Who Do You Think You Are? Live: the world ‘s largest family history show is back! (See special ticket offer below).
The annual genealogy event, sponsored by Ancestry.co.uk, returns to London ‘s Olympia on 20-22 February, 2014.
Piecing together your family history is a deeply rewarding experience. Nothing can beat the excitement of making new discoveries and identifying lost relatives. However, if you’ve recently hit a brick wall with your research, or you are daunted by all the options available for those starting their family tree, then help is at hand at Who Do You Think You Are? Live.
Every year, hundreds of genealogy experts from the major subscription sites, museums, archives and family history societies descend on Olympia for the world’s largest family history show. If you need a helping hand to uncover your family secrets, there’s no better place to go.
They ‘ll be new features at the 2014 show including commemorating the centenary of WWI and a new celebrity line-up to add to the usual popular features. You can:
- Attend over 100 workshops in the Society of Genealogists ‘ Workshop Programme
- Investigate family photographs with our experts
- Spend one-to-one time with an expert in a subject of your choice,
- Learn how DNA can help with research
- Visit family history societies from all over the UK
- Hear how celebrities from the television show felt about their discoveries, starting with Natasha Kaplinsky on the Thursday.
- Explore over 120 exhibitors all specialising in family history
The FIBIS team will be available to answer your questions for all three days of the event and our Chairman, Peter Bailey, will be giving the following talk:
Thursday February 20th, 2014
11:15AM -12:00PM – The British India Army in World War 1
The second largest army in the British Empire in 1914 was that of British India. It supported the Allies in all theatres, Western Front, Egypt-Palestine, Gallipoli, East Africa and, particularly, in Mesopotamia. Peter will focus his talk on the operations in Mesopotamia and subsequent operations in Persia. He will describe the Nature of the Indian Army of the time, together with the records of the Europeans and Indians who led the army though to participate in the defeat of the Ottoman Empire.
If you wish to reserve a seat, you can pre-book a place when booking your ticket to the show at a cost of £2 each. You can book your ticket here.
Don ‘t miss your chance to extend your research and share in the passion and enthusiasm of thousands of fellow family historians!
For more information and the very latest in show news, please visit www.whodoyouthinkyouarelive.co.uk.
Who Do You Think You Are? Live Special Ticket offer:
You can get two tickets for just £26 by quoting EX2426* when booking on www.whodoyouthinkyouarelive.co.uk or by phoning 0844 873 7330.
* £2.25 transaction fee applies. Offer ends 14 February 2014. Usual on door price is £22 each.