Entries by Philip Ewen

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall to visit the Daily Mail Chalke Valley History Festival to support opening event with The Reading Room

The organisers of the Daily Mail Chalke Valley History Festival are delighted to announce that HRH The Duchess of Cornwall will be visiting the festival in person on Monday 20th June.  Her Royal Highness will be attending in support of an eagerly-anticipated event being organised by her popular Reading Room channel which is collaborating with […]

Announcing Chalke Walks

Today we are launching our new “Chalke Walks” which will be showcasing the fascinating history behind some of our historian’s favourite walks. Starting with our very own James Holland detailing his favourite walk around Broad Chalke and the surrounding area of the festival site. We will be adding favourite walks from all over the country […]

The largest celebration of history in the UK is set to return this summer The Daily Mail Chalke Valley History Festival will run from 20-26th June 2022

Back for 7 days this summer Expanded outdoor programme and entertainment World-class speaker line-up Hugely popular Festival for Schools also returns Regarded as an important part of the summer festivals calendar, The Daily Mail Chalke Valley History Festival is set to return from 20-26th June this summer and promises to be more exciting and interactive […]

Chalke Valley History Trust receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

Chalke Valley History Trust (CVHT) has been awarded £260,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure the Chalke Valley History Festival and its Festival for Schools have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced today. CVHT, owner of Chalke […]

2020 Festival cancelled

PRESS RELEASE: Announcement from the Festival team Monday 23rd March 2020 It is with very heavy hearts that we have to announce today that, in light of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Daily Mail Chalke Valley History Festival will not be taking place this June. Sadly, events have taken such a dramatic turn over the past […]