Film & Media Studies School Trips
The Czech Republic, known as the "European Hollywood", and the world famous Barrandov Film Studio, loctaed in Prague, makes it a hub for film talent this side of the Atlantic. Foreign film producers often use Barrandov, not only because of the relatively low costs, but also because of the recognised skill of Czech professionals, not to mention the beautiful Prague scenery. Film students will enjoy the chance to tour the sets and ask questions of the producers.
TV Studios and Radio Broadcasters also open their doors to visitors and give an insight into production methods and the broadcasting suites followed by the chance to quiz the professionals. School trips to Prague makes an unusual, but never-the-less internationally renowned, destination for Film & Media Studies students.
Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.
|1||Arrive into Prague. Transfer to accommodation for check in.||Guided walking tour of Prague.||Take your group for a game of bowling after your evening meal.|
|2||Visit to Barrandov Film Studios||Visit to TV Studios, the local regional broadcasting studios||Black Light Theatre performance|
|3||River Cruise on Vltava River||Visit to Multikino Galaxie (Cinema complex)||Ice Hockey Match|
|4||Free time for sightseeing & shopping||Flight back to the UK|
|Morning||Arrive into Prague. Transfer to accommodation for check in.|
|Afternoon||Guided walking tour of Prague.|
|Evening||Take your group for a game of bowling after your evening meal.|
|Morning||Visit to Barrandov Film Studios|
|Afternoon||Visit to TV Studios, the local regional broadcasting studios|
|Evening||Black Light Theatre performance|
|Morning||River Cruise on Vltava River|
|Afternoon||Visit to Multikino Galaxie (Cinema complex)|
|Evening||Ice Hockey Match|
|Morning||Free time for sightseeing & shopping|
|Afternoon||Flight back to the UK|
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Reasons to Visit
Barrandov Film Studio
A visit to the famous Czech film studios can be arranged. Foreign film producers often use Barrandov not only because of the low cost and the beautiful Prague scenery but also because of the recognised skill of Czech professionals.
Visit to the Czech broadcaster, Cesky rozhlas. The visitors get an insight of broadcasting suite followed by a question/answer session.
Radio Free Europe
This radio station offers a behind the scenes look at it’s broadcasting operation. A visit includes an introductory briefing, Q&A session with a journalist, and a glimpse into the radio studios' broadcasting to far-flung places such as Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. This program is aimed at students of journalism, political and social science, media, and mass communications.
Guided Sightseeing Tour of Prague
This half day guided walking tour takes students through the historical Old Prague and shows all the main sights such as Prague Castle, Lesser Town, Charles Bridge, Jewish Quarter, old Town Square, Little Square and Wenceslas Square. The guide will explain about the history of all the sights and give general information.
Prague Castle Tour
Prague Castle should be the number one tourist destination for any school trip to Prague. It resembles a small town itself as it is the largest ancient castle in the world, measuring a whopping 570m long and on average 128m wide. The Czech kings, Holy Roman Emperors and presidents of the Czech Republic all used the castle as a place of work.
Jewish Quarter Tour
A guided tour of the Jewish quarter shows the history of the area and the heart of the Old Town, the Old Cemetery, the synagogues and the Golem. The guide will explain about the history of the Jews since the 2nd World War. The tour includes entrance to the Maisel, the exhibition space and depository of Jewish Museum.
River Cruises on Vltava River
Many of Prague's famous sights border the river so a river cruise is a great way to see the city. Attractions include Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, Prague Parliament, the National Theatre and Vysehrad Fortress. A one hour cruise is a great sightseeing option or take a two hour cruise with buffet dinner as an evening activity.
Ice Hockey Match
Czech ice hockey is among the world's best, and though the nation's superstars mostly play in the North American National Hockey League, the domestic O2 Extraliga offers the ice hockey experience at great value prices and is a great way to entertain your students in the evening.
Black Light Theatre Show
Language barriers are not a problem with this typically Czech art form, as most of it is pantomime. It is played out in a varied programme of shows and takes the audience on a path from total darkness to vivid lights and colours in the extreme. The intense darkness of black theatre adds to the fantasy.
Day Trip to Kutna Hora
This medieval town is located 80km to the east of Prague, and was historically the richest Czech medieval town. Kutna Hora is UNESCO listed with its many church buildings, and the mint established their coined Czech groschen here and students can savour this and purchase the coins.
Day Trip to Karlovy Vary
Karlovy Vary is a scenic spa town situated 120km west of Prague. The healing spring waters of the Hot Spring Vridlo are renowned for treating a range of ailments. The town also has a theatre, art galleries, casinos and the Museum of Glass and China.
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