Thousands of history enthusiasts will descend on the historic town of Winchester this weekend for BBC History Magazine’s annual history festival.
Our Winchester History Weekend, which takes place from 5–7 October, kicks off at 4pm today with a talk by Diarmaid MacCulloch on the life of Tudor statesman, Thomas Cromwell, followed by Helen Castor on the insecurities of Elizabeth I.
The three-day event features 30 diverse and engaging talks, interactive Q&As and book signings from the world’s leading historians and authors – including Lucy Worsley, Suzannah Lipscomb, Dan Jones, Tracy Borman and Michael Wood.
Many of our talks and events are now sold out, but a few last-minute tickets are available for the following:
Friday 5 October
Saturday 6 October
Dan Jones and Marina Amaral
Sam Willis and James Daybell
Sunday 7 October
Find out more about Winchester History Weekend 2018 here