History buffs are in for a treat this week when leading historians and authors will be at Kensington Library for the London History Festival. Charles Spencer will talk about his latest book Killers of the King and discuss the fates of the men who prosecuted, judged and executed King Charles I. Other talks will look at the relationship between Hitler and Stalin, how the First World War shaped the twentieth-century, the Wars of the Roses and the rise of the Tudors and the story behind the extraordinary girl who became Joan of Arc.
Festival-goers can listen to lectures and discussions from David Kynaston, Roger Moorehouse, Richard Overy, David Reynolds, Dan Jones and Helen Castor at Kensington Central Library, Monday 17 November – Thursday 27 November. Here is a detailed list of events … londonhistoryfestival Entry to each event costs £5 and they say it is best to book before you go, just email [email protected]