For School
Teachers and educators, break free of your standard lesson plans and incorporate a dynamic and exciting LIVING HISTORY by bringing in a historical character. Our experienced and knowledgeable characters will transport your audience to a historical period as if they were back in time with them. These characters are more>>
not just for history teachers. Literature teachers may enjoy adding this unique dimension to their literary analysis or storytelling time by bringing in a Medieval knight, Civil War officer, or even a Wild West Gunfighter. Math teachers may find our castle architect helpful for breathing new life into their lessons. more>>
Make learning fun! Our historical characters will provide interactive activities appropriate for all ages, a question and answer time, hands-on accessories of the period and so much more! In addition to our amazing characters, we also provide activities to enhance and promote each historical character and their time period. more>>
They will spice up your lesson plans and encourage a deeper understanding and love for the character's time period. The goal of Global History Buff is to help everyone enjoy all aspects of history they can! Just click on any of our characters' links. more>>
You will find special printables, educational games, crafts and more. We have an extensive number of characters from which to choose. There are enough characters to provide something different for every class for the whole year, and many years to come. Plus, we are always adding to our list of characters. more>>
Feel free to sign up for our email newsletter to know when we add a new historical character, add more interactive activities, or offer special discounts just for being one of our subscribers. Contact us to reserve your favorite historical character today for your next school program, classroom lesson or event.
Historical personalities for all occasions
For Work
Make your next corporate event, venue, club activity, fundraiser, promotion or community event stand out from the rest by hiring one of our amazing historical personalities! Global History Buff can provide a stimulating, interactive and hands-on living history character from the past, or can entertain your group with: more>>
historical talk, a series of illuminating reminiscences on either their personal experiences, battles, quirks, or general history. These programs are available during any time of day or night (by reservation). They are interactive, hands-on and generally last 60 minutes (although they can be hired for the whole event, more>>
if you choose). Audience participation is encouraged. Schools, government entities, conventions, corporate gatherings, film producers, holiday events, parades, private parties, civic groups, charity fundraisers and festivals can take their special event or production up a notch by hiring a historic persona more>>
to provide a dramatic, inspirational and educational boost through "in character" appearances, keynote speeches, hand-shaking, in-character interaction, Q and A, show-and-tell and more! Need a special workshop for an event that incorporates a historical perspective or a keynote speaker for a patriotic event? more>>
Save time and add visual interest by hiring a historic character to present it. We offer researched consultation on historic topics. Need a storyteller who can interact with your guests or students to bring history to life? Global History Buff characters are accustomed to live performances— more>>
from small intimate audiences to large crowds. We can interact with your guests and engage them whether they are history buffs or simply fascinated spectators. Call to reserve a character today!
Historical personalities for all occasions
For Play
Anyone can hire a clown or a magician for a private party or wedding, but Global History Buff can provide a Roman Centurion, Knight in Shining Armor, a Wild West Gunfighter, or have General Patton drive up in his jeep to your next party! more>>
By request, you can hire a historical character to interact with your guests, ask as many questions as they want, try on authentic gear, play exciting games, mock battles, and make the experience an amazing memory to last for many years to come. Children love to pretend…let us help them do just that—in a safe, tasteful more>>
and fun way. We can tailor a performance to specifically match your party or event. Hiring one of our historical characters is like having someone step right out of a book and into their world! They will arrive and celebrate right along with your guests, making everyone feel special, WOWing them with storytelling, crafts, more>>
posing for pictures and more. Some of these events come only once a year, while others once in a lifetime. So let us help you make this event special, and add an extra touch of fun and enjoyment to the celebration. Contact us today to reserve your character.

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