Entries by Sarah Ewen

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.

VIDEO: Competition Time!

Send us your best ‘lesser-known’ historical fact before midnight on Saturday 30 June and you could WIN a subscription to @HistoryHitTV!! Here’s @James1940 with the details of this AND our Festival Photo Competition.. #AmazingHistory Competition update – Thursday from Chalke Valley History Trust on Vimeo.