In this Film & Photography school trip, students will be busy with creative workshops and Q&As with industry professionals. Here’s our Film & Photography educational tour at a glance:
Day 1: photography walk, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament
Day 2: Ealing Studios tour, Met Film School, industry masterclass, Photographer’s Gallery, camera obscura workshop
Day 3: British Film Institute study day, cinema
Day 4: Warner Bros. Studio, film lesson
Day 5: photography professional talk, Cinema Museum
Day 6: Victoria & Albert Museum Photography Centre, darkroom printing workshop, Oxford Street
Day 7: South Bank
Like what you see? Discover the vibrant world of London’s photography and film in our detailed itinerary below! But remember, all our school trips are completely customisable.
*Prices based on groups of 20 students and 2 free teacher spots.
✓ All accommodation costs
✓ Full board meals for the entire trip
✓ All transportation costs, including airport pick-up and drop-off
✓ All activities listed in the itinerary
✓ 1 free teacher per 10 paying students
✓ 24-hour emergency contact support during the trip
✓ Detailed pre-departure summary & briefing
✓ Full financial failure protection
✓ Public liability insurance
✓ Our trips are fully risk-assessed
Day 1: Exploring London
Transfer from the airport to your accommodation. Make friends with your guide, who’ll get you up to speed with trip rules and safety guidelines. Now you’re prepped, kick your school trip off with a photography walk, where you’ll see the city’s most famous highlights, like Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament. Make sure you start snapping pics from the off – you’re competing in a photo competition this week. Each day will have a different theme, and you’ll vote on the winning photos on the last day.
Finish up your first day with a welcome dinner and trip briefing.
Day 2: From Student Life to Studios
Tour Ealing Studios, one of the oldest film studios in the world. Then, explore the campus of Met Film School and find out about student life and the courses on offer. There might even be a chance to attend an industry masterclass with one of the Met Film School tutors!
Visit the Photographer’s Gallery, London’s leading photographic gallery. After exploring the exhibition, take part in a curated workshop where you’ll learn to make your own camera obscura and understand the science behind how it works.
Day 3: British Film Institute
Attend a themed study day at the British Film Institute (BFI). Themes include tv drama, music videos, silent films and documentaries. A study day typically comprises of a clip-based talk, screenings, interactive activities and a Q&A.
Grab your popcorn because it’s movie night! Enjoy a screening in one of London’s quirkiest cinemas. Or try a fun sing-along at the Prince Charles, a cinema with a bar named after Quentin Tarantino and a toilet named after Kevin Smith!