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 Adelaide based professional companies will take you on a culturally engaging journey back in time.


Saturday 22 april - sunday 7 may 2017

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light & dark

In a break with tradition our Community Players will present “Light & Dark” a night of two plays with opposing styles 

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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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bard's banquet

Enjoy a sumptuous feast, illuminating entertainment, and dance the night away under the blacklights with DJ Shakey

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what's on 2017

We have dark twists on classic comedies, a light being turned on minor characters and playwrights imagining what happened next: Illuminate

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