ABOUT

I am a historical reenactor who has spent the last 15 years working in the education sector. I am a member of the Taunton Garrison Historical Reenactment Group and their Official Historian. The Historical Reenactment Society can cater for all year groups from KS1 to KS4. We can custom design sessions and/or days around school timetables and a school's curriculum.

Be it: an archer at Agincourt or Bosworth Field, a Tudor barber-surgeon, a musketeer from the English Civil War, a rebel or redcoat from the Monmouth Rebellion or a WWI Tommy from the horrors of the Somme - we can provide your pupils with an inspiring and memory-making day!

Tailor made days - full reenactment clothing and equipment - interactive activities - lesson plans available - follow up work available - parent & teacher workshops - whole school history day planning and much more. All our sessions are fully insured and staff DBS checked.

Here's what we can do!

Medieval archery

Medieval Barber Surgeon

The Spanish Armada

The Gunpowder Plot

Tudor weapons display

Tudor Barber Surgeon

Elizabethan life including: plots, enemies, exploration and pirates

English Civil War King vs Parliament

English Civil War battle talk

English Civil War weapons display

English Civil War dress a soldier

English Civil War drill (pupils as well!)

English Civil War Barber Surgeon

Leather Working

The Monmouth Rebellion 1685

Campaign talk

Weapons display royalist vs rebel

Military drill (pupils as well!)

Barber Surgeon

Historical discussion on repurcussions leading to the Glorious Revolution

Diorama of battlefield to view

Dress a soldier

A battlefield tour is available for this period!

A Tommy in your classroom

Weapons display

A Tommy's life (kit, daily routine, battle, diet, injuries and shell shock)

Talks include:

How Europe collapsed into war

The Early Years

The Sea War

The Air War

The War on the Eastern Front

The War in the Middle East

The Home Front

The Year of Mutiny & Revolution

The Year of Victory & Despair

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