Sunday 7 October

BBC History Magazine editor Rob Attar, speaking at a History Weekend event.

The Great Hall

Catherine Nall.
Ruth Goodman.

The Trojan War: Myth or History?

Michael Wood

14.00–15.00

SOLD OUT

Michael Wood.

Churchill: Walking with Destiny

Andrew Roberts

15.30–16.30

Buy tickets here

Andrew Roberts.

King John: The Worst of Kings

Nicholas Vincent

17.00–18.00

Buy tickets here

Nicholas Vincent.

Ashburton Hall, Elizabeth II Court

Olivette Otele.

Elizabeth’s Rival: The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys

Nicola Tallis

12.00–13.00

Buy tickets here

Nicola Tallis.
Historian James Holland
George Goodwin.
Lauren Mackay.

History Fringe sessions

As well as our main lectures series, festival visitors can also enjoy our exciting History Fringe sessions. Taking place at Elizabeth II Court, these free 15-minute sessions are hosted by scholars from the University of Winchester and are guaranteed to keep you occupied and informed between talks. History Fringe sessions scheduled for Sunday cover a variety of topics, from prophetic animals in medieval England (15.10–15.25) to sexual exploitation during UN peacekeeping missions (16.35–16.50). Plus, find out how to take care of your soul during the medieval period (11.40–11.55) and explore the history behind an extraordinary mass graveyard for outcasts (13.05–13.30).

Advertisement

Find out more here



Advertisement

Locations correct at time of publication. Please double-check the location printed on your ticket for final locations to make sure there haven’t been any changes since this programme was first published.