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Anglo-Saxons - Alfred the Great

In 400 AD, the Saxons crossed the North Sea, naming ‘Angleland’ their home. They were fearsome warriors although their most famous leader – Alfred the Great – gained respect in other ways...

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Cleopatra

Ancient Egypt was a civilisation unlike any other and Queen Cleopatra was an exceptional leader. This powerful lady had brains and beauty and was Ancient Egypt’s last active Pharaoh.

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Florence Nightingale

The Florence Nightingale – aka ‘The Lady with the Lamp’ – is one of England’s most memorable women. Travel back in time and hear about her incredible adventure and impact on hygiene.

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Mary Seacole

Mary Seacole was a nurse and businesses woman. She ran the British Hotel, which she set up in Crimea, to help poorly and recovering soldiers. She was so loved and affectionately named ‘Mother Seacole’.

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Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria led Britain through a period of industrial revolution and social change. Engage your pupils with a visit from England's most memorable monarch and bring your Victorians topic alive!

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Suffragettes - Emily Davison

In 1906, Emily Davison joined the WSPU, a little-known group for ‘mad’ women who were campaigning for female suffrage. Little did she know the impact her actions would have on the world in the years to follow.

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Winston Churchill

There are few leaders more famous than Winston Churchill. The Prime Minister will share his experiences of leading his great nation through War. Do you have what it takes to be in charge?

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Castle Ditcher

Castles. Magnificent, impressive, spectacular. Maybe not if you’re a castle ditcher. Reginald William Groundsbury will have your class giggling as he shares the secrets of his castle: the good, the bad and the ugly!

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Explorers - Ernest Shackleton

This intrepid explorer paved the way for all modern Antarctic expeditions. His story is one of resilience, teamwork and near-death experiences – your class will be gripped from start to finish.

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Henry VIII

There are few historical figures as famous as tudor King Henry VIII. His 36 year reign saw humungous changes – to religion, his wives and his waistline! Sit up straight, the King is calling!

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Neil Armstrong

On July 16th 1969 something truly amazing happened – we sent man to the moon. Astronaut Neil Armstrong took his famous ‘small step’ as 600 million, awe-inspired people watched on...

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Romans - Julius Caesar

As ruler of Rome, Julius Caesar won many battles and helped his huge Empire grow. Intelligent and charismatic - give Julius a call and your class will appreciate his power and influence!

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Titanic - Captain Smith

On April 15th, 1912 a huge ship struck ice and the rest is history. The disaster that followed is widely known but the final movements of Titanic’s Captain, Edward Smith, remain a mystery to this day...

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Zeus

Listen up mortals - Zeus, awaits your call! Listen to the thunderbolt bearing God as he tells you all about his life with the on Mount Olympus and the exciting Greek society who live below him.

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Caveman

The Stone Age lasted 2.5 million years and paved the way for life as we know it. From shelters to farming, we have a lot to thank our prehistoric ancestors for. Call a real life caveman and listen to his story!

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Fire of London - Thomas Farriner

On 6 September 1666, a fire gutted the medieval city of London. Houses went up in flames and even the King tried to help. It’s hard to believe it all began in one man’s bakery...

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Mary Anning - Fossil Collector

Mary Anning was only a little girl when she sold sea shells on the sea shore... Her prehistoric passion resulted in her making of the most exciting fossil discoveries of all time! A truly inspirational female scientist.

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Prisons - Elizabeth Fry

Prisons. They’re not something we tend to give much thought to. However this was not the case for Quaker reformer Elizabeth Fry who transformed the squalid conditions of prisons in the 1800s.

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Rosa Parks

On December 1st 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat for a white passenger, sparking a wave of change against segregation. Listen to how one woman changed the lives of millions.

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Viking Warrior

Known for their fierce battles and ambush when they arrived in England, the Vikings are not to be messed with. Your class will receive a call from a real Viking warrior – he’s loud, proud and ready for war!

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