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CVHF2021 talks by Michael Wood

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THE ANGLO-SAXON LADY OF EBBESBOURNE WAKE

The oldest known will of a woman in England dates back to the Anglo-Saxon era and was made by a lady who lived in Ebbesbourne Wake, a village in the heart of our very own Chalke Valley. Michael Wood will tell the story of Wynflaed and her world, in the days of King Athelstan, looking at the role of women in early English society, in an intimate portrait of the Chalke Valley more than a thousand years ago.

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STORY-TELLING WITH MICHAEL WOOD

In this third night of story-telling, Michael Wood will delve into the legends of King Arthur to tell the Tale of the Lady of the Fountain. It’s the story of a supernatural journey, of knights and ladies, a silver bowl and a magic fountain, and the mysterious  castle of the Black Knight. he hero Sir Owain will survive amazing adventures to reach his goal, helped by a loyal lion!

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32. THE STORY OF CHINA: VOICES FROM CHINESE HISTORY

Chinese history is a story of unrivalled drama, fabulous creativity and deep humanity. In this fascinating  talk with riveting readings from his compelling new book The Story of China, Michael Wood will take us into the lives and thoughts of poets and historians, emperors and feminist revolutionaries, and even newly discovered letters from Qin Dynasty soldiers-the real life Terra Cotta Army!

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