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Thursday 15th October

Our annual History Weekend festival kicks off in Malmesbury today, but it’s not too late to attend – you can snap up tickets to some of the lectures on the door....

Tuesday 13th October

History fans heading to Malmesbury this weekend for our annual festival are welcome to explore a 13th-century hall plus the gardens in which King Athelstan – the...

Thursday 1st October

One of Britain’s best-known historians Simon Schama is to deliver a lecture on the history of British portraiture at BBC History Magazine’s History Weekend in...

Tuesday 22nd September

Early modern historian Robert Hutchinson is the author of several critically acclaimed books on the Tudor dynasty, the Spanish Armada, and Elizabeth I’s spymaster. At...

Tuesday 22nd September

In what is sure to be an entertaining talk, at this year’s Malmesbury History Weekend Greg Jenner of Horrible Histories fame will take his audience on a...

Friday 4th September

Malmesbury Abbey © Linda Cooke | Dreamstime.com

History fans heading to Malmesbury for...

Thursday 20th August

You likely recognise him as the original Masterchef presenter and the face of a line of cooking sauces, but what you may not realise is that Loyd Grossman is...

Monday 3rd August

In her talk ‘The Raj at War: India’s Second World War’, Associate Professor Yasmin Khan will reveal the hidden history of India at war and discuss how this helped to...

Monday 3rd August

What does our popular culture say about us? And which of our writers, films, musicians and artists will command the attention of historians of the future? These are...

Wednesday 29th July

As we commemorate the 600th anniversary of the battle of Agincourt this autumn, medieval historian Juliet Barker will be at the History Weekends in York...

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