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Young Film Makers Course

Young Film Makers 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.
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Pre-show Talks & Post-show Discussions

Post Show Discussion TrocksStay behind after the show and join us for a free half hour Q & A with members of the cast.
Coming up ...
To Kill A Mockingbird Thursday 26 February post-show following the 7.30pm performance.
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Friday 20 March post-show following the 7pm performance.

To Kill A Mockingbird Page to Stage Schools Workshop

To Kill A Mockingbird Page to STage School Workshop image Wednesday 25 February 12-1pm
Theatre Royal Stage
Free, but places need to booked through our Box Office on 0115 989 5555.
An insight into the creative process of bringing Harper Lee's book to the stage. Schools event only.

Arthur Miller: His Work & Legacy

A View From The Bridge 5marcheventThursday 5 March 5.15-6.15pm
Theatre Royal Stage
To mark the opening of a major new tour of A View From the Bridge by the Touring Consortium, as well as the centenary of Arthur Miller's birth, we shall be hosting a lively panel discussion on the Theatre Royal stage that will explore Miller's life, work and his impact on the world stage.  Panel will include Sarah Grandage, Lecturer in Drama & Language at the University of Nottingham and Lucie Sutherland, Teaching Associate in Drama and Performance at the University of Nottingham, plus key members of the creative team for the Touring Consortium's production of A View From the Bridge.  Discussion will also include a Q&A session with audience.
Suitable for all, especially Drama and English students.
Cost: Free, but places need to be booked through our Box Office on 0115 989 5555

Schools' Holocaust Engagement Day

Holocaust Logo 20Mar2015Friday 20 March 10am to 3pm in the Theatre Royal
Cost £4 (Teachers Free)
An opportunity to work with the education team at the National Holocaust Centre exploring the historical context behind The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.  Using primary sources and survivor testimony, the day will consist of workshops looking at the development of Nazi society, the chronology of the Holocaust, Ghettoisation and the Death Camps.
All bookings are to be made through the National Holocaust Centre.  Please contact Sam Wortley on 01623 836627 or When emailing please quote the following reference: BSP200315.
If teachers would like to discuss the day with a Holocaust educator please contact James Fotheringham (Lead for Schools Learning) at

Curious Incident Page to Stage Workshop

Curious Incident Page to Stage WorkshopWednesday 1* & Wednesday 8 April 10.30am-12pm
£1, book tickets through the Box Office on 0115 989 5555
Facilitated by members of the Curious Company and NT Learning, this event will provide audiences with greater insight into how a novel, whose extraordinary central character sees the world in his own unique way, can be brought to life on stage. This event will be particularly suitable for KS3/4 English, Drama and Technical Theatre students.
*Wednesday 1 April is for school groups only.
The National Theatre's Learning programme on tour is generously supported by The Dorset Foundation

Curious Incident Movement Uncovered- Schools' Workshops

Join Frantic Assembly for a highly physical and energetic workshop to explore the movement in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.  Fly through the air, get lost at Swindon station and uncover the everyday moment's in Christopher's world.  A Frantic practitioner will visit your school, 2-hour and 4-hour workshops are available from January 2014 and suitable for students aged 14+. 
To book a workshop or for more information visit or email