Theatre, Workshops

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West End Festival

Taking over the West End of Glasgow, the festival treats the ears to a great musical line-up, tantalises all the senses with a carnival, and delves into the creative depths of local studios and exhibitions with the Hidden Lane open days.

Various venues: Glasgow

Wed 26 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 341 0844

Thu 27 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 341 0844

Fri 28 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 341 0844

…and 2 more dates until 30 Jun

The Portstewart Community Red Sails Festival

There's fun for all the family at this festival, with a variety of storytelling, magic and puppet shows, Victorian-themed workshops, fancy dress competitions, street theatre, live music and more.

The Crescent, Portstewart

Mon 22 Jul

Times vary / Free / 028 7034 4723

Tue 23 Jul

Times vary / Free / 028 7034 4723

Wed 24 Jul

Times vary / Free / 028 7034 4723

…and 3 more dates until 27 Jul

Acting Up

Dementia-friendly interactive acting sessions.

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

Fri 28 Jun

Studio

Prices to be confirmed / 01292 288235

Fri 26 Jul

£10 free for companions / 01292 288235

Fri 27 Sep

£10 Free for companions / 01292 288235

Fri 25 Oct

£10 Free for Companions / 01292 288235

Behind the Scenes: Life of Pi

A unique experience to go behind the scenes at the Crucible, as you get an insight into how we bring the world of theatre to life for our production of Life of Pi.

The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

Tue 16 Jul

£3.50 / 0114 249 6000

Canoe hire - 45 minutes

Canoes are 16' three seaters, suitable for two adults, one adult and two children or two adults and one child (under 12). Buoyancy aids and paddles included. Price is per canoe, not per person.

National Trust: Cragside, Morpeth

Sat 6 Jul

£17.50 Booking essential, admission applies / 01669 620333

Sat 20 Jul

£17.50 Booking essential, admission applies / 01669 620333

Fri 26 Jul

£17.50 Booking essential, admission applies / 01669 620333

…and 17 more dates until 1 Sep

Dressing Mrs Dunch

Watch as Mrs Dunch is dressed and learn about the purpose of each layer of her clothing. Mrs Dunch was the wife of the first owner who developed Avebury Manor from a small farmhouse into a more substantial Tudor Manor around 1560. Each layer of Mrs Dunch’s clothing was created by the National Trust Avebury’s volunteer…

National Trust: Avebury, Marlborough

Wed 4 Sep

Free Admission applies / 01672 539250

Wed 16 Oct

Free Admission applies / 01672 539250

House tickets: August 2019

Afternoon tickets to visit the house can be pre-booked up to 24 hours in advance (you can't pre-book a ticket on the morning of your visit).

Tyntesfield, Bristol

Thu 1 Aug

£0–£18.40 Admission applies (Children £0–£9.20 Admission applies)

Fri 2 Aug

£0–£18.40 Admission applies (Children £0–£9.20 Admission applies)

Sat 3 Aug

£0–£18.40 Admission applies (Children £0–£9.20 Admission applies)

…and 17 more dates until 20 Aug

Mindful moments in the garden

Take a few moments for yourself and let our volunteer Carole, an experienced mindfulness practitioner, show you what it's all about.

National Trust: Barrington Court, Ilminster

Fri 28 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01460 241938

Fri 26 Jul

Free Admission applies / 01460 241938

Fri 9 Aug

Free Admission applies / 01460 241938

Sadie Rowlands - Artist in Residence

Sadie Rowlands, mosaicist, will be on site working on her fantastic mosaic pieces. You can see how this traditional technique, that was very popular in Roman times, has developed for modern art.

National Trust: Chedworth Roman Villa, Cheltenham

Thu 19 Sep

Free Admission applies / 01242 890256

Fri 20 Sep

Free Admission applies / 01242 890256

The Secret Widget Fest

Family-friendly festival celebrating classic blues and rock.

Hurtwood Park Polo Club, Ewhurst

Fri 30 Aug

£35–£45 (Weekend Passes £109–£129; Family Weekend £240–£280; Camping £17–£21; Camper Vans £25–£45; Weekend Tickets Youth £37) / 07403951682

Sat 31 Aug

£35–£45 (Weekend Passes £109–£129; Family Weekend £240–£280; Camping £17–£21; Camper Vans £25–£45; Weekend Tickets Youth £37) / 07403951682

Sun 1 Sep

£35–£45 (Weekend Passes £109–£129; Family Weekend £240–£280; Camping £17–£21; Camper Vans £25–£45; Weekend Tickets Youth £37) / 07403951682

Summer Social Drama Club

Introductory course in drama, storytelling and performance for ages five to eight.

