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…authentic costumes... extremely well-presented drama workshop!...”

KS1 – The Great Fire of London
The Harris Primary, Preston

…the experience had a significant impact on the children's learning and understanding…”

Benchill Primary,
Wythenshaw, Manchester

…a very interactive, fun experience with a wide range of role-play opportunities...”

Catforth Primary, Preston

“You made history really interesting and fun!”

“Thank-you for a brilliant day! I loved doing the play and all the activities!”

Year 5 Pupils,
Garstang Community Primary


The Stuarts –The Great Fire of London 1666 – half day

• Costume Hire – KS1 & KS2
• Role-Play Workshops– Samuel Pepys & The Great Fire of London
• Hire of Artefacts / Props   –   History Detectives
                                                What did Samuel Pepys save?
                                                Fire-Fighting Equipment
• Fire-Fighting Games Workshop
• Costumed Dance Workshop
• ‘Hands-On’ Craft Workshop – Plague & Fire

Henry VIII’s  Court – Drama Workshop – half day

We can present this workshop for you or we can provide a tried and tested easy-to-follow playscript, a wide range of props and role-play activity notes for a self-run drama workshop. KS1 or KS2.

Elizabethan Servants ‘Hands-On’ Craft Workshop – half day

Children, in the role of Elizabethan Servants, prepare for a royal visitor.

• Pomanders & Nosegays
• Plague Charms
• Marchpane Sweets
• Scribes
• Court Portrait Artists
• Heraldic Shields

Tudor Dance Workshop – half day

Children dress in costume and take part in the wedding celebrations of Henry VIII and each of his six wives. The workshop also includes step by step dressing Anne Boleyn, ‘Jester fun’, mock-jousting and the very popular pillory!

Contact: Debbie Ashby (B.Ed) or Malcolm Ashby (BA, Cert.Ed) Tel: 01704 895494 Email: realhistoryhire@aol.com