Histories of the Unexpected: LIVE! - Thursday 7th May 2020

Histories of the Unexpected: LIVE! - Thursday 7th May 2020

Histories of the Unexpected: LIVE! with Sam Willis and James Daybell

Thursday 7th May 2020

7.30pm

Winchester Discovery Centre 

Histories of the Unexpected LIVE!
 
History and merriment for ages 8-108!
 
History as you’ve never seen it before in this fun for all the family historical extravaganza!
 
Who knew that the history of the smile is all about Charles Darwin and the history of electrocution? Or that the history of gloves is all about the beheading of Mary Queen of Scots? And what links together Pompeii, the Titanic, Neolithic cave painting, perfume, scalping, Horatio Nelson, Henry VIII, Hiroshima, the Duke of Wellington, razor-gangs, Shakespeare, mutiny, chimneys and a seventeenth century map of the world?
 
Expect mind-bending stories, shocking tales and fascinating relics as our Histories of the Unexpected duo rampage around the past, leaving no stone unturned (and no historical window unbroken) in their madcap mission to make sure that you never think about the past in the same way…ever again!
 
'History as you've never seen it before' - Dan Snow
'It's Genius' - Paul Ross Talk Radio
'Exceptional Historical Entertainment ***** BBC 
‘Making history great again’ - Henry VIII

Price: £14.00

*Please note we operate a ticketless system where possible. No physical ticket will be required on the day, we will have a record of all ticket holders on the door*

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