Trips to London for English, Drama & Performing Arts Students

Discover London’s iconic West End with its distinctive theatres and range of performance venues which is constantly evolving.

A student trip to London also offers pupils the opportunity to experience some of the world's best museums and galleries including The National Portrait Museum, The Serpentine Gallery and the Tate Modern. Students can even round off their stay with a trip to the theatre to see a West End show after taking part in a theatre workshop or Q&A session with the cast of a popular show.

Prices start from£99pp

Sample itinerary

Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.

Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Executive coach transfer to accommodation Charles Dickens Museum & Workshop West end show. Evening meal
2 Sadler’s Wells Dance Experience Shakespeares Globe Exhibition & Tour Executive coach travel home
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Morning Executive coach transfer to accommodation
Afternoon Charles Dickens Museum & Workshop
Evening West end show. Evening meal
Morning Sadler’s Wells Dance Experience
Afternoon Shakespeares Globe Exhibition & Tour
Evening Executive coach travel home

Price Shown includes

  • 1 night’s bed & breakfast accommodation
  • Executive coach transport from & to college & throughout your stay
  • Group travel insurance
  • 1 in 10 free place ratio

The visits shown in the sample itinerary above are not included in your quoted price unless indicated. If you would like to add any of these activities to your quote price, please get in touch.

Price shown is based on 30 paying passengers departing from a selected departure point on selected dates and is subject to availability.


On-tour support

On-tour support includes...

  • Services of StudyLink to provide a 24-hour assistance

Additional on-tour support available...

  • A choice of packed lunches for your group throughout your stay
  • Pre-booked meals at great group prices
  • Pre-booked and pre-paid public transport tickets
  • Services of a Local Guide

Top shows & productions for college groups in London

Witness for the Prosecution

YOU HAVE BEEN SUMMONED FOR JURY SERVICE...
Step inside the magnificent surroundings of London County Hall and experience the intensity and drama of Agatha Christie’s gripping story of justice, passion and betrayal in a unique courtroom setting.
Leonard Vole is accused of murdering a widow to inherit her wealth. The stakes are high - will Leonard survive the shocking witness testimony, will he be able to convince the jury, and you of his innocence and escape the hangman’s noose?
Don’t miss this landmark stage production on London’s Southbank.

On show at: County Hall 
Times: Tue – Sat 7.30pm, Thu & Sat 2.30pm, Sun 3pm
School rates available: Tuesday – Friday performances 

Exclusive to us - Meet & Greet Experience.   Following a matinee performance, groups can stay, explore and take photos in the historic setting for the play, originally the debating chamber of London County Hall, and discuss the verdict with a member of the company. 

The Lion King

Disney’s award-winning musical combines dazzling staging and wildly creative costumes, masks and puppets. The result is a theatrical experience like no other, which is guaranteed to capture the imaginations of your students and to teach them about the wonderful world of live theatre. 

On show at: The Lyceum Theatre
Times: Tuesday - Saturday evenings at 7.30pm, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2.30pm 
Running time: 2hrs 30mins 
School prices available: Tuesday - Thursday evenings, Wednesday matinees.

Educational packs available.

Les Misérables

Cameron Mackintosh’s legendary production is indisputably the world’s most popular musical seen by over 70 million people worldwide. This spectacular adaptation of Victor Hugo’s masterpiece continues to thrill audiences night after night. 

On show at: Queen’s Theatre 
Times: Monday - Saturday evenings at 7.30pm, Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2.30pm 
Running time: 2hrs 50mins 
School prices available: Monday - Thursday evenings, Wednesday matinees.

Educational packs available.

The Woman in Black

The popular set text is now in its 25th terrifying year on stage. Over 7 million people have lived to tell the tale of one of the most exciting, spooky, gripping and successful theatre events ever staged. 

On show at: The Fortune Theatre 
Times: Tuesday – Saturday evenings at 8.00pm, Tuesday and Thursday matinees at 3.00pm and Saturday matinees at 4.00pm 
Running time: 2hrs 
School prices available: Tuesday – Thursday evenings and Tuesday and Thursday matinees.

Educational packs available.

Wicked

Wicked tells the untold story of the Witches of Oz. The spectacular production and incredible story inspires discussion about propaganda, tolerance, bullying and friendship. 

On show at: The Apollo Victoria Theatre 
Times: Monday - Saturday evenings at 7.30pm, Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2.30pm 
Running time: 2hrs 45mins 
School prices available: Monday - Thursday evenings, Wednesday matinees.

