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The pioneering Flowers of Stratford-upon-Avon

Today there are few places where you will see the name of Flower in Stratford-upon-Avon apart from in a pub, but a hundred or even fifty years ago Flowers Brewery was one of the major employers in the town with … Continue reading

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Stratford’s American Fountain: a monument to temperance?

  The American fountain In recent weeks I’ve written several times of Stratford-upon-Avon’s links with America, and how Shakespeare supplies shared cultural values in spite of political differences. The American Fountain is a favourite focal point in the town’s marketplace, … Continue reading

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