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Disney’s The Lion King – the world’s #1 musical – is now booking until 15 October 2023 at the Lyceum Theatre, London with exclusive reduced rates for school trips, workshops and free resources for schools.

Discover the award-winning landmark musical as your school escapes to the African Pridelands. Experience the stunning visual artistry, the unforgettable music and the exhilarating choreography of this musical theatre phenomenon.

Set against the majesty of the Serengeti to the evocative rhythms of Africa, The Lion King tells the story of Simba’s epic journey to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pridelands. Director Julie Taymor uses breathtaking theatrical magic to bring Disney’s beloved animated feature to life in a production that has thrilled over 100 million people worldwide.

‘A wonderful, wonderful musical: it will touch a deep chord in everybody.’

The Sunday Times
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Disney’s The Lion King School Trip Rates

Schools can take advantage of the exclusive school group rate – allowing them to see Disney’s The Lion King from £19.50 per student. Teachers also go free, with one place for every 10 students booked.

Standard School Group Rate

Stalls or Royal Circle tickets reduced to £29.50
Grand Circle tickets reduced to £22.50

Off-Peak School Group Rate

Stalls or Royal Circle tickets reduced to £25.00
Grand Circle tickets reduced to £19.50

Select dates only – please enquire for availability.

Minimum students: 10 tickets
Teachers: 1 free ticket per 10 students booked
Dates: From 29th July 2021
Booking until: 2nd October 2022
Days valid: Tuesday – Thursday performances

Please note that date restrictions apply to all rates. Please enquire for further details.

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Official Disney’s The Lion King’s Schools Workshops

Accompany your school trip to Disney’s The Lion King with an engaging, fun workshop to connect your students with the show – available exclusively through Disney Tickets.

Led by specifically trained Disney teaching artists, workshops can be tailored to your group’s needs and give your students the rare opportunity to perform scenes, songs and dances from the award-winning musical.

Workshops cost £14 per student on top of the ticket price and last 90 minutes. In London, they take place in a venue near the Lyceum Theatre. They are suitable for those aged 7 and up with a minimum group size of 20.

The four available educational workshops are:

Movement and Music Workshop

Untame your imagination and perform material from Disney’s THE LION KING.

Teaching artists will transport you from a West End studio to the African savannah. Explore one-of-a-kind choreography and music – inspired by the evocative rhythms of Africa – from the award-winning show.

Polish Your Acting Skills

Explore the journey of Simba, the lion cub who escapes to the worry-free jungle to avoid problems in the Pridelands.

In this engaging workshop, you will use scenes from the West End script to explore characterisation techniques, investigate how actors use voice and movement to tell a story and develop your own take on characters.

Intermediate to Advanced Singing Workshop

Explore the unique musical style of THE LION KING, learn to sing as a cohesive ensemble as you incorporate movement and acting to enrich the storytelling.

Explore Intricate Choreography

Experience the incredible choreography from the show in this dance-focused workshop. Layer in singing and acting as you step into the shoes of a West End performer.

School Trip Bundles

Take the hassle out of interval snacks with a school bundle. 

Bundles are pre-purchased along with your group tickets and delivered to your seats in the theatre – a convenient and easy way to add more magic to your students’ theatre experience.

There are two options, starting from £8, catering for different age groups. 

Packs include:

  • Brochure
  • Ice cream
  • Water
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Free Disney’s The Lion King Teaching Resources

Bring Disney’s The Lion King back into the classroom with their free teaching resources. Click the links below to see the resources or access them all on the Disney On Stage Education Resource Site.

Free Disney’s The Lion King Primary Resources (suitable for ages 6-11)

The Circle of Life

This activity shows that we are all a part of a Circle of Life, encouraging you to think about how we can protect our circle and make our world a better place.

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Recycling for Fun

This activity shows some fun and practical ways to recycle everyday items.

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Costume Mask Making

This activity gives children the chance to make costume masks. The costume mask-making could have an African theme, an animal theme, or a seasonal theme.

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Setting the scene

Familiarise yourself with the story and characters of The Lion King.

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Learn about the influences and inspiration behind The Lion King and explore the idea of an ensemble.

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Explore what stage blocking means and learn the parts of the stage.

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Introduce the work of a playwright and explore writing for the stage using different characters.

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Free Disney’s The Lion King Secondary Resources (suitable for ages 11-14)

Nala’s Story

In this lesson, you are encouraged to see the story through the eyes of Nala and script your own scene with Nala centre-stage.

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The Circle of Life

This activity explores the concept of the Circle of Life and helps develop an appreciation of the need to respect the world we live in.

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Behaving Like Animals

This lesson explores anthropomorphism, a device used in drama and literature by which animal characters display human characteristics.

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You can now plan and book a school trip to Disney’s The Lion King. The show has an exclusive reduced rate for schools from just £19.50. 

You can also support the show with their official workshops and free teaching resources to bring the school trip back into the classroom.

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