Entries by Sarah Ewen

🎧 BREXIT: IN THE LIGHT OF ITS PAST, IS BRITAIN READY?

Audio from a talk at Chalke Valley History Festival 2018 with Andrew Adonis, Tom Clark, Michael Gove, Afua Hirsch and Robert Tombs. With only four months to go until the United Kingdom officially leaves the European Union, Brexit remains top of the agenda and deeply divisive. In our annual Prospect debate, this distinguished panel hotly […]

🎬 5 Minutes with… Ali Ansari

Ali Ansari is a Professor in the School of History and the Director of the Institute of Iranian Studies at the University of St Andrews. Here he is talking to CVHF Volunteer and history student, Ellie House about politics in Iran, how Iranians view their own history and the importance of nationalism in the preservation […]

🎬 #VotesForWomen Montage

In this centenary year of the first women getting the vote in Britain, some of our wonderful 2018 speakers tell us why they think it was such an important moment in history. #VotesForWomen Montage from Chalke Valley History Trust on Vimeo.

#Votes100 #VotesForWomen Montage

Some of our 2018 speakers tell us why they think (some) women getting the vote in 1918 was such an important moment in history. #Votes100 #VotesForWomen #VotesForWomen Montage from Chalke Valley History Trust on Vimeo.

Timelapse: Shed of Doom

Watch the Shed of Doom being built! The creation of Discworld Dark Lord, Evil Harry Dread, this this Terrible Tower of Timber towers over visitors,based upon drawings by Paul Kidby. (footage by Dunmanifestin Ltd) Timelapse: Shed of Doom from Chalke Valley History Trust on Vimeo.