Educational packs available.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Inspired by a true story, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is the new hit musical for today.
Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield.
Jamie doesn’t quite fit in.
Jamie is terrified about the future.
Jamie is going to be a sensation.... Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight.

On show at: Apollo Theatre
Times: Monday - Saturday 7.30pm, Wednesday and Saturday at 2.30pm


Educational pack available 

Come From Away

This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers following the events of 9/11 and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.

On show at: Phoenix Theatre 
Times: Monday - Saturday evenings at 7.30pm, Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2.30pm 
Running time: 1hr 40 mins 

Waitress

Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna, a waitress and expert pie maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage.

A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life.

On show at:  Adelphi Theatre
Times: Monday-Saturday evenings at 7.30pm, Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2.30pm
School Prices available: Tuesday & Wednesday Evenings & Wednesday matinees

A Taste of Honey

A bold new production which depicts working-class life in post-war Britain.  The piece was Shelagh Delaney's first play which was written when she was 19 after seeing Terence Rattigan's Variation of a Theme and was made into a film in 1961.

On show at: Trafalgar Studios  
Booking Period: 5th December 2019 – 29th February 2020

& Juliet

What if Juliet’s famous ending was really just her beginning? What if she decided to choose her own fate?
 
Join Juliet on this sensational journey of self-discovery and second chances, told through some of the most glittering pop anthems of the last three decades from legendary songwriter Max Martin, including …Baby One More Time, Since U Been Gone, Roar, Love Me Like You Do and Can’t Feel My Face, all brilliantly arranged by the Tony and Grammy Award-winning orchestrator Bill Sherman.
 
Brought to life by an award-winning creative team in an explosive fusion of styles, this vibrant and vital brand-new West End musical is directed by Luke Sheppard (In the Heights), electrifying choreography from Jennifer Weber and stunning set design from Soutra Gilmour.
 
& Juliet is the hilariously irreverent new musical that proves when it comes to love, there’s always life after Romeo…

On show at: Shaftesbury theatre  
School rate available: Monday - Thursday

To Kill a Mockingbird

Aaron Sorkin's new play based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, directed by Bartlett Sher, will open at the Gielgud Theatre from May 2020.  Harper Lee's enduring story of racial injustice and childhood innocence has sold 45 million copies worldwide. Next year marks the 60th anniversary of its publication. Since it began performances on Broadway the production has not played to an empty seat; becoming the most successful American play in Broadway history.

It will change how you see the world. This is what great theatre is for. Aaron Sorkin's 'Mockingbird' is filled with deep compassion and overwhelming humanity. Do not miss it.” - NY Post

On show at: Gielgud Theatre
Times: Monday – Saturday 7.30pm.  Matinees – Wednesday & Saturday – 2.30pm
School rates available: Monday – Wednesday 7.30pm


Top visits for college groups in London

National Theatre Backstage Tour

Go backstage at Britain’s largest theatre complex to discover the secrets behind bringing productions to the stage. Your group will get exclusive access to unseen parts of the building, including the workshops where sets and props are created, on a tour led by an experienced and enthusiastic guide.

Theatre Royal, Drury Lane Tour

Through the stage door is the UK’s first interactive theatre tour! History is brought to vivid life through key characters, writers and actors from the theatre’s 300 year past.

Royal Opera House Backstage Tour

Visit the backstage and the front of house areas as the Royal Opera House prepares to open its doors for an evening performance. Your group will enjoy an introduction to the colourful history of this theatre, its magnificent backstage technology and redevelopment.

Les Misérables Theatre Tour

Step behind-the-scenes of one of the longest running shows in West End history! 

Stage School Theatre Workshop – West End 101

A popular and versatile interactive workshop designed to enhance the participants’ night in the West End. In a fun and relaxed environment, students are taught skills and techniques used by professional actors inspired by the themes of the show they see. 

Stage School Workshops are delivered by qualified teaching artists (so you can get involved too) and can be tailored to your chosen show, as well as your curriculum requirements.

Stage School Theatre Workshop – Step by Step

A fun, interactive session that will immerse your group in the music and movement of the show. It will provide them with new knowledge and skills plus some serious moves that they can perform again and again.

Stage School Workshops are delivered by qualified teaching artists (so you can get involved too) and can be tailored to your chosen show, as well as your curriculum requirements.

