BBC History Magazine

BBC History Magazine's History Weekend

Chester Town Hall, Chester.

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Each talk lasts approx. 45 mins and will be followed by a Q&A and book signing (where applicable) with the author. You can purchase either a Day ticket or if you scroll further down the page, tickets to Individual Lectures.

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Saturday Day Ticket

Our day ticket allows you to attend a full day of seven lectures whilst only paying for six, saving over 15%. Simply select the Saturday Day ticket option below and select one talk per time slot that you wish to attend from the menu below. If you are purchasing more than one day ticket in the same transaction please select two/three (or the number in your party) talks per time slot. These can be different from each other.
Ticket type Cost (face value)? Quantity
SATURDAY DAY TICKET £90.00 (£90.00) Transaction fee applicable *
Now select one talk per time slot from the menu below. If you are purchasing more than one day ticket in the same transaction please select required talks per time slot. These can be different from each other.
10.00 - LAUREN JOHNSON (DAY) £0.00 (£0.00) Transaction fee applicable *
Shadow King: The Life and Death of Henry VI
10.00 - HOWARD WILLIAMS (DAY) £0.00 (£0.00) Transaction fee applicable *
Viking Warrior Women and the Public Archaeology of Death
11.40 - THOMAS PENN (DAY) £0.00 (£0.00) Transaction fee applicable *
A triple bond broken: the destruction of the house of York
11.40 - BABITA SHARMAN (DAY) £0.00 (£0.00) Transaction fee applicable *
The Corner Shop: A remarkable human story
14.00 - MICHAEL WOOD (DAY) £0.00 (£0.00) Transaction fee applicable *
The Peterloo Photograph
14.00 - CHRISTOPHER NAUNTON (DAY) £0.00 (£0.00) Transaction fee applicable * Sold out
Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt
15.40 - NICOLA TALLIS (DAY) £0.00 (£0.00) Transaction fee applicable *
Uncrowned Queen: The Fateful Life of Margaret Beaufort, Tudor Survivor
15.40 - CHRIS HARDING (DAY) £0.00 (£0.00) Transaction fee applicable *
Japan and the West: the birth of a nation
17.20 - ROBERT HUTCHINSON (DAY) £0.00 (£0.00) Transaction fee applicable *
Henry VIII: The Decline and Fall of a Tyrant
17.20 - SAM WILLIS (DAY) £0.00 (£0.00) Transaction fee applicable * Sold out
The Myth of Trafalgar
18.50 - JENNI MURRAY (DAY) £0.00 (£0.00) Transaction fee applicable * Sold out
A history of the world in 21 women
18.50 - SOPHIE AMBLER (DAY) £0.00 (£0.00) Transaction fee applicable *
Simon de Montfort and England's First Revolution
20.30 - SAM WILLIS & JAMES DAYBELL (DAY) £0.00 (£0.00) Transaction fee applicable *
Unexpected Tudors
20.30 - DAVID REYNOLDS (DAY) £0.00 (£0.00) Transaction fee applicable *
Island Stories: Britain and its History in the Age of Brexit

Single Lecture Tickets

If you prefer to select individual lecture tickets for the event please pick these from below:
Ticket type Cost (face value)? Quantity
10.00 - LAUREN JOHNSON £15.00 (£15.00) Transaction fee applicable *
Shadow King: The Life and Death of Henry VI
10.00 - HOWARD WILLIAMS £15.00 (£15.00) Transaction fee applicable *
Viking Warrior Women and the Public Archaeology of Death
11.40 - THOMAS PENN £15.00 (£15.00) Transaction fee applicable *
A triple bond broken: the destruction of the house of York
11.40 - BABITA SHARMAN £15.00 (£15.00) Transaction fee applicable *
The Corner Shop: A remarkable human story
14.00 - MICHAEL WOOD £15.00 (£15.00) Transaction fee applicable *
The Peterloo Photograph
14.00 - CHRISTOPHER NAUNTON £15.00 (£15.00) Transaction fee applicable * Sold out
Searching for the Lost Tombs of Egypt
15.40 - NICOLA TALLIS £15.00 (£15.00) Transaction fee applicable *
Uncrowned Queen: The Fateful Life of Margaret Beaufort, Tudor Survivor
15.40 - CHRIS HARDING £15.00 (£15.00) Transaction fee applicable *
Japan and the West: the birth of a nation
17.20 - ROBERT HUTCHINSON £15.00 (£15.00) Transaction fee applicable *
Henry VIII: The Decline and Fall of a Tyrant
17.20 - SAM WILLIS £15.00 (£15.00) Transaction fee applicable * Sold out
The Myth of Trafalgar
18.50 - JENNI MURRAY £15.00 (£15.00) Transaction fee applicable * Sold out
A history of the world in 21 women
18.50 - SOPHIE AMBLER £15.00 (£15.00) Transaction fee applicable *
Simon de Montfort and England's First Revolution
20.30 - SAM WILLIS & JAMES DAYBELL £15.00 (£15.00) Transaction fee applicable *
Unexpected Tudors
20.30 - DAVID REYNOLDS £15.00 (£15.00) Transaction fee applicable *
Island Stories: Britain and its History in the Age of Brexit

* The transaction fee is £2.50 for Standard Delivery or £2.50 for E-ticket (Print-at-home).

Please note that this fee is per transaction and not per ticket.

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