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The multi-award winning new musical Standing at the Sky’s Edge transfers to the West End, following sold-out runs at the National Theatre and Sheffield Theatres.

Set to the irresistible songs of legendary singer-songwriter Richard Hawley, with a beautiful, hilarious and gut-wrenching book by Chris BushStanding at the Sky’s Edge charts the hopes and dreams of three generations over the course of six tumultuous decades, navigating universal themes of love, loss and survival.

Originally written as a love letter to Sheffield, Standing at the Sky’s Edge reveals the history of modern Britain through the stories of the landmark Park Hill housing estate, in a heartfelt exploration of the power of community and what it is we all call home.

Inspire your students with this unique and engaging live theatre experience. A comprehensive learning pack will be available to support your visit to the theatre, designed to enhance students’ understanding of the production and containing interviews and activities for further exploration in the classroom or studio. Whilst the activities within the pack are intended for Key Stage 4 and 5 students, we’re delighted to share this resource with all of our visitors to Park Hill.

Event info

Where: Gillian Lynne Theatre, London

When: Thursday 22nd February 2024

What time: 7pm arrival for a 7:30pm start

How much: Free (for teachers only)

The important bit

All RSVPs will go into a random ballot that will be pulled at 10am on Monday 19th February.

You will get an email letting you know if you have been successful or not.

This event is strictly for teachers only and is strictly non-transferable. You may be asked to present ID upon collection of your tickets. We may restrict tickets to one pair per school.

Please ONLY RSVP if you can ARRIVE in time for a 7:30pm start.

We understand that things come up but please let us know as soon as possible if you can no longer attend. If you are allocated tickets and do not attend without letting us know ahead of time you may not receive future event invitations.

All tickets are subject to availability.

You need to register or login to enter the ballot

    Our events are only open to teachers.

    To make sure everyone who enters is a teacher, you must register or login.

    Once you have, come back here to enter the ballot.

    See you soon!