The Very Elegant Victorian

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Theatre Workshop has been touring Schools for 25 years. With our Very Elegant Victorian pop-up theatre, we deliver high quality performance and workshop. All our leaders have been working in theatre and with children for many years. We can guarantee you will not be disappointed and that we are, by far, the UK's leading company for workshops.

All our workshop leaders have their DBS.

We offer:
The Super Stone Age, The Entertaining Egyptians, The Amazing Greeks, The Resourceful Roman, The Sensational Saxons & The Vikings, The Troublesome Tudors, The Very Elegant Victorians, Brave Britain - World War II

Shakespeare - All Hail Macbeth workshop for KS2 & Year 7

Calamity Climate Change Workshop - Geography Workshop

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Why book Theatre Workshop Ltd's The Very Elegant Victorian workshop for your school?

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The Very elegant Victorian Workshop, is well, Just that. It has the wow factor to get your pupils hooked on history. From the moment they meet our stern Victorian teacher, to recreating working down the coal mines and to washing clothes for the wealth. The Children get a real sense of the Victorian times. All done in the comfort & security of your own school. The workshop will inspire pupils to continue doing research for themselves, develop their understanding of the past and have a great time participating in the drama activities.

Which Curriculum Subjects do you cater for?

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The workshop leader will arrive at your school with her Victorian classroom pop-up theatre.

The pupils will meet a Strict Victorian Teacher Ms Grimm, she will instruct them on how to behave in her classroom.

Dressed in Victorian costume she will perform short, fun scenes and encourage the pupils to take part. They will be chimney sweeps, cotton factory workers and get a sense of working down the coal mines. Then will show the children how to improvise their own version of the historical events and recreate them!

And if that wasn’t enough, the pupils get to meet a parlour Maid who is full of gossip about the household she works in. She will show them how to fold sheets and do other tasks that need doing around the house.
• This is a fully interactive workshop.
• Covers Queen Victoria’s Life.
• Life as Victorian child.
• Life in the coalmines
• Victorian inventions
o Encourages Creative Writing
o Free Teacher's Resource Notes
o Session last a morning or an afternoon
o Designed for inspiring a class at a time.

Cost: £195 + vat per workshop (session)

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During the Victorian Workshop we impart the history subject in a fun and informative way. It is very visual and entertaining. Not to be missed or forgotten by pupils.

What size groups do you cater for?

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The workshop visits your school with a pop up theatre and can cater for a class at a time. We are flexible on group size.

Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?

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Theatre Workshop has worked for several years with all ages and abilities.

Anything else?

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Theatre Workshops extensive create history programme definitely has the Wow factor and will get your pupils scrabbling for the internet. Great value for money, no need to hire a coach. We come to you.

Schools that just think this is a great resource:

Duke of Norfolk school - Great workshop for our year 6's

St. Margaret's Primary Warrington - our Juniors thought this was the best day ever at school.

Worsely Menses School - Perfect way to teach history - this workshop has it all. Many thanks.

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A collection of digital resources for teachers, from Theatre Workshop:
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