Why Attend

Here’s a Quick Snapshot of What You Can Expect to Experience Across Our Theatres and Exhibition:

Rhinegold Theatre

Our keynote theatre, featuring high-profile speakers and our most in-demand sessions. Discuss, probe and question key political figures, exam boards, policy makers and funding decision-makers. This one room offers a key glimpse at the changing landscape of performing arts education over the next twelve months, ensuring you leave informed.

The Space

Shake it out! Our flexible studio focusing on movements, body language and improvisation will provide plenty of interactive games, group activities and lively discussion. Get stuck in and take home loads of practical ideas for your lessons and productions.


Make some noise in our interactive workshop room – think percussion, games, hoops and bubbles! You’ll leave these sessions armed with plenty of practical ideas and new skills to incorporate into your lessons and schemes of work.

Seminar Theatre

Leading practitioners and award-winning educators will present the latest trends and approaches and provide examples of best practice both in and out of the classroom that can be easily applied to your everyday teaching.

Tech Zone

Whether you’re a technophobe or gadget geek, we’ve got something for everyone in our revamped tech theatre. Leading tech practitioners will guide you through a number of topics and approaches and we’ll be showcasing the latest tech products from across the sector.

Performance Stage

As well as hosting the usual rip-roaring performances, our stage will be home to our new series of fire-side chats, giving you the chance to eavesdrop on fascinating conversations with leading industry professionals.


Browse and compare hundreds of useful products and services from over 100 exhibitors, all in one place! Many of our partners will be offering special discounts for the duration of the event, so if you’re looking to refresh your teaching materials, equipment and classrooms/studios, make sure you take advantage of these special Expo offers.


Network with up to 2,500 of your peers and discover cross-departmental tips and tricks from music and drama colleagues alike. Last year’s show saw representatives from over 40 countries in attendance – join the brightest minds in music and drama education all in one room.

But Don't Just Take Our Word for It...

“Fantastic day @MusicEdExpo first time I have been, def be there next year, thank you #inspiring #MusicEdExpo”

@karen22354 (2015 visitor)

And Did We Mention That the Show Is Absolutely Free to Attend? Yes, We Said Free!

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