Create - Perform - Experience - Connect- Tell your story
Travelling Light run four weekly youth theatre groups from our studio in Barton Hill Settlement, Bristol. No experience or audition necessary, these groups are open to everyone and provide a safe space for young people to express themselves each week.
Being part of Travelling Light Youth Theatre you will:
Create your own work. We are a devising company which means we shape the stories we tell together.
Perform your shows at theatres, showcases and unique locations around Bristol.
Experience working with professional directors, designers and choreographers.
Connect with friends, discover new skills and have fun!
Youth Theatre Times
14 - 19 years - Wednesdays - 6pm-7.30pm
11- 13 years - Thursdays - 6pm-7.30pm
7 - 10 years - Thursdays - 4.15pm-5.30pm
4 - 6 years - Wednesdays - 4.30pm-5.30pm
Fees are £35 per term and bursaries are available upon request
Summer Term dates 2019:
w/c 22nd April - w/c 8th July (break for half term during w/c 27th May & 3rd June)
We currently have a long waiting list to join the youth theatre for the 4-6 years and 7-10 years groups and are therefore not accepting applications for the waiting list for these groups. However, for young people aged 11- 19 years, we are able to accept new registers of interest. Please access the online Register of Interest form here.
A massive thank you to all our supporters and to our Youth Board members who helped raise approximately £3000 over 2017/18 for participation projects. To see how your generous donations were spent, visit our Donate page.
Travelling Light Youth Theatre performance, Wardrobe Theatre Bristol Spring 2017
Photo credit Benjamin Pryor
Inside Story: Our 2019 summer school
A free summer storytelling, making and creating project for children aged 5-7 who live in Barton Hill Bristol.
Date: 19th-23rd August, 10.30am – 4pm
Venue: Travelling Light, Barton Hill Settlement
Spend a week building your own imaginary world in our studio and creating your own music and stories to share inside it.
Places are completely FREE and include a healthy lunch each day.
Places are limited, email email@example.com or drop into the Travelling Light office to pick up a registration form to sign up.
Our free summer school for Barton Hill residents aged 5-7 years.
Events and Projects
We also run regular free theatre trips with our Young Critics group and fun, free drama taster workshops in the local area. Check the Events and Projects page for our latest opportunities for artists of all ages.