Young Film Makers Course
Every Saturday from 10am-1pm during term-time in the Royal Concert Hall.
On a Young Film Makers course children and young people aged 8-16 get hands on experience of making and starring in short films. No experience is necessary.
Cost of course includes use of all equipment, editing/post production and your film on DVD.
For more information please visit www.young-film-makers.com
Pre-show Talks & Post-show Discussions
Stay behind after the show and join us for a free half hour Q & A with members of the cast.
Coming up ...
Brassed Off - Thursday 6 March post-show following 7.30pm performance.
The Two Worlds of Charlie F - Thursday 17 April post-show following the 7.30pm performance.
Happy Days - A New Musical - Thursday 3 July post-show following the 7.30pm performance.
Brassed Off Page to Stage Workshop
Wednesday 5 March
12pm to 1pm from the Theatre Royal Stage
Cost: Free but places need to be reserved at the Box Office, call 0115 989 5555
This workshop is open to all and offers an insight into the production process of the show, as well as a Q&A with members of the cast.
What Price Coal?
Saturday 8 March
5.30pm to 6.45pm on the Theatre Royal Stage
Free for all ticket-holders for Brassed Off
A question time style debate on the Theatre Royal stage that will cover many of the issues raised in Brassed Off.
Amongst the speakers will be Keith Stanley, former Vice President of the National Union of Mineworkers as well as current Honorary President of the Nottingham area NUM.
There will be other industry experts on the panel, as well as members past and present of mining communities.
This debate will be streamed live via www.theatrecloud.com
If you would like to ask a question to the panel please submit it by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Tom's Midnight Garden
8 - 12 April
If you're coming to see Tom's Midnight Garden then join us in creating our own Midnight Garden at the Theatre Royal.
We want children to start sending us their photos or drawings based on Philippa Pearce's famous novel. These will then form part of our specially made grandfather clock in the foyer. Your drawings or photos could be: Playing in your garden or local park, your favourite flower, plant or tree, a magical part of your garden or park. To be honest, anything that's garden related really!
Just send your drawing or photos to us and each and every one will become part of our unique Midnight Garden Gallery. Email your drawings/photos to email@example.com or send to Caroline Pope, Theatre Royal, Theatre Square, Nottingham. NG1 5ND.
Young Creative Awards 2014
In May 2014 the Royal Concert Hall will be hosting the Young Creative Awards.
The Nottingham Young Creative Awards is the competition which is gaining recognition by creative businesses in Nottingham. The awards are an opportunity for young people to showcase their creative work, network with future employers, and gain valuable industry experience. Entries also have a chance of winning fantastic cash prizes and exhibit work, as well as an opportunity to gain work experience and mentoring.
In 2014 for the Nottingham Young Creative Awards we are in search of young people, aged 13 years - 24 years old, to represent and celebrate the best young talent Nottingham has to offer.
The theme for the Young Creative Awards 2014 is Nottingham Loves...
What is it that you think Nottingham Loves... and what do you love about Nottingham? There are many great things about the city and through this competition you can share what you love with others.
You can enter any of the categories listed below in order to stand a chance of winning prizes, gaining recognition at a prestigious show case event and featured in the local press. Entering the competition gives you access to creative industry specialists, writers, designers, film makers and many more.
You are invited to submit a piece(s) of your creative work which could highlight aspects of what you love about Nottingham. Be as creative, unique, experimental and expressive as you like within the categories of your choice based around the theme. The most successful of past winners have not only been creative but they have met the brief and have given us a new way of seeing Nottingham.
Nottingham Loves... categories for 2014:
Architecture and Design, Animation and Digital Media, Creative Writing, Dance, Fashion and Textiles, Film, Graphic Design, Music, Photography, Visual Arts
The competition is open to anyone who lives, studies or works in Nottingham. You may enter as an individual, as a group, as a class/study group or club.
The Young Creative Awards are managed by One Nottingham and organised by a consortium of partners from across the creative industries and education in the city.
Rock of Ages Dance Workshop, Meal & Show Package
Saturday 14 June 5pm onwards £55
Bring your friends along for a fantastic one hour dance workshop devoted to songs from Rock of Ages! No experience is necessary; it's just a chance for you and your friends to have a good time whilst dancing to songs from the show, with the help of a professional dance tutor. After your workshop it will be time to visit the Theatre Royal Restaurant for a delicious two course meal and then take your seats for the musically amazing Rock of Ages!
1 hour dance workshop, 2 course meal in the Theatre Royal Restaurant, Top Priced Ticket in the Stalls for the Saturday 14th June 7.30pm performance. Tickets can be booked through our Box Office on 0115 989 5555
Discover ... Birmingham Royal Ballet
Saturday 28 June 12.30 - 2pm
Make-up demonstrations, costume rails, meet the dancers and more ... A free opportunity for families to discover more about Birmingham Royal Ballet. No need to book just turn up from 12.30pm.
Happy Days Family Dance Workshop
Saturday 5 July 10.30am - 12pm
Theatre Royal Stage
£20 (includes Stalls ticket for 2.30pm performance)
Goodbye grey skies, hello blue... Kids bring along your family members for a dance workshop to celebrate Happy Days The Musical at the Theatre Royal. This workshop, which is suitable for all ages, will take place on the Theatre Royal Stage and will be led by a member of the Happy Days company. To book please contact the Box Office on 0115 9895555.
Create the World of Shrek! Design workshop
Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 August 10am - 1pm
Theatre Royal Foyer
£12 for four morning sessions.
Four day workshop for all budding Theatre Designers and fans of Shrek! Come and join professional designer Stephen Jon and help create the world of Shrek! This is a wonderful opportunity to let your imagination run wild! Create the stinky swamp, the Land of Far Far Away, Shrek's hut or even the dragon! Shrek's world will stay in the Theatre Royal well for the entire run of Shrek The Musical. Suitable for ages 8-12.
To book please download, complete & send in the enrolment pack Create the World of Shrek! Enrolment Pack [751kb]
Northern Ballet Over 55's Dance Day
Thursday 2 October 9.15am onwards SOLD OUT
Spend the day with Northern Ballet! Enjoy a dance workshop on the Theatre Royal stage with a member of the Northern Ballet Company, followed by a 30-minute talk by Northern Ballet about the company and the show, then an opportunity to see the dancers' daily class on stage. The price also includes a two course meal in the Theatre Royal restaurant and matinee ticket for the Thursday 2nd October 2pm performance of The Great Gatsby. To book please call the Box Office on 0115 989 5555.
Northern Ballet Revealed
Thursday 2 October 10.45am
Theatre Royal Dress Circle Foyer
A 30-minute talk by Northern Ballet about the company and the show, followed by an opportunity to see the dancers' daily class on stage.
Creating The Great Gatsby
Thursday 2 October
Immediately after the matinee performance
Stay behind after the show and meet the Northern Ballet technical team as they demonstrate how the set, lighting and sound come together to create the production.
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