Secondary Schools

Farm Out Secondary

As well as the full programme of events which runs daily at Norden Farm, we have specially chosen events which can link to the national curriculum and offer further learning opportunities for Secondary schools.

Many of the live events which we have chosen for our secondary schools audience offer extensive education packs, and can include post show Q&A sessions and wrap around workshops.

We also offer workshops for secondary schools which can take place at Norden Farm and at any point in the year including Introduction to Technical Theatre and My School’s Voice.

What's On

Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain

Wednesday 9 November | 8pm | Schools £9

Devised from the original US War Office pamphlet which was issued to every GI travelling to the UK. A crash course on the quirks and customs of British life, it featured sections on Britain's geography, climate, food and history.

The show's creative process explored a fusion of clown and physical theatre practitioners like Jacques Lecoq, Complicite, Kneehigh etc with elements of sketch comedy.

Running time: 90 minutes plus interval. Education Pack and Post-show Q&A available.

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/119555441

Key Change

Wednesday 16 November | 7.30pm | Schools £9

Devised with women in Her Majesty's Prison Low Newton to tour to male prisons, Key Change carries the stories of some of the UK’s most marginalised women over the razor wire through an intense, raw and illuminating portrayal of women in prison.

Created by award winning company Open Clasp who create challenging theatre inspired by women.

Education Pack and Post-show Q&A available. Running time: 60 minutes 13+. Strong language throughout

Nine Lives

Thursday 24 November | 7.30pm | Schools £9

Fleeing from his home in Zimbabwe where a fresh wave of homophobia threatens his life, Ishmael has sought sanctuary in the UK. Dispersed to Leeds, he waits to hear his fate, he waits for a new life to begin amongst strangers. Strangers who don’t trust him and don’t want him there. But not everyone is bad… can he find a place to call home again?

Zodwa Nyoni (West Yorkshire Playhouse/Channel 4 Writer in Residence 2014) threads together humour and humanity to tell the real personal story behind asylum headlines.

Running time: 55 minutes, no interval. Suitable for age 13+

Trailer: https://youtu.be/tnn-2bcgqhU


The Norden Farm Roadshow

The Roadshow is a chance for us to get to know what you want out of the Farm Out programme - help us understand the way your school diary works, so we can help you access fantastic performances at Norden Farm.

Find out about the live cinema, theatre and special events which are coming up in the following season.

We are happy to fit around your hectic schedules. To arrange a roadshow meeting email our Education Officer Robyn Bunyan at robyn.bunyan@nordenfarm.org.

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