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 week that it is simply no longer possible to hold it as planned.

James Holland, Chair of the Festival, said: “We cannot thank you enough for all your enormous support of the Festival over the past decade and we are truly sorry it cannot take place this summer, our tenth anniversary year. The programme was due to go to print this week, and we have all been especially excited about it, believing it the best ever. For your interest, we are posting it on the newly redesigned website at www.cvhf.org.uk One thing is for certain, however, this is just a temporary blip. The festival will return.”

The Festival was due to take place from 22nd-28th June.