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.


Latest News

News from IIAN, the International Inclusive Arts Network

Connections are so important! Here’s a story of connections from IIAN 1.In 2015, Roberto Frabetti, Director at La Baracca, Italy and Project Manager of ASSITEJ network Small size, big citizens, invited all the other ASSITEJ networks to meet in Bologna to see how we could help each other and work together. As a result he supported…

TYA-UK Presents The Creative Case for Children and Young People: a symposium

Tuesday 11 July 11am – 5pm (followed by informal networking) Birmingham Repertory Theatre What do we need to put in place to ensure theatre for children, young people and families is reflective of the society we live in today? TYA-UK has been exploring this question through their action-research programme Quality of Difference (1), in this…