Posted by Kevin Hicks on 19th May 2012
It was quite daunting to stand up in front of a packed hall of students of the University of the Third Age yesterday. You could already tell many of them were historians in their own right, but as soon as I began my lecture on the Titanic, you could hear a pin drop. When it was over, I was absolutely staggered by one gentleman who stood up to tell me that in all his days he had never heard such a wonderful...
Posted by Kevin Hicks on 8th May 2012
In the shadow of the Houses of Parliament, I had the great pleasure of working at Westminster Under School last week. Thankfully the school had the foresight to contact the local constabulary to warn them of the impending musketry display as we didn’t want the armed response team turning up to join in.
Posted by Kevin Hicks on 1st May 2012
Here is some lovely feedback from a school I visited back in March; they were great kids. click here to see the letter.
Posted by Kevin Hicks on 3rd April 2012
To celebrate the publication of the new paperback edition of Story of a Secret State: My Report to the World by Jan Karski, History Squad have teamed up with Penguin publishers to give you the chance to win 1 of 2 copies of the book.