Exhibitions & Events
A Journey Through Time - Main Exhibition
Let us take you on a journey through time on this exhibition exploring the history of our site. Records dating back to the early 15th century have shown that we were once a cobblers, a Tudor pub and a 19th century flax-dressers amongst many other interesting trades. Accompanied by a digital reconstruction of our Tudor pub, The Crowne, and virtual reality films. Open January to April 2018.
Yesterday & Today - Stair Gallery
This is the second phase of our exciting photographic exhibition exploring the changing landscapes of Rother Street, Henley Street and Wood Street. Exhibition developed with photographer Phil Williams with supporting image archive from Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
Lifting the Lid on Stratford's Toilets
Slaughterhouse Exhibition - Permanent
Stanley Henson’s acquired 14 Bridge Street in 1897, the rent was plus 6 fat capons. This fascinating opening exhibition explores the history of the site dating back to early 17th Century. The exhibition is dedicated to Stanley and all the many characters who worked there.
Adult Workshops and Community Art Projects
Did you know as well as hosting quarterly exhibitions, we also host evening classes and community groups?
Paper Moon - Tuesdays 1-3pm (Term time)
Weekly arts workshop for adults with learning disabilities and carers, excluding school holidays. Artist led sessions working toward local festivals and events, based on our heritage projects. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Stratford Escape - Wednesdays 10m-1pm
Adult community arts workshop. Drop in every Wednesday 10am-1pm. All ages and abilities welcome.
VIPs - Veterans and Interested Pensioners, first Thursday of every month, 10am-12pm
Escape invites veterans and 'interested pensioners' to come and share their stories. The group will meet on the first Thursday of each month 10am-12pm at The Old Slaughterhouse. A good cuppa and treats await!
In Stitches - Thursdays 2-4pm
Bring your sewing, knitting or crotchet to the Old Slaughterhouse for an opportunity to get involved with exciting new projects, share your skills or learn new ones. Wool and needles/hooks are available for anyone who wants to learn to knit or crotchet. All ages and abilities welcome.
We run evening classes from our home at the Old Slaughterhouse Heritage and Arts Centre. Workshop costs include materials and refreshments. For more detailed information about the evening courses or to book, select your course below or visit the Old Slaughterhouse website. For enquiries about evening classes, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Terms and conditions apply.
Warwickshire Open Studios
Escape Arts will be exhibiting work made by their community groups, and inviting people to have a go at printing and stitch work. Free to join and no need to book, just drop in!
Thursday 21st & 28th June - 1 - 4pm.
Friday 22nd & 29th June - 11am -4pm.
Saturday 23rd & 30th June - 11am - 4pm.