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New celebrities announced for Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2014

The latest news from the organisers at Who Do You Think You Are? Live is that due to work commitments, John Simpson has unfortunately had to cancel his scheduled appearance as a celebrity guest speaker and has been replaced by newsreader and TV personality, Natasha Kaplinsky, who appeared in the Who Do You Think You Are? series in 2007.

Whilst a disappointment at the withdrawal of John Simpson with his links to the flamboyant showman and early aircraft pioneer Samuel Cody, Natasha’s family history story was just as fascinating and very tragic in parts. Natasha Kaplinsky will be celebrity guest speaker on Thursday 20th February at 10.15 and 11.15am at London Olympia.

Another celebrity appearing is former athlete and now sports commentator,  Colin Jackson CBE. Colin appeared in a previous series of Who Do You Think You Are? with an international tale of family originating from Jamaica and Panama. Colin will be celebrity guest speaker on Saturday 22nd February. If you’d like more information, visit http://www.whodoyouthinkyouarelive.com

Natasha Kaplinsky

Natasha Kaplinsky to appear at Who Do You Think You Are? Live this year.

Preparations continue for Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2014

As the main family history fair in the world gets ever closer, the organisers have been issuing regular updates and promotions to entice people along for the 2014 event. With  the first of the celebrities -John Simpson now confirmed, it promises to be another good event.

With the usual main exhibitors, excellent speakers and family history societies sure to be present and the Imperial War Museum launching their new First World War initiative at the show, there’s many reasons for those both new to family history and the more experienced family historians to attend.

Don’t forget the show runs from Thursday to Saturday this year with no Sunday opening:

Thurs 20th February  09.30 -17.30

Friday 21st February  09.30 – 17.30

Saturday 22nd February 09.30- 17.30

To whet your appetite, this is their latest video promoting the show:

http://youtu.be/sUeWyTrdM-0