Meet Mary Seacole

Mary Seacole can come to your school to tell her story!

Session overview

Your students will meet an actress in the role of Mary Seacole and find out about her life and work in the Crimean War.

The visit includes three sessions, which are all a repeat of the morning. This makes it ideal for three or more classes.


Each session lasts around 40 minutes. The session timings are:

10.30-11.15, 11.30 – 12.15, 12.30 – 13.15


The cost of the two session and for our staff to travel to your school is dependent on the location of your school. The costs are based on the London transport zones, so please check the zone of your closest station. Please note that travel fees will be added to the booking form.

Location Cost
London travel zones 1-4 £375 + £75 VAT (total £450)
London travel zones 5-6 £425 + £85 VAT (total £510)
Outside London £475 + £95 VAT (total £570)
  • KS1 History – The lives of significant individuals in the past, who have contributed to national and international achievements.
  • KS1 History – Significant historical events, people and places in their own locality.
  • To gain an understanding of why Mary Seacole is famous and why we remember her.
  • To gain an understanding of why Mary Seacole went to the Crimea and what it was like working in the Crimean War.

To book this session, please email info with the following details:

  • Your name and contact details
  • School name
  • Number of classes and class sizes
  • Three potential dates

If the dates you request are unavailable, we will try to offer the closest available dates. A date will be held for 2 working days, while we await the return of the booking form.

Once a booking form has been received by us from a school, a confirmation email will be sent out. After the confirmation has been sent, the cancellation policy applies.

Would you like your class to have a souvenir of their day?

We have a selection of goody bag options available, ranging from £3 to £32, available in single or multiple quantities.

Goody bags can be pre-ordered and brought with the actor for your session.

Session Details

  • Your school

  • Monday-Friday, term time

  • Most suited to KS1, but can be adapted to KS2

  • from £450 (dependent on location of school)

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