Stage School Theatre Workshop – Stage Combat

Your group will learn about the relationship between acting and fight choreography. Discover how fights are choreographed and hone your collaboration skills whilst creating your own combat.

Stage School Workshops are delivered by qualified teaching artists (so you can get involved too) and can be tailored to your chosen show, as well as your curriculum requirements.

Stage School Theatre Workshop – Note by Note

Learn singing techniques and how to act through song with a West End musical director. Share all you have learnt in a performance for a cast member from the show you are seeing. You can suggest a song of your choice or one can be picked for you - it’s up to you!

Stage School Workshops are delivered by qualified teaching artists (so you can get involved too) and can be tailored to your chosen show, as well as your curriculum requirements.

London School of Samba – Costume Making Workshop

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The London School of Samba offers high quality, fun workshops and aims to entertain, educate, and engage people in traditional Brazilian carnival arts for cultural, social and educational benefit.

In this workshop, students will be sewing, cutting, beading, sticking and any number of other ‘ings’… so no matter what the skill level of your group, there’s always an opportunity to get involved. Participants can expect to assemble a piece of costume, such as a head dress, or work as a team to complete or adorn a pre-made costume piece.

London School of Samba – Samba Drumming Workshop

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The London School of Samba offers high quality, fun workshops and aims to entertain, educate, and engage people in traditional Brazilian carnival arts for cultural, social and educational benefit.

This workshop offers the perfect chance to make noise - and lots of it! Learn to play Rio-style samba, samba reggae, afoxê, Ilê Aiyê, and Mozambiqué. Fun, furious, and funky, and suitable for all abilities.

Stage School Performing Arts Workshop – A Song & Dance

Apply singing, dancing and acting! Work with a pianist and cast member from the show your group is seeing and gain an insight into a true West End rehearsal. You’ll even have the chance to rehearse a song and create your own choreography.

Stage School Workshops are delivered by qualified teaching artists (so you can get involved too) and can be tailored to your chosen show, as well as your curriculum requirements.

Stage School Performing Arts Workshop – Puppetry Now

A West End show has multiple ways of conveying meaning and communicating different moods and effects. Puppetry is one of those ways; it stimulates your imagination, encourages creative play and is a wonderfully interactive way to introduce narrative. This workshop is highly recommended for groups seeing War Horse.

Stage School Workshops are delivered by qualified teaching artists (so you can get involved too) and can be tailored to your chosen show, as well as your curriculum requirements.

Stage School Performing Arts Workshop – Audition Essentials

Develop your group’s audition techniques by performing material for a West End casting director and watching a West End professional perform. You’ll get to spend an hour with a West End director/casting director and enjoy a 30 minute Q&A session with a West End professional.

Stage School Workshops are delivered by qualified teaching artists (so you can get involved too) and can be tailored to your chosen show, as well as your curriculum requirements.

Stage School Performing Arts Workshop – In the Spotlight

Take this opportunity to ask questions of a performer from the show your group is seeing. Includes a piano-accompanied private performance from your workshop guest artist.

Stage School Workshops are delivered by qualified teaching artists (so you can get involved too) and can be tailored to your chosen show, as well as your curriculum requirements.

Rambert Dance Experience

Dance has the power to transform lives. Rambert delivers a range of activities that will engage your group in contemporary dance. Workshops, led by a Company Animateur (a professional dancer and teacher), can be tailored to meet your group’s needs and focus on a selected piece of work from Rambert’s existing repertoire including Christopher Bruce’s Ghost Dances and Swansong. Each workshop contains: 

  • A contemporary dance warm-up 
  • Repertoire – an opportunity to learn sections of the focus work
  • Choreography – students follow set tasks to choreograph their own work
  • Sharing – students perform and discuss their work together

 

Karen Hardy Studios Dance Experience

Karen Hardy Studios has designed a fun and structured children’s dance programme that teaches a wide range of dance styles and promotes all the important life skills necessary for a child’s development.

Classes are designed to build confidence and raise awareness of health and fitness. Beginner and intermediate routines are designed by experienced teachers personally trained by former Strictly champion, Karen Hardy.

Students will enjoy a fun structured 90-minute workshop, made up of half choreography and half technique to ensure each child leaves having had fun and developed a new life skill.

Stage School Dance Workshop – West End Dance

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Whether it’s ballet or ballroom, flamenco or freestyle, tango or tap, there’s a dance class for you! Tell us what dance style your group would like to explore and we’ll do the rest. 

