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...

Virtual Visit Details

Your class will receive a video call from Alfred the Great, the most famous Saxon cyning (king) who ever lived. Sit up, listen and show your respects to the great leader as he tells you about:

- The Saxon kingdoms and why Wessex, is the greatest of them all
- His childhood experiences (such as meeting the Pope) and how these have shaped his Christian beliefs
- His peaceful leadership
- How his son Edward’s love for fighting might ruin all of his peace-making to date...
- How art, music, story-telling and feasting make being king of the Anglo-Saxon’s the best job in the world!

15 mins followed by Q&A, all in role!

Anglo-Saxons - Alfred the Great

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We pride ourselves on offering a reasonably priced service - even our most expensive visits cost < £3 per child (based on a class of 30). Each virtual visit is priced according to one class dialling in, with discounted rates for additional classes joining the same call. Up to 4 classes can join a call. Please indicate the number of classes that will be joining the call below.


Our speakers can dial in to Zoom or Microsoft Teams calls. Please indicate your preference below and we will be in touch with next steps.