Entries by Philip Ewen

Tiffy update: build underway and schools are painting

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 […]

Festival announces plans to construct the largest model World War II fighter plane ever built

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 […]

PRESS RELEASE: Festival launches major new five-year project threading together the different strands of Britain’s history

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 […]

PRESS RELEASE: 2019 Festival – first speakers revealed

“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 […]