For ages 9-11+

Join Captain Dan Tastic, for a swashbuckling adventure to the 17th Century where he’ll discuss all things pirate!

Learn the special names for the different parts of the ship, find out why pirate weapons weren’t always very effective, and hear about the world’s most famous historical pirate, Blackbeard.

Part of the Digital Programme for Schools & Families: Primary Author Day

Funded by the Pears Foundation, our Primary Author Day events explore the story and characters of Peter Pan. Content is suitable for students across KS1 and KS2.


For each or our themed days children can take part in an exciting competition tailored to their Key Stage/ age. For more information, view our competition packs linked below:

Primary Author Day Competition Pack

About The Performer

Captain Dan Tastic

Captain Dan Tastic is a children’s entertainer and educator. Captain Dan has performed at birthday parties, festivals & events for 10 years as a pirate magician. For the last five years Dan Tastic Education have been teaching in primary schools about the history of pirates, knights, science, superheroes & so much more!