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Shakespeare Schools Festival

The Schools' Shakespeare Foundation are proud to present the world's largest youth drama festival.

Shakespeare Schools Foundation

Tuesday 21 November to Wednesday 22 November 2017

Join us for a series of unique Shakespeare productions staged by your schools.

Whether you are a parent, friend or another local school, we invite you to an exhilarating evening of theatre where you will see Shakespeare's stories brought to life like never before.

"Every child in every school ought to have the chance to experience this magical process. To bring the enchantment of Shakespeare to thousands of children - there's no more magical process in the whole of education. Long live the Shakespeare Schools Festival!" Philip Pullman, Author and SSF Patron.

Tue 21 Nov 19:00
£7.50 – £10.00
Wed 22 Nov 19:00
£7.50 – £10.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 50 1935

Surrounding Events


Show Performer Performances
The Wicked Wizard of Oz Victoria Rooke School of Dance and Drama Sat 14 Oct 2017
Something Wonderful York Musical Theatre Company Wed 18 Oct to Sat 21 Oct 2017
Cancelled The York Gospel Choir Celebration Promoted by Rowley & Sons Family Funeral Services Sun 22 Oct 2017
Cancelled Flawless Perform Perform with Emma Bassett Sat 28 Oct 2017
Tutti Amici - Fundraising with Friends Tutti Amici Tue 7 Nov 2017
Barnum York Light Youth Fri 3 Nov to Sat 11 Nov 2017
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe NE Musicals YORK Wed 15 Nov to Sat 18 Nov 2017
Shakespeare Schools Festival Shakespeare Schools Foundation Tue 21 Nov to Wed 22 Nov 2017
Disney's My Son Pinocchio JR and Into The Woods JR Tom Ball Live Sun 26 Nov 2017
Christmas Swing and Song York Against Cancer Sat 2 Dec 2017
Aladdin Rowntree Players Sat 9 Dec to Sat 16 Dec 2017
Music Night presents A Christmas Cocktail Joseph Rowntree Theatre Sun 17 Dec 2017
Gala Christmas Concert Shepherd Group Brass Band Fri 22 Dec to Sat 23 Dec 2017