Come to Stratford early and stay late! Construction delays may be significant in summer 2019 so be sure not to miss out on any fun!

Hwy 6 to Embro/401: Replacement of large culvert Aug-Nov

Expect delays but road will not be closed. Hwy 7 detour is suggested as above, if there is an overlap.

Hwy 8 between Stratford and Shakespeare: In progress

Beginning in early June, stretches of this road between the west end of Shakespeare and the east end of Stratford will be reduced on weekdays to a single lane, with flag people controlling traffic in both directions. Delays may be lengthy, so please allow additional time for your trip. (Both lanes are expected to be open on evenings and weekends.)


Changing Face of Arts Enga

Event Date: Friday Aug. 16th, 2019

Event Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Host: Stratford Festival

Contact: 1-800-567-1600


Changing Face of Arts Enga Free Forum Event. A Special Series Focused on Cultural Spaces. As we watch the new Tom Patterson Theatre Centre rise up before our eyes, these talks examine urban planning and the arts with special guests and experts. Free Cultural Spaces and Communities - Friday, May 31. Cultural planner and speaker Gord Hume talks with Stratford Mayor Dan Mathieson about the role of art in creating vibrant cities and the opportunity the new Tom Patterson Theatre Centre presents to Stratford. Designing Cultural Spaces - Thursday, July 18. Siamak Hariri, design architect of the new TPT, and Rick Haldenby, professor of architecture studies at the University of Waterloo, discuss how to create inspiring and functional arts spaces. The Changing Face of Arts Engagement - Friday, August 16. Diane Ragsdale, assistant professor at the New School in New York and teacher at the Cultural Leadership Program at the Banff Centre, discusses the creative economy, the changing cultural context and what that means for organizations of art and culture.

This event is wheelchair accessible.

Cost: Various, please consult Stratford Festival website.

Location: Festival Theatre, 55 Queen Street, Stratford, ON, N5A 6V2



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