All the Worlds a Stage! Shakespeare Workshops for Years 5, 6 and 7

Bradford Libraries' recent Shakespeare Workshops have proved so popular and enjoyable for all the children who have attended, that we have arranged for two more days of workshops on 1 and 2 December @ Keighley Library and City Library.

All the World’s a Stage! Shakespeare Workshops for Y5, Y6 and Y7 @ Bradford Libraries

Bradford Libraries are delighted that we can offer schools three Shakespeare workshops for children from Years 5, 6 and 7, as part of the Celebrating Shakespeare Programme 2016.

All the World’s a Stage! Workshop with John Kirk

The children will take part in three of Shakespeare’s most celebrated stories: Romeo and Juliet, Henry V and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The aim is to get a better understanding of some of Shakespeare’s most enduring speeches and learn about Shakespeare’s verse and try out some of his insults all under the guidance of John Kirk.

There are three workshops, suitable for children from Years 5, 6 and 7.  We have places for 40 children at each session from two schools. We will offer one place (20 children max) per school.  Workshops are free of charge.

What teachers and pupils have said so far:-

"A fantastic, engaging workshop. Children enjoyed and enthused throughout this interactive workshop. John's enthusiasm for his subject shone through which showed in the children's participation." Matthew Doidge St Columba's Catholic Primary

" A brilliant workshop. Very engaging and animated and educational for the children." Teacher Rainbow Primary

" I really enjoyed this and thought it was very funny" Y6 Byron Primary

"I loved it because he was interacting with us and he let everyone have a go." Y6 St Joseph's Catholic( Keighley )Primary

The sessions are as follows: -

Thurs 1 December @ Keighley Library 10.15am – 11.30am

Friday 2 December @ City Library 10am – 11.15am and 1.15pm – 2.30pm

If you are interested in booking one of the events above please fill in the form on the link at the bottom of the page or email your details direct, stating the session required, year group and numbers of pupils (20 max). The deadline for applications is Tuesday 22nd November 2016. Your school will be sent a letter of confirmation via email if you have been successful in securing a place. If you require further information please contact Christinea Donnelly Development Officer for Young People christinea.donnelly@bradford.gov.uk

T: 01274 433915.   To book  please complete and email the form attached.


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Published: 18/11/2016
Audience: Primary Head Teachers; Literacy C-Ordinators; Y7 English/Drama Teachers
Contact: Christinea Donnelly

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