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Central Youth Theatre are pleased to present their 2016 schools
outreach packages.
The Primary Packages focus on:
 Beatri...
2016 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of author
Beatrix Potter
Born in London in 1866, Helen Beatrix Potter was be...
2016 marks the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s birth
Born on 13 September 1916, Roald Dahl captured the imagination of
c...
2016 marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London
Starting in a small bakery on Pudding Lane, the infamous Grea...
For more information or to make a booking:
Contact Assistant Director: Holly Parry
01902 572091
holly@centralyouththeatre....
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Central Youth Theatre - Primary Drama Workshops 2016

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2016 has a number of celebratory annniversary dates including Roald Dahl, Beatrix Potter and The Great Fire of London, so Central Youth Theatre are offering primary schools the opportinity to book in drama packages over half a term, a full term or one off sessions.

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Central Youth Theatre - Primary Drama Workshops 2016

  1. 1. Central Youth Theatre are pleased to present their 2016 schools outreach packages. The Primary Packages focus on:  Beatrix Potter  Roald Dahl  The Great Fire of London Our workshop packages are a fantastic way to celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 3rd March or simply enhance pupils’ skills as part of a curriculum enrichment day for a specific year group or the whole school. For more information or to make a booking: Contact Assistant Director: Holly Parry 01902 572091 or holly@centralyouththeatre.org
  2. 2. 2016 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of author Beatrix Potter Born in London in 1866, Helen Beatrix Potter was best known for her imaginative children’s books such as The Tale of Peter Rabbit. She spent many childhood holidays in the Lake District, an area that was a huge influence on her later writing. Our drama workshops will:  Introduce the history and life of Beatrix Potter to pupils’, including growing up in Victorian England.  Explore the settings and characters depicted in her books  Bring to life the characters she created including Peter Rabbit, Mrs Tiggywinkle, Squirrel Nutkin, The Tailor of Gloucester and many more.  Provide an opportunity for pupils to develop their own creative writing skills by writing and performing short stories
  3. 3. 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s birth Born on 13 September 1916, Roald Dahl captured the imagination of children around the world with his tales including James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, The Witches, Fantastic Mr Fox, The Twits and The BFG. Our drama workshops will:  Introduce the works and life of Roald Dahl to pupils’  Explore the settings and characters depicted in his stories including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, James and the Giant Peach, The Witches, Fantastic Mr Fox, The BFG, The Twits and George's Marvellous Medicine.   Allow children to create their own ‘Roald Dahl’ vocabulary to be used in creative writing exercises in poems and short stories   Introduce new drama skills to pupils’ including physical theatre, sound-scapes and characterisation
  4. 4. 2016 marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London Starting in a small bakery on Pudding Lane, the infamous Great Fire of London swept across the City of London over three days. Our drama workshops will:  Introduce pupils’ to the key facts surrounding The Great Fire of London, including dates, location, causes and effects  Explore historical texts depicting the fire including Samuel Pepys  Explore issues such as health and housing in London in 1666  Enable pupils’ to create sound scapes, letters, poems, freeze- frames and scenes depicting the consequences of The Great Fire of London
  5. 5. For more information or to make a booking: Contact Assistant Director: Holly Parry 01902 572091 holly@centralyouththeatre.org

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