Event date: 7th December 2018

A new history festival, HistFest will take place in Clerkenwell, London, and around the UK from 7th to the 9th December.

Speakers include: Dr Suzannah Lipscomb, Philippa Gregory, David Olusoga, Anita Rani, Dr Adam Rutherford, Emma Dabiri, Greg Jenner, Dr Sunny Singh, Professor Kate Williams, Amber Butchart and the Ravenmaster (Chris Skaife).

Talks cover a wide range of histories, including Mary, Queen of Scots, Indian Partition, witchcraft, Pan-Africanism, animal extinction, the Great War, Peterloo Massacre, modern America, the Tower of London ravens, Sophie Scholl, Ancient Egypt and Beowulf.

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