We offer regular family activities, community sessions and events here at Shakespeare North Playhouse, inviting our communities to share in the joy of our theatre through fun, practical and informative sessions.

Get involved, get creative and discover something new. Our doors are open to everyone and we’ve got the perfect activity for those 0 – 100+

Regular Events for Adults

Here are the activities that are available throughout the year for adults. Some you’ll have to keep an eye out on our What’s On page to stay updated…

  • Spoken Word Nights in the form of our Itch & Scratch events:
    • Itch – for beginners wanting to share new work
    • Scratch – for those seeking to perform their own new and polished original work
  • Shared Reading – discussion group to explore extracts from stories, plays and poetry, new and old
  • Shared Writing – a friendly space to meet regularly and share in the process together, with no pressure to read your work aloud!
  • Life Drawing – life drawing sessions in different spaces across the venue
  • Guided Tours – be led through our award-winning venue, diving deep into the heritage, the rich history of Prescot and its links to Shakespear
  • Technical Tours
  • Various Craft Workshops
For the Kids

Events suitable and catered to the younger ones…

  • Baby Bards – Introducing story, letters and phonics through readings and fun activities, your little ones will be Bards in no time
  • Young Writers Club – a club to inspire creative writing, with different fun activities to spark your scribbles in each session
  • Theatre Explorers – Our fun clue-finding guided tour for families

If you’d like to find out more, please email: [email protected]

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