Magic and Mayhem: Shakespeare Festival

Anglesey

Event: Magic and Mayhem: Shakespeare Festival

Anglesey

An immersive, inspirational and creative exploration of the magic and mayhem of Shakespeare’s’ best-loved plays, through art, dance, drama and music workshops… Our activities will focus on Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Tempest and Macbeth, drawing upon the sights, sounds and stories of the surroundings in our residential centres. This course is Ideal for Upper Key Stage 2 and Lower Key Stage 3 learners.

Our centres provide an opportunity for groups to come together and share experiences which will last a lifetime. Away from the usual routines, staff and students can simply be: extended and meaningful engagement in carefully designed activities which offer a broad exploration of the curriculum to embed understanding and exploring new challenges together.

Available throughout January 2022

Desired Outcomes
  • Develop students understanding and knowledge of Shakespeare
  • Take away all the distractions of the normal classroom and home environment for a residential course led by us and supported by experts in Shakespeare to give your students the best possible opportunity to be supported
  • Reconnecting students after the school holidays in a way that may not be achievable in schools or at home
Planning your visit

Schedule

Day 1
Morning Travel to Centre
You may wish to visit one of our partner organisation en route – please ask our Booking Team about this!
From 12.00pm Arrival at Centre and sort out dormitories
Afternoon 1.00pm Lunch
2.00pm Meet the Team: Introduction to the course tutors and the theme for your Magic and Mayhem residential
2.30pm – 4.45pm (including 15 minute break) Session 1

Art; Midsummer Night’s Dream / The Tempest / Macbeth’s Witches masks
Drama; Prospero’s / Ariel incantations from The Tempest
Dance; Contrasting Movements – Bottom & Titania, Caliban & Ariel
Music; explore composers’ responses to theme & create own composition / Songs and Music from Shakespeare
Evening 5.00pm Evening Meal: Elizabethan Banquet / BBQ & Bonfire
6.30pm – 8.30pm Live Performance OR Session 2

8.30pm Students to own shared social area
9.00pm Students to own rooms
9.30pm Lights out and students checked by own teachers
Day 2
Morning 8.30am Breakfast
9.30am Session 3

Dance
Drama
Art
Music
11.00am – 11.30am Break
Afternoon 12.30pm Lunch and shop / free time
1.30pm – 4.30pm Session 4

Dance
Drama
Art
Music
Evening 5.00pm Evening Meal
6.15pm – 8.45pm Main Hall Magic and Mayhem Ball: Ceilidh
8.45pm Departure instructions
9.00pm Students to own rooms
9.30pm Lights out and students checked by own teachers
Day 3 
Morning 8.30am Breakfast (Bags to Departure Point)
9.30am – 11.30am

Dance
Drama
Art
Music
Afternoon 12.00pm Lunch
1.15pm Groups depart
Evening
What's included:
  • 2-nights’ accommodation
  • Full board basis
  • Activity sessions with clear learning outcomes to each session.
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