Boudica - Life in Roman Britain
Bring Roman Britain to life for your students with this interactive workshop.
Meet Boudica, Queen of the Iceni, and discover first-hand the changes that the Roman Empire brought to Britain; both for better and worse.
Played by an experienced actor in full period costume, Boudica will regale your students with fascinating stories, insightful facts and fascinating trivia.
Developed with the National Curriculum in mind, Boudica: Life in Roman Britain will allow students to uncover the changes that the Roman’s brought to Britain, understand why Julius Caesar’s invasion failed whilst Claudius’ succeeded, and act out elements of Boudica’s rebellion.
This workshop utilises a Drama and Performance focus to encourage students to unlock the past. With live performance, roleplay, interactive activities and historical demonstrations, Boudica: Life in Roman Britain is sure to start your Romans topic with a wow.
Find out what other teachers think of our workshops:
'A very stimulating and informative session. Even the reluctant/reserved pupils were enthused and confident enough to join in. Thank you.'
- Hartshead J and I
National Curriculum Links:
The Roman Empire and its impact on Britain
Julius Caesar’s attempted invasion in 55-54 BC
The Roman Empire by AD 42 and the power of its army
Successful invasion by Claudius and conquest
British resistance, for example, Boudica
‘Romanisation’ of Britain