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York International Shakespeare Festival
Activities on Offer
Performances / workshops / courses delivered in schools, Performances / workshops / visits delivered in York venue or attraction
Discipline(s)
Creative Skills , Creative Writing / Poetry , Heritage and history , Mixed art forms , Spoken Language / performance , Theatre
Key Stage(s)
KS1 , KS2 , KS3 , KS4 , FE 
Description (Short)
York International Shakespeare Festival is the only UK festival to celebrate Shakespeare as an international writer. This April, we are offering a number of in-school workshops delivered by international artists as well as opportunities for schools to engage with festival events in person.
Cost for York-based schools
£5-£200 - depending on workshop
A Christmas Carol
Name of Organisation
Category
Activities on Offer
Performances / workshops / courses delivered in schools
Discipline(s)
Spoken Language / performance , Theatre
Key Stage(s)
KS1 , KS2 , KS3 , KS4 , SEND 
Description (Short)
Costumed storytelling character delivering performance/workshops
Cost for York-based schools
£200 per day
City
York
Previous Shakespeare festival
Name of Organisation
Activities on Offer
Performances / workshops / courses delivered in schools, Performances / workshops / visits delivered in York venue or attraction
Discipline(s)
Creative Skills , Creative Writing / Poetry , Heritage and history , Spoken Language / performance , Theatre
Key Stage(s)
KS1 , KS2 , KS3 , KS4 , FE , Reception / Pre school , HE , SEND 
Description (Short)
York Theatre Royal offers a wealth of drama-led workshops, tours and partnerships available throughout the year.
Cost for York-based schools
Dependent on activity
City
York
Merchant Adventurers' Hall
Name of Organisation
Activities on Offer
Performances / workshops / visits delivered in York venue or attraction
Discipline(s)
Dance , Heritage and history , Music 
Key Stage(s)
KS2 
Description (Short)
The Merchant Adventurers’ medieval and awe-inspiring Hall takes centre stage for the, The Merchant Adventurers’ Experience. Key Stage 2 classes from all of York’s primary schools are invited to a fully funded school visit focused on key areas of their curriculum. The history of the Hall and Company will be explored through interactive games, discovery and activities. With 665 years of history to cover visits can will be tailored to suit various topics.
Cost for York-based schools
Fully fund through the Merchant Adventurers' Charitable Trust for York schools
City
York
Intricately drawn letter from a medieval Archbishops register.
Category
Activities on Offer
Digital Resources
Discipline(s)
Creative Writing / Poetry , Design  , Heritage and history , Theatre
Key Stage(s)
KS2 , KS3 , KS4 
Description (Short)
Our schools packs use just some of our amazing archive collections to support the History, English and Art curriculums, primarily in secondary schools. Topics include Medieval illumination, chocolate advertising, Heslington Hall, the Slave Trade and the works of Sir Alan Ayckbourn. Each pack comes with high resolution images and teachers notes.
Cost for York-based schools
N/A - free download from our website
Pilot Theatre Logo
Name of Organisation
Activities on Offer
Digital Resources, Performances / workshops / courses delivered in schools, Performances / workshops / visits delivered in York venue or attraction, Other (please specify)
Discipline(s)
Creative Skills , Creative Writing / Poetry , Design  , Digital Arts (e/g/ animation, game design, graphics design) , Heritage and history , Mixed art forms , Music , Spoken Language / performance , Theatre
Key Stage(s)
KS3 , KS4 , FE , HE , SEND 
Description (Short)
Pilot Theatre is a national and international touring company based in York, creating work for, by and with young people aged 11-25. Alongside our theatre productions, we offer workshops, resources, CPD and bespoke projects to schools, colleges and universities.
Cost for York-based schools
£0 - £375+VAT (varies according to project/activity)
City
York
Lady Chapel
Activities on Offer
Performances / workshops / visits delivered in York venue or attraction
Discipline(s)
Crafts / Making , Creative Skills , Creative Writing / Poetry , Heritage and history , Mixed art forms , Painting and Drawing , Spoken Language / performance , Theatre
Key Stage(s)
KS1 , KS2 , KS3 , KS4 , FE , Reception / Pre school , HE , SEND 
Description (Short)
Bespoke tours and workshops covering topics relating to medieval history, Christianity, and stained glass.
Cost for York-based schools
Free
City
York
Sandscapes in Wonderlab: The Bramall Gallery
Name of Organisation
Activities on Offer
Digital Resources, Performances / workshops / visits delivered in York venue or attraction
Discipline(s)
Creative Skills , Design  , Heritage and history , Heritage Crafts , STEM / STEAM
Key Stage(s)
KS1 , KS2 , KS3 
Description (Short)
Groups of all interests and sizes are welcome at the museum. We have plenty of things to see and do, including inspiring galleries, schools’ sessions, special exhibitions and more.
Cost for York-based schools
Free - £7.50
City
York

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