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School Performing Arts Trip to London

A performing arts school trip to London offers your students the opportunity to really experience the city’s famous West End!

If you’re looking to motivate and enthuse your performing arts students, then a tour of one of the world’s most famous theatres and seeing a West End show should do the trick!

With over 40 theatres and a variety of museum and tours available incorporating aspects of acting, lighting, sound, costume design, make up and front of house (to name but a few!), London really is an ideal destination for showing your students where performing arts can take them! And you could even team up with your school's English department, to make the trip cross-curricular. 

Sample itinerary

Day 1/2

MorningMorning Depart school for travel to London 

Arrive in London and check-in to hotel


Evening meal at Planet Hollywood followed by a West End show

Day 2/2

MorningMorning National Theatre backstage tour

Visit to the London Eye 

Boat cruise on the River Thames

Depart London late afternoon

EveningEvening Arrive back at school

What's included?

  • 1 night's bed and breakfast accommodation
  • 2 days' coach hire
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • Detailed information pack
  • Evening meal at local restaurant
  • Free staff place ratio 1:8
  • Itinerary planning service
  • Tickets for the National Theatre backstage tour
  • Tickets to West End show
  • VAT


London Eye

London Eye

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London Eye River Cruise

London Eye River Cruise

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National Theatre Backstage Tours

National Theatre Backstage Tours

Get exclusive access to unseen parts of the building on a tour led by experienced and enthusiastic National Theatre… Read more

Pineapple Dance Studios - Workshops

Pineapple Dance Studios - Workshops

Learn from some of the world's best choreographers at London's most famous dance studios here in the heart of Covent… Read more

Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare's Globe

Founded by the pioneering American actor and director Sam Wanamaker, Shakespeare's Globe is a unique international… Read more

Theatre Royal Drury Lane Tour

Theatre Royal Drury Lane Tour

Through the Stage Door is the UK's first interactive theatre tour at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The history… Read more

West End Show

West End Show

Head to London's famous West End to catch an incredible show! Some of the world's most famous productions have been s… Read more

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Wembley International Hotel

The award-winning Wembley International Hotel offers rooms with air-conditioning, free WiFi, satellite TV, desks, safes and en-suite facilities.

Groups will stay in triples and quads, while group leaders are accommodated in twins.

The hotel restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, and can provide packed lunches and breakfasts on request.


Newsome High School, March 2019

Excellent trip and activities. We will be booking again. 

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Gail Biggins - Tour Adviser

Don’t hesitate to contact me for any advice or further information on how your school trip can be tailored to your requirements.

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