Are you aware of the Horrible Histories series of books and TV series? They explore gruesome and disgusting historical facts from around the world. This course will focus on exploring the world’s gruesome medieval and early modern past from as early as the 1100s all the way through to the Victorians! You will research historical events involving pirates, thieves, plagues, slaves and castles – just to name a few! Participants in the course will publish their own version of a Horrible Histories book and maybe even produce their own Horrible Histories skit.