Roman Workshop

Roman Britain Survival Guide

We offer an exciting, interactive full day of content for up to 3 classes in line with key 2014 National Curriculum objectives.

It’s the 1st Century AD in Britain and the Roman Invaders are here to stay! Should the young Britons decide to fight or adapt to new Roman ways?

A proud Roman lady and a legionary soldier will spend the day with your children and help them understand how to survive now that the Romans are here!

With authentic costumes and numerous artefacts we use role-play, hands-on activities, games and drama to fully immerse children in Roman and Celtic ways, domestic life as well as military.

What changes have the Romans brought? How do you behave at a Roman banquet? What is it like to march in the Roman Army? How heavy is that armour – and much more!

We offer a FULL day of content including:

  • A Soldier’s Life
  • Roman Childhood and Games
  • Craft activities
  • Roman Schoolroom
  • Bathing and Slavery
  • Military Drill
  • Roman Banquet
  • Drama: The Rebel and the Emperor (play performed by children)

Makers of History provide high quality Living History workshops for primary schools that cover National Curriculum targets in an exciting, memorable way involving every child in the class.

We can work with up to 3 classes in parallel on the same day, and also provide lots of ideas for authentic costumes & food for your Roman Day!

We are well known across the North West for our heritage education work at schools and museums. We are qualified historians and are full-time professional workshop providers with enhanced CRBs and Public Liability Insurance. With no expensive coach to pay for and competitively priced workshops, we provide excellent value for money. Please contact us for more information.

Our Living History workshops use role-play, artifacts, hands-on activities, songs and games to ensure the children experience a fun-filled, memorable day!

A fantastic, fun-filled, knowledge enhancing day. The children were engaged and enjoying every minute.

Cavendish Primary School, Manchester

I just wanted to thank you for a fantastic day. The Roman visitors were exceptional and looked amazing! The children learned an awful lot, the activities were varied, fast paced and plentiful. The resources were excellent, the presentation interesting and the children were active and learning all day. I couldn’t have asked for more! Thank you so much – it has really kick-started our learning!.

Rawmarsh St Joseph Primary, Rotherham

I just wanted to say a huge thank you to both you and Andy! You both remained professional and flexible throughout the day. The children had a fantastic day and came in yesterday retelling us their favourite parts of the day and have done some fantastic follow up work already! I’ve recommended you to the rest of the school.

Farfield Primary School, Bradford

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