60 mins

29 Apr 2023

Age Recommendation: 7+


Discover some delightful, daft and downright deadly facts with historian and podcaster (You’re Dead to Me) Greg Jenner as he shares the fascinating history behind ordinary objects you see every day! His book You Are History covers everything from the alarm clock to the toilet, so get ready for mind-boggling tales from the past and hilarious historical happenings, in this not to be missed event!

From the alarm clock to the toilet, discover the incredible history all around you.

Thought history was only in museums? Think again! Join Greg Jenner as he takes you on a trip through the amazing history hidden in the things you use every day. Did you know that the first TV was made out of biscuit tins and knitting needles? Or that the humble paperclip helped lead an anti-war movement? Or that a few hundred years ago it was fashionable to style your hair with cat poo?! Find out the delightful, daft and downright deadly history of your everyday life that your teachers won’t tell you about. Bursting with humorous illustrations and entertaining true stories, this is history – but not as you know it!

Children under 12 must be accompanied by a ticket-holding adult

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Chip Lit Fest

Ticketing Info

Time: 10am

Duration: 60 mins

Tickets: £7


ChipLitFest Friends Priority Booking opens: 6th March, 11am
General booking opens: 13th March, 11am

Venue Info

The Theatre