The terrific tour guides head to Acton Scott, Shropshire

Monday 20th January 2014, 16:30
CBBC Channel

Just when you thought it was safe to venture out... Jedward’s Big Adventure is back on the CBBC channel, with 10 brand new episodes showcasing historical hot spots from around the UK.

The series is a rip-roaring ride through history with worldwide pop sensations John and Edward Grimes learning key facts at each destination and leading their own unique tour to a busload of young sightseers. Imagine arriving only to find Jedward and their celebrity guests are your guides!

Jedward’s Big Adventure launches with a trip to Acton Scott historical working farm in Shropshire.  John and Edward learn all about rural life in the Victorian era and this episode features Shannon Flynn from ‘Dani’s Castle’ and Fergus Flanagan from ‘Help!  My Supply Teacher is Magic’.

At Acton Scott they will learn about milking, ploughing and the importance of pigs.  Plus things hot up at the Blacksmith’s forge and will they face the axe at the wood chopping bodger? 

Expect milking, mooing and muck a plenty.  At the end of the show, the tourists sit a quiz to find out just how much they’ve learned from Jedward's tour.  Whichever brother's team manages to get across the most number of correct facts wins an awesome prize – with the losing team having to face a horrible forfeit.

Who will be a victorious Victorian and who will face the stinky forfeit?  Better learn those facts boys... 

Jedward said; “Jedward’s Big Adventure is totally awesome, we get to travel all around the UK, visiting many historical sites and learning the facts about them.  We enjoy sharing this information with tourists. Wearing period costume and Jedward outfits brings history to life.  CBBC be prepared for plenty of jepic coolness and adventures”

Locations explored in the series include: The Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland, as well Bath, Oxford, Blackpool, Stratford upon Avon and London’s Hampton Court Palace.

Jedward’s Big Adventure is Executive Produced by David Staite at Initial and Melissa Hardinge at CBBC. The Series Producer at Initial is Rebecca McVeigh.

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