Talks festival of the week: Chalke Valley History Festival, Ebbesbourne Wake, nr Salisbury
Friday 21 June 2013
Around 13,000 people turned up last year, and looking at the programme for 2013 it's easy to see why this is the country's leading history festival.
A top-drawer list of speakers this time around includes Anne Applebaum, Antony Beevor, David Cannadine, William Dalrymple, Antonia Fraser, Max Hastings, Ian Hislop, James Holland, Tom Holland, Ben Macintyre, Don McCullin, Charles Moore, Clare Mulley, Laurence Rees, Norman Stone, Tom Stoppard, Amanda Vickery, Richard Vinen and Guy Walters, while next weekend there are children's events and activities, re-enactments and an air show.
01722 781133; cvhf.org.uk, Monday to 30 June
- 1 Michael Brown shooting: Police shoot and kill second young black man near Ferguson
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns aged 27
- 4 Cilla Black defends Cliff Richard: 'I am positive that the allegations are without foundation'
- 5 James Foley 'beheading': Met police warn public watching murder video could be criminal offence
James Foley 'beheaded': PM cuts holiday short for emergency meeting on British response to latest Isis atrocity
Michael Brown shooting: Police shoot and kill second young black man near Ferguson
ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns aged 27
James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
Iraq crisis: Islamic State's message to America - 'We will drown you all in blood'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Negotiable: Harrington Starr: C# .NET Software Developer (Client-Side, SQL, VB...
£40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus: Harrington Starr: C# Developer (...
£55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus: Harrington Starr: C# Full Stack ...
£450 - £600 per day: Harrington Starr: AIFMD Business Analyst / Consultant - I...