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The Gunpowder Plot

So why do we need to remember, remember the 5th of November!? Well here is the reason....and it's treason! Guy Fawkes and his mates are sick and tired of King James I, and how his government are running the country. Fawkes and his gang want to make a change, so they came up with a rather explosive plot! Join one of Fawkes' Ex gang members, Sparky, to unravel the truth behind the famous, Gunpowder Plot. Using drama, story telling and movement, your class are bound to create afew fireworks! 
Key objectives


  • To explore the life and times of Guy Fawkes

  • To learn about key people involved in the plot

  • To creative an interactive time line of events leading up to the explosions

  • To encourage team work and creativity

  • To recreate the gunpowder story using drama

  • To have lots of FUN! 

Our requirements

We can deliver this workshop as a 2 or 1 hour session. We offer a half day or a full day of workshops. Over the course of a full day we can see up to 4 classes ( hour long sessions) or 2 classes (more intense two hour long sessions)


Number of students            -         35 per class

Length of workshop            -         60 or 120 mins


Suitable for                         -          KS1

Cost half day                      -           From £250.00

Cost full day                       -           From £400.00 (Plus travel) 



Ideally a school hall so the children can move around freely, or a large classroom with tables and chairs moved to the side.

Gun powder plot workshop
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