Online Workshops

We are thrilled to announce new online versions of some of our most popular sessions! Introducing: Freshwater Online

We are delighted to be supporting schools who are adapting to cloud-based learning, as well as reaching new schools who are usually outside of our regional availability.

Freshwater Online provides live interactive workshops to schools all across the UK using the latest digital technology.

"Beyond my expectations . . . Such an immersive, interactive, thoughtful, and fun workshop. So much information, fun facts, action points, imaginative role play. I'm SO glad I booked you!".

Claire Davies, Manor House School, Leatherhead


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Browse Online Workshops:


  • Alice in Wonderland (EY & KS1)
  • Stories from Africa (KS1 & KS2)
  • Inspiring Women (KS1 & KS2)
  • Early Years Story Hunt - Fairytales
    • Greater London & Essex
    • West Midlands & South West
    • Greater Manchester

    Storytelling EYFS. Send your Nursery and Reception pupils on a magical learning adventure. Specially designed for young learners in a highly interactive format, your children will investigate your chosen topic through a range of drama, music and story-based activities, collecting clues along the way to create delightful stories together.

    If you are interested in an online story hunt on a different topic, please just get in touch

  • Great Fire of London (KS1)
    • Greater London & Essex
    • West Midlands & South West
    • Greater Manchester

    History KS1. Experience London in 1666. Pupils recreate life in Pudding Lane, become the fire as it grows and spreads, and debate the rebuilding of the city in this extremely popular workshop.

    One facilitator delivers this workshop in the role of Mary or William Porter, a resident of Pudding Lane in 1666. Children explore what life was like in this area of London beforehand, the causes of the fire, and its aftermath.

    Key Areas

    •  Life for the locals of Pudding lane before and after the fire
    •  Samuel Pepys' diary
    •  The aftermath of the fire
  • Florence Nightingale (KS1)
    • Greater London & Essex
    • West Midlands & South West
    • Greater Manchester

    History KS1. Travelling with Florence to Scutari hospital and role-playing scenes from her life, your class will explore her childhood memories as well as uncovering her nursing legacy.

    One facilitator delivers this workshop in role as Florence and takes the children on a journey of her lifetime. Firstly talking about her early life at home with her family, they will go on to learn all about her travels and what inspired her to become a nurse. One of the main activities in this workshop involves re-enacting the Scutari hospital, with the children taking on roles such as patients, nurses and even rats!


    Key Areas

    •  The life of Florence Nightingale - her childhood, as a young woman, and travelling through Europe
    •  Scutari Hospital
    •  Crimean War
    •  Homecoming
    •  Nursing legacy
  • MFL Storytelling - French (KS1 & KS2)
    • Greater London & Essex
    • West Midlands & South West
    • Greater Manchester

    French KS1 & KS2. Enthral your children as they bring to life traditional tales entirely in French. This interactive learning experience develops key listening and speaking skills while increasing your pupils' confidence.


    •  Goldilocks and the Three Bears
    •  The Three Little Pigs 

    Learning Aids

    •  Call and response
    •  Learning vocabulary by recognising a part of the story
    •  Visual aids
  • Victorian Schooldays (KS1 & KS2)
    • Greater London & Essex
    • West Midlands & South West
    • Greater Manchester

    History KS1 & KS2. Transport your classroom back to 1899 and give your children a lesson they won’t forget as our Victorian schoolteacher assesses handwriting, drill and arithmetic.

    One facilitator delivers this workshop in role as a Victorian schoolteacher covering different aspects of the Victorian curriculum and exploring the cultural context of the time. 

  • Ancient Greek Adventure! (KS2 Show)
    • Greater London & Essex
    • West Midlands & South West
    • Greater Manchester

    Take your class on a tour around Ancient Greece with our Time Traveller. Begin this interactive adventure meeting a local Ancient Greek citizen and bump into some exciting surprise guests along the way!

    Key Areas

    •  Culture - theatre, philosophy, democracy, Olympic Games
    •  Social structure - life in Sparta, the role of women, slavery
    •  Greek alphabet
    •  Homer's Iliad - Theseus and the Minotaur
    •  Greek gods
    •  Battle of Troy

Introductory Offer!

To celebrate our new enterprise, we are thrilled to offer online workshops at a discounted for this academic year! Be one of the first to access this offering with great value prices.

£99 - one drama workshop

£198 - one drama show

Terms and Conditions: These sessions must booked, and take place during the 2020/21 academic year.

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    Freshwater Theatre Company
    St Margaret's House
    21 Old Ford Road, London E2 9PL

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    Freshwater Theatre Company offers interactive drama workshops, shows and large group activities for schools to bring your curriculum to life. We hope you enjoy exploring our site!