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Best Will Drama Challenges

Energetic full-day drama workshops on your choice of A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Tempest, Macbeth or Twelfth Night.

Connect with your class at Mary Arden’s Farm - a safe, secure and fun site with special access for primary schools.

The outdoor setting at Mary Arden’s Farm is a beautiful backdrop against which to bring Shakespeare’s language to life, giving children the chance to walk and perform in his footsteps.

Choosing between A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Tempest, Macbeth and Twelfth Night pupils will:

  • Explore the major themes of the play in a fun and interactive way.
  • Discover the social and historical context of the play, the writer and the audience through access to original artefacts and documents from the Trust's extensive archive.
  • Devise scenes from the play, working in small groups.
  • Perform an abridged version using original text, movement and music.
  • Develop understanding of the narrative and how scenes fit together.
  • Immerse themselves in the inspirational Tudor setting of Mary Arden’s Farm.

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Contact our team [email protected] for more information.

Venue: Mary Arden’s Farm, Wilmcote, CV37 9UN
Duration: full day

Price: £13 per pupil.

Price includes a follow up Digital pack of supporting materials with worksheets, facts and further teaching ideas.

A minimum charge equivalent to 20 pupils applies to all workshops.

Maximum capacity for this workshop is two classes.
One member of staff (free of charge) is required to accompany every eight children.

An absolutely superb day! The children were fully enthused and engaged all day; a really stimulating day of Shakespeare.

— Amesbury Primary School

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