Behind the Seams at Angels Costumes
Behind the Seams at Angels Costumes - Dressing the stars of stage and screen since 1840
Angels Costumes is the world's largest costume house and the Behind the Seams tour is a one-of-a-kind experience - showcasing their extensive costume collection which spans 8 miles worth of rails and over 1 million items.
On the tour you'll be guided around all of Angels Costumes departments including Tailoring, Ladies Making, Alterations, Uniform, Badge Room and Warehouse. You'll hear first-hand accounts of working on the biggest productions such as Shakespeare in Love, The Lady in the Van, Downton Abbey, Wicked and Game of Thrones. You'll also see clothes made or recreated for Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, Fred Astaire, Johnny Depp, Cate Blanchett and many more.
Private tours booked on request for ages 11+ from £375 per tour. Up to 15 people per tour, up to 3 tours at any one time.
Led by experienced guides, visit the unseen parts of the three auditoriums, backstage areas and theatre workshops, where sets and props are created.
Bespoke tours are available for groups of up 20 on most days when the building is open. Multiple tours can be scheduled 15 minutes apart for larger groups. Most tours take place in the mornings from 10.30 or from 17.00 in the evenings.
Private tour from £13 per person
Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Nestled in the heart of Covent Garden, Theatre Royal Drury Lane has survived tragedy, fire, bankruptcy and even murder!
From ghosts to Royal scandal, step inside and unearth the secrets of the West End’s oldest theatre site. Journey behind-the-scenes as our expert guides surprise you with insider secrets from the past 400 years.
Wed & Fri – 10:30am, 12pm, 2:30pm
Thur & Sat – 10:30am, 12pm
Sun – 10:30am
Guided Tours are in English and last approximately 1 hour. There are 20 spaces available per tour. Tickets are £20 per person.
Theatre Royal Drury Lane is a working theatre, so no two tours are the same. Sometimes we’ll need to change the route due to other events taking place in the building.
Attractions & Tours
Did you know that London's museums and galleries, plus its many other outstanding attractions, are the most Googled attractions on the planet?
Many of London's museums and galleries have more visitors than some countries. They offer classes, workshops and tours for groups, making an outstanding option for any school trip, Groups must book in advance so speak to Theatre Workout today to plan your bespoke trip.
Other attractions include: Sea Life London Aquarium, Faulty Towers Dining Experience, Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, Houses of Parliament, View from the Shard, London Dungeon, Madame Tussauds, Windsor Castle, and Westminster Abbey.
Contact us today for more information
One of London's premier attractions with outstanding views across the capital. Duration 45 minutes.
Explore the world's most famous garden. Delve into a rainforest, stroll a soaring walkway amidst tree canopies and see the first galleries in the world dedicated solely to botanical art. Extensive gardens under glass reach up to 27C, guaranteeing year-round warmth. Travel through ten climatic zones in the Princess of Wales Conservatory and be amazed by giant lily pads in the Waterlily House. Kew gardens provides a unique day out with four cafes and restaurants, a serene lake and waterlily ponds.
Tickets from £5.50
Curriculum links: Botany, Natural Sciences, Biology, Gardening, Art and Design, Natural History, Geography,
Theatre Workout now offer Film and TV location sightseeing tours in London including bus and walking tours in various locations. Our top recommendations include:
Harry Potter Walking Tour of London: A guided two hour Harry Potter Walking Tour of London. Includes the Ministry of Magic street entrance, the Leaky Cauldron and the Death Eaters bridge.
Greenwich Tour of Film Locations: Visit Greenwich and discover how a World Heritage Site has become a top film location on this 2 hour Greenwich film locations tour that showcases scenes from over 30 blockbuster movies.
The Crown Walking Tour of London: a two hour guided tour of filming locations for the hit Netflix show including royal palaces, private clubs and iconic sites
Doctor Who Walking Tour of London: 2 ½ hour Doctor Who London walking tour, seeing locations from classic episodes such as The Invasion to Rose, Dark Water and Death in Heaven with Peter Capaldi.
Mary Poppins Walking Tour of London: Join us on the Mary Poppins Tour of London as you take a two hour walk exploring locations from the new film with Emily Blunt as well as literary sites.
Other tour options are available across the UK. Let us know where you want to go and we'll check available tour options.
St Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's is not only an archtectural masterpiece and it's dome a landmark of the London skyline, but also a symbol of the hope, strength and reilience of the city and the nation it serves. A cathedral has stood here since 604AD with the present cathdral now over 300 years old. Enjoy the beautiful decor of the vast cathedral floor before climbing to the famous Whispering Gallery with its unique acoustics. Continue to the Stone or Golden Galleries on top of the dome for breath-taking panoramic views across London.
