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School Bookings

School Bookings

About School Bookings Current School Offers

The Wyvern Theatre and Arts Centre are bursting with exciting and inspiring ways to connect professional theatre-making with the National Curriculum. We host many educational children’s shows as well as plays and dance performances that feature on the GCSE and A Level syllabus, plus loads of entertaining shows to treat your class - like our annual pantomime!

We pride ourselves on offering fantastic school rates and the majority of our school shows allow free teacher tickets. If you are interested in a show or event that does not list a school discount, please contact our Ticket Office on 01793 524481 as we are often able to arrange this for you.

In addition to our special school rates, you'll also receive these great benefits:

  • No booking fees for bookings of 8+ tickets for the same show
  • Dedicated Group Bookings Coordinator
  • Flexible reservation periods and payment options
  • Reserve more than one show at once
  • Invoices which can be posted or emailed to you to review and check before paying
  • Free postage
  • Facility to pre-book hospitality packages including interval drinks, ice creams and private dining

We work closely with local coach company Barnes Coaches, meaning we’re able to offer exclusive discounts on coach hire for schools within a 10 mile radius of our theatres. Simply quote ‘Swindon Theatres’ when booking with Barnes Coaches to see what discounts are available to you.

Download Barnes Coaches Hire Brochure


Robert Curtis is our Group Sales Assistant who, along with all other members of the Ticket Office team, will be more than happy to help with all aspects of your booking or enquiry. You will receive a personalised service and be advised of discounts, the best seats available and your payment options.

Robert can be contacted through the Ticket Office telephone number; 01793 524481 (Mon – Sat 10am – 6pm) or directly by e-mail: rcurtis@wyverntheatre.org.uk

Fill out our group enquiry form to get started with your booking.

Group Enquiry Form


We understand the amount of preparation that goes into making sure your school trips are safe for all students and teachers and are happy to help with that preparation. You can download our generic risk assessment below but if you would like us to help you tailor a risk assessment specific to your visit, please get in touch with our Community and Education Officer, Nyree Kingsbury via email at nyree@wyverntheatre.org.uk.

Download Risk Assessment

Current School Offers

Event School Performance Dates School Rate

In And Out Of Chekhov's Shorts
Mon 7 October £10.00

Tue 8 - Thu 10 October Every 11th ticket free

Pizza Shop Heroes

Sat 23 November

Tom Gates - Live on Stage!
Wed 27 - Sat 30 November £10.00 each with every 11th ticket free

A Christmas Carol
Mon 2 - Tue 3 December
Every 11th ticket free

Panto: Sleeping Beauty
Tue 10 - Thu 19 Dec £13.00 each with every 11th ticket free PLUS free ice cream each

Father Christmas Comes Up Trumps
Fri 13 - Tue 24 December £11.00 with every 11th ticket free

You and your students may also be interested in the following shows, please get in touch with Ticket Office on 01793 524481 to discuss a potential school discount rate.

Event Dates

The War of the Worlds
Fri 4 - Sat 5 October

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Elgar's Cello Concerto
Sun 27 October

Swindon Recital Series
Wed 30 October

Captain Flinn And The Pirate Dinosaurs
Wed 30 October

The Unknown Soldier

Fri 8 November

Swan Lake
Sun 10 November

Living Spit's Odyssey
Mon 18 - Tue 19 November

Jurassic Lark
Thu 5 - Sat 7 December

Harold Pinter Double Bill: The Lover & The Dumb Waiter

Fri 6 - Sat 7 December

Lunchtime Recital
Wed 29 January

Moby Dick
Thu 6 February

The Mousetrap
Mon 10 - Sat 15 February

Banff Mountain Film Festival
Wed 19 February

Ben Fogle - Tales From The Wilderness
Tue 25 February

Sir Ranulph Fiennes

Tue 3 March

Russian State Ballet Of Siberia
Mon 9 - Wed 11 March

Swindon Recital Series

Sun 29 March

Russian State Opera - Aida
Wed 15 April

Lunchtime Recital
Wed 6 May

Absurd Person Singular
Tue 23 - Wed 24 June





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Read our Frequently Asked Questions to make your experience go as smoothly as possible.

Getting Here

Getting Here

Find out the best way to reach your local theatre, whether by foot, bus, car or train.