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Will Iredale
Will Iredale is a historian and journalist who has written two fantastic books on aspects of the Second World War. The latter of these, 'Pathfinders', won our 'Book of the Year' when it came out in hardback last year, and it has…
Edward Shawcross
Edward Shawcross's first book, 'The Last Emperor of Mexico', has been showered with praise by critics and audiences alike. In between teaching, touring, and talking about his fantastic book, he set aside some time to talk to us about…
We Have Ways Fest
In just a few weeks’ time, between 22 and 24 July, the brilliant We Have Ways of Making You Talk podcast will be holding its second We Have Ways Fest. Following on from the success of its inaugural year, the UK’s largest festival dedicated to the…
James Holland, WIlky Wilkinson
James Holland is an award-winning, bestselling historian and author who has written almost 40 fiction and non-fiction books on the Second World War. Somehow, he managed to find time in his busy schedule to talk to us about the Second World War, and…
Ronald Hutton
Professor Ronald Hutton is a world-renowned historian who has written extensively on the seventeenth century and the history of paganism. We were lucky enough to catch up with him at Chalke Valley History Festival to discuss his eclectic interests.
KITE festival 2022
With an eclectic mix providing nourishment for the mind and music for the soul, there's something for everyone at KITE festival.
Hay Castle
Finally open to the public for the first time in its history, Hay Castle is coming alive to tell the wonderful and surprising story of this Janus-like building, that at once sympathetically acknowledges its past while taking a joyous leap into its…
CVHF
Chalke Valley History Festival 2022 is almost upon us. This year, there is so much going on - with talks on four stages as well as at Speaker's Corner and across the site, along with living history, various demonstrations and experiences for…
Chalke Valley History Festival
The Daily Mail Chalke Valley History Festival is set to return from 20-26 June this summer and promises to be more exciting and interactive than ever before. After a slightly shortened version in 2021, this year it will be back to seven days, packed…
Catherine Fletcher
Catherine Fletcher is a historian of Renaissance Europe, having written books on sixteenth-century Italy, Duke Alessandro de’ Medici, and the divorce of Henry VIII. She has also advised on TV series such as Wolf Hall, as well as contributing to a…
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