Pop-up History

Monday 24th June – Sunday 20th June 2019 | Free with entrance

Throughout the Festival week, we will be holding a wide variety of Pop-Up talks.  These are informal, interactive and free half-hour talks: all you do is simply turn up and listen to what the speaker has to say.

This year over the festival weekend we will have a full Pop-Up programme of talks, all held from a makeshift stage on a 1939 British Matador Army truck. Our speakers are given a time, advertised on large blackboards and fliers through the site, a hand-held microphone, and at their allotted time, they begin speaking.

The Pop-Up programme includes short, informal talks on a wide range of subjects, covering many of the artefacts we have on display as well as much else besides. Think of it as our very own fringe festival. Each talk lasts a maximum of half an hour, and is informal, interactive and completely free to all those attending the festival. All sorts of historians and speakers will be there to entertain you talking about a very wide range of subjects.

We really encourage our audiences to ask questions and feel involved.

See you there!

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A full programme can be found at the festival on display boards and on handouts from the ticket desk.