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Sing As We Go: Britain Between the Wars

28 September 2023, 3.00pm

'Sing As We Go' book cover
'Sing As We Go' book cover
'Sing As We Go' book cover
28 September 2023, 3.00pm

Sing As We Go: Britain Between the Wars

Uncover the iconic social, political and cultural events that shaped the years between the First and Second World Wars with Simon Heffer in conversation with Andrew Roberts.
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About the event

Between the end of the First World War in 1918 and the start of the Second World War two decades later, Britain underwent significant cultural and political change. As city suburbs sprawled, cars made their first mass appearance, and radio and cinema brought new forms of entertainment.

Historian Simon Heffer explores this dramatic period of change, taking in significant events like the General Strike of 1926 and the abdication of Edward VIII.

As the Second World War drew closer, hear how the nation was divided between the haves and have-nots, and how the spectre of European fascism elicited polarising reactions.

About the speakers

Simon Heffer is a leading historian and biographer, who focuses mainly on the cultural history of Britain before and after the First World War. He is a columnist for The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph.

Andrew Roberts is a biographer and historian who appears regularly on radio and TV. His books Salisbury: Victorian Titan, The Storm of War, Masters and Commanders, Napoleon the Great and Churchill: Walking with Destiny all won literary awards.

Simon Heffer
Simon Heffer
Andrew Roberts
Andrew Roberts

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28 September 2023
3.00pm - 4.00pm
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Royal Hospital Chelsea (State Apartments)
Royal Hospital Road
London, SW3 4SR United Kingdom