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History Weekend takes Malmesbury by storm for a second time

History lovers flocked to Malmesbury in their thousands over the weekend, to enjoy BBC History Magazine’s festival of talks and lectures

Published: October 20, 2014 at 12:15 pm
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The annual History Weekend, now in its second year, ran from Thursday to Sunday, and was attended by more than 4,000 people. The line-up included leading historians Dan Snow, Suzannah Lipscomb, Dominic Sandbrook and Tracy Borman, as well as authors Hilary Mantel, Anthony Sattin and Charles Spencer.


Lectures were also given by Helen Castor, Jessie Childs, Dan Jones and Miles Russell.

Take a look at some of the weekend highlights:

Look out for more coverage of the History Weekend on HistoryExtra.com over the coming days.


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