Stories that shape our future: the first ever Chelsea History Festival

October 8th 2019

Immerse yourself in a celebration of history, set in the heart of iconic Chelsea.

With more than 35 events over 5 days, discover this exciting programme of world-class speakers, music, guided walks, botanical workshops, family activities and more, all centred around Royal Hospital Road.

9th - 13th October 2019

To celebrate this, the Chelsea Physic Garden are opening with FREE ADMISSION on Saturday 12th October, when they will be hosting fascinating speakers including:

Award-winning photo-journalist Lalage Snow - author of War Gardens - for a journey through the most unlikely of gardens: the oases of peace people create in the midst of war.

Author Paul Wood, whose work London is a Forest has been described as an 'arboreal travelogue' - find out about the plants, animals and people who inhabit our ‘urban forest’, and the fact and fiction that colour our experience of it.

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