For Early Years

Discover Derby Theatre: A Learning Theatre

Inspiration is our starting point for learning. Our programme includes a range of shows and workshops to introduce young children to the world of theatre, ignite imaginations and inspire new ways of learning. 

Little Red Riding Hood

Wednesday 4 December – Saturday 4 January

Hilarious and heartwarming, magical and musical… it’s another festive treat from the team behind Goldilocks and the Three Bears and The Gingerbread Man.

School Tickets: £9 each (one teacher free with every ten tickets purchased)

Little Red Riding Hood Workshop

Available throughout December

Using imaginative play, storytelling, movement and drama games, this session brings this well-loved story to life and helps the children to infer deeper meaning. Brilliant for developing communication, social skills, self-confidence, self-expression and group work.

Suitable for: Early Years, KS1 and 2

Duration: 1 hour

Cost: £100

Discover Days

Discover and do with the professionals

Spend a day at Derby Theatre and learn new skills.  Discover everything from costume and set design to lighting and sound.  See backstage and make yor own mini-production. This workshop is accessible and fun!

Cost: £300

Duration: Whole day

Backstage Tours

A great introduction to theatre

From the dressing rooms to the fly floor, come and take a look at the backstage world of theatre.

Cost: £60

Duration: 1 hour

How to Book

To find out more about any of these workshops or to book please email

Download our 2019/2020 Learning Programme

Derby Theatre Learning Programme 2019-2020