Return of the Romans!

Subject: History
Age Group: 7-11 Year Olds (KS2)
Available in London

The live TV show Return from the Past is in danger of being cancelled and needs your help! Faced with some unhelpful contestants from Roman Britain and the sudden arrival of Queen Boudicca, can your children save the show?

Two facilitators visit your school with a small set, props and costumes. The presenter of Return from the Past needs to create an exciting TV game show with special guests from Roman Britain. 

There are many interactive elements as the students help solve Roman related activities to save the show.


Key Areas

  • The Roman Army and Hadrian's Wall
  • Life of the Celts before and after the Roman conquest
  • Roman towns - public baths, forum, basilica, amphitheatre
  • Religion, including temples, gods and votives
  • The Roman calendar and links to our calendar
  • Lifestyle - relaxation, games, hobbies, clothing, food

Curriculum Link

  • The Roman Empire and its impact on Britain


"I have seen this show about 6 times now and I never get bored. The team always work well together and make it a very enjoyable day."

Julia Flynn, Pelham Primary School, Bexleyheath


Roman Day

Following Return of the Romans! in the morning, your children will be further immersed in history with two hands-on 45-minute workshops in the afternoon.

Discover more about life in Roman Britain as well as hearing the Celtic perspective on invasion from Queen Boudicca.


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Important Information

Type: History show
Length of session: 80 minutes
Price£240 + VAT
Number of children: 120 - extra children are negotiable
Type: History day
Length of session: 80 minute show, followed by two 45 minute workshops
Price£480 + VAT
Number of children: 60 - extra children are negotiable


• Curriculum specific
• Experienced facilitators
• Interactive learning
• Opportunity to observe children's progress
• Easy booking process
• Follow-up packs available
All Freshwater drama facilitators are DBS checked
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