Drama & Theatre

Primary school drama and performing arts trips are a wonderful way to enhance a child's imagination and develop their linguistic skills. Drama can be an excellent way to introduce KS1 pupils to topics in curriculum subjects such as history or English, while KS2 students can get involved in drama and performing arts as part of a theatre workshop to help them grow their social and verbal skills.

Secondary KS3 and KS4 trips to learn about Drama and Performing Arts are enriching experiences. Your students can soak up knowledge about stage presence, dialogue, performance texts, theatrical skills and how to evaluate work. Venues or workshops can give your students an extra perspective from their standard day in the classroom.

Below you will find a wide range of fun and creative day out venues that can cater for your next drama and performing arts school trip. Learning outside the classroom is great but sometimes it may be more suitable to bring the experience into your classroom with some of the talented drama workshop providers we work with. They can help you engage with your students and tailor their sessions to your individual learning objectives.

Popular Drama Workshop May 2019

Preparing for Pantomime
Preparing for Pantomime
Preparing for Pantomime
Preparing for Pantomime

During our ' Preparing for pantomime' workshop, the children will learn a little about the history of this genre, it's origins and format before then having the opportunity to experience performing scenes for themselves. We can work with up to 30 children at any one time for a minimum of 60 minut...

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Victorian Christmas Workshop

Victorian Christmas Workshop

Various Regions
It is Christmas! Fire up the festive spirit with this wonderful Victorian workshop, perfect for inspiring your pupils to find the true beginnings of Christmas. With our pop-up theatre, exciting storytelling and wonderful Christmas cheer. Book NOW ...
Victorian Christmas Workshop

Fight Club! Stage Combat in the Classroom

Fight Club! Stage Combat in the Classroom

Various Regions
Stage Combat Fight Club The first rule of fight club is that no one gets hurt! A great enrichment day activity. Learn how to choreograph and perform your own stunt sword fights, theatrical fist fights and even a few wrestling moves for good measure ...
Fight Club! Stage Combat in the Classroom

All Hail Macbeth

All Hail Macbeth

Various Regions
All Hail Macbeth. THEATRE WORKSHOP'S stunning & inspiring interactive workshop. From the moment you meet the Witches on the heath to the demise of Macbeth, the pupils are gripped with the plot and immersed in the characters, all played by themselves....
All Hail Macbeth

Shrek's Adventure! London

Shrek's Adventure! London

London & South East
In the Kingdom of Far Far Away, KS1/KS2 pupils can join Shrek and his DreamWorks pals to reinforce how stories are built with a beginning, middle and an end, while also exploring character development and performance. ...
Shrek's Adventure! London


Preparing for Pantomime

Preparing for Pantomime

Various Regions
Enter the magical world of pantomime, a Georgian invention. Guided by a familiar character from a well-loved tale, the children will learn various parts of Pantomime ‘stage business’, through song, role play and performance. ...
Preparing for Pantomime

Pack UP Your Troubles

Pack UP Your Troubles

Various Regions
PACK UP YOUR TROUBLES production has been specially written by our award winning writer Brian James. Set in modern times, this wonderful story flickers in and out of the past. Seeing a glimpse of what life was like during WWII. Must see production...
Pack UP Your Troubles

London

London

London & South East
London – the ultimate city break offering every conceivable educational experience for all age groups with a plethora of opportunity for school groups, without the need to go abroad! ...
London

The Entertaining Egyptian

The Entertaining Egyptian

Various Regions
Professor Trimbold, the acclaimed Egyptologist will unlock the secrets of Tutankhamun's tomb, decipher the hieroglyphics, prepare priests to worship their Gods & mummify a Pharaoh. Why did they build pyramids? Who knows the riddle of the Sphinx? ...
The Entertaining Egyptian


Oliver Twist Christmas Production

Oliver Twist Christmas Production

Various Regions
Arty-Fact Theatre proudly present this Amazing production of OLIVER TWIST. Our company visits you and takes the stress out of organizing a school trip. With wonderful acting & puppets Touring schools 2019. BOOK NOW. ...
Oliver Twist Christmas Production

The Super Stone Age

The Super Stone Age

Various Regions
One of our professional actors will arrive at your school with our fully interactive Super Stone Age Workshop. From the moment it starts with Professor Trimbold digging for bones to hunting a woolly mammoth, the pupils will be inspired. ...
The Super Stone Age

The Very Elegant Victorian

The Very Elegant Victorian

Various Regions
Don't dare to talk in class, make sure your hands are clean or Miss Grimm our strict Victorian teacher has a cane and not afraid to use it. What job will you do in the workshop, be a Chimney Sweep, work in the mills, crawl down the mine or be a maid....
The Very Elegant Victorian

I Do Bite My Thumb - Shakespearian Stage Combat

I Do Bite My Thumb - Shakespearian Stage Combat

Various Regions
I Do Bite My Thumb! Explore Shakespeare through practical stage combat. Take the text off the page and onto the stage and excite students about english and drama with some swashbuckling action! ...
I Do Bite My Thumb - Shakespearian Stage Combat


Resourceful Romans

Resourceful Romans

Various Regions
Be an Ancient Roman. Order soldiers into battle, sail a slave powered ship, conquer Britannia and sell them as slaves. Is Julius Caesar getting too big for his boots? Beware the ides of March. Help Emperor Hadrian build a Great Wall in your school. ...
Resourceful Romans

Do You Quarrel Sir

Do You Quarrel Sir

Various Regions
A day of Shakespearian theatre taking the plays off the page and onto the stage. Through a combination of stage combat and academic study students can explore Elizabethan theatre in a practical way with an emphasis on group performances. ...
Do You Quarrel Sir

The Sensational Saxons & Vikings

The Sensational Saxons & Vikings

Various Regions
Meet a Lady from Saxon times & learn about her busy life. Listen to the story of Beowulf as he slays Grendel & the Dragon. Row a Viking longboat across the sea to raid Britain. Hear Erik Bloodaxe, the bravest Viking, tell of his heroic adventures. ...
The Sensational Saxons & Vikings

The Amazing Greeks

The Amazing Greeks

Various Regions
It's all Greek to me and you, in Our Amazing Greek Workshop. Gods & Heroes abound, shrouded in Myth & Legend. Did life begin on Mount Olympus, does the Oracle know all, can a Spartan win the Olympic Games? All this and more. Book NOW ...
The Amazing Greeks


The London Dungeon

The London Dungeon

London & South East
With an inspirational cast of actors, the London Dungeons offer an exciting walk-through experience that lets you see, hear and smell historic London and its perilous past. Get pupils thinking about language, characters and stage directions! ...
The London Dungeon

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