The BP exhibition
19 July – 25 November 2012
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Supported by BP
Part of the London 2012 Festival
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This major exhibition will bring Shakespeare's characters and plays to life for primary and secondary students through amazing objects and contemporary performance.
Visiting the exhibition
The exhibition is open exclusively for self-led school visits between 10.00 and 12.00 on 13, 20 September and 15, 16 November 2012.
You can also visit with your class on other dates when you will share the exhibition with the general public. Visits for school students and accompanying adults are free but must be booked in advance.
The magic of Shakespeare (fully booked)
Experience a magical world of make-believe in this session created specifically for students in special schools in Key Stages 2, 3 and 4.
Meet some of the good people of Tudor London as they set off to see a Shakespeare play. For Key Stage 2.
Interactive workshops led by expert actor-educators that will enhance students' interpretations of Shakespeare's texts and their understanding of the context of his plays. In collaboration with the Shakespeare Schools Festival. For Key Stage 4.
A day of talks by experts to support students of English or Drama across a range of courses at Key Stage 5.
Image: Wenceslaus Hollar, ‘The Long View’ of London, c.1647 (detail).
Enjoy an exclusive visit to the exhibition. Come along to plan your visit, engance your subject knowledge or simply experience this innovative approach to Shakespeare, his plays and his world.
A one-day INSET with the Royal Shakespeare Company exploring active approaches to Shakespeare and practical ways of using objects to help students' learning.
This unique one-day course with the Royal Shakespeare Company will introduce secondary school teachers to active appraoches to engaging students with text to strengthen cross-curricular links between Shakespeare and the Tudor world.