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This Easter we are delighted to welcome music director and composer Simon Slater as he will be
co-composing songs with you!

In this exciting opportunity, aspiring young songwriters are invited to bring ideas and lyrics to the workshop, which Simon will develop and combine together to write and create live in the session.

Participants will be sent a theme beforehand to inspire a starting point.

If you are passionate about songwriting then this is one not to be missed!

Please note we have limited places available on each workshop to ensure a quality experience, so early booking is encouraged.

You will need:

  • Free Zoom account
  • Device to display Zoom
  • Pen & Paper

Workshop and Zoom information will be sent via email before the workshop, please ensure your email address is correct at booking.


Simon Slater

Simon Slater


Simon is an Olivier nominated composer and has composed original music for over 350 theatre, film,
television and radio productions. As well as an Associate of Mayflower Theatre he has musically directed
and supervised the Summer Youth Project productions incuding Peter Pan - An Awfully Big Musical Adventure,
Bugsy Malone, Pirates of Penzanze, Guys and Dolls, Les Misérables, Honk!, 5 of the Best and Oliver.

Other theatre: Love Love Love (Lyric ), Amadeus at the National Theatre-2017 and 2018, Winter’s Tale
(Germany), Killology – winner of an Olivier 2018 (Sherman/Royal Court), the award winning Constellations
(Duke of York’s and Royal Court, New York) for which he was nominated for an Olivier, Europe (Donmar
Warehouse), Cost of Living, Jude, I and You (Hampstead), Build a Rocket, Thirty Nine Steps, Rise and Fall of
Little Voice (Stephen Joseph), Foxfinder (The Ambassadors), The Crucible (Storyhouse), The Rivals
(Watermill), King Lear (The Globe London), Carmen Disruption(Almeida), The Cherry Orchard, Doll’s House
(Sherman Cardiff), Talking Heads (Bath and National Tour), Tis Pity She’s a whore, The Broken Heart, A Winter’s Tale ( Sam Wanamaker).


Running Time

10am-11am (ages 11-14)
1.30pm - 2.45pm (ages 15-18)

Age Advice:

Workshop 1 for ages 11-14
Workshop 2 for ages 15-18

Standard Pricing
Workshop 1 for ages 11-14 £6.50 per person
Workshop 2 for ages 15-18 £7.00 per person



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