• 24 Aug 2017
    Ireland: A Century of Troubles

    Ireland: A Century of Troubles

    Those of you who've had a copy of our 2018 brochure to pore over at home will no doubt have seen it already, but for those of you who haven't — you can request your copy here — we're delighted to introduce our inaugural Ireland …

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  • 12 May 2017
    May 1940: Part 2

    May 1940: Part 2

    Churchill became Prime Minister on May 10, 1940 against the backdrop of a rapidly developing military and political crisis in Western Europe. The Germans invaded Belgium and Holland on May 10 and crossed the Meuse at Sedan on May 13. It wa…

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  • 14 Dec 2016
    Remembering Ken Gillings

    Remembering Ken Gillings

    RIP Ken Gillings We were shocked to learn today about the death of Anglo-Zulu War historian and Historical Trips Guide Lecturer, Ken Gillings. Ken has just led a very successful tour of the Zulu battlefields for Historical Trips and I had…

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  • 13 Jul 2016
    The Accrington Pals Commemorative Tour

    The Accrington Pals Commemorative Tour

    It was both an honour and privilege for Historical Trips to take 40 friends and relatives of the Accrington Pals to Belgium and France for the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme. The tour had been planned and hotel sp…

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  • 27 Jun 2016
    The EU Referendum - a short message from Historical Trips

    The EU Referendum - a short message from Historical Trips

    By now, we're sure the news has reached you about Britain voting to leave the European Union. Many politicians and journalists are already forecasting interesting developments for the near future... History is at the heart of everything …

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