HistFest Keynote: Standing as the gateway between the East and West, Istanbul has served as the capital of the Roman, Byzantine, Latin and Ottoman Empires. Historian and broadcaster Bettany Hughes draws upon this rich and varied history to tell the 6,000-year story of Istanbul.
The keynote event will also include an exclusive musical performance and a look back at the most important history stories of the past year.
This event is SOLD OUT - click here to watch online.
A limited allocation of discounted tickets is available for recipients of Universal or Pension Credit, full-time students and those under the age of 16. Concession-priced tickets are sold on first-come-first-served basis, and once sold no further tickets are available by any method of booking. Concession prices may not be applicable on top price tickets for certain events. Please note discounts cannot be combined and you will be asked for suitable identification.