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Amsterdam
Price from
£369
Based on 3 night tour for
40 students and 4 staff

Dance & Drama school trips to Amsterdam

Dance & Drama school trips to Amsterdam

Overview

Famous for its innovative Contemporary Dance and international Street Theatre, Amsterdam makes an ideal destination for your dance and drama students. Discover a different culture – the charm of an old European city, beautiful architecture and a diverse cultural scene presenting an abundance of theatres, dance festivals and arts events. Our Performing Arts team will work with you to create a bespoke workshop programme led by established and reputable practitioners, which will inspire and challenge your students. A Performing Arts tour to Amsterdam will give your students the opportunity to develop their skills in a different environment; encouraging creativity and a critical understanding of Dance and Drama.

 

Suggested Itineraries

BASIC

      • day
        1

         

        • Travel School–Amsterdam via coach and ferry*
      • day
        2

         

        • Workshops 1 and 2
        • Workshop 3
        • Rijksmuseum or the Van Gogh Museum
        • Bowling
      • day
        3

         

        • Workshops 4 and 5
        • Guided tour of Dutch Opera & Ballet or of Concertgebouw concert hall
        • Hard Rock Cafe
      • day
        4

         

        • EYE Film Museum
        • Travel Amsterdam-School via coach and ferry

* This programme is also available by air (at supplement).


What's Included?


  • 5 x Performing Arts workshops tailored to your group (group size usually 15-25 students per tutor).
  • Accommodation for the duration of your stay.
  • Return travel.
  • Fully comprehensive travel insurance.
  • Liaison with our Performing Arts Consultant to discuss your students’ needs and abilities relative to the workshop programme.


Other excursions and additional activities as shown on the suggested itinerary are at supplement and can be adjusted to your needs - please contact us for a quote, and our Performing Arts Product Manager will work with you to create an educational, enriching and entertaining itinerary for your students.

 

Curriculum Links

Accommodation

 

        Amsterdam Accommodation - Meininger Hotel Amsterdam

        Meninger Hotel Amsterdam City West

        • Quick access to the city centre
        • Safe, and well equipped

        The Meninger Hotel Amsterdam City West is an exceptional choice for large groups.

        Location: Located in the business district of Amsterdam and suitably placed by the Sloterdijk station, the hotel is a quick 5-minute ride into the city centre.

        Facilities: Meninger is a very modern hotel, with Van Gogh themed graphics plastered throughout the building. The hotel offers a wealth of amenities including a shared kitchen, a large bar, dining area and a fun games room which offers a snooker table and table football.

        Accommodation: All rooms are soundproof and can hold up to 6 beds including singles, doubles and bunks. All come with a flat-screen TV with satellite access, and en-suite facilities.

        Meals: The hotel’s dining room offers full meal options, a continental buffet breakfast, a guest kitchen to cook your own meals and a snack bar, so there's plenty of choice!

        Amsterdam Accommodation - Stayokay Vondelpark

        Stayokay Vondelpark

        • Modern, in the heart of Amsterdam
        • Perfect for large groups

        Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark is regarded as one of the largest and most up-to-date hostels in Europe.

        Location: Sat on the edge of the Vondelpark, the hostel is only minutes away from the city's popular shopping streets, museums and the Amsterdam canal.

        Facilities: This vibrant hostel offers a multifunctional room, luggage storage, and a stylish on-site bar and restaurant.

        Accommodation: Twin and single en-suite rooms are available to staff and 4-10 bed en-suite rooms are available for students.

        Meals: A continental breakfast, buffet lunch, and 3 course dinner buffet are also available as dining options.

        Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information.


Subject Specific Excursions

Anne Frank’s House

Visit the house of Anne Frank, a Jewish girl who had to go into hiding during The Second World War to escape the Nazis. Anne’s famous diary ‘The Secret Annex’, she kept whilst in hiding at Prinsengracht in Amsterdam, can also be seen on display.

Van Gogh Museum

A visit to the Van Gogh Museum is a unique experience. The museum contains the largest collection of paintings by Vincent van Gogh in the world. It provides students with the opportunity to understand the progression of the artist's work and compare his paintings to works by other artists from the 19th century.

Dutch National Opera and Ballet Tour

Take a look behind the scenes of the National Opera and Ballet, visiting the auditorium, the dance studios and production house for sets and costumes.

Concertgebouw Tour

Built in 1881, this impressive building is home to the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. The guided tour will take you backstage to discover parts of the building that would otherwise remain hidden and you will hear stories of the concert hall’s rich history.

EYE Film Museum

Located in an eye-catching modern building on the waterfront to the north of the city, the museum holds special exhibitions and film screenings relating to Dutch and worldwide film. Educational workshops and tours are also available.

Floating Flower Market

Amsterdam’s floating flower market is the only one of its kind in the world, and one of the most fragrant places of interest of Amsterdam - in all seasons. The flower stalls stand on the houseboats along Amsterdam’s famous canal.

Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch so we can do our best to arrange it for you!

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