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Special Events in the United Kingdom

Special Events in the United Kingdom

This events guide features all the information we have on events in the United Kingdom. The guide covers theatres featured on this website so you may wish to check local listings for any additional theatre tours available in the United Kingdom. Enjoy your event!



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Bristol Old Vic

Theatre Tour (20th April 2019, 10:30am)

Theatre Tour

Join us for our Theatre Tours with our in-house expert guide who’ll guide you through the theatre’s 252-year-old history – from the origin of its beautiful Georgian design, to tales of the myriad first-class actors who have trod our boards over the years.

Explore the recent developments to our building: the new front of house foyer space, studio theatre, and our long-awaited heritage offer. Also enjoy the classic elements of the building that have kept this theatre running for over 250 years, such as: access to the historic auditorium, backstage areas, and for the first time as part of our tours, the Thunder Run.

The perfect morning outing for anyone interested in theatre and Bristol Old Vic’s rich history.

Tours generally start at 10:30am and last one hour. Tickets £12 (£10 concessions).

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King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Theatre Tour (4th May 2019, 10:30am)

Theatre Tour

Did you know that the King’s Theatre opened in 1906 with the pantomime Cinderella? Or that it has a stream running right underneath? Want to stand on stage and feel like a star? This backstage tour is a great chance to go behind the scenes; see the workings of the theatre and walk down memory lane as we chat through the theatre’s interesting history. Refreshments are included. Tickets £10 (Friends £8). Approximate running time: 2 hours.

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Bristol Hippodrome

Theatre Tour (11th May 2019, 10am)

Theatre Tour

Explore Bristol’s West End Theatre on an exciting Bristol Hippodrome Theatre Tour!

Join Kate or Andy, our knowledgeable and friendly tour guides, for an engaging, entertaining and enjoyable 2 hour tour that takes you behind the scenes and delves into the history of this wonderful theatre - including the shows, the stars, and of course a smattering of gossip and ghost stories.

Theatre tours run most Saturdays at 10.30am and start from the main entrance. Book now to secure your place.

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Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh

Backstage Tours (23rd May 2019, 10:30am)

Backstage Tours

Luminate at the Lyceum. As part of the luminate festival, we are offering audience members and participants a chance to gain a further insight into the work we do at the lyceum and the shows we create with our 60+ group; Lyceum Original Sixty. For further information about the luminate festival please visit: https://www.luminatescotland.org/.

Get an insight behind the scenes of The Lyceum on this family-friendly backstage tour. Walk on-stage (and under it!), visit the green room and find out about the history of this Victorian theatre, listen to the fascinating stories and learn how our theatre runs day to day.

Tour dates and times: 23rd May 10.30am-11.30am; and 24th May 2.30pm – 3.30pm. Price per tour: £5.

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Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh

Backstage Tours (24th May 2019, 3:30pm)

Backstage Tours

Luminate at the Lyceum. As part of the luminate festival, we are offering audience members and participants a chance to gain a further insight into the work we do at the lyceum and the shows we create with our 60+ group; Lyceum Original Sixty. For further information about the luminate festival please visit: https://www.luminatescotland.org/.

Get an insight behind the scenes of The Lyceum on this family-friendly backstage tour. Walk on-stage (and under it!), visit the green room and find out about the history of this Victorian theatre, listen to the fascinating stories and learn how our theatre runs day to day.

Tour dates and times: 23rd May 10.30am-11.30am; and 24th May 2.30pm – 3.30pm. Price per tour: £5.

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