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TakeOff for Schools

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School bookings

There are lots of fantastic reasons why your school should come along and enjoy the very best of children’s theatre at TakeOff Festival. Here are just a few of them

Discounted tickets and subsided travel
Meet & Greet

A member of the TakeOff Festival team will meet you off the bus and look after you before, during and after the show - we’ll take care of everything.

Bring your Lunch

We have special packed lunch areas for school groups to enjoy.

Linking back to the National Curriculum
Risk Assessment

TakeOff Festival will carry out a risk assessment for your visit.

Take Part in Free Arts Award

By taking part in TakeOff Festival, your young people can achieve a FREE Arts Award at Discover Level.
Arts Award Discover is an introductory award. To achieve it, children and young people need to discover the arts around them, find out about artists and their work and share their experiences with others. They will be awarded a certificate from Trinity College London. More information can be found at

We are working in partnership with Culture Bridge North East to deliver this award 

How to Book

For more information on TakeOff 2017 please contact Lucy, our TakeOff Festival Manager. Lucy can be contacted at or call 01325 352 004.


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The following organisations support the TakeOff Festival...

Durham County Council Family Arts Logo Durham University CT Web TakeOff Festival 2015 Family Day Sponsor* – Prince Bishops Shopping
Centre logo TakeOff Festival 2015 Print Partner