Play in a Day

Wednesday 16th November 2016 sees the return of Scene Change Theatre Company to Wells Cathedral.

For a “play in a day” to commemorate the outbreak of WW1. Wednesday 16th November, 10.00am – 2.30pm. £6 per pupil.

The play is called ‘Over by Christmas’ and commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the outbreak of WW1. The day will take children through a journey in which they will experience the assassination of Franz Ferdinand that started the war; the excitement and drama of recruitment and conscription in the opening months of the conflict; the terror of the trenches and going over the top; the absurd events of Christmas day 1914 – German and British soldiers singing carols, burying the dead and playing football together.

 Play in a Day November 2015  Play in a Day November 2015 Cathedral Nave

Benefiting Years 5-6 and linked to the national curriculum in History, Citizenship and PSHE, the day will involve acting skills, focus exercises and interactive workshops, culminating in a performance for parents complete with movement, costume and song.

If your school is interested in joining us, please download our booking form here and return to the Education Department by emailing [email protected] or call us on 01749 674483 Ext 212.