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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Community Recharge Fund makes a difference

Stratford Town Trust are pleased to have awarded £122,258 to local good causes through its Community Recharge Fund. The fund was created in response to the many challenges faced by voluntary and community groups as a result of Covid-19 and aimed to support them to look forward and build their skills, capacity and resilience. The […]

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Turning the riverside green

The riverside in Stratford-upon-Avon is set to be transformed thanks to an award of £1.5million by Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership to Stratford-on-Avon- District Council working in partnership with Stratford Town Trust. The Riverside Green Corridor scheme will revitalise the river frontage, provide high quality public space for use by all, create new green routes into […]

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