Building adventures for the classroom: workshops with Undercurrent Festival, Shoreham, 20th March

We’ve known Undercurrent Festival for a long time now, and love how they bring playful, interactive work to the West Sussex coast. ‘For inquisitive adults and mischievous children’ is a target audience very much like our own!

As part of Undercurrent Festival 2014 we’re very pleased to be bringing A Cat Escapes to 300 primary school children in February. As part of this, we’ll be holding two workshops with Undercurrent on the 20th of March that will help artists and teachers build their very own adventures for the classroom, using our award winning Adventures in Learning as inspiration. Coney co-director Tom Bowtell and myself, producer of Adventures in Learning, will be leading the sessions.

Read on for full details, and we hope to see you there!

Alex Rowse

Build Your Own Adventure (for teachers)

This CPD Session is open to KS2 teachers in East and West Sussex. Teachers will use gaming mechanisms, teacher-in-role techniques and interactive narratives to build their own curriculum based adventure for the classroom.


Build Your Own Adventure (for artists)

This professional development session is open to writers, performers, game makers, facilitators and set/prop designers. Drawing on the new primary curriculum artists will use gaming mechanisms, responsive writing and character design for interactive stories to create their own adventures for educational contexts.

Both sessions take place in Sussex on Thursday 20th March.

Venue: TBC

Teachers’ session 1-4pm
Artists’ session 5-8pm

£8 per attendee

For more information and to book your place email

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