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Swan Lake, Welcome Performance

19th May 2018



Update: Due to an overwhelming response, we are currently have a waiting list for tickets.

Tickets will be re-allocated in the event of returns.

If you would like to go onto the ticket waiting list then email bethan@ideastest.co.uk.

Ideas Test are offering you the chance to take an inclusive coach trip to see this amazing classic ballet in the heart of London for only £6 per person.

Welcome Performances are for families who have never been to a ballet or opera at the Royal Opera House before. You don’t need to know anything about either – just come along and give it a try.

This is a one-off opportunity to spend the morning exploring the world-famous building and meet the people who make the shows! There will be

  • Props making
  • Costumes to try
  • Music to play
  • Make up demos
  • Ballet rehearsals to watch

You will be able to bring a packed lunch and have a picnic before a full performance with the professional cast of a

Ideas Test are arranging a wheelchair accessible coach for Swale and Medway residents with stops in:

  • Faversham
  • Sittingbourne
  • Queenborough
  • Gillingham
  • Chatham

Your ticket price of £6 is all inclusive of all the brilliant activities, the afternoon performance and your travel, dropping and collecting you at the door outside the venue.

The advertised times of 10.30am to 5pm are for the activities at the venue. We estimate the round trip will take 12 hours from Faversham leaving at 7.30am. More details about exact timings will be provided for people joining us on the 19th May. Please don’t hesitate to contact us on 07713 865955 if you have any questions about the trip at all.

People who came to a previous Welcome event said:

“The whole day was uplifting…. A real feel good event…”

See all the fun for yourself in the trailer made for the event here!

Got more questions about the trip? See the sheet of Frequently Asked Questions from the venue here

NB this offer is available for people living in Swale and Medway who have never been to the Royal Opera House before, if you live in other boroughs and would like to buy tickets for the event see the Royal Opera House website


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