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 names ‘Mother Seacole’.
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.
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!
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!
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...
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!
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.
The industrial revolution changed Britain and those living in it. For those working in the magnificent but dangerous cotton mills, life was tough. There were loud machines, low pay and terrifying bosses!