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Chalke Valley History Festival
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The largest UK festival dedicated to history - inspire, excite and inform
The largest UK festival dedicated to history - inspire, excite and inform

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How the Second World War raid unfolded, hour by hour. #DamBusters75
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🎧IT'S #PODCAST TIME! Maxwell Knight was a paradox. A jazz obsessive and nature enthusiast, he is seen today as one of MI5’s greatest spymasters, a man who did more than any other to break up British fascism. Drawing on declassified documents, private family archives and interviews, Henry Hemming reveals not just the shadowy world of espionage but also a brilliant, enigmatic man at its centre, known simply as M. Get it right here: https://aca.st/94aaf6 #chalkevalleyhistoryhit
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🎧IT'S #PODCAST TIME! Maxwell Knight was a paradox. A jazz obsessive and nature enthusiast, he is seen today as one of MI5’s greatest spymasters, a man who did more than any other to break up British fascism. Drawing on declassified documents, private family archives and interviews, Henry Hemming reveals not just the shadowy world of espionage but also a brilliant, enigmatic man at its centre, known simply as M. Get it right here: https://aca.st/94aaf6 #chalkevalleyhistoryhit
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700,000-Year-old stone tools point to mysterious human relative.

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From Rowland Hunt, MP for Ludlow:
"There are obvious disadvantages about having women in Parliament. I do not know what is going to be done about their hats...How is a poor little man to get on with a couple of women wearing enormous hats in front of him?"

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From Rowland Hunt, MP for Ludlow:
"There are obvious disadvantages about having women in Parliament. I do not know what is going to be done about their hats...How is a poor little man to get on with a couple of women wearing enormous hats in front of him?"
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Great write up here about our exciting new Live History Live programme! There will be 50 free interactive lectures across the festival weekend, allowing visitors to see, touch and feel history first-hand.

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Great write up here about our exciting new Live History Live programme! There will be 50 free interactive lectures across the festival weekend, allowing visitors to see, touch and feel history first-hand.
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TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE for the UK's biggest History Festival! A massive range of #AmazingHistory: debates, talks, walks, food, pop up history, interactive history, tanks, air displays, living historians, friends, family and fun for 2018: http://cvhf.org.uk/
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