Independent Schools Cultural Alliance - ISCA – Summer Programs in the UK

Example 2: 12 day Shakespeare trip to the UK

Upper school program

Thursday 09 June
Depart Home Country
Friday 10 June
am Arrive London Heathrow
pm Transfer to Hotel, Guildford – orientation of teaching space at Charterhouse School
Saturday 11 June
Teaching at British School
Sunday 12 June
Teaching at British School
Monday 13 June
Teaching at British School
Tuesday 14 June
am Transfer to Stratford-upon-Avon
pm Free time to explore Stratford-upon-Avon
evening Overnight Stay – Best Western Grosvenor Hotel (2 nights)
Wednesday 15 June
am Shakespeare’s Birthplace, explore the exhibitions and open-air recitals of Shakespeare’s plays.
Experience Shakespeare’s Stratford with a privately guided tour; explore Hall’s Croft, New Place and Nash’s House. Visit Shakespeare’s grave.
pm ‘Inside the Royal Shakespeare Company Tour” – explore front of house and backstage on a guided tour of the RSC.
Bringing Shakespeare to life – RSC workshop (agenda can be chosen)
evening Play – The Merchant of Venice at the RSC
Thursday 16 June
am Transfer to Oxford for guided walk
Free time to explore Oxford
pm Transfer to London
evening Overnight stay Covent Garden Hotel (4 nights)
Group Learning time scheduled
Friday 17 June
am Westminster Abbey
Guided walk taking in Downing Street, Horse
Guards Parade and Buckingham Palace.
pm British Museum / British Library (Shakespeare’s first folio)
Covent Garden – open air shows and acts

evening Group Learning – workshop with leading Shakespeare actor
Saturday 18 June
am Visit The Globe Theatre – tour, exhibition and workshop
pm See one of Shakespeare's Plays
evening Group Learning
Sunday 19 June
am London Eye
Boat Trip down the River Thames past The Globe Theatre to Tower Bridge.
pm Tower of London
St Paul’s Cathedral
evening Visit London’s West End to see a production of your choice
Monday 20 June
Transfer to airport for flight back to Home Country