1st July to 16th July 2016


In 2015 Deal Festival more than doubled its participation in the education 
programme from last year.
  • This year we undertook over 40 workshops 
  • 7 performances
  • 4 ongoing year-round programmes
  • attracted over 860 audience members to performances
  • worked with participants from 24 primary schools and 29 secondary schools 
  • commissioned 3 new musical compositions 
  • worked with 32 professional artists and musicians 
  • worked with children and young people from Year 3 to University age 
  • welcomed 48 teachers and 32 carers/parents to accompany workshops 
  • worked with children across Kent 19% of which are eligible for Free School 
  • Meals or Pupil Premium, 34% of which had Special Educational Needs and 
  • Disabilities, and the majority of which were White British, Ukrainian, Polish, 
  • Asian British, Indonesian, or Eastern European
  • Worked with children in two primary schools to achieve 75 Arts Award 
  • Discover certificates
  • And worked with a total of 721 participants.