Further Education (16+)

Education Experiences

Our engaging opportunities for students are designed to enhance knowledge, develop vital transferable skills and encourage collaborative learning.

For more information or to discuss date options, please contact our Education Projects Manager, Richard Knowles at leap@cft.org.uk or find out more about booking tickets for shows or events.

Insight Workshops

We offer bespoke workshops for Post 16 students linked to current productions. Sessions can be tailored to study needs or a specific production focus and are designed to offer students a deeper understanding of the production they attend.

Participants: KS5
For: Up to 30 students
Duration: 2 hours
Location: Your venue
Cost: £5 per student

To book for any of our Insight workshops, please contact our Education Projects Manager, Richard Knowles at leap@cft.org.uk or find out more about booking tickets for shows or events.


Insight workshop: A Monster Calls

Take part in a practical workshop exploring the themes and content within this Olivier Award-winning adaptation of Patrick Ness's critically acclaimed novel. Develop creative skills in school or at the Theatre. 

Available to book during the performance run of A Monster Calls. £4 per pupil.

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Post-16 Technical Tasters

Led by the Theatre's technical teams, Technical Tasters offer learners insight into backstage theatre roles. Participants can find out how costumes or props are designed, how sets are realised or how to light a performance.

Learners also have the opportunity to ask questions and experience technical or stage equipment during a 90-minute taster. Technical Tasters are available at selected times throughout the year.

Five distinctive workshops are available:

  • Costume
  • Lighting
  • Props
  • Sound
  • Stage Design

Participants: KS5
For: Up to 20 students
Duration: 90 minutes
Location: Theatre
Cost: £5 per person

For more information and dates, contact leap@cft.org.uk

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Partnership Projects

Work with us to offer students a unique programme of learning, designed to enhance their knowledge of productions, develop theatre-making techniques or build key transferable skills.

For more information about education partnerships, further opportunities, bespoke talks or events for learners or teaching staff, please contact our Education Projects Manager, Richard Knowles at leap@cft.org.uk.