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History Street

25 September 2022, 11.00am

History Street
History Street
History Street
25 September 2022, 11.00am – 5.00pm

History Street

Join us as we bring history to life in our History Street. Meet fascinating living historians, serving soldiers and people working to preserve our past.

Box office

 You can also book by calling 0131 226 0014.

 The box office line is open Monday to Friday, between 10.00am and 6.00pm.

 Check our Festival FAQs for more booking information.

Ticket deal

 Book three or more events and save 20%.

 Tickets must be purchased in the same transaction.

 The offer does not apply to any tickets which include a book + ticket discount.

The event

Wander down our History Street and immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and smells of the past. One minute you’ll be chatting with a Roman, the next you’ll be talking to a soldier from the Great War.

Train in medieval combat at our Plantagenet-period Sword School before travelling down the street to meet Tudors, Georgians and soldiers of the First and Second World Wars.

Head to Discovery Row, where you’ll meet people committed to sharing history and upholding traditions. Staff and veterans from Waterloo Uncovered will be talking about their work on battlefield archaeology, recent findings and welfare support. Meanwhile, representatives from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission will tell you about their work honouring and caring for the fallen of the two World Wars.

Meet the engagement teams from the Household Cavalry and the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery to find out what it’s like to be a soldier in the British Army.

History Street is free to visit and you can drop in throughout the weekend.

The sponsor

This event is kindly sponsored by Cadogan.

The supporter

Chelsea History Festival’s family offer is supported by Garden House School.

History Street

Expert living historians will bring London’s incredible past to life, exclusively for the Chelsea History Festival’s closing weekend.

Situated on Burton Court, the History Street is free to visit and you can drop in throughout the weekend.

Venue information

 Check our Venues page to find out where we are, how to get here and what facilities are available on site.


25 September 2022
11.00am - 5.00pm
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Burton Court
St Leonard's Terrace
London, SW3 4QJ United Kingdom