Our annual Shakespeare on the River Festival runs each April/May in Stratford, Australia. The festival has created an enduring Arts legacy for Stratford that showcases community, professional theatre and the broader Arts scene.

The Festival has grown to include over twenty different events being performed over a two-and-a-half week period. The people of Stratford, The Festival management team, the best artists from around the region, and guest Melbourne and Sydney based professional companies will take you on a culturally engaging journey back in time.


Thank you for supporting the 2016 Shakespeare on the river festival April 23 - May 7


2017 info + dates to come



Tickets for all events and performances are available to be purchased 24/7 using our simple online ticketing system

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A grand variety of traditional arts and crafts, food, fresh produce, together with exhibitions, street performers and live entertainment 

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Arts Trail

The Stratford Arts Trail is an interactive journey through the town created by local artists with a Shakespeare theme in all the sculptures

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Writing Comp

Celebrating and breathing new life into the works of Shakespeare by inviting writers to send us their own creations 

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