History Weekends 2019: Dominic Sandbrook

Dominic Sandbrook will be speaking about the extraordinarily controversial and colourful years at the beginning of the 1980s at our 2019 History Weekend in Winchester

BBC History Magazine will host two History Weekends in 2019, one in Winchester and one in Chester.

Talk: Who Dares Wins: Britain in the Age of the Falklands

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Winchester: Friday 1 November, 20.00–21.00



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Talk synopsis: In this fascinating and amusing talk based on his new book, Dominic Sandbrook explores the extraordinarily controversial and colourful years at the beginning of the 1980s: the age of Margaret Thatcher, the New Romantics, the first home computers and the war in the Falklands.

Dominic Sandbrook.
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Speaker bio: Dominic Sandbrook is one of Britain’s best-known historians. A visiting professor at King’s College London, he is also a regular BBC Historywriter, Daily Mailcolumnist and Sunday Timesbook critic. He has written eight books, including his bestselling series on post-war Britain, and has presented numerous BBC television and radio documentaries.