Christmas In Stratford-upon-Avon

Father Christmas takes up residence in Magic Alley while the RSC perform A Christmas Carol.

Magic Alley Stratford-upon-Avon
Magic Alley

Father Christmas takes up residence in Magic Alley the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon from November 17. Santa’s interior designer elf Pippin will be making a reappearance, ensuring that the tourist attraction is festooned with snowflakes, icicles and shiny baubles as visitors follow an adventure trail of puzzles before meeting with the suited icon of the season. Advanced booking is essential since entries are by timeslot, which will be confirmed when you book.

RSC A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carole

David Edgar’s heart-warming adaptation of A Christmas Carol for the RSC was one of the smash hits of 2017 and the production returns to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre from December 4. Aden Gillett plays cold-hearted businessman Ebenezer Scrooge, who learns valuable lessons about love and self-sacrifice from three visiting spirits.


Nearby in the Swan Theatre, Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto’s acclaimed new version of Moliere’s farce Tartuffe continues to play into the new year.