24th–30th June 2024 - Broadchalke, Salisbury
Illuminating the Future through the Past
History is not just a sequence of events. History is our compass, guiding us as we navigate our complex world. It reminds us of our origins, enlightens our present, and projects the possibilities of our future.
Experience History Like Never Before
Dive into a week-long festival brimming with excitement. Watch stimulating talks, vibrant performances, archery displays, WWII tanks in action, and engage with historical experts. Try your hand at traditional crafts, explore living history camps, and taste historical delicacies. It's a festival that tantalises all your senses!
MORE THAN JUST
Chalke is more than an event; it's a
community where history buffs return year
Some of our numbers in 2023:
SPONSORS & PATRONS
UNIQUE WEB VISITORS
SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOWERS
The festival is not-for-profit. As a charity, the Chalke History Trust, we're committed to making history accessible and engaging, especially for the younger generation.
Our Festival for Schools kickstarts a week of learning and discovery, igniting a passion for history in thousands of students.