Primary: Workshops & tours

Lively Action Workshops

Suitable for: Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2

Our workshops encapsulate the spirit at the core of all our work – that plays should be explored actively. They can be based on any Shakespeare play and are delivered at the Globe or in your school.

 

What to expect from a lively action workshop

  • Practical, interactive workshop based on your chosen learning objective(s)
  • A range of activities and games designed to draw out elements of the plays’ characters and themes
  • Language-based activities that explore the text at word level
  • Explore a range of interpretations to encourage an informed personal response
  • For on-site visits, a guided tour of the Globe Theatre

Available texts

  • Our workshops can be run on any Shakespeare play of your choice.

Curriculum links

  • Read challenging texts with good understanding
  • Acquire a wide vocabulary
  • Develop a greater appreciation of our rich and varied literary heritage
  • Develop confidence in the art of speaking and listening.
  • Use discussion to help learning: be able to elaborate and explain their understanding and ideas
  • Use spoken language to prepare ideas before they write.
  • Participate in and gain knowledge, skills and understanding associated with the artistic practice of drama, adopting, creating and sustaining a range of roles.
  • Promote spiritual, moral, cultural, emotional and social development of pupils

Booking

BOOK AT THE GLOBE

BOOK IN YOUR SCHOOL / ONLINE

Information for your visit

All workshops can be tailored to cater for a range of Special Educational Needs and requirements. Detailed information can be found in our FAQs.

Please also read our FAQs for site specific information (directions, on-site food and beverage provisions etc).

Check out our  handy tips to make your visit a success

Contact us

 +44 (0)207 902 1433
Email

‘It was absolutely brilliant, pitched at the perfect level for my pupils!’

– Teacher, Lively Action Workshop

LOCATION AND COSTS

At the Globe

£10 per pupil.
(UK only – please see international pages for other rates)
Maximum of 35 pupils per workshop.

Teachers/adults are free on a 1:10 ratio to pupils. £10 per adult outside the ratio. Up to four adults can attend each workshop. All additional 1:1 support staff for SEND pupils admitted free.

Minimum charge of £200 (for under 20 pupils). A £2.50 administration charge applies per workshop.

Dates and times

We are a working theatre, which means that whilst we will always do our best to accommodate you at a date/time of your preference, we may need to make some adjustments based on our programming.

In your school

1 x 90 minute workshop: £350
2 x 90 minute workshop: £600
3 x 90 minute workshop: £800

Maximum of 35 pupils per workshop.

Outside the M25, a £40 surcharge will be added to cover travel time. For schools more than 2 hours away, this surcharge will be £60.

Outside the M25, travel and accommodation costs (where applicable) will be added.

A £2.50 administration charge applies per workshop.

Dates and times

We can be flexible based around your school timetable, including weekend provision, subject to availability.

Online

1 x 90 minute workshop: £350
2 x 90 minute workshop: £700 £600
3 x 90 minute workshop: £1050 £800

Maximum of 35 pupils per workshop.

A £2.50 administration charge applies per workshop.

Dates and times

We can be flexible based around your school timetable, including weekend provision, subject to availability.

ANY QUESTIONS?

About workshops taking place at the Globe

READ FAQs

About workshops taking place at your school

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About visiting the Globe

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