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Learning and participation

Schools' Matinees

Introduce your students to the world’s best ballet and opera for only £7.50.

Full-length performances just for young people, reaching over 10,000 school children from across the UK every Season.

The next performance is The Royal Ballet's Viscera Mixed Programme on 3 November 2015.

Find out more about Schools' Matinees and how to book here.

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Try our fun and informative events and activities for children and adults.

Schools and Colleges

Programmes for students of different ages and levels of experience.


Develop your own skills with our courses and programmes, designed to help you deliver the Arts in the classroom in creative, innovative ways.

Learning in Thurrock

Royal Opera House Learning in Thurrock works with schools, colleges and communities through a programme of locally based projects.

Royal Opera House Bridge

Royal Opera House is one of ten national ‘Bridges’ that work across England to connect children and young people with great art and culture.

ROH Collections

Explore the worldclass archive of the Royal Opera House documents the history of the three theatres that have stood on the Covent Garden site since 1732.


Discover more about our productions from the world-class artists and creators working on stage and behind the scenes at The Royal Opera House.

Contact us

For enquiries about any of the ROH Learning and Participation projects, telephone +44 (0)20 7212 9410 or email

News and features

  1. 9 September 2015

    Na’ama Zisser to become Doctoral Composer-in-Residence at Guildhall School of Music and Drama

    Composer will present a major work at the Royal Opera House at the end of her residency.

  2. 27 August 2015

    Join us for silk-painting workshops at Deloitte Ignite 15

    As we hang 12 specially-created silks telling the story of the Royal Opera House, get involved at one of our free workshops.

  3. 10 July 2015

    Wayne McGregor launches London Curriculum dance module to get the capital dancing

    The choreographer backs new module as part of wider curriculum for London schools.