Family Arts Hub

Get creative with the whole gang

Welcome to the Family Arts Hub - full of at-home theatre-inspired creative projects which are fun and engaging for kids big and small.

Covering Early Years to Key Stage 4, download acting workshops, arts and crafts ‘how to’ guides, drama games, soundtracks, heritage-based lessons, recommended play reading lists and competitions.

Family Activities

Learning Materials

We've put together a series of things you can do while schools are shut, that are fun, engaging and rewarding (as well as a bit educational!)

Inspired by the Shows

Activities and exercises inspired by our productions for families to do together.

Dig Deeper

Bristol Old Vic has produced lots of different experiences for you to explore, many of which are available through our website:

From our associate artists:

From our collaborators:

A couple of our friends:

University of Bristol Theatre Collection: The theatre collection hold our archive, and have developed a series of brilliant digital resources based upon the archive of Oliver Messel, one of the twentieth century's greatest theatrical designers. Each pack contains thematic material, reference images and creative activities which can be adapted as needed for different stages of the curriculum.

Check it out here

Know Your Place is a website that allows you to explore your neighbourhood through historic maps, images and linked information. It is about learning about and sharing information about historic Bristol. Zoom in on King Street to see some really old photos of our theatre!

Check it out here