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Tickets are available now. If you’re a BBC History Magazine subscriber, you’ll get a discount on the price of all lectures.

About Malmesbury

Malmesbury is an ancient hilltop town, located in Wiltshire. It is the the burial place of Æthelstan, grandson of Alfred the Great and the first king of all England. The abbey that houses his tomb is Malmesbury’s crowning glory and is also one of our lecture venues. 

BBC History Magazine

BBC History Magazine is Britain’s bestselling history magazine. We cover all aspects of the past, and all periods and places, but with a focus on Britain’s story. Inside you’ll find leading historians giving an approachable take on the latest research, and new angles on subjects you thought you knew.