The Gunpowder Plot

Why did Catholics worship in secret? Who was John Johnson? What was under Parliament House? Will it lead to an explosive situation? Find out more about the events of November 1605 and their consequences. It will stretch your imagination!
The Gunpowder Plot

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About the Event

Against the backdrop of Catholic persecution, we look at the life of a young Guy Fawkes and examine the factors that shaped his beliefs and future actions. As he becomes a soldier, the children help him fight his cause in the Netherlands and Spain before returning to England as a gunpowder expert to hatch his plan in the dark cellars of Parliament House. What decision by James I prompted this plan? And what outcome awaited Guy Fawkes and his fellow conspirators when they were tried as traitors?

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