Demonstrations

Historical interpretation and demonstrations

We believe that a love of history is best awakened and engendered by active participation. With a variety of demonstrations or characters to enhance your historical fair, commemoration or event,  we cover periods from the Romans through to WW2 the format varying according to the requirements of your location.

With a keen interest in STEM subjects, particularly chemistry, mathematics and Engineering, we are happy to discuss provision of tailor made educational experiences that meet the requirement of the National Curriculum.

Please Contact us   for further details of our demonstrations and how we can enhance your event.

Demonstrations currently in our repertoire:

 Natural Dyeing (Prehistory to WW1) ; Toy soldier casting and Musket Ball Making (Georgian to WW1); Pin and Needle making (Medieval to 17th C); Sundials and how to make them (Roman to WW2); Horn and bone working (Prehistory to Victorian); Torque and wire weaving (Viking and Medieval); Pole Lathe Turning (Roman to 17th Century); Fibres and spinning (Prehistory to Victorian); Net making (Prehistory to Victorian); Hand made paper (Medieval to Georgian); Braiding and narrow wares (Prehistory to Victorian); Why Poppies? (WW1 – 2), WW1  or 2 in the Sky (WW1 – 2); Decoupage and Christmas Crackers (Victorian – WW1) Cartographer (Medieval to Georgian). Trebuchets and Siege Engines (Medieval) Building Bridges and Castles (Romans – ) RopeWalk  (Medieval – ); Make Do and Mend (WW2); Food and Rationing (WW1 – WW2); 

Medieval Pin and Needle maker
Medieval Pin and Needle maker
Medieval Pole lathe turning
Medieval Pole lathe turning
Georgian Sundials
Georgian Sundials
Georgian paper maker
Georgian paper maker
Medieval narrow ware weaving and braiding
Medieval narrow ware weaving and braiding
Medieval dyeing
Medieval Dyeing