Period Productions
Period Productions

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

We at Period Productions specialize in providing your group or classroom with a hands-on learning experience that participants will take with them for a lifetime!

Program Details

Arms & Armor Through The Ages

A Knight and his squire will provide a hands-on program covering medieval life, knighthood, arms and armor from the cave man to the fully armored knight. This program provides many opportunities for hands-on interaction between participants and the knight.

By The Sword -- Famous Bouts, Knighthood, & Chivalry

A Knight and his swashbuckling friend provide a program that covers famous sword fights from literature and history. They also present what it meant to be a Knight living by the code of Chivalry.

Life and Times of A Pirate

A Captain and his sailor provide an interactive program detailing what it was like to live life as a pirate including the ups & downs, the in & outs, and the lives & deaths of some of the most famous pirates in history.

American West

Characters of the old west come alive as they provide a hands-on program covering the history of the American West, including the Wild Frontier and the Early Pioneers

The Works of Billy & Friends

An interactive program is provided covering the works of William Shakespeare and similar playwrights of the time. Children learn about "Billy" Shakespeare, his friends and their works in a fun environment.

Trebuchet/Catapult Launch

An interactive program covering the types of medieval siege engines (catapult, balista, trebuchet, etc.) and their effectiveness in battle. The program also includes the launching of our 16 tall Trebuchet. At the end of the program our master engineer and his team launch an assortment items such as fruit & vegetables up to 80 in air and 100 yards down range to demonstrate the awesome power behind these medieval machines.

Other

Should you find that none of the programs above fit your particular needs, please feel free to contact us and we will be more than happy to work with you and create a unique program for your event.

PROGRAM PRICING

$250 per program*

INCLUDES: 2 performers for educational program & interaction, as chosen from list below.

LENGTH: Approx. 1 Hour per presentation, 30-45 minutes of program and 15-20 minutes for Q & A.

Trebuchet/Catapult Launch Pricing

$500 for initial program*

$150 for each demonstration there after (SAME DAY)

INCLUDES: 3 to 4 performers educational demo & launching of trebuchet.

LENGTH: Approx. 45 minutes per presentation.
- 15 minutes educational program on the trebuchet and other medieval siege weapons
- 15 minutes of launching
- 15 Minute question and answer

(Due to safety limitations and set-up time of the trebuchet additional restrictions and charges may apply.)

* An additional $50 travel fee may applicable for any and all programs outside of NJ