Who we are

Dr Kate Vigurs is an experienced and engaging historical interpreter with nearly twenty years professional experience in research, live historical interpretation and living history having worked for Royal Armouries, Imperial War Museum North and English Heritage to name but a few. She is a drama graduate and has a doctorate in Second World War history; making her uniquely skilled in bringing history to life. She is an acknowledged expert on the Special Operations Executive, however her knowledge extends to a wide range of historical periods from Roman Britain all the way to the cold war.

Kate set up History’s Maid ten years ago and it is continues to go from strength to strength. Kate is dedicated to revitalising history for the purposes of entertainment and education, and any client or audience is guaranteed a well researched, professional and engaging display which will inspire and capture the imagination.