New Project Aims to Explore the Importance of the Arts in Young People’s Lives

Released on: August 13, 2012, 2:16 pm
Industry: Travel

LondonTown offers tips on where to stay throughout the three-day Worlds Together event at the Tate Britain

-- /EPR NETWORK/ -- A collaborative project between the Tate Modern, the British Museum, the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company, Worlds Together will discuss the relevance and importance the arts play in the lives of young people in the UK today.

The three-day event will be held at the Tate Modern's newest exhibition space: The Tanks. Drawing from every medium of art including digital technologies and Shakespeare the forum is a chance to explore how the arts impacts children's cultural and learning experiences.

The role of the arts will be discussed by stakeholders from across the globe including artists, professionals and teachers.

Speakers at Worlds Together include Tate Director Sir Nicholas Serota and Professor James Shapiro from Columbia University, New York.

Workshops will be conducted by Lynn Darnley, head of text, voice and artists' development at the Royal Shakespeare Company and Kate Godfrey, National Theatre Voice Practitioner.

Further lectures and workshops along with seminars, panel discussions and tours will round of the programme.

The event runs from 6-8 September and tickets cost £395. Places are limited so early booking is recommended.

As this event coincides with the Paralympic Games, LondonTown is advising attendees to book hotels in London well in advance. For vicinity to the Tate Tanks it suggests the Holiday Inn Express London Southwark for people on a budget and the Novotel London City South Hotel for people with a little more to spend.

Prices at the three-star Holiday Inn Express London Southwark, just three minutes' walk from Worlds Together, start at £59 per room, per night.

The four-star Novotel London City South is located a mere six minutes from Tate Tanks and rooms at this property start at £187 per night.

Booking online with LondonTown has many advantages. Other than receiving exclusive discounts on room rates, every booking will endow customers with £250 worth of extras including a personalised events guide, two free tickets to a walking tour, four free audio tours, a three-day Fitness First gym pass, a free gift at Spa Illuminata and loads of two-for one offers and discounts.



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