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Sixth Form Conferences

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Our sixth form conferences are run by our Shakespearean team, sometimes in collaboration with other institutions. They aim to provide opportunities to explore texts and/or theatre-making in more depth.

"Perfectly pitched to our students and will absolutely support them in their examination."

— Macmillan Academy, Middlesbrough

Conference Dates 

Revision Session: Shakespeare's Tragedies, focusing on Othello

Tuesday 1 May 2018

Held in Stratford-upon-Avon at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Time: 10.30 am - 3.45 pm (registration from 10.00 am to ensure prompt start)
 
Cost: £25 per person (for a full day's programme of interactive talks, including a visit to Shakespeare's Birthplace and the 'Famous Beyond Words' Exhibition)
 
Led by our own Shakespeare experts and drama practitioners, the sixth-form conference will combine lively discussions and performances with close-readings of Shakespeare's text. Students will leave with a deeper understanding of how Shakespeare's plays work both on the page and on the stage, ready for their exams.
 
The Conference comprises of plenary and play-specific break-off sessions, along with performance demonstrations and closing Question and Answer session. 

For more information or to make a booking please email learning@shakespeare.org.uk or telephone (01789) 207131.
 
Early booking is recommended.

"The speakers are really knowledgeable and encouraging"

— Student Comment

"A fantastic and stimulating day of engaging talks which reinforced but also extended students thinking and learning of “Othello”. The girl’s enjoyment was palpable and there is so much we can take back to school to discuss!"

— King Edward Camp Hill Girls School

"Lecture was excellent. Very useful context and critical readings of the play that will be of real benefit for exam. Great that there was so much questioning of the pupils."

— Christ College, Brecon

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