Wednesday 6th March
 ** Thursday 7th March - Extra Date Added Due To Popular Demand **

'An Evening with DAN SNOW'

Featuring the well-known historian and TV presenter recount anecdotes of memorable experiences from his very successful career as an historian and broadcaster. Otherwise known as 'The History Guy' Dan will also research and include historical facts and stories relating to Alnwick and the surrounding area. The show will be an undoubted success with academics, students, families (young and old) and all those interested in the history of Alnwick Castle and the surrounding areas.

The show will conclude with a 20 minute question and answer session.


Event Information

  • Entry to Alnwick Castle will be via the Iron Railings on Castle Square (NE66 1NG).
  • If parking for this event, please park on the nearby streets. Do Not park in the main castle car park on Denwick Lane as there will be no access to the castle from this car park.
  • Gates to the castle will open at 7pm.
  • The talk will begin at 7:30pm. The event will finish at approximately 10pm.
  • Audio, video or photographic recordings are not permitted at any time during the event.

About Dan

Dan Snow is a historian, broadcaster and television presenter, who presents history programmes for the BBC and other broadcasters, has a history slot on THE ONE SHOW and hosts the podcast, DAN SNOW’S HISTORY HIT. He was born and raised in London, and remembers spending every weekend of his childhood being taken to castles, battlefields, country houses and churches. Dan is the son of BBC broadcaster PETER SNOW, nephew of Channel 4 Newsreader JON SNOW and the great, great grandson of British Prime Minister DAVID LLOYD GEORGE. He developed a great love of history which he went on to pursue at Oxford University. While there he also rowed in the Boat Race three times. He left Oxford and immediately started presenting military history programmes with his father, Peter Snow. Their series, “Battlefield Britain”, won a BAFTA award. He went on to make programmes around the world on a range of historical topics. He has presented shows such as “Armada”, “Grand Canyon” and “Vikings”. He has a regular slot on the ONE show on BBC1 and is also part of the BBC Events team presenting anniversary programmes commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and the landings at Gallipoli in 2015. He has written or contributed to several books including ‘Death or Victory;’ the story of the siege of Quebec in 1759, ‘The World's Greatest Twentieth Century Battlefields’ and most recently ‘The Battle of Waterloo Experience’

Event Dates

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