TYA UK is the UK Centre of ASSITEJ, the International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People. If you are a parent, teacher, theatre venue programmer, festival organiser or someone interested in professional theatre for young audiences you can find out here about shows touring now and news from home and abroad. We have over 70 members in all parts of the UK. Go direct to their websites from the Members page. Join us for a small fee (£60 for a Company or Organisation and £25 for an Individual) and help us enable children and young people to enjoy professional theatre everywhere.

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On The Edge Open Meeting

ON THE EDGE is the World Festival of Theatre for Young Audiences and ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering, taking place in Birmingham from 2nd – 9th July 2016.   The festival includes inspirational performances from across the world, a dynamic Symposium programme, and the chance for you to socialise with friends and colleagues. It is an unprecedented…


ASSITEJ World Day of Theatre for Children

ASSITEJ World Day of Theatre for Children is an ASSITEJ campaign, promoted and celebrated through the message ‘Take a Child to the Theatre Today’. This focus enables National Centres, individual members, companies, arts organisations, academics, teachers, artists, practitioners and others interested in theatre for young audiences to connect with the idea of World Day and…


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