Theatre Journeys


Theatre Journeys is a subsidised theatre-going programme for special schools, offering students with additional needs the chance to see accessible performances of top shows for just £8 per ticket!

Working with our wide network of practitioners, writers and theatre producers, we’re able to provide a high-quality learning experience: with subsidised tickets, Visual Stories, SEN resource packs and in-school workshops linked to some of the best theatre shows in London.

Proven benefits to students are:

  • Improved communication skills

  • Greater confidence and self-esteem

  • Increased creativity

  • Development of all-round life skills


All aboard our Autumn 2019 Theatre Journeys!

Spaces are filling up fast, so follow the links below and APPLY TODAY


Watch this video for a taste of the Theatre Journeys experience!

The live theatregoing experience enriches their lives and education in equal measure
—  Teacher following her class Theatre Openers trip to see MAMMA MIA! in Spring 2016


Help with Funding your trip

We strive to bring you subsidised theatre tickets at the lowest possible price. If your budget is challenged you may be eligible to apply for support from the following sources:

Daytrippers Travel Grants

Daytrippers is a children’s charity which creates opportunities to students with disabilities and their families by providing funding for day trips, including our theatre trips!

John Lyon's Charity: School Explorer Fund

The School Explorer Fund is open to all state primary schools and special schools (primary or secondary) in Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Harrow, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster. 

Grants awarded under this fund are available to help schools access and take part in Arts activities at the many high class institutions in London. Activities could include visits to the theatre, a musical experience or to a museum or art gallery.