Between 5 and 17 November, get involved with the first annual festival of history writing and take part in an exciting range of local literary events.

In partnership with Waterstones in Windsor, the Royal Borough’s Libraries, Arts and Heritage Service is offering a fortnight of events celebrating British history.

Tickets cost £6 (or £5 for advantage card holders).  If you buy three tickets for different events you get the third event free (excluding Terrific Tudors and Bookswap).

Buy tickets and more details of all events or visit Maidenhead & Windsor libraries, or call 01628 796969.

History Festival Events

Shakespeares Local with the author Peter Brown
Monday 5 November, 7pm, Windsor and Eton Brewery SL4 1SE

What have the Vikings Done for Us? with the author Robert Low
Thursday 8 November, 7.30pm, Waterstones, Windsor SL4 1DU

Great Wars WWI and WWII with the authors Tim Lynch and Lara Wilson
Friday 9 November, 7.30pm,  Ascot  Durning Library SL5 7JF

Armies of Rome with the authors Ben Kane and Anthony Riches
Saturday 10 November, 4pm, Maidenhead Library SL6 1QU

Conquest with the author Marc Morris
Monday 12 November, 7.30pm, Waterstones, Windsor SL4 1DU

Victorian Mystery and Mayhem with the authors Essie Fox, DE Meredith and Lyn Shepherd
Tuesday 13 November, 7.30pm, Windsor Guildhall SL4 1LR

Mary Boleyn with the author Alison Weir
Wednesday 14 November, 7.30pm, Windsor Guildhall SL4 1LR

Bookswap
Thursday 15 November, 7.45pm, The Firestation (Windsor Arts Centre) SL4 3BL
(Tickets are £ on 01753 866 865)

Great Queens with the authors Stella Duffy,  Karen Maitland and Kate Williams
Friday 16 November, 3pm, Windsor Guildhall SL4 1LR

The Art of Spying with the authors Robert Wilton, MC Scott, Elizabeth Wein and Andrew Swanston
Friday 16 November, 7.30pm, Windsor Guildhall SL4 1LR

Terrific Tudors (Make Tudor rose badges and ruffs)
Saturday 17 November, 12 to 1.30pm and 2 to 3.30pm, Windsor & Royal Borough Museum SL4 1LR

Before Sherlock with the authors Imogen Robertson, Rose Melikan, Lloyd Shepherd and Hallie Rubehold
Saturday 17 November, 3pm (afternoon tea), Windsor Library SL4 1ER

Thames Valley History Festival

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