Celebrating the brightest and the best in the world of history
We’re thrilled to announce the full line-up for HistFest 2021!
In partnership with the British Library, this year’s online festival will cover a range of history – from Tacky’s Revolt and renaissance art to the legacies of the British Empire and the real world of Arthur Conan Doyle. Speakers include Sathnam Sanghera, Professor Suzannah Lipscomb, Shrabani Basu, Professor Michael Wood, Juliet Gilkes Romero, Dr Janina Ramirez and many more. Join us for an exciting weekend of talks, discussions, laughter, and learning. You can get a Weekend Pass, a Day Pass or book individual sessions.
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THURSDAY 8 APRIL
Join us for possibly the greatest history quiz online, as some of our finest comedians and historians team up to demonstrate their incomparable knowledge, or lack of it. Play along at home and see if you can beat out esteemed competitors scores. Panellists include Richard Herring, Dr Janina Ramirez, Professor Rana Mitter and Dr Naoise Mac Sweeney, among others.
SATURDAY 10 APRIL
Dr David Turner, Dr Amy Kavanagh
Dr Bendor Grosvenor, Dr Catherine Fletcher, Ferren Gipson
Sathnam Sanghera, Nesrine Malik
Professor Vincent Brown, Dr Peggy Brunache
Professor Suzannah Lipscomb
SUNDAY 11 APRIL
Dr Matthew Sweet, Shrabani Basu, Dr Clare Clarke
Professor Kate Williams, Emily Brand, Greg Jenner
Professor Sunny Singh, Dr Jacqueline Riding, Juliet Gilkes Romero, Catherine Johnson, Stephen McGann
Professor Michael Wood
Click here to purchase tickets can be purchased via the British Library.