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Discover Your Ancestors Announced a New South-West of England Family History Show

With the success of the Discover Your Ancestors Family History Shows’ sellout London event the organisers have now announced the introduction of a new South-West of England Show to be held in the Exhibition Centre at the University of West of England, Bristol.

 

The organisers have some great offers on these new shows and they now all feature an enhanced format.

  • The Family History Show South-West event will be held on Saturday July 6th 2019
  • With low prices for both exhibitors and attendees, it is a really affordable event for all
  • Featuring fascinating Free Family History Talks
  • A dedicated Ask the Experts section
  • Wide variety of exhibitors from societies and genealogical suppliers

 

With expert speakers talking on a wide range of topics to help your research. A final ‘Ask the experts’ Question and Answer session in the lecture theatre will round off the show.

 

Show Dates:- York 22nd June - South West 6th July - London 24th August

2019 will see the extremely popular Ask the Experts section at all of The Family History Shows events, along with the ever popular lecture theatres with expert genealogical speakers. Free talks will be held throughout the day by DNA experts, Military Historians and other experts at each event.

 

You can see a video of interviews with some of the many happy exhibitors at The Family History Show, London to see how well received these events are. Comments from the stall holders included just how busy they had been throughout the day and what a friendly environment the venue had been. Other exhibitors mentioned what an excellent fair it had been with a good turn out and many interesting stalls that had engaged and impressed those visiting the event.

 

Take a look at the video on their website (or on YouTube) along with another recorded with International Genealogical Blogger, Dick Eastman, who shares his views on the London show: https://thefamilyhistoryshow.com/london/

 

The large crowds of show visitors testified to the public’s willingness to support both the York and the London events. In fact The Family History Show, London doubled its size in 2018 and drew visitors from all over.


To celebrate the announcement of the new South-West show there is a fantastic offer for exhibitors who books tables at both York and London: a Buy one get one Free on tables booked for the South-West event. But hurry this offer will only last till the end of January 2019!

 

Sponsorship packages are also available.

Tickets for The Family History Show South-West are just £5.50 or two for £8 in advance; or £6 on the door, making The Family History Show a very reasonably priced event.

 

The show will be promoted in print, radio and online/social media.

 

Book tickets now to avoid disappointment:

https://thefamilyhistoryshow.com/south-west/tickets/

 

For exhibitors Table Space is good value at only £50 per table - bookable online at: https://thefamilyhistoryshow.com/south-west/booking-form/

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Not long now to The Family History Show - London!

Not long to go until Saturday 22 September and the Family History Show, London.

 

With all the interest raised in tracing family trees generated by the recent Who Do You Think You Are? TV programmes, many more people than ever are wondering where their own forbears came from. The good news for those who would like to find out more about tracing their past family is that the Discover Your Ancestors Family History Show is coming to the Surrey Hall on Saturday 22nd September at Sandown Park Racecourse.

 

Visitors to the show will be able to benefit from the on-hand expert help, talks, family history society stands, genealogical suppliers and more. With all this under one roof there is a chance to learn how to trace ancestors like the celebrities Jonnie Peacock, Boy George, Robert Rinder, Marvin Hughes, Shirley Ballas, Lee Mack, Michelle Keegan and Olivia Colman did in the recent Who Do You Think You Are? TV series.

 

 

After a very successful first show last September The Discover Your Ancestors Family History Show will be returning to Esher’s Sandown Park Racecourse. It will be a packed day with the Keynote speech being given by the International Genealogy Blogger Dick Eastman on ‘The Future of Genealogy’.

 

Other speakers include Jane Shrimpton (Dating Photographs), Graham Walter, Chris Baker (Military Ancestors), Keith Gregson (Social History), Mark Bayley (Research Techniques).

 

Along with many archives and societies attending the event this year there will also be the new ‘Ask the Experts’ panel. The ‘Census Detectives’ and Ministry of Defence will be on hand to help with research, date photographs and identify medals.

 

The event is sponsored by the award winning data website, TheGenealogist and organised by Discover Your Ancestors Magazine so that this promises to be the highlight of the genealogical year for the London and Surrey area.

 

 

Special Offer on tickets!

 

Early Bird Offer: Buy your tickest in advance for £5 a person or buy two for £7.50 (Price on the door will be £7 each)

 


See this link: https://thefamilyhistoryshow.com/london/

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Family History Show - London Saturday 22nd September

Don’t miss The Family History Show London, the major event of the genealogical calendar.

With many new features to help with your research, free lectures, and free parking. This year it’s taking place at the larger Surrey Hall at Sandown Park Racecourse in Esher, with more exhibitors and an additional lecture area.

 It will be a packed day with the Keynote speech being given by the International Genealogy Blogger Dick Eastman on ‘The Future of Genealogy’.

 

Other speakers include Jane Shrimpton (Dating Photographs), Graham Walter, Chris Baker (Military), Keith Gregson (Social History), Mark Bayley (Research Techniques). Sponsored by TheGenealogist and organised by Discover Your Ancestors Magazine the show in York this June was a packed event pleasing both attendees and stallholders alike.

These events are attracting family history societies and companies from all over the UK and further afield. Including The Federation of Family History Societies, MOD, Local Record Offices, Archives, Guild of One Name Studies, Family History Book Publishers, Research Organisations, Genealogy Retailers, Online Services and more.

Our ‘Ask the Experts’ panel and the ‘Census Detectives’ will be there to help with your research, date photographs and identify medals.

There is plenty of free parking and refreshments are available all day.

Last year our advanced ticket allocation sold out and the visitor numbers were exceptional, we advise early booking to avoid disappointment.

