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English - Jubilee gems - Get in on the act

If you want to make Diamond Jubilee celebrations dramatic, try a theatre workshop that brings history to life through performance.

Sideways Theatre - Jubilee Experience

Sideways Theatre offers primaries a one-day workshop that turns the whole school into a Jubilee celebration. In the morning, key stage 1 pupils consider how it would feel to be Queen (or King), while KS2 pupils interact with actors playing the young, middle-aged and older Queen Elizabeth II and learn about her royal duties. They get the chance to recreate a simple coronation ceremony, develop a Christmas broadcast and write a news report about the coronation. In the afternoon there is a celebratory street party.

Altru Drama - Jubilee Play in a Day

Play in a Day is an interactive drama workshop in which pupils develop self-esteem and teamwork and time management skills while creating a performance about the Queen's life. The fast-paced workshop gets pupils playing games, singing songs and learning facts in order to develop a show to perform to peers and parents at the end of the day. The workshops are for KS2 and a maximum of 35 pupils can take part.

How to book

Contact Sideways Theatre on 01905 592479 or email Amelia Faye at Find out more at

To contact Altru Drama phone 0151 443 0333 or email More information can be found at

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