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Shakespeare Schools Festival

  • Date

    Wed 20 Nov

    Venue

    The Civic - Assembly Room

    Time

    7:00pm
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Shakespeare Schools Foundation is proud to present the world’s largest youth drama festival at The Civic, Barnsley.

Join them this autumn for an exhilarating evening of theatre, featuring a series of unique abridged Shakespeare productions by local schools.

See Shakespeare’s timeless stories brought to life like never before, and support young people from your community as they take to the stage.

“Every child in every school ought to have the chance to experience this magical process.” Philip Pullman, Author and SSF Patron

Shakespeare Schools Foundation is a cultural education charity, transforming lives through the unique power of Shakespeare. Their annual Festival provides a platform for up to 30,000 young people to express themselves and grow in confidence as they take to a professional stage. In this, the 19th year of the Festival, they celebrate the infinite variety of work found across the project, as young people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities find their ‘voice’ in the school rehearsal room, culminating in a thrilling night of theatre.

Tickets: £9.95 | £8 Conc

Please note, tickets purchased seven days in advance can be posted to you, but may incur a small fee. Alternatively tickets can be collected from the Box Office during opening hours or prior to the event or performance.