Charlotte Higgins, the Guardian’s chief culture writer, will speak about her personal encounter with Roman Britain. Exploring the British landscape for herself, sometimes on foot, sometimes in a splendid, though unreliable VW camper van, she sought to relate our distant past to the present: How has Roman Britain been reimagined, in story and song and verse, and what does it mean to us now?
Holidays in History The Landmark Trust is supporting two of our talks this year. Landmark is a charity that saves extraordinary historic buildings and lets them out for memorable holidays. Their self-catering breaks at cottages, castles and towers across Britain cost on average under £50 per person per night.