The Great War Boys

Bringing history to LIFE! 

Customer Testimonials

What can we say ?
This is the 2nd year that The Great War Boys have come down to Edinburgh to work with us.
WW1, in all it's infamy and interest was truly brought to life by the boys ....
They're already booked for next years event !

                                                                                            - Andy Canning, SCALE Scotland model show

"Lewis did a fantastic job. Certainly knows his stuff. Well worth having a visit from him."


"Thank you, Lewis, for a wonderful talk & escort around The Gordon Highlanders' Museum today. The Primary 6 pupils loved it and your information really brought WWI to life for them. We parents learnt loads too."

- Alison Pace, Parent, Mill o' Forest Primary School


"I had The Great War Boys down to our Cubs and Scouts meetings to do a talk with the kids in the run up to Remembrance Sunday. A very interesting and educational evening had by all, the kids in both sections loved him and he worked to suit the age groups. A pleasure to of had visit us."

- Tiph Gibson, Cub Scout Leader, 46th Bridge Of Don a Scout Group

"Lewis Gibbon and the Great War Boys played a vital role in the yearlong WW1 project, Working Life to War Life. Their enthusiasm is only matched by their knowledge and devotion to the period and characters they embody. No hesitation at all in recommending them. In fact, come and see for yourself - Hear Lewis as the unknown Gordon Highlander at 'The Tent' exhibit 12-26 March at Aberdeen Maritime Museum. Open times at -"

-Robert Aitken, Working Life To War Life, Project Manager