Mayflower Youth

We are committed to offering young people opportunities to develop their creative talents and skills.

Involvement in the arts can be life changing both for those who love to join in as a hobby and those planning to pursue a creative career.


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Mayflower Junior Youth Theatre

These exciting Saturday morning sessions will inspire children aged 7-11 with the world of drama and theatre. Participants will expand their imagination by exploring characters, stories, script work, props and drama performance, all while making new friends in a fun and positive environment.


Mayflower Youth Theatre

We are thrilled to be running these drama sessions for young people aged 11-18 years with a passion for theatre-making.

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Mayflower Young Company

For young adults aged 19-25 years, this exciting opportunity aims to nurture and empower aspiring actors and theatre makers, developing their voice and creative theatre practice.

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Mayflower Young Writers

If you would like to work with professional writers, as part of the SO:Write literature development initiative, ArtfulScribe and Mayflower Theatre are inviting young people to get involved with a free exciting creative project that will help develop skills, confidence, and experience a writer’s life. Suitable for young people aged 11-14 years.

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Crow's Nest Creative Writers

Do you like writing? Would you like to work with a professional writer and find out more about different genres and techniques?

ArtfulScribe and Mayflower Engage are inviting young people to get involved with a regular creative writing group that will help develop skills, confidence and experience of a writer's life. For academic years 10-13.


Mayflower & City-Eye Young Filmmakers

If you would like to create film and media projects then join us as we work in collaboration with the professional film & digital company, City Eye.

We invite young people aged 12-18 years to get involved with an exciting ongoing group that will help develop technical skills, confidence, and experience of a filmmaker’s life.



Youth First Nights

Youth Members are entitled to two tickets at £10 each on the following shows:

Cluedo 10+
Tuesday 17 May 2022 at 7.30pm

Singin' in the Rain
Tuesday 14 June 2022 at 7.30pm

Northern Ballet's The Little Mermaid
Thursday 20 October 2022 at 7.30pm

The Color Purple 14+
Tuesday 25 October 2022 at 7.30pm

English National Ballet's Raymonda
Wednesday 30 November 2022 at 7.30pm

Fisherman’s Friends The Musical
Tuesday 14 February 2023 at 7.30pm

The Mousetrap
Tuesday 28 February 2023 at 7.30pm


We will be undertaking a refurbishment of our Grade II listed auditorium in summer 2018. Please consider a donation to our auditorium appeal. Your help is essential in securing our future.