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Chalke Valley History Festival near Salisbury - Wiltshire

Chalke Valley History Festival near Salisbury is Britain's biggest festival devoted entirely to history.

The first festival was in 2010 and held in a 22 acre field set amongst the gentle downs of the Chalke Valley, surely one of the most beautiful landscapes in Britain, 12 miles south-west of Salisbury.



For further details of currrent 2017 festival please follow this link

Any profits from the festival will go to the Chalke Valley History Trust to improve the education of history in the UK so that children reach adulthood with a better understanding of the past enabling them to make better sense of the future.

Patrons of the Chalk Valley History Festival are Antony Beever FRSL, Dr Peter Caddick-Adams, Sir Max Hastings FRSL, Tom Holland, Viscountess Rothmere, Professor Amanda Vickery and Michael Wood.

Chalke Valley History Festival near Salisbury