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Festival makes history as record numbers flock to events

Festival makes history as record numbers flock to events

Festival makes history as record numbers flock to events

Visitors to the three-day event basked in glorious weather and listened to talks from famous authors and historians


"My garden became my sanctuary"

"My garden became my sanctuary"

"My garden became my sanctuary"

Writer Beth Lynch reveals how a garden saved her sanity when faced with hostile neighbours in a new country


“I’m scared the Holocaust could be lost in history"

“I’m scared the Holocaust could be lost in history"

“I’m scared the Holocaust could be lost in history"

The Holocaust and slavery could be wiped from the history records by new technology, fears journalist and author Jonathan Freedland


Edward Stourton to reveal the BBC's role in World War Two at the Wimpole History Festival

Edward Stourton to reveal the BBC's role in World War Two at the Wimpole History Festival

Edward Stourton to reveal the BBC's role in World War Two at the Wimpole History Festival

The writer and broadcaster will be discussing his latest book, Auntie’s War: The BBC During the Second World War, on Friday, June 21


Exploring history to solve the mystery of... leaning

Exploring history to solve the mystery of... leaning

Exploring history to solve the mystery of... leaning

Who knew there was actually a history of wonky things? The Histories of the Unexpected LIVE delves into the past to find truly weird subjects


Cambridge honours Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy author Douglas Adams

Cambridge honours Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy author Douglas Adams

Cambridge honours Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy author Douglas Adams

Towel Day has been held worldwide since the death of the Cambridge-born writer in 2001


The scandalous story of an artist's 'soap opera' love life through the eyes of his maid

The scandalous story of an artist's 'soap opera' love life through the eyes of his maid

The scandalous story of an artist's 'soap opera' love life through the eyes of his maid

Cambridge Author Nicola Upson was inspired to find out more about a maid who witnessed the devastation caused by artist Stanley Spencer's passions


Jeffery Deaver interview: The secrets of writing a bestseller

Jeffery Deaver interview: The secrets of writing a bestseller

Jeffery Deaver interview: The secrets of writing a bestseller

The Bone Collector author reveals his winning formula - and explains why the dog never dies in his books


New book from Cambridge publisher tells the story of Dorothy Buxton, founder of Save the Children

New book from Cambridge publisher tells the story of Dorothy Buxton, founder of Save the Children

New book from Cambridge publisher tells the story of Dorothy Buxton, founder of Save the Children

Petà Dunstan's tome is the first book to tell the story of the early 20th-century social reformer


Our guide to this weekend’s Cambridge Literary Festival

Our guide to this weekend’s Cambridge Literary Festival

Our guide to this weekend’s Cambridge Literary Festival

We reveal the highlights of the weekend ahead


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