You’ll be provided with a West End studio and a dance instructor who specialises in the style of your choice. 

Learn about the stylistic features of the dance, the development of techniques and its representation in the West End. Guaranteed to get your energy pumping. Workshops can be introductory, intermediate or advanced.

Stage School Workshops are delivered by qualified teaching artists (so you can get involved too) and can be tailored to your chosen show, as well as your curriculum requirements.

Central School of Speech & Drama – Interview Skills Workshop

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This workshop has been designed specifically for us by this well-known London drama school, and can be tailored to your exact educational requirements. This session aims to give a practical insight into Central’s undergraduate courses for the production of theatre and live performance arts, how to prepare for an interview and what to include in your portfolio.

Central School of Speech & Drama – Audition Workshop

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This workshop has been designed specifically for us by this well-known London drama school, and can be tailored to your exact educational requirements. This session gives a practical insight into the experience of auditioning for drama school and/or university. It looks at what will be expected in an audition and how best to prepare, including monologue choices and suitability and format of the audition.

Central School of Speech & Drama – Stanislavski Workshop

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This workshop has been designed specifically for us by this well-known London drama school, and can be tailored to your exact educational requirements. Your group will undertake a practical exploration of psychophysical acting. Through meeting a professional actor, they will learn how this technique is applied and consider the Stanislavski method as it was and as it is today.

Central School of Speech & Drama – Acting Masterclass

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This workshop has been designed specifically for us by this well-known London drama school, and can be tailored to your exact educational requirements. Working with an industry professional, your group will take a practical approach to exploring acting techniques.

Shakespeare’s Globe Guided Tours

Open all year round, the Globe guided tour gives you an opportunity to learn more about this unique building and its most famous playwright, Shakespeare. 

Expert guides will take you on a fascinating tour of the iconic Globe Theatre, bringing the space to life with colourful stories of the 1599 Globe, of the reconstruction process in the 1990s, and of how the ‘wooden O’ works today as an imaginative and experimental theatrical space. 

Shakespeare’s Globe Live Demonstrations

If you’re planning on visiting the Shakespeare’s Globe, why not add on an interesting live demonstration for your group. Options include: 

  • Stage Fighting - Watch an exciting demonstration of Elizabethan stage combat techniques. This includes an explanation of how stage fighting was used by Shakespeare and his contemporaries in Early Modern plays. Demonstration includes a Q&A session.
  • Elizabethan Dressing - Using clothes from the theatre wardrobe, your tour guide will dress a member of your group as a character from a Shakespeare play and explain the intricacies of dressing. Demonstration includes a Q&A session. 

Shakespeare’s Globe Lively Action Workshop

This 90-minute session, led by a Globe Education Practitioner, includes: 

  • A 30-minute guided visit to the theatre 
  • A one hour workshop based on a Shakespeare play of your choice. Through practical exploration, students will be encouraged to develop an understanding of Shakespeare’s characters and stories, and to engage with the text as a script for performance. Different dramatic techniques are used to explore Shakespeare’s plays and deepen your group’s critical understanding. Alternatively, students at a higher level may concentrate their workshop time on the performance conditions at the Globe, by exploring how this shapes playing style and language and by making connections between time and literary traditions.

 

Stage School English & Drama Workshop – Making a Scene

Work from a scripted scene from a show or play of your choice. Students will learn how to bring the text to life in a truthful, imaginative way. Explore acting methods, vocal techniques and character development designed to encourage bold and creative acting choices.

Stage School Workshops are delivered by qualified teaching artists (so you can get involved too) and can be tailored to your chosen show, as well as your curriculum requirements.

Stage School English & Drama Workshop – Theatre Improvisation

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This team-orientated collection of non-stop theatre games is perfect for high energy groups. After physical and vocal warm-ups, students stay active through team-building and improvisational games designed to heighten focus, creativity and sensitivity to others.

Stage School Workshops are delivered by qualified teaching artists (so you can get involved too) and can be tailored to your chosen show, as well as your curriculum requirements.

Stage School English & Drama Workshop – The Director’s Chair

This interactive workshop introduces students to the art of directing theatre. Focusing on textual analysis and stage craft, group members will examine techniques for working with actors and staging scenes too.

Stage School Workshops are delivered by qualified teaching artists (so you can get involved too) and can be tailored to your chosen show, as well as your curriculum requirements.

