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Castles and Knights Workshop

Recommended for Primary Schools

Have a professional theatre company, which tours major venues in the UK, visit your school!

Our performers are not just actors; they are seasoned professionals who regularly participate in English Heritage’s renowned knight tournaments.

Immersive, educational and fun. 

Limited availability in 2024.

Taking bookings for 2025 too!

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Welcome to Sir Learnalot’s Adventures in History! 

Join Sir Learnalot, the gallant knight, on an enchanting journey back to medieval times. Our interactive educational sessions are designed to captivate and educate primary school students, making the fascinating world of castles and knights spring to life in your classroom. 

Live Classroom Visits

​Sir Learnalot will visit your school in knightly regalia, ready to embark on an exciting educational quest with your students. Features include: 

  • Interactive storytelling,

  • accurate historical facts,

  • Q&A session,

  • engaging participation activities.

Fighting Knight Show - Add-On (additional charge)

Enhance your experience with our Fighting Knight Show. Witness Sir Learnalot demonstrate medieval combat techniques in a safe, educational, and engaging manner with one of his squires.

Features include:

  • Live demonstrations of knightly combat,

  • discussions on chivalry,

  • choreographed mock fights. 

Curriculum-Aligned Educational Content

Our sessions are expertly crafted to align with the primary school curriculum, focusing on the historical and societal aspects of the medieval era. In addition, we are happy to tailor our content to integrate the experience with your current classroom studies. 

Values Explored

Immerse your students in the exploration of essential values:

  • Compassion,

  • Courage,

  • Generosity,

  • Hope,

  • Humility,

  • Justice,

  • Perseverance,

  • Respect,

  • Service,

  • Thankfulness,

  • Trust,

  • Truthfulness, 

  • Wisdom.

Target Age Group

Designed for primary school students.

Professional Excellence

Our performers are not just actors; they are seasoned professionals who regularly participate in English Heritage’s renowned knight tournaments. Their experience in these historical reenactments brings authenticity and depth to their performances, ensuring a high-quality, educational, and thrilling experience for your students.

Production Details

  • Duration: 45-minute session (further 30 minutes if you have the Fighting Knight show add-on).

  • Number of Performers: 2 professional actor with extensive training and experience.

  • No Audience Size Limits: Accommodate any number of students and teachers (subject to venue capacity and safety). 

 

Stage requirements

 

We can work with your available stage or find alternative solutions to suit your space.

 

Pricing and Packages

  • Single Show Price: £395 plus VAT.

  • Multi-show Deals Available.

  • Fighting Knight Show - Add-On: £75 plus VAT per show.

Ready to bring history to life in your classroom? Get in touch with us to schedule a visit or to find out more.

Contact and Enquiries

One of our team will help you from there.

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