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Inspiration Day

24 October 2014—12 June 2015
Production Workshop

Discover the fascinating world of the artists and craftspeople who make the Royal Opera House’s sets on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Bob and Tamar Manoukian Production Workshop in Thurrock.


The purpose-built, state-of-the-art Royal Opera House Bob and Tamar Production Workshop in Purfleet, Thurrock, is home to scenic painters, carpenters and metalworkers. Here they turn our brilliant designers’ visions into reality, creating the many different sets that appear in the productions performed on the stages of the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden.

This special Inspiration Day gives you a tour of the Bob and Tamar Manoukian Production Workshop. It includes opportunities to explore the virtual resources used and take part in hands-on workshops (focused on costume) and enjoy specially planned activities.

The Inspiration Day is suitable for individuals, families and small groups. The ticket includes lunch.

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The day’s events include a tour of the production workshop and a hands-on costume workshop.