Remember, remember the 5th of November

Listen to the story of Guy Fawkes with your class

Need help telling your class the story of Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot of 1605? Get your ears tuned into our short audio story. It’s a great way to introduce the topic to your KS1 or KS2 class, or even to use in your next school assembly.

Why not ask your class to close their eyes so they can concentrate?

If you want to download the MP3 file simply click on the arrow on the top right of the player.

Here’s some great question starters for after you’ve listened…

  • Who is Guy Fawkes and why is he so well known?
  • Why did Guy Fawkes and his accomplices try to blow up the Houses of Parliament?
  • Why do you think we light bonfires on November the 5th?

Hope you enjoy the story! Let us know what you think in the comments.

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