Tickets from £7.75
Curriculum links: History, Religion, Culture, Art & Design, PSHE, Geography, Music
Thames River Cruise
Travel in style on the river Thames with convenient ferry terminals in Greenwich, Waterloo, Westminster and the City.
Options include fast Thames Clipper day passes or more leisurely tours packaged with activities.
Award-winning group tours at the UK Parliament, offering a wide range of tours of the House of Commons, House of Lords, and medieval Westminster hall.
90 minute guided tour or self-guided via multimedia, available in English, Welsh, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Russian and Brazilian Portuguese.
Tours are available Saturdays and most weekdays during parliamentary recesses including Christmas, Easter and summer. Afternoon Tea is also available on request.
Audio Tours: Adults 16+ from £18.50, children 5-15 years from £9.75
Guided Tours: Adults 16+ from £26, children 5-15 years from £13.00
Audio/Guided tours plus afternoon tea: Adults 16+ from £35, children 5-15 years from £20 plus tour price
Warner Brother's Studio Tour: The Making of Harry Potter
Discover the Filmmaking Magic - walk in the footsteps of Harry Potter and explore the wonders of the Wizarding World
General admission and guided tours available. Prices subject to availability. This is an extremely popular attraction and we recommend booking at least three months in advance.
ZSL London Zoo
London Zoo is the world's oldest scientific zoo. It was opened in London on 27 April 1828, and was originally intended to be used as a collection for scientific study.
Day passes for groups of 10+:
Adult price per person: from £20.95
Child price per person: from £16.25
London and the UK offer an extraordinary array of fascinating museums. Some of the most popular are listed below, but others include:
The Museum of Childhood | Transport Museum | National Gallery | National Pourtrait Gallery | Royal Academy | Tate Modern
The Victorian family home of Charles Dickens in London
This is where the author wrote Oliver Twist, Pickwick Papers and Nicholas Nickleby. It’s where he first achieved international fame as one of the world’s greatest storytellers.
Here you will uncover the private world behind the author’s public image, explore his study, the family bedchambers, and the servants’ quarters below stairs. See treasures including Dickens’s desk and handwritten drafts from the novels he wrote here.
Classes, workshops and tours available for KS1-5
Curriculum links: English Literature, Culture, History,
Handel & Hendrix in London
Separated by a wall & 200 years are the homes of two musicians who chose London & changed music.
This unique musical experience promote knowledge, awareness and enjoyment of Handel and his music from the place he lived and composed for 36 years.
In addition, they promote the continuing and diverse musical and cultural heritage of Jimi Hendrix who lived next door 200 years later! - closed until 2023.
Natural History and Science Museums
Visit two of the world's leading museums: the Natural History Museum and Science Museum, both of which offer engaging educational experiences.
Each museum offers education packages with specialist classes and tours for schools. Contact us to build your trip today.
Royal Museums Greenwich
A top-10 UK visitor attraction, Royal Museums Greenwich is home to the Royal Observatory Greenwich, the iconic historic sailing ship Cutty Sark, the National Maritime Museum, The Painted Hall, and the Queen’s House art gallery. All our attractions are located within easy walking distance of each other within a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Day passes or single attraction tickets available.
Why not travel to Greenwich the scenic route - Thames Clipper services also available.
V&A Theatre Collection
The V&A's Theatre and Performance collections chart the fascinating history of theatre in Britain from the middle ages to today. From early dramatic forms, such as mystery plays and court masques, to the alternative and 'in yer face' drama of the late 20th century, via the patriotic wartime entertainment of the 1940s, and the foundation of institutions such as the Arts Council and the National Theatre.
Tours available for groups of 15+ from just £12 for school groups and £15 for adult groups, plus free entry to the rest of the museum.
The Art of Banksy
The Art of Banksy holds the world’s largest collection of privately owned Banksy art.
This globally acclaimed showcase features original and authenticated works associated with, arguably, the most intriguing and talked-about artist in modern history. On display are prints, canvasses, screenprints, unique works and limited-edition pieces mainly dated between the years 1997 to 2008, the period which resulted in Banksy’s most recognisable and well-known works.
Available: Mon – Fri Group Size: 10+ Price: £14.50 per person.
Creative and educational workshops are available for school groups - Learn how to think and create like Banksy and be critical about the world using humour and satire. Using stencils and paints, groups will be able to create an original artwork that reflects this social commentary.
Workshops: Mon – Fri from 10 am to 5 pm Group Size: 12 to 20 Price: from £9.50 per student