The Wider Earth - offer for schools

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Before Darwin changed the world, one voyage changed his life.

Join the 22-year-old Charles Darwin on HMS Beagle's daring voyage to the far side of the world, and discover the gripping story behind one of the most important discoveries in history. 

Featuring a cast of seven, and 30 hand-made puppets representing the exotic wildlife Darwin encountered, The Wider Earth is an ingenious coming-of-age story which celebrates the incredible complexity of our planet and Darwin’s adventurous spirit as he faced perilous environments and unknown dangers on his bold voyage.

A school visit to the show can help support teaching in many aspects of the science and drama curricula for students aged eleven and above.

For general details on the show and accessing the venue please see the main The Wider Earth event page.

Discount tickets and booking information

Schools groups of 10 or more can be booked for £19.50 per ticket and one teacher free for every 10 seats. For performances Tuesdays to Fridays only. 

Performances with discount:

  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday - evening performances only at 19.30 (concludes approx. 21.40)
  • Thursday - matinee at 14.30 (concludes approx. 16.40) and evening performances at 19.30 (concludes approx. 21.40)

Ticket phoneline

Please book school tickets by calling the KX Tickets customer service team on 0844 815 7141

Science curriculum links

Drama: free education resource

The Wider Earth team have a free drama education resource which examines aspects of the play and asks students how, as an audiance member, they might respond to them. They also offer school workshops. See the Wider Earth learning pages for more information.

Drama curriculum links

  • 13 October 2018 - 24 February 2019

Discount offer for schools

Schools groups of 10 or more can be booked for £19.50 per ticket and one teacher free for every 10 seats. For performances Tues to Friday only.

Please book school tickets by calling the KX Tickets customer service team on 0844 815 7141.