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The History Tellers
The History Tellers, a.k.a. Stephen ‘Abs’ Wisdom and Alex Burnham, are two historian/performers who aim to bring fun yet fact-filled history to life. Having crossed paths with them for several years, we decided it was high time to interview them,…
Kate Loveman
Dr Kate Loveman, Associate Professor in English Literature and Samuel Pepys specialist, talks to us about the relevancy of the seventeenth century to today's political climate, Charles II's reputation for partying, and the marriage,…
Clare Jackson
Dr Clare Jackson is a distinguished Stuart historian, co-editing the Historical Journal from 2004 to 2011, and publishing books on the Restoration in Scotland, and on Charles II for the Penguin Monarchs series. She has presented television series on…
Chalke Valley History Festival 2019
During the last week of June 2019, a festival in the beautiful rolling countryside of South West England pulled in thousands of visitors from across the country and beyond. There was music, entertainment, and a multitude of familiar faces to be seen…
Kellogg College
Get History, a website designed to bring interesting, up-to-date, and accessible history to students and adults alike, has won a Community Engagement and Impact Award from Kellogg College, Oxford. The annual Community Engagement and Impact Award…
Diarmaid MacCulloch
Diarmaid MacCulloch’s latest book is a biography of Henry VIII’s infamous minister, who oversaw the Dissolution of the Monasteries and the downfall of Anne Boleyn, Thomas Cromwell. This extremely detailed and insightful biography promises to shake…
Suzannah Lipscomb
Dr Suzannah Lipscomb is an accomplished historian and author, who has published several books on Henry VIII and the sixteenth century. She is currently Reader in Early Modern History at the University of Roehampton, and regularly graces our…
Marina Amaral and Dan Jones
After taking the internet by storm with her colourised historical photographs, Marina Amaral has teamed up with bestselling historian Dan Jones to produce the breathtaking The Colour of Time, which tells the history of the world from 1850 until 1960…
Histories of the Unexpected
In 2016, Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell teamed up to create Histories of the Unexpected, to reveal surprising facts and new perspectives on the history of anything and everything. We caught up with them for a chat on the surprises of…
Stonehenge traffic
2018 marks a centenary of Stonehenge being gifted to the nation, yet access to it is more restricted than ever. The ability to see the landmark from a passing car window is under threat as plans resume to place a tunnel underneath it, while…
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