Stage School English & Drama Workshop – Behind the Mask

Your group will learn the rules of the mask and explore different mask performance techniques through improvisation and non-verbal communication. Content in this workshop is non show-specific.

Stage School workshops are delivered by qualified teaching artists (so you can get involved too) and can be tailored to your chosen show, as well as your curriculum requirements.

The Royal Courts of Justice - Court In Session

Suitable for KS3-5, this exciting visit to the historic Royal Courts of Justice will have your group talking for weeks! You can choose from a wide range of quality learning experiences. 

This two-hour session takes place in a working court room and around the courts. 

Students will:

  • Be introduced to the Royal Courts of Justice and what happens there
  • Prepare and enact a trial based on an ex-offender’s experiences
  • Explore roles in a court room and meet a legal professional where possible
  • Discuss and debate real sentencing options

The Royal Courts of Justice - Motion To Appeal

Suitable for KS3-5, this exciting visit to the historic Royal Courts of Justice will have your group talking for weeks! You can choose from a wide range of quality learning experiences. 

This two-hour session takes place in a working court room and around the courts.

Students will:

  • Be introduced to the Royal Courts of Justice and what happens there
  • Prepare for and debate an appeal case which has been heard at the Royal
  • Courts of Justice (this can be a broader debate or one that focuses on a particular point of law)
  • Explore roles in a court room and meet a legal professional, where possible

Communication, Presentation & Public Speaking Workshops

Equip your students with the confidence and skills to communicate effectively. City Academy’s three workshops home in on effective techniques, tips and tricks, the importance of audience, how to manage nerves, and more. Options cover:

  • Beginner’s communication skills
  • Beginner’s presentation skills 
  • Beginner’s public speaking

 

Charles Dickens Museum & Workshop

Charles Dickens lived in this house - now museum - from 1837 until 1839 and wrote Oliver Twist and Nicholas Nickleby whilst living here. This museum offers students the chance to experience what Dickens’ home would have been like, as well as learn more about the life and works of the great novelist and social commentator. Here, you will find one of the most important collections of his artefacts in the world. 

Workshops available:

A Christmas Carol: Creating Scrooge
Using copies of original draft manuscripts from our archival collection, students will look at why Dickens’s celebrated and ever popular Christmas story has secured such an enduring place in the English speaking world’s literary consciousness, with a myriad adaptations on stage, screen and print.

Dickens’s social conscience: Oliver Twist and poverty in Victorian Britain 
Whilst living here at 48 Doughty Street, Dickens wrote one of his most famous novels - Oliver Twist. In this session students will explore this celebrated book as well as excerpts from his non-fiction writing, in order to explore poverty in the Victorian era and Dickens’s life and work as a social reformer.
 
Crime & Punishment: Exploring Victorian Justice through Dickens’s Eyes 
In this engaging session, students look at a variety of archival resources and ephemera from our collection at Doughty Street to build up a picture of justice, crime and punishment in Victorian Britain through the eyes of man committed to social justice and reform.

Great Expectations: Miss Havisham revisited
Great Expectations is one of Dickens’s best loved and critically acclaimed works. Using the text, objects and documents from our own archival collection, students will explore aspects of Dicken’s own life and experiences that may have influenced this work. In particular they will focus on one of Dickens’s more notorious and memorable characters – Miss Havisham; looking again at whether the common perceptions about her are justified…or not!
 
Exploring A Christmas Carol in the social context of Victorian Britain
Through a consideration of the text and archival material held here at Doughty Street, students will extend their knowledge of A Christmas Carol, by considering how Dickens used the story’s themes and characters to highlight what he saw as some of the most pressing social problems and issues in the Victorian Britain of his day.

Dr Johnson’s House & Workshop

Dr Johnson’s House is a charming 300-year-old townhouse, nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys in the historic city of London. Samuel Johnson, the writer and wit, lived and worked here in the middle of the 18th century, compiling his great Dictionary of the English Language in the garret.

Johnson’s Dictionary & Language Change 
This KS5 workshop will put Johnson, his Dictionary and the language of the period into context for your pupils and will introduce them to Johnson’s Dictionary, its predecessors and its long-term impact. The curator-led workshop is structured around a tour of Johnson’s former home which is interspersed with language activities.

