Thames Valley History Festival

Thames Valley History Festival

From British Intelligence during the Napoleonic Wars to the untold history of the
Polish Resistance during World War II

The Thames Valley History Festival, the first national cultural celebration of 2,500 years of British history, will run from 1st to 17th November 2013 in the historic towns of Eton and Windsor. Each of the 24 events will take place in a venue of historic interest in Windsor and Eton, and will range from lectures, panel conversations, Q&A sessions, to historical tours, photographic walks and much more.

The event is an ideal get away for children and adults alike, with a wide range of presentations on The Wars of the Roses, the Polish Resistance, When Britain Burned the White House, British Intelligence during the Napoleonic Wars and One Hundred Years of Royal Babies. A full list of events can be found here.

Presenters at this year’s Thames Valley History Festival will include British television and radio presenter, Peter Snow; renowned etiquette expert, TV presenter and author Liz Brewer; and Conn Iggulden, author of the best-selling ‘Emperor’ and ‘Conqueror’ historical fiction series.

The Thames Valley History Festival is organised by Glow Enterprises CIC and runs in association with the Historical Writers Association, Waterstones and Windsor RBWM Library Services.