Shakespeare Unlocked: Free Workshops

English & Drama (14+), Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire


‘It was Shakespeare in a different and innovative style…’
Workshop participant, Ilkley


The Winter’s Tale in rehearsals. Photograph: Johan Persson

We are delighted to announce that Cheek by Jowl has been awarded a generous grant from the Rothschild Foundation to support a new education project, Shakespeare Unlocked. We will be working with schools in Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire to provide free workshops linked to Cheek by Jowl and The Winter’s Tale.

If you are a teacher based in the above areas and are interested in Cheek by Jowl conducting a workshop at your school or college, please fill in the expression of interest form as soon as possible.

The workshops are suitable for the following grade qualifications:

  • GCSE Drama
  • GCSE English
  • AS/A Level Drama
  • AS/A Level English
  • Acting/Performing Arts

We continue to run our existing workshop programme for schools. If you would like more information on these, or our other education resources, please visit Practitioner Workshops or get in touch via dominic@cheekbyjowl.com / 0207 382 7202.

‘I think all of them, even the most able of them found it challenging and for lots of them it's opened their minds about what theatre can be so that's fantastic.
Teacher, The Castle School, Thornbury

‘It taught me to think about theatre in a new way.’
Workshop participant, Northallerton

‘The workshop gives you your own understanding of the play.’
Workshop participant, Wrexham


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