All workshops can be designed specifically to suit your individual needs.
Exciting, dynamic, fun and interactive.
Hotseat key historical figures of your choice.
Lively, interactive debate.
Students re-enact certain key points of the specific period of your choice.
Tell us what you want, and what you don't want. Help us to help you.
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Our in house team of creative writers have developed a full series of history plays based on curriculum and teacher demand.
This series combines historical facts and characters in an original script designed to entertain and educate.
We take historical fact off the page and on to the stage!
This provides the basis for lively debate, discussion and reflection, using primary, secondary and multi-media resources.
FREE POWER POINT PRESENTATION FACTS FIGURES!
FREE ACCOMPANYING LESSON PLANS!
WITH ALL PRODUCTIONS!
The Cold War! Cold War Warriors 1949 - 1991
PLAY AND PERFORMANCE INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP!
Foster student’s appreciation and enthusiasm for history
See it! Experience it! Learn about it!
A gripping story,conflict, military flare ups and diplomatic stand downs.
The story and plot covers: The cold war and the well-educated, well born
warriors of the West vs the revolutionary great commanders of the great
armies of the communist countries, with their professed humble origins.
The audience are introduced to the spies and double agents that used to
espionage to acquire knowledge and information. Throughout the era of the
Cold War information covertly acquired in Britain ended up with the KGB.
British agents in the Soviet Union paid a high price for their betrayal. Students will witness a powerful performance, which culminates with the end of the Cold War, the breakup of the Soviet Union and the reduction in espionage.
FREE Power point presentation and hands on interactive educational workshops include:
A Summary of Cold War events 1945-1949
The Korean War, Khrushchev, The space race, Hungary 1956, Berlin Wall 1961, Cuban Missile Crisis 1962, Detente 1970-1979, Afghanistan invasion, Reagan and Gorbachev, The collapse of Communism
The Great ‘Mother Country’ The British Empire!
One hour educational fun story – free Power Point and one hour interactive hands-on workshop.
Take your students on a trip back in time. A fascinating journey, the Great British Empire, Monarchs and the ruling Powers, Countries and Colonies.
The story Begins in the 16th century. A discovery of technology, nationalism, commercial and political motives, emigration movements and imperialism
Included in the workshop and presentation:
17th century - European demand for sugar, tobacco and the plantations of the Caribbean.
The need for cheap labour
Overseas Colonies, America and the West Indies
19th Century the second ‘British Empire’
The rise of the WW1 and sea power
Moral superiority, Britain the ‘role model’. WW2
1568-1603. The later 35 years of Elizabeth 1st.
Religion & Politics
Social & Cultural standpoints
Contemporary & historical controversies.
Restoration England, 1660-1685
Crown & Parliament Court
The English Civil War
Charles II’s reign
The Plague – Fire of London
Theatre and the influence, Restoration Comedy, playwrights, Land, Trade, War. Key Features.
Health, People & Medicine to the Present Day
The Impact of War, Superstition & Religion
The Environment, Public Health & Government
Science & Chance
The Stagnation of Medicine
The Battle of Hastings – The Norman Conquest & Control
Castles & Crowns during this time
Feudalism, The Economy & The Doomsday Book.
Edwards 1st Reign 1272-1307
The rights of Kings Life & People
Scotland & Wales Military
Understanding The Modern World.
The inter war years 1918-1939
The League of Nations, International Peace
The 2nd World War – Hitler’s aims-
1945 – 1972 Conflict & Tension
The Cold war – Asia – Korea – Vietnam –Afghanistan
Al-Qaeda – Bin Laden
Western and Muslin Attitudes
The Iraq War