Warwick Words Festival partners with story publisher for writer’s events

The Warwick Words Festival has partnered with The History Press for author events. Photo shows Daniel Smith and Simon Danczuk, Jane Dismore and Rachel Trethewey. Photos courtesy of Warwick Words

Warwick Words History Festival has partnered with The History Press, the UK’s largest history publisher.

Dedicated to keeping local and specialist history alive, The History Press focuses on interesting places, significant events and intriguing people, and reveals little-known stories.

Four History Press authors will join the Warwick Words Festival on Wednesday 5 October.

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Rachel Trethewey will talk about her book “The Churchill Girls: The Story of Winston’s Daughters” which is based on unpublished family letters from the Churchill archives.

Jane Dismore will discuss the history of love and scandal in her new book “Tangled Souls: Love and Scandal Among the Victorian Aristocracy”.

Daniel Smith and Simon Danczuk will share the story of “Scandal at Dolphin Square”, with its ever-changing cast of larger-than-life characters who witnessed and played vital roles in some of the most outrageous episodes of the twentieth and twentieth -first centuries.

Festival executive director Helen Meeke said: “In addition to addressing people’s interests and passions, History Press content informs us about people’s families, neighborhoods, communities and sense of place. .”

This year, the Warwick Words History Festival is taking place October 3-9 at various venues across the city.

Tickets for all events are now on sale online at: www.warwickwords.co.uk or by calling the box office on 01926 33 44 18, or in person at the Leamington and Warwick Visitor Information Centres.

Tickets can be purchased on site subject to availability.


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