A visit to London is a must do experience for Performing Arts, Drama and Dance students if they want to enhance their A Level and BTEC studies. Boasting a fantastic range of West End shows and theatrical productions throughout year, a short trip to London is break that will inspire and enthuse Degree and Foundation students too.
Our group rates make a visit to a West End show much more affordable for students. We can also arrange group bookings for Shakespeare's Globe and the National Theatre, but hurry, these venues sell out quickly.
We can arrange a number of West End workshops, walking tours of Theatreland and book a whole host of great productions for your study group during their time in London. Engage your students in a Theatre or a Dance Workshop, including sessions at Rambert or Karen Hardy Dance Experience. Attend a performance at the iconic Globe Theatre to experience a live performance, or take a visit to Warner Brothers Studio for a tour of their behind-the-scenes creative facilities.
Depart to arrive in London around midday. Check into your accommodation.
Take a professional Singing or Dancing Workshop with West End Workshop.
Pre-theatre dinner at a restaurant followed by and evening West End performance.
Enjoy an expertly led ' Acting for Film or Television' workshop with City Academy.
Time permitting free time for sightseeing or shopping followed by departure for journey home
Late arrival home
Whatever your London trip aims, a West End show is a great opportunity to reward those on school trips to London with a thrilling night at the theatre. Current top West End Shows include:
The 2023 Season at Shakespeare's Globe includes:
With its iconic dome that dominates the London skyline, St Pauls Cathedral is a must see for all groups visiting London. Over the years, decoration has been added and removed so that today the history of the nation can be seen in mosaics and stone carvings throughout the building.
See where numerous individuals lost their heads and visit the Prisoners exhibition which looks at some of the Towers more notorious convicts including Anne Boleyn, Edward V, Guy Fawkes and Sir Thomas More.
A half day guided tour of the city on board your coach is a perfect way to see all the major sites. Highly recommended if this is a first time visit to London for many of your students.
Step inside Museum of London for a memorable journey through London’s unsettled history. Telling London's story students can enjoy the prehistoric, Roman and medieval London galleries through to the present day.
A thrilling and exciting visit containing inspiring wax works of some of the world’s most influential and famous people. Galleries include Sport, World Leaders, The Royal Family and Music along with the Spirit of London ride and Marvel Super Heroes 4D experience.
Always in the evening and at its best when London is cold and misty, this eerie tour takes students back in time to 1888 to follow in the footsteps of the London Metropolitan Police as they try to catch a killer.
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is the most wonderfully weird visitor attraction in London. Home to countless curiosities collected by the legendary adventurer Robert Ripley, you’ll step into a fascinating world where the bizarre and the unbelievable come to life and where amazement is waiting around every corner. From unusual art to underwater wonders, an upside down room and even a dungeon, at Ripley’s London there are mindboggling experiences for even the wildest imagination
This cruise along the Thames is a great way to see some of the major sites of the city. We recommend groups take the 40 minute cruise from Westminster to Tower which takes in Westminster, Big Ben, Somerset House, London Eye, Oxo Tower, The Tate Modern, St Paul’s Cathedral, London Bridge, Tower Bridge and the Tower.
Make your evening meal a night out with a restaurant visit. We can book tables at an exciting range of restaurants offering pre-theatre dinner packages to suit all budgets.
At FHT we are passionate about delivering rich travel experiences, which challenge students to think differently and help develop new skills. Our purpose is to further your students study attainment and reinforce their career aspirations, whilst making the trip planning process hassle free for you as the organiser.
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