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10th August 14

Gallery of 2014 Festival now online

The gallery for the 2014 Festival can be seen at Continue reading 

9th July 14

Lady Emma Kitchener opens Princess Mary Gift Boxes from WW1
By Sarah Ewen

The Princess Mary Gift Boxes from WW1 are untouched for nearly 100 years. Filmed at The Daily Mail Chalke Valley … Continue reading 

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CVHF Introduction

2014 Speakers

Speakers for 2014 History Festival

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17 June 14

Edward III and D-Day
By Richard Barber

Only twice in English history has a full-scale sea-borne invasion of France been attempted. On both occasions, at the height … Continue reading 

10 June 14

The Cockleshell Heroes And The Most Courageous Raid of WW2
By Paddy Ashdown

Recording from Paddy Ashdown’s talk at CVHF on Tuesday, 25th June 2013. This is the story of the remarkable canoe … Continue reading 

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