King Midas

Subject: Literacy/Storytelling
Age Group: 7-11 Year Olds (KS2)
Available in London

Decide if King Midas’ ‘golden touch’ is a gift or a curse as your pupils visit his palace and bring this Ancient Greek myth to life.

One facilitator visits your school in the role of King Midas, retelling the story of the man with the golden touch. Each child has a part in bringing the tale to life while exploring the cultural context of Ancient Greece. The story will explore some of the Greek Gods, including Dionysus and his companion, Silenus, as well as exploring different mythical creatures.


Curriculum Link

  • English/Literacy - spoken language and comprehension
  • History - a study of Greek life and achievements and their influence on the western world

Important Events Link

This workshop is perfect to support year-round learning as well as the following important events in your year planner:


"The children grew in confidence as they performed and helped retell the story."

Chrissy Lamming, Mandeville Primary School, St Albans


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Important Information

Type: Drama workshop
Length of session: 60 minutes
Price£123 + VAT
Number of children: up to 30 - extra children are negotiable
All Freshwater drama facilitators are DBS checked
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