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Teach By Travel - British Theatre - Frontstage and Backstage - England/Ireland/Scotland/Wales


Day 1:
Departure Flight.

Day 2: Midlands
Arrive London airport and transfer to a hotel in England's Midlands.

Day 3: Worcester
A local theatre company is your host today upon arrival in the ancient city of Worcester. A tour and workshop will be given at the city Swan's Theatre. Time to stroll the beautiful city of Worcester before dinner and overnight. Optional Theatre Show in Worcester if theatre is in production.

Day 4: Great Malvern
Your local theatre company hosts accompany you to Great Malvern and its highly successful theatre, which features national touring productions. A workshop or lecture will be given in the theatre's Coach House. Free time to explore the gorgeous Malvern Hills, with spectacular views and the remnants of a medieval camp. Optional Theatre Show in Great Malvern if theatre is in production.

Day 5: Stratford-upon-Avon Area
Morning journey to Stratford-upon-Avon, a market town at the edge of the Forest of Arden and Shakespeare's birthplace. Time to see the Tudor-style cottage with its typical-of-the-time kitchen, bedrooms, and the glove-maker's workshop used by Shakespeare's father. On to visit Anne Hathaway's Cottage, then experience a backstage tour of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, followed by a Shakespeare play in the evening.

Day 6: London
Depart Stratford and view vistas of rolling green hills enroute to the quaint Cotswolds. See the cottages with thatched roofs, sandstone villages, and market towns with crooked half-timbered houses. Enjoy stops in Chipping Campden and Bourton-On-The-Water before arriving at the Queen's Castle, Windsor. See how the royals lived with an inside visit to the State Apartments, St. George's Chapel and more. Time to explore the charming town of Windsor before arriving in London for dinner and overnight.

Day 7: London
Start your morning off with a guided city sightseeing tour where you will see Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square and more! Afternoon visit to Shakespeare's Globe Theatre for a workshop, followed by a backstage tour of a West End Theatre.

Day 8: London
A free day in London! Ride on the London Eye, observe the lively scenes at Covent Garden, visit the British Museum or the National Portrait Gallery. Farewell dinner in a London restaurant before a West End London Theatre performance.

Day 9:
Transfer to the airport for your return flight.

Highlights:
Round-trip Airfare
Full-Time Tour Manager
All Breakfasts and Dinners
Tour and Workshop at Swan Theatre
Workshop at Great Malvern Theatre
Shakespeare's Birthplace
Anne Hathaway's Cottage
Backstage Tour of Shakespeare Theatre
Shakespeare Performance
Cotswolds
Windsor Castle
Guided City Tour of London
Globe Theatre Workshop
Backstage Tour of West End Theatre
London Theatre Performance


British Theatre Frontstage and Backstage