In School Days

In-School Presentations

A costumed member of our living history staff can visit your school to give a half-day talk on any one of an ever-growing range of topics. These include;
Stone Age/Bronze Age – Romans – Saxons – Vikings – Medieval – Conquistador – Tudors – Spanish Armada – Gunpowder Plot – English Civil War – WWI Trenches – WWII Home front – WWII Battle of Britain
Other topics can be covered – please refer to our leaflet (which can be found below) or please feel free to contact us to discuss any specific requirements. We love a challenge!

Interpreters will give a lively and interesting talk, using many replica artefacts as prompts with question and answers throughout the session. Our aim is to communicate an understanding of what life was like for the ordinary person in particular periods of history.

Each session lasts 2 hours; prices are listed below plus 50p per mile travel expenses from York, Oldham or Leeds.

Group size up to Y6:

  • 1 class (up to 30 children) – £140
  • 2 classes (31 – 60 children) – £160
  • 3 classes (61 – 90) – £180


In-School Activity Days

A costumed member of our living history team can visit you to run a full activity day in your school. This can be based around the following themes:
Roman – Viking – Medieval – Tudor
All costumes and craft materials are provided.
The maximum number of children for each session is 60, with the exception of Tudor Activity days which, for which there is a maximum of 50 children.

Fewer than 43 pupils the cost is the minimum fee of £345.00 plus 50p per mile travel expenses.

  • For Roman and Viking days the cost is £8.00 per child for numbers between 44 and 60
  • For Tudor days the cost is £8.00 per child for numbers between 44 and 50

Further information and booking

For bookings and enquiries follow the contact us link.

For more information on the full range of in-school visits and talks we offer click here to download our leaflet.

For our generic risk-assessment and child protection policy document applicable to all our in-school activities please click here.

All of the above prices are plus VAT. This should be reclaimable through your LEA.