Winchester Festival – Michael Wood: The Story of China

Guildhall

10th Jul 2017 6pm - 10th Jul 2017 Event Type: Lecture

Illustrated with dazzling clips from his recent series, acclaimed historian and film maker Michael Wood takes us on a great historical adventure, exploring the stories, people and landscapes that have helped create China’s distinctive character and genius over four thousand years. Journeying along the Silk Route, down the Grand Canal and across the plain of the Yellow River, where Chinese civilisation began. Michael will discuss some of the great themes in Chinese history which continue to mould China’s vision of the world today. Michael Wood is the author of many bestselling books and well over one hundred documentary films. He recently received the British Academy President’s Medal for services to history and outreach.

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