Literary Walking Tours

These walking tours will give your students an inspirational insight into the life and times of writers across the ages. Options include:

Bloomsbury Artists, Writers & Philanthropists Walk – See where the famous Bloomsbury Group lived, loved and worked. Learn about Virginia & Leonard Woolf, the Bells, Strachey, Grant, Fry, Keynes and Forster, as well as Dickens, Yeats, the Shelleys, William Morris, Rossetti and Hughes & Plath. 

Dickens London Walk – Visit places where Dickens lived and worked, and locations nearby which he used in his books, such as Fagin’s Den, the Thieves’ Kitchen and Mr Tulkinghorn’s house. See where he had a fateful meeting with his first illustrator, the spot where he was given his first break, as well as other literary points of interest.

Creative Writing Workshops

Learn about writing scripts for the screen in a workshop designed to explore different techniques using practical exercises to help kick-start your group’s work.

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter

Step onto authentic sets, discover the magic behind spellbinding special effects and explore the behind-the-scenes secrets of the Harry Potter™ film series. Tread the original stone floor of the iconic Hogwarts Great Hall, encounter animatronic creatures and wander down Diagon Alley. Located at the Studios where all eight films were produced.

EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS:

A programme of educational lessons has been created to complement the Studio Tour. These lessons are delivered in purpose-built classrooms by qualified teachers and use the Harry Potter™ film series as an example of the wider context and theories surrounding filmmaking and design. You’ll even get access to free downloadable pre and post-visit resource packs to use in the classroom.

Lesson options include:

  • Screenplay Stories 
  • Costume Characterisation 
  • Costume Distressing 
  • Pitching 
  • Instructional Writing 
  • Movie Graphic Design 
  • Careers in the Creative Industry
  • Script to Screen 
  • Camera Choices 
  • Set Design 
  • Movie Business 
  • Movie Marketing

 

The lastminute.com London Eye

A classroom with a moving view! Standing 135m tall on the South Bank of the River Thames, nothing says iconic like The lastminute.com London Eye.

Since 2000, this world-famous structure has taken over 75million people on a journey into London’s skyline. Be Inspired with our Skyline Workshops. At an additional cost, these enhanced in-pod experiences are delivered by our education hosts and include interactive activities and interesting facts on London's iconic skyline.

Developed in collaboration with education specialists, teachers can book either a KS2/KS3 version.

Madame Tussauds

The world of the Media is a creative and inspiring one, where ideas combine with drama, excitement and humour to keep us entertained and engaged. A fully interactive experience, Madame Tussauds will inspire, enthuse and immerse pupils in celebrity culture and modern media as they walk among the stars!

Thames River Cruise

Take in London’s best-loved sights on this enjoyable cruise. Your students will gain an insight into the many layers of history that have built up along the river, from the Houses of Parliament and Tower Bridge to the Coca-Cola London Eye.

Highlights of London Blue Badge Guided Tour

See the major sights of the city. An expert Blue Badge Guide will join you on your coach and bring the Capital to life for your group. Sights may include Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, Westminster Abbey and St Paul’s Cathedral.

The View from The Shard

The View from The Shard offers a unique education experience – it is the only place where students can see the entire city at once; both old and new! Two high speed kaleidoscopic lifts will transport your group to the viewing platforms on Level 69 and Level 72 where you can encourage your student’s fascination with the history of London and enjoy the unparalleled 360 degree views.

Educational visits can support learning across both the National and London Curriculum, including History, English, Maths, Geography, and Art and Design.

Wembley Tour

Visit the new stadium and take a 90-minute tour. See England’s changing rooms, the players’ warm-up zone, VIP reception area, the Royal Box, dugouts, the post-match interview area, press conference room, treatment rooms and the Bobby Moore Statue. You can even ‘Lift the Cup’!

Explore Covent Garden

A trip to the capital isn’t complete without a little shopping time! We recommend Covent Garden as a suitable area for groups to explore and watch the street performers.

Disney's The Lion King Education Workshops

Everyone from beginners to professionals can experience the thrill of the West End through these hands-on explorations of theatrical performance that are led by expert Disney teaching artists. Options include: 

Spotlight on Acting - ages 9 +

Spotlight on Movement & Music - ages 7 +

Spotlight on Singing - ages 12 +

Spotlight on Dancing - ages 14 +

 

 


Evening activites

  • The lastminute.com London Eye
  • View from The Shard
  • Thames River Cruise
  • West End show 
  • Jack the Ripper tour
  • Bowling
  • Cinema

Study themes

  • Music, Media & Community Arts

  • Contemporary Music Theatre