OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the Grand? Or are you interested in the history of the theatre? There are a range of events running throughout the year that will give you more of an insight into the workings of the theatre.

THEATRE TOURS

Organise a visit for your group to the Grand this season! Learn all about the working world of theatre and enjoy a private tour of the building, front of house and backstage including the chance to go on the stage. Great for all ages from school parties to adult clubs and societies.

Tours can be tailored to suit the needs of your group and are available throughout the week.

Theatre tours cost £10 +VAT per adult for groups/societies including tea, coffee and biscuits.

To book your tour contact James Collins, Creative Learning Co-ordinator on 01902 57 33 20 or email jamesc@grandtheatre.co.uk.

AFTERNOON TEA AND HISTORY

Come along to our Afternoon Tea and History events to enjoy an exclusive taste of life behind the scenes at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre!

Learn about the Theatre’s colourful history with a talk from one of our theatre staff, view a selection of the theatre’s programmes from the past and tread the boards on a backstage tour.

Guaranteed to be an afternoon full of history, stories and theatre secrets!

For further enquiries please contact either charlotted@grandtheatre.co.uk or jamesc@grandtheatre.co.uk

GRAND READERS BOOK CLUB

Our monthly Saturday book club explores a wealth of texts linked to show from the Grand Theatre stage. From classics plays like like A View From A Bridge to celebrity novels by panto stars, our book club enjoys discussing characters, plot and favourite extracts over coffee and cake in our friendly, relaxed environment.

Our next book club meetings are:

BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP, SJ Watson, 2011. (Saturday 15th December 2018)

PAUL DANIELS: MY MAGIC LIFE, Paul Daniels, 2016. (Saturday 5th January 2019)

THE STORY OF DOCTOR DOLITTLE, Hugh Lofting, 1920. (Saturday 9th February 2019)

MACBETH, William Shakespeare, 1606. (Saturday 16th March 2019)

Grand Readers meet monthly on Saturdays at 11am – 12.30pm, sessions cost £5 including refreshments.

Please contact Box Office on 01902 42 92 12 to book your place.

PRE & POST SHOW TALKS

Learn more about life as a performer, fascinating facts about the show and have your chance to ask the company your questions.

These events take place either in our Spotlight Lounge or on stage and last approximately 20-30 minutes, providing an excellent addition to your understanding of the show.

FREE POST SHOW TALKS 2018 & 2019

GHOST – THE MUSICAL: Thursday 24th January (after evening performance)

DOCTOR DOLITTLE: Thursday 7th February (after evening performance)

THE BAND: Thursday 28th February (after evening performance)

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN: Thursday 21st March (after evening performance)

For more information on post-show Q&A’s please contact James Collins on 01902 57 33 20 at jamesc@grandtheatre.co.uk

Post show talks are open to all ticket holders of the appropriate showings and will take place in the stalls with selected cast members.