To celebrate William Shakespeare's birthday and the launch of the World Shakespeare Festival, two days of festivities are being held in his home town of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire.
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It will be a cloudy and wet start with a band of rain, heavy at times, crossing the area. Sunny spells and scattered showers will follow.
Rain at first for most areas clearing to the east early afternoon. A mixture of sunny spells and showers will follow.