The Play’s The Thing is a new permanent exhibition which show cases 100 years of theatre-making at Stratford-upon-Avon. Teenager Savanna Toolis and her friend visited the exhibition back in November and enjoyed the chance to be transported into Shakespeare’s plays and discover what it felt like to be an actor … Read more
Added: February 22, 2017Comments: 0
Kids in Museums volunteer, Maggie Monteath, has loved Shakespeare’s plays ever since she did Henry V for O level. As the world celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, she’s finding there’s more to his words than meets the eye. Meanwhile, reviews editor, Rachel Job, is discovering that there are … Read more
Added: June 28, 2016Comments: 0
The Victoria & Albert Museum has always held a great diversity of exhibitions and Kids in Museums’ volunteer Rachael Clarke remembers going to a fashion exhibition there with her mum and sister years ago. Recently she returned to visit their latest exhibition, Curtain Up, which celebrates 40 years of the … Read more
Added: March 16, 2016Comments: 0
With much excitement and a little trepidation Kids in Museums’ volunteer Claire Madge took her two daughters aged 8 and 11 to a relaxed performance of Twelfth Night at the Globe Theatre on the South Bank in London for their first experience of Shakespeare.
Museums and theatres are both making … Read more
Added: March 10, 2016Comments: 0
Jenie Macindoe, Kids in Museums’ Evaluator, takes her 5 and 9-year-old children to experience a different kind of Christmas show at Warwick Arts Centre and ends up with a car full of artificial snow.
‘The Lost Gift’ is Warwick Arts Centre’s seasonal offering, but surprisingly comes without reference to wise men, … Read more
Added: December 20, 2015Comments: 0