Events for Schools and Colleges

The Shakespeare Project

William Shakespeare with sunglasses on

Please note the below event has now passed and bookings are closed. We will be planning our activities for next year soon and will update this page accordingly.

The Shakespeare Project is open to students in year 12 and 13 students, and we welcome bookings from school groups as well as individuals wishing to attend. 

Event Programme:

Time Activity
09:30 Arrivals
09:45 - 10:00

Welcome and Introduction to the Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies

10:00 - 10:50 Keynote session
11:00 - 11:45 Taster session 1
 11:45 - 12:30 Taster session 2
12:30 - 13:00


We recommend students bring a packed lunch as there will be limited time to buy food on campus

13:00 - 13:30 Campus Tour with a current student
13:40 - 14:25 Taster session 3
14:30 - 14:45 Close and departures

We are excited to offer a Taster Day Bursary for school groups attending this event!* School groups bringing 10 or more post-16 students can claim up to £150 towards their travel expenses.

We are working hard to put the finishing touches to the sessions that will be on offer during this event, we will update this page with more details as they are confirmed. Please do get in touch with us if you have any questions about the event in the meantime, we'd love to hear from you.

*Please note, this offer is not available in conjunction with the Schools Membership travel bursary.

Please note, this event is fully booked for 2024. However, if you would like to organise a separate school visit or academic workshop related to Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies, please get in touch with us to organise.

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