Blue Elephant Theatre Update

As we have entered another lockdown, our building will be closed until January 23rd at least.

We are running lots of free online sessions for young people - please see below or contact us at for more information.

Our Writers Group will continue to run virtually, meeting every two weeks on a Monday or Tuesday. The next meet-up is on Monday 25th January and you can find out more here.

Our Artist Network has launched, a new resource for opportunities for emerging artists. More information here.

We have a Christmas film - The Story of Little Snow - available to watch for free below.

Blue Elephant Participants in Gareth Malone's All Star Choir!

Blue Elephant Theatre is proud to have a number of our young participants involved with Gareth Malone's All Star Choir, rubbing shoulders with well known celebrities to create the 2014 BBC Children In Need Single. Not only this but the participants were filmed for a two part documentary, which can be seen here

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Participation: Introduction

The Blue Elephant Theatre has an extensive and imaginative education outreach programmeThe Stage

Welcome to Blue Elephant Theatre’s Participation and Community section. In this section of the site you will be able to find out about and see the exciting arts projects that we are delivering in Southwark.

In Schools:
We are proud to work with our local primary schools where we have provided theatre workshops, end of term plays and professional touring theatre performances. Creative Minds reaches hundreds of young people each year. For more information, please visit the Creative Minds page.

Extra Curricular:
We provide ongoing youth theatre opportunities in our local area through Young People’s Theatre and with ReACT. For more information, please see their separate pages. We also have a variety of outreach projects across London, where we provide participation opportunities to many different young people.

We're also running three weekday workshops for primary school-age children during Spring term 2021:
New free drama sessions on Mondays and Fridays
Drama with Literacy and Numeracy Skills
(Aimed at School Years 3-4)
Mondays 3.15pm - 4.15pm or 4.30pm - 5.30pm

Lunchtime Laughs
(Aimed at School Years 1-2)
Wednesdays 1pm – 1.45pm

Afternoon Giggles
(Aimed at School Years 5-6)
Wednesdays 3.15pm – 4pm

Please email to request a place on these sessions.

Should you wish to know any more about the projects please do not hesitate to get in contact with me.

Jo Sadler-Lovett
Participation Director/Co Artistic Director