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 Are you a museum or organisation looking for historical characters for your event?


                                                            Well look no further!



Zoom Through History can offer you characters for a family event at your museum, characters for a special commemorative event, a corporate evening event or museum late, an online event and we can also provide characters for any education filming.  

Our team can write scripts for tours, short plays and any education filming.

We provide historical characters in historically accurate clothing, who can converse with your guests in character, perform scenes and scenarios, deliver speeches and give announcements to enrich the occasion.

Our freelancers are experts in their chosen fields and come equipped with knowledge and wit for your guests to enjoy.

We can also provide music and historical combat to really liven up your event!


 Please fill out the enquiry form below and give us as much information as you can about your event. Once we know the scale of your event we can give you our pricing.

Please note if you would like musicians or stage combat we will require more notice.

You can view our most recent events further down this page.

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Education Filming

RAF Museum London

Wow what an amazing morning we had filming at the RAF Museum London. 


We are so thrilled to be collaborating with Lauren Learns History for her amazing YouTube channel. Do follow Lauren on Instagram and subscribe to her channel.




150th Anniversary Event

South Devon Railway

We were so pleased to have provided two characters to be apart of the 150th year celebrations of the opening of the railway. 


  - 30th April – 2nd May 2022


 Frank and Eliza, had a wonderful time touring the railway, storytelling and recounting the history of how the railways changed the lives of working class people forever! 

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Historical character workshops

Our Zoom Through History team deliver an ongoing programme of online workshops for schools featuring a wide range of historical figures.

Visit Zoom Through History's website for more details.


Education Filming

Strawberry Hill House

We spent an afternoon filming at Strawberry Hill House . “A little gothic castle” once owned by Horace Walpole. 

Our actor played Horace Walpole himself for this educational film.


Make sure to head over to Lauren Learns History on YouTube to see all her amazing videos and our first collaboration with her at the RAF museum.



Corporate Event

St Bartholomew the

Greats Church 

In October 2021 & 2022 we provided an actor to play King Henry V at an amazing event in London. 


Huge congratulations to Beyond Curated for creating such a wonderful night. 


Our actor delighted guests with rousing speeches from King Henry V and mingled the night away with tales from the Battle of Agincourt. The location for this event was at the beautiful medieval church of Great Barts.

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Short film

A Royal Wedding

 Are you ready for a Royal Wedding? 


We are thrilled to have collaborated with Costume Interpreter and Researcher; Natasha Bowles, Purveyor of Gentlemen’s Clothing and Accessories; Mark Wallis and Theatre Producer; Ryan Metcalfe who filmed and edited this really exciting project. 



DinoSnores Event

Natural History Museum

We are thrilled to have provided actors for the famous Dino Snores events at the Natural History Museum for their ‘’Dippy Special’’.


 Our explorers had an awesome time meeting and greeting guests in the Dino Gallery and talking about all things dinosaurs!

Thanks again to the Natural History Museum for inviting us.


Family Events

Do you have a half term event or Summer holiday activity that you'd like more family content for? 

We can provide characters, scripts, tours, arts and crafts activities, treasure hunts, family trails and more!


Museum Late Event

Are you arranging a special museum late event and would like more activities to liven up the evening? 

We can offer meet and greet characters to talk and charm your guests. We can also offer a range of activities such as face painting, balloon modelling, arts and crafts activities, quizzes and more! 



Are you in need of a storyteller for your next event? Look no further! 

Engage your audience with one of our storytellers. Specifically targeted at families, our talented orators can create a bespoke story to fit your occasion or read a prewritten story or book that you have been given permission to read at your event. 


Book Launch

Are you a publisher, author or event organiser planning a book launch? Why not bring one of the characters from your book to life with one of our costumed characters.


Our characters can perform readings, workshops or meet and greet all around the content of the book. 


Bespoke Plays

We have a team of writers, directors and creatives who can create a brand new play especially  for your site! 

We can create bespoke historical performances of any size or style for your site for a seated or promenade style audience. 

By using innovative theatrical devices and technology we can transform your spaces and take your audience on a fun adventure they will never forget! 


Educational Filming

We can provide characters, scripts and a film technician to record educational content for your museum displays, education workshops and website.

Bring history to life on film!


Commemertaive events

Is there big  historical anniversary coming up that you'd like to commemorate? 

We can offer historical interpreters to deliver speeches, tours and bespoke plays. 


Corporate Event

Why not enhance your corporate event by inviting a person from history to come and surprise your guests?

Our actors can meet and greet with your guests as well as giving speeches or even perform extracts of a play!

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We can deliver bespoke tours across your site for any audience and subject matter - lead by famous historical characters or more general costumed entertainers. 

Let our actors lead your guests through your venue with informative and entertaining content. 



Online Event

Want to reach a wider audience with your next event? Why not put your event online! 

We specialise in online shows, educational workshops and talks.

Your guests will also have the opportunity to ask our characters and talk host any questions in our additional Q&A.

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