Cultural Citizens Programme visits Royal Opera House
The first trip as part of the Cultural Citizens programme saw 250 young people take part in workshops and performances
3 April 2017
On Tuesday 21 March, young people from Barking and Dagenham schools visited the Royal Opera House for a tailor-made day of tours, talks and workshops, and the premiere of choreographer Crystal Pite’s stunning work ‘Flight Pattern’.
This trip to the Royal Opera House, the first of the programme, was an eye-opener for many students, some of whom had not travelled outside of the borough before. They left feeling inspired by the pieces and ready to try more new things.
Watch a short highlights video compiled by DCMS:
The next trips are currently being chosen by students and will include street art tours, interactive theatre experiences and exhibitions.