Exhibitor numbers have increased with the keenly priced tables. If you wish to attend, space and the reasonably priced tables are rapidly running out. If you would like to book exhibitor’s space at the Family History Show London you can get the booking form here.

https://thefamilyhistoryshow.com/london/exhibit/#promo

 

Tickets - Buy One Get One Half Price!

Early Bird offer: Buy your tickets in advance for £5 a person or buy two for £7.50 door price will be £7 each, and don’t forget everyone gets a Goody Bag worth £8 on entrance!

To take advantage of this offer:

Go to  www.TheFamilyHistoryShow.com/london

 

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Discover Your Ancestors November 2016 issue

  The November edition of the acclaimed digital family history magazine Discover Your Ancestors is out and packed with interesting articles. Have you got your copy?
  • The People’s Palace: Eighty years ago this month the Crystal Palace burnt down. Sue Wilkes tells its story
  • Banking on fraud: Nick Thorne discovers that a Royal Charter and having MPs for directors failed to stop a Victorian bank embezzling its customers’ money
  • ‘Off by heart’: Ruth A Symes looks at the role of poems in the family
  • Who teaches the teachers? Richard Willis explores the history of the Chartered College of Teaching
  • The escapologists: Nick Thorne follows the ‘Thrill Slayer’ and the ‘Artful Dodger’ in newly released US records
  • History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on blouses
  • Regulars: Region: Cardiganshire / News & Events / Books  / Classifieds

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Head over to Discover Your Ancestors website http://www.discoveryourancestors.co.uk/subscribe/
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Discover Your Ancestors Bookazine on Special Offer

You can save over 50% on Discover Your Ancestors Bookazine Issue 4 in S&N Genealogy Supplies offer of the week - only £3.99! This 196 page bookazine contains in-depth articles, research advice, social history, 'how to' features, case studies, places in focus, and much more! The family tree of Daniel Craig, the current James Bond, is revealed. It is ideal for both experienced researchers and those just starting out. Also includes a FREE cover disc with over £130 worth of resources!

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Discover Your Ancestors Magazine Issue 4 - Free UK Postage

Discover Your Ancestors Magazine Issue 4 - Free UK Postage
The "print edition" magazine from the Discover Your Ancestors stable is out and there is so much packed between the pages that I'm still reading it! This is a really high quality 196 page bookazine that contains many new in-depth articles, research advice, social history, 'how to' features, case studies, places in focus, and much more. In my view it really is ideal for both experienced researchers and those just starting out. Here is what you get:  
  • 35 fascinating features about life in the past
  • 50+ types of records explored
  • The Georgians & beyond: Explore your family history back to medieval times
  • Celebrities: Daniel Craig's French forebear
  • and much more!
Also included is a FREE Cover DVD with over £130 worth of resources! Including:
  • 3 Month Gold Subscription to TheGenealogist (worth £24.95!)
  • 3 Month Subscription to Discover Your Ancestors Online Periodical
  • Gazetteer of Great Britain & Ireland 1893
  • Bartholomew's Atlas of England & Wales 1898
  • Topographical Dictionary of England 1849
  • Topographical Dictionary of Ireland 1839
  • RootsMagic Essentials family tree software
  • Printable A4 Charts

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To get your copy check out your local newsagent, or go now to: http://www.genealogysupplies.com/image/large/Discover-Your-Ancestors-Magazine-Issue-4.jpg I would also recommend to you the digital-only periodical that comes out monthly. There is one due very soon indeed, so do keep a look out for that as well!
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Win a Discover Your Ancestors subscription

The new online periodical 'Discover Your Ancestors' continues to go from strength to strength. With a number of interesting articles and helpful tips and hints, it's a good read for family historians of all levels. And if you’d like to win a free subscription to Discover Your Ancestors… The latest competition run by TheGenealogist is currently available to enter on Facebook. It’s a ‘name the place’ competition and there’s a 100 free 12 issue subscriptions to ‘Discover Your Ancestors’, the online family history periodical up for grabs. If you’d like to enter the competition, go to https://www.facebook.com/thegenealogist?ref=hl  

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New facebook competition to win online periodical 'Discover Your Ancestors'

 
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Latest online competition from TheGenealogist

The latest competition run by TheGenealogist is currently available to enter on Facebook. It’s a ‘name the place’ competition and there’s a 100 free 12 issue subscriptions to ‘Discover Your Ancestors’, the online family history periodical up for grabs. If you haven’t seen Discover Your Ancestors as yet, it’s a great new online family history magazine with plenty of useful articles and handy tips for the family historian. If you’d like to have a go at winning one of the prizes, go to https://www.facebook.com/thegenealogist?ref=hl

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New online periodical 'Discover Your Ancestors'

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Latest competition from TheGenealogist

The latest competition run by TheGenealogist is currently available to enter on Facebook. It's a 'name the place' competition and there's a 100 free 12 issue subscriptions to 'Discover Your Ancestors', the online family history periodical up for grabs. If you haven't seen Discover Your Ancestors, it's a great new online family history magazine with plenty of useful articles and handy tips for the family historian. If you'd like to have a go at winning one of the prizes, go to https://www.facebook.com/thegenealogist?ref=hl

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Win a Discover Your Ancestors periodical subscription

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New competition on TheGenealogist

If you are confident with your geography and particularly places from yesteryear, you may want to take part in the weekly  competition on TheGenealogist Facebook page. There's 100  'Discover Your Ancestors' periodical subscriptions (12 issues) up for grabs, the new highly rated online magazine for family historians. If you'd like to find out more and enter go to https://www.facebook.com/thegenealogist

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