Click on the links for further details on the talks and speakers.

Please note that other than the talks by Prof. David Olusoga, David Starkey and Lucy Worsley, times and venues are subject to change.

Friday, 25th October

10:00–11:00 Slavery, Empire and Historical Amnesia Prof. David Olusoga OBE Theatr Bryn Terfel
11:15–11:45 Wales and Slavery - Re-knowing and Re-telling Dr Marian Gwyn Theatr Bryn Terfel
12:00–13:00 Slate, Sugar and Shells: A Local Railway Technology Goes Global Dr David Gwyn Theatr Bryn Terfel
13:00–14:00 BREAK
14:00–14:30 Robert Owen: Wales’s Greatest Radical Thinker Prof. Chris Williams Theatr Bryn Terfel
14:30–15:30 The Power of Duty: War and Peace and the Davies sisters of Wales Trevor Fishlock Theatr Bryn Terfel
15:30–16:30 The 1st Marquess of Anglesey at Waterloo and the Building of the Commemorative Column Marquess of Anglesey and Peter Crosby Theatr Bryn Terfel
17:00–18:00 Witches in Wales Richard Suggett Theatr Bryn Terfel
18:00–18.45 Book signing by David Starkey   Pontio Foyer
19:00–20:00 Henry VIII: The First Brexiteer? David Starkey CBE Theatr Bryn Terfel

Saturday, 26th October

10:00–11:00 Everest: The Welshman for Whom the Mountain was Named John Keay Pontio PL5
11:00–11:30 Self and Society on the Home Front: Exploring Women’s Diaries of the Second World War Prof. Penny Summerfield Pontio PL5
11:30–12:00 Frongoch: Internment and Rebellion in the Heart of North Wales Leona Huey Pontio PL5
12:00–12:30 BREAK
12:30–13:00 The Country House in Wales: Past, Present and Future Dr Shaun Evans Pontio PL5
13:00–13:30 What Have the Normans Ever Done for Us? Dr Mark Hagger Pontio PL5
13:30–14:00 By Royal Appointment: The Jews of North Wales Prof. Nathan Abrams Pontio PL5
14:00–15:00 BREAK

The Welsh Princes: From Owain Gwynedd to Owain Glyndŵr

Presented through the medium of Welsh

Prof. Jerry Hunter, Prof. Huw Pryce and Prof. Gruffydd Aled Williams Bangor Cathedral
19:00–20:00 Queen Victoria – Daughter, Wife, Mother and Widow Lucy Worsley OBE Pontio PL5
20:00–20:45 Book signing by Lucy Worsley   Pontio PL5