Online events

Free talks, webinars and live Q&As online

Our exciting programme of online talks is for everyone and are delivered by our experts, specialists and special guest speakers. When you book an event, you are invited to pay what you can – this is optional and entirely at the discretion of attendees. Some of our events remain completely free, as are our online research and academic events.

Missed an event or can’t watch the talk live?

All events are viewable for 48 hours after the published date and time, which means that attendees who registered but were unable view the live event can catch up at their leisure.

You can also replay most of our talks on our Archives Media Player, where our curated playlists will help you find talks of similar interest.
Please be aware that it can take up to three months for past events to appear on our media player.

Family events and activities

Storytelling, crafts and Time Travel TV, take part in our online family events and activities in our dedicated family area.

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Records specialists from The National Archives and guest subject matter experts shed light on the records and the stories they tell.

Online events How do I access the live event?  We use Microsoft Teams to run our online events.

A chance to hear authors talk about their latest books and their connection to records held at The National Archives.

View our programme of talks, webinars and family events, and find out how to book tickets.