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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.

Virtual Visit Details

Your class will receive a video call from the ‘Angel of Prisons’ – Elizabeth Fry. This pioneer certainly made her mark and transformed the conditions of prisons, saving many lives in the process. Elizabeth will share:

- Her background and the importance of her Quaker religion
- The terrible conditions she saw when visiting prison
- Her ideas for prison change and her success
- Meeting Queen Victoria, what an honour!

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

Key Speaker

Prisons - Elizabeth Fry

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*We pride ourselves on offering an affordable service - the vast majority of our visits cost < £3 per child (based on a class of 30). Each call is priced according to one class dialling in, with discounted rates for additional classes joining the same call. Please indicate the number of classes that will be joining your call.


Our speakers can dial in to Zoom, Microsoft Teams or Google Meet calls. For Teams/Google please check with your IT manager that your account allows external callers.

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