THE Chalke Valley History Festival starts today (June 23) with a packed line-up of events and speakers.

The festival, which runs until Sunday (June 27), is being held at Church Bottom in Broad Chalke.

The line-up features an outdoor programme of events, panel discussions, live podcasts, living history, live music, a vintage fairground and more.

For tickets visit or call 01722 781133.

The full programme is available to view on the festival’s website.