"The workshops were excellent and the school assembly was hilarious! 10 out of 10!"
-St. Joseph's Primary School, Castleford.
Histrionics offer enthralling and entertaining Education Programmes for Museums, Schools and Visitor Attractions.
Full and Half Day rates are available.
Histrionics create enthralling and immersive experiences for an entire school, Key Stage or Year Group. Using high-energy set pieces, humour and facts we can deliver workshops on the entire
history curriculum and beyond!
Our trademark shows where pupil participation is encouraged. Individual volunteers or the entire audience join our actors on their journey into the past. Ideal for topic launches and special
events like World Book Day
We are enthusiastic about museum education. As such we are regularly asked to create and perform in compelling, dramatic narratives that support amazing collections and engage students and
Clean Air Days, British Values and Park Trips get the Histrionics makeover as we create considered set-pieces to support an enormous variety of extra-curricular activities. Get in touch to see
what we can do for you!
History Days & Workshops
A selection of our most popular topics
Stone Age Secrets
A dramatic journey through the discoveries of the Stone Age. Get hands on with a vast series of artefacts and replica handling objects.
Famous diarist Samuel Pepys tells tales of the Great Fire of London; it's causes, how it was fought and the astonishing living conditions in 1666.
Romans in Britain
Magnus puts pupils through their paces in preparation to join the Legions. Handle real armour and find out what the Romans did for us.
It's all Greek to Us
Ancient Greek storyteller and warrior Denutheus regails the class with tales of Troy, Sparta, Athens, Democracy and Greek arms and armour.
The First World War
Hear the incredible accounts of those who fought on the front lines and hold real objects from 100 years ago in this drama workshop.
Howard Carter returns from history with interactive stories to impart about his experiences during the discovery of the Tomb of King Tutankhamun.
Alfred the Great?
Leofric the Scop tells tales of this legendary Anglo Saxon Monarch, who defeated the Vikings with warriors, reading and a letter writing campaign...
Crazy Kings and Queens and their unbeleivable antics throughout history are the subjects of this immersive and interactive workshop experience.
"The children learned a lot and didn't stop laughing. Entertaining, interactive and informative.