trust, unveiled a new boulder during a ceremony at the fields. The boulder is York stone, chosen for its hard-wearing properties. It was […]

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Time to cast your vote

Member Elected Trustees Every four years the terms of office of the five member elected trustees comes to an end, triggering an election process. For this round we are delighted that 18 local people have come forward as candidates. Our trustees play a central role in supporting the Town Trust team, ensuring that we operate […]

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A celebration fit for royalty!

Dust off your bunting and find that large tea pot!  We’re proud to be offer local community groups an opportunity to come together over the weekend of the 2 – 5 June to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. After all the restrictions of the pandemic, we’re delighted to offer residents of Stratford an opportunity to […]

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Help Your Community Grow

As part of Random Acts of Kindness Week, Stratford Town Trust are hosting a community event that encourages people to take part in small acts of kindness while having fun. The event, Helping Your Community Grow, is open to all and will be held at the Ken Kennett Centre on Justins Avenue in Stratford on […]

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Crowdfunder update

Thank you to our Crowdfunder supporters who raised £2000 during our four week campaign! Further very generous donations from two local benefactors brings our total to just over £5000, so along with funding from The Pilgrim Trust, this means conservation work can begin in The Guild Chapel in the early part of next year. As you […]

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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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