How to buy your tickets

To buy tickets, click here or call 0871 620 4021*. For a full rundown of the programme and speaker details click here
If you’re a subscriber to BBC History Magazine, you can take advantage of a reduced rate for all tickets. You will need your subscriber number when purchasing. (You can find this on the address label of your magazine or the carrier provided with your magazine). If you have a digital subscription, please forward your subscription order confirmation to and our events team will supply you with a code for reduced rate tickets.
If you’re not yet a subscriber, you can subscribe by calling 0844 844 0250** or visiting You’ll receive your subscription number 15 minutes after subscribing and can then buy tickets at the subscriber price. If you take out a digital subscription please contact us (see above) for a code, which we’ll issue as soon as possible.
You will be sent your tickets in the post two weeks before the event. These will contain more information on the venues (please note that both venues at York are within five minutes' walk of each other).
Terms and Conditions: ◆We are using a third-party company, See Tickets (a company registered as The Way Ahead Group Ltd in England and Wales with company number 3554468 and whose registered office is at Norfolk House,
47 Upper Parliament Street, Nottingham, NG1 2AB), to process and take your orders for the festival.
We reserve the right to replace the speakers with alternatives of equal stature in the unlikely event that any of them are unable to attend. Please let us know when booking of any special access requirements. Tickets are non-refundable and places are limited.
* Calls to this number cost 10p per minute plus network extras. Lines are open 24 hours a day.
** Calls to this line from a BT landline will cost no more than 5p per minute. Calls from mobiles and other providers may vary. Lines are open 8am–8pm weekdays and 9am–1pm Saturday.

Ticket enquiries

To buy tickets for History Weekend, call 0871 620 4021 or

click here

Subscription enquiries

To subscribe to BBC History Magazine, call 0844 844 0250 or
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