20 Kids And A Scottish Play



Well that was different.

For those of you who read my sparingly updated blog and are unaware of the course I am currently on (about 50% of the two of you) a quick bit of background. This week I started on the great Squared course. It’s set up by the kind folks of Google in partnership with Impact and the IPA with the intention to give people who work in digital marketing incredibly valuable experience over 6 weeks in all kinds of areas. Check out this video for a quick idea of what I am doing:

Back to my curious blog title, I wanted to share this experience as it is so far removed from my everyday.

One of our tasks this week was in a small team come up with a compelling, 1 hour 30 minute fun and interactive workshop for a class of 20 kids aged 8-9 years old and introduce them to Macb…ahem…The Scottish Play. It’s safe to say this is outside of my normal comfort zone, which in the spirit of the course and what we are trying to achieve is a great thing. The point of the task was to gain some insights from the children about their knowledge around Shakespeare and what they thought about performing in plays on stage for our client Shakespeare Schools Festival.

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