An Evening with Dan Snow (SOLD OUT)

** Wednesday 6th March and Thursday 7th March- Due to high demand we have released extra tickets for both dates. Don't delay, as we have limited availability!**

The well-known historian and TV presenter recounts anecdotes of memorable experiences from his extremely successful career as an historian and broadcaster. Otherwise known as 'The History Guy,' Dan will also research 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 those interested in the history of Alnwick Castle and the surrounding areas.

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

About Dan Snow
Dan Snow is a historian and broadcaster who presents historical programmes for the BBC including The One Show and hosting 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 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.


Event Dates

The event is taking place on dates highlighted in red.