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see under Stratford-on-AvonStratford-on-Avon,
district (2001 pop. 111,484), Warwickshire, central England, on the Avon River. The town and former borough of Stratford-upon-Avon is the administrative seat of the district, which also includes towns of Alcester, Shipston-on-Stour, and Southam.
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, Stratford-upon-Avon
a market town in central England, in SW Warwickshire on the River Avon: the birthplace and burial place of William Shakespeare and home of the Royal Shakespeare Company; tourist centre. Pop.: 22 187 (2001)
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Brenda Lawrence, head of stations for West Midlands Railway, said: "The investment at Stratford-upon-Avon will significantly improve the experience for our passengers in the long run, but there will be some changes around the station while this work takes place.
"Once complete, Stratford-upon-Avon station will better serve the residents and thousands of visitors who come to Stratford every year to see the many sights in the town."
"The merger will allow us to develop deeper partnerships with local employers and to better serve the community of Stratford-upon-Avon".
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Children can stay for free at The Arden Hotel in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon, directly opposite the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatres.
The Falstaff Experience Tudor World in Stratford-upon-Avon is presenting the 'Tudor Olympics' from July 21-September 2.
Price includes: return coach travel from a range of local departure points, overnight accommodation in the four-star Hinckley Island Hotel, Hinckley, full English breakfast, three-course evening meal, a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon and a Murder Mystery night.
In Stratford-upon-Avon the premier will watch a short performance of Hamlet.
Price includes: Return coach from a range of local pick up points, one night's accommodation on B& B basis, visit to Stratford-upon-Avon, entrance to Cadbury World, plus services of a tour driver.
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