Drama and English Tour to Ireland and Scotland, April 2020

Drama and English Tour to Ireland and Scotland, April 2020


The itinerary begins in Dublin, where you will follow in the footsteps of the great Irish writers. Explore the world of Irish theatre at the Abbey Theatre. The tour proceeds to the beautiful coastal cities of Cork, Limerick and Galway. Cross into Northern Ireland to Belfast where you will walk the C. S. Lewis Trail, visit Writer’s square and experience Titanic: Belfast.  The tour concludes with three days in Scotland’s historic city of Edinburgh, famous for its performing arts scene. Go behind the scenes of Traverse theatre for a tour and a practical workshop.

The tour will be led by drama expert Jane Simmons and writer Yvette Poshoglian. The tour leaders will facilitate collegial discussions and provide practical tips on integrating the learning into the classroom.

This carefully planned program will be escorted by an experienced tour manager and include a series of guided tours, workshops and performances. There will also be free time for sightseeing, shopping and soaking up the local Celtic culture.

Syllabus Links

This 12-day program is designed to enhance your knowledge and classroom skills in key areas related to the teaching of students of Drama and English.

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12-day itinerary with 3 nights in Dublin, 1 night in Cork, 2 nights in Limerick, 1 night in Galway, 2 nights in Belfast and 3 nights in Edinburgh

View the itinerary for a detailed daily schedule.

Academic Expertise

Tour Leaders

Drama – Jane Simmons

English – Yvette Poshoglian

Professional Workshops

  • Workshop on Absurdist Theatre
  • Abbey Theatre workshop
  • Workshop on the ‘Irish Voice’ at the University of Limerick
  • Drama workshop with Belfast theatre group
  • Traverse Theatre workshop
  • Creative writing workshop with Yvette


  • 12 nights accommodation in 3-star hotels
  • All land transportation and public transport tickets
  • All breakfasts, 1 lunch and 6 dinners
  • Workshops with professional trainers as listed on the itinerary
  • Six performances as listed on the itinerary
  • Guided walking tours as listed on the itinerary
  • All entrance fees and guides as per itinerary
  • All activities as per itinerary
  • Services of a expert tour leaders

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