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London Theatrical Studies

  • Destination: UK - England
  • Duration: 4 days

London, the capital offers an outstanding choice of activities for performance arts subjects. With an immense choice of musical theatres, classical plays, artistic and dance academies, a trip to London is almost “compulsory” for students of theatre.

Combine this study tour with visits to Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and a West-End for an irresistible combination and a tour that your students are sure to enjoy.

Below is a sample itinerary only- all aspects can be customized for your group and for your specific needs.

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Example itinerary

Day 1

Morning: Departure from school and travel to London. Upon arrival in the capital your group can visit one of London’s world-class museums or visit one of its many attractions.

Afternoon: After some time in the capital, the group make their way to the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre for a tour of this beautifully reproduced threatre. Alternatively, the group can go on a tour of the National Theatre.

Evening:After visiting the theatre, the group travels to London’s West-End to see an evening performance of a selected play.

Day 2

Morning: After breakfast, travel to London city centre and have workshop or seminar arranged at RADA. RADA offers some of the best facilities within the theatre, film, TV and radio industries and ensures that its trainingprepares students for their future profession. Workshops can be tailored to your chosen subject.

Afternoon: Spend the afternoon for independant study or your group may wish to attend a matinee or evening production by RADA students.

Evening: Evening arrival back at accommodation. Overnight Stay.

Day 3

Morning:LAMDA Workshop with an exciting and innovative choice of workshops to choose from at their west London studios. Choose from Voice & Verse, Historical Acting, Stage Combat, Historical Dance, and Introduction to Musicals and many more.

Afternoon: Group spends the afternoon at LAMDA workshop followed by independent study. Alternatively, the group can visit the Theatre Collection at the Victoria & Albert Museum which houses Britain’s official collection of theatrical memorabilia.

Evening: Evening departure from central London and travel back to accommodation. Overnight stay.

Day 4

Morning: After breakfast, the group check-out and travel to central London for one more stop in the capital. Alternatively, the group can take a full day excursion to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Afternoon: In the afternoon, the group will travel back to school.

Evening:Arrival back at school in the evening. End of Tour.

Sights & places of interest in London

Buckingham Palace
London WeekendThe official residence of the British monarchs and one of the most visited sites in London. Here you can see the changing of the guards or look at the most famous balcony in the world. Also nearby is Victoria Monument.

Westminster Abbey
London WeekendThis Gothic church located right next to the Palace of Westminster. It has been one of the most notable religious buildings since its construction and the traditional place of the coronation and burial of British Monachs. It has also hosted many royal weddings and burials and houses tombs of some of Britains greatest writers.

National Gallery
London WeekendThis art museum located on Trafalgar Square houses over 2.300 paintings dating from the 13th century to 1900. It is the fourth most visited museum in the world. Here you can see some of the most well known works of art such as Vincent van Gogh’s: Sunflowers, Rembrandt’s Belshazzar’s Feast, as well as works from Monet, Renoir, Cézanne to name just a few.

The Palace of Westminster
London WeekendThis building is the meeting place for the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two house of the Parliament in the United Kingdom. It location on the banks of the River Thames and adjacent to the Westminster Abbey made it the first royal palace of the Kings of England. The building complex has the most recognizable landmark in London which is Big Ben or The Elizabeth Tower.

St Paul’s Cathedral
London WeekendThis Church of England catherdral sits atop the highest hill in London and was built on the site of an original church dedicated to Paul the Apostle. This present church dates from the late 17th century and had survived bombs during The Blitz during World War II.

Tower of London
London WeekendHer Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress, more commonly known as the Tower of London is a historic castle on the north bank of the River Thames adjacent to Tower Bridge. It was the first residence of British Monarchs since William the Conqueror in 1078 but has been known more famously as a prison. Some of its inmates included, Ann Bolelyn, Guy Fawkes, and Rudolf Hess among others. It also house the the Crown Jewels.

Trafalgar Square
London WeekendThis public square in central London is popular among tourists who come here to see the National Gallery and Nelson’s Column. Named after the famous battle where Nelson defeated the French and Spanish, it has quickly become the gathering place for political and social celebrations.

Madam Tussauds
London WeekendThis most famous wax museum in central London is a major tourist attraction where millions enter to see the waxowrks of historical and royal figures, film stars, sports stars and infamous murderers. You can expect to facinated for hours visiting this museum.

Tate Modern
London WeekendThe Tate Modern is a modern art gallery located in central London. It is the most visited modern art gallery in the world. It holds the national collection of British art from 1500 to the present day and international modern and contemporary art. Throughout the year, the museum holds temporary exhibitions which accompany the current collection.

London Eye
London WeekendThe London Eye is the tallest Ferris Wheel in Europe and the most popular paid tourist attraction in the UK. With a height of 120 meters above London you can see panoramic views of the see and most of the city’s iconic landmarks.

British Museum
London WeekendThis museum, dedicated to human history and culture, has some 8 million works and is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence. The museum has exhibits from all eras and civilisations and is the 2nd most visited museum in the world.

London On Map

Globe Theatre Video

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