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Living Histo​ry Workshops​​

The Romans are coming...

Roman workshop for primary schools with armour demonstration

It's the end of the Iron Age - how did life change for the Celts of Britain after the Claudian invasion of 43AD...? 

Full day workshops run for around 3 hours and focus on the Roman Invasion of Britain, why they came here, what they did when they got here and what they left us with. We bring enough costumes for everyone (no need to ask the parents!) plus a whole host of activities and props to immerse your students in the Roman era.

For up to 90 children.


We look at  Julius Caesar's invasion of Britain in 55BC .  Noisy, fun, involves everyone and comes complete with missiles

Roman workshop for primary schools ks1 ks2
Roman workshop for schools ks1 ks2 primary

Romanisation of the Celts

Walk like a Roman, talk like a Roman and look like a Roman in Britain. Visit a slave market where the wealthy citizens of the classroom will have money to buy a slave of their own.

 Armoury, Artefacts & Archaeology

A hands-on carousel session with original artefacts, Roman games and authentic Roman activities.

Roman workshop for primary schools ks1 ks2

Roman amulets

Every Roman child would have been given a protective amulet at birth.

Here the children make their own amulet to take home and keep.

Roman workshop for primary school ks1 ks2

Latin Lesson

Literacy the Roman way!

 We bring wax tablets, a stern slave teacher and  a rather horrible scourge...

The Roman Pantomime
The Romans are famous for replicating the sights, sounds and lifestyle of Rome in every country that they conquered. We 'build' an amphitheatre in your school, so that the children can take part in a hilarious version of one of Rome's great inventions.

Roman workshop for primary school ks1 ks2

Each school workshop goes out with 2 members of staff and can be fitted around the normal school timetable.
We bring costumes for everyone (sorry teachers - that doesn't include you!)
We cater for a maximum of 90 children at a time
We carry Public liability insurance and all of our members hold enhanced CRB checks.
Please contact us for more details, or click here to download copies of our policies and risk assessments etc.