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.)


Private Author Photo Sessions

Event Date: Friday Oct. 18th, 2019

Event Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Host: Stratford Writers Festival

Contact: Stratford Writers Festival


Private Author Photo Sessions

Authors, say cheese! Photographer Scott Wishart is bringing his studio to the festival. Grab your chance for a private 15-minute portrait session. There are only 6 sessions available, so reserve your spot today!

What can you expect from this event?

  • A digital file of your portrait, emailed to you the week following your session.

  • A 15-minute private session with a professional photographer. 

  • A chance to find out you actually CAN pose for photos.

About Scott Wishart - A photographer for the daily Stratford Beacon Herald for 35 years, Scott Wishart's specialty is now event coverage, portraits and workshops. His work has also appeared in the Justin Bieber: Steps to Stardom book and will be appearing in the upcoming Stratford For All Seasons book series. Check out his work on his website:

This event is wheelchair accessible.

Cost: $45/Per person

Location: Stratford Public Library, Stratford, 19 St. Andrew Street, Stratford



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