The Point, Eastleigh

Sat 29 Jun

£26 for six sessions / 023 8065 2333

West End Workshop Day

Train like a West End professional at this West End workshop day for ages 11–15.

Dominion Theatre, London W1T

Wed 24 Jul

Children £50 Half Day - Ages 8-10; Children £100 Full Day - Ages 11-15 / 01622 437016

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Yoga at Fell Foot Active Base

The Yin Yang Flow class is a balanced practice of gentle, focused, stretches flowing into a more dynamic use of the yoga postures in a Vinyasa Flow, before reclining into the final relaxation.

National Trust: Fell Foot Park, Windermere

Tue 2 Jul

£9–£12 Booking advisable, admission applies / 01539 531273

Wed 3 Jul

£9–£12 Booking advisable, admission applies / 01539 531273

Tue 9 Jul

£9–£12 Booking advisable, admission applies / 01539 531273

…and 3 more dates until 17 Jul

1984

Staging of George Orwell's haunting and prescient novel by young theatre makers through the NST Youth Theatre Summer Project.

NST City, Southampton

Fri 9 Aug

£10–£18 (£10–£16) / 023 8067 1771

Sat 10 Aug

£10–£18 (£10–£16) / 023 8067 1771

2019 Milling Demonstrations

Our milling demonstrations are ongoing throughout the day (subject to volunteer availability)

National Trust: Winchester City Mill

Sat 29 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01962 870057

Sun 30 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01962 870057

Wed 3 Jul

Free Admission applies / 01962 870057

…and 14 more dates until 4 Aug

'44 Inch Chest' Preview Showing

Out Of Bounds Theatre present their first showing '44 Inch Chest' before touring in this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Come along to the Hanger Farm Arts Centre to watch the very first performance of this dark and gritty play. Tickets are free but there is a suggested donation to "pay-what-it's-worth" at the end of…

Hanger Farm Arts Centre, Southampton

Mon 29 Jul

Free / 023 8066 7683

50 Things Wild Wednesdays - Bug Hunting

Hunt for bugs on the parkland and achieve number 31 of your 50 things activities by making friends with a bug.

National Trust: Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield

Wed 28 Aug

Children £3.50 Booking essential, admission applies / 01825 790231

Abigail Waddell - Artist in Residence

Abigail Waddell will be on site painting pictures of the lovely surroundings of the Roman villa. Using a variety of different mediums, and a great choice of views, it will be wonderful to watch.

National Trust: Chedworth Roman Villa, Cheltenham

Fri 27 Sep

Free Admission applies / 01242 890256

Sat 28 Sep

Free Admission applies / 01242 890256

Sun 29 Sep

Free Admission applies / 01242 890256

Acting and Performance Summer School

Five day summer school for young people aged 15–17 exploring acting and contemporary performance.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Mon 1 Jul

£265 Course fee / +44 (0)141 270 8213

For ages 15–17.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 2 Jul

£265 Course fee / +44 (0)141 270 8213

For ages 15–17.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 3 Jul

£265 Course fee / +44 (0)141 270 8213

For ages 15–17.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 5 Jul

Acting: Audition Preparation Adult Summer School

Five-day intense summer school on the theatrical audition process.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Mon 19 Aug

£525 / 0141 332 5057

Tue 20 Aug

£525 / 0141 332 5057

Wed 21 Aug

£525 / 0141 332 5057

…and 2 more dates until 23 Aug

Acting: For Camera Adult Summer School

An intensive five-day course for adults who want to develop screen acting skills.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Mon 5 Aug

£525 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 6 Aug

£525 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 7 Aug

£525 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 9 Aug

Acting: for Camera Summer School (for ages 13–17)

Five-day intensive summer school for young people who want to build up acting skills.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Mon 29 Jul

£265 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 30 Jul

£265 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 31 Jul

£265 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 2 Aug

Acting: Play Adult Summer School

A six-day summer intensive summer school for adults where participants cast, rehearse and perform a contemporary British play in an RSC venue.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Mon 29 Jul

£590 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 30 Jul

£590 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 31 Jul

£590 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 3 more dates until 3 Aug

Acting: Play Summer School (for ages 13 – 17)

Six-day summer school for young people aged 13–17 where they take part in intensive casting, rehearsing and performance of a contemporary British play in one of the Royal Conservatoire’s professional venues.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Mon 5 Aug

£325 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 6 Aug

£325 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 7 Aug

£325 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 3 more dates until 10 Aug

Acting: Radio and Voiceover Technique Adult Summer School

An intensive five-day summer school for adults who want to increase their skills and experience in radio and voice-over work.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Mon 12 Aug

£525 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 13 Aug

£525 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 14 Aug

£525 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 16 Aug