Projects & Workshops

Created in 2010, Inspire is Opera Holland Park's award-winning outreach and education programme. It is dedicated to working with the community to embrace, engage and enrich the lives of all through opera.

Learning Disability Ambassadors Education

Learning Disability Ambassadors

current project

Inspire is excited to announce a new collaboration with Kensington & Chelsea Learning Disability Service, offering workshops in schools which break down barriers and overcome the taboo surrounding learning disabilities.

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Schools Matinees 2024 Education

Schools Matinees 2024

current project

Our Schools Matinee performance in 2024 will be a full production of The Barber of Seville, on 19 June at 12pm.

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Out of the Park Opera Outreach

Out of the Park Opera

current project

Visiting care homes, hospitals, community centres and churches, Inspire offers up-close and exciting opera experiences through concerts in the community.

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Opera for Thought Outreach

Opera for Thought

current project

Every year, Opera for Thought brings to life an Opera Holland Park production for people living with dementia and their carers.

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Discovery Matinees Outreach

Discovery Matinees

current project

Our Discovery Matinees welcome people who want to try opera out for the first time in a Relaxed environment, and those who love opera but find the normal theatre-going experience inaccessible.

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Playlist for Life Outreach

Playlist for Life

current project

Playlist for Life taps into a recognised phenomenon: that personally meaningful music has the ability to improve life for people with dementia, their family and their carers.

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Refuge in Harmony Outreach

Refuge in Harmony

current project

We believe that opera is a medium uniquely placed to enable refugees and asylum seekers become part of a community and break down barriers.

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Opera on Film Outreach

Opera on Film

current project

From autumn 2019, Opera Holland Park will make films of our productions freely available to hospitals, care homes, hospices, shelters and schools in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and the City of Westminster. 

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