PRESS RELEASE: Announcement from the Festival team Monday 23rd March 2020 It is with very heavy hearts that we have to announce today that, in light of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Daily Mail Chalke Valley History Festival will not be taking place this June. Sadly, events have taken such a dramatic turn over the past […]
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CVHF was delighted to support the following charities at the 2019 festival: ABF: The Soldiers’ Charity Combat Stress English Speaking Union Salisbury Hospice Charity Tickets for Troops Walking With the Wounded
We had a lovely review from the team at Get History who made it out to the 2019 History Festival. https://www.gethistory.co.uk/news/festivals-dont-come-better-than-this-chalke-valley-history-festival-2019
Apprentices have bee hard at work building the inner sections of the wings on the Hawker Typhoon model.
Excitement is building for this incredible S.T.E.M. project and the teams have been working hard on it. The design team have done a fantastic job of digging out the archives of the original plans to give us the most accurate model ever. Parts are now being built and assembled from these drawings, including two large […]
Forget ‘The Angel of the North’. ‘The Tiffy of the South’ will be dominating the hills surrounding the Chalke Valley this summer. [Salisbury, UK 2ndApril 2019] To mark the 75thanniversary of D-Day and the liberation of France this June, The Daily Mail Chalke Valley History Festival is creating a giant scale replica of the Hawker Typhoon […]
A major new five-year project, threading together the different strands of Britain’s history, has been announced. Entitled ‘Britain: The Thread of History 1603-2016’, this exciting new venture will be launched on the first day of this year’s Festival, on Monday 24th June 2019. Against the backdrop of widespread political uncertainty and cultural change, it has […]
“It’s always one of the highlights of my summer” ~ CHARLIE HIGSON From Monday 24th to Sunday 30th June, a usually quiet field in Broad Chalke, near Salisbury in Wiltshire, will come alive and be transformed into the world’s largest festival entirely devoted to history. Spread over 60 acres, it is a unique combination of […]