Professor Carl Chinn MBE, of Birmingham University, is set to explain the brutal origin of BBC Two’s fiery drama, Peaky Blinders at the show.

Actor Tamzin Outhwaite speaks about discovering her family’s history and their persecution at the hands of British national policy and their fellow Italian countrymen.

We have our most exciting and diverse list of exhibitors yet to the show this year, here is a sneak peak into some of the new exhibitors we have in store!

We proudly welcome back Ancestry for the ninth year in a row as our official show sponsor! 

Want a voyage of discovery that takes you further than Europe? Take your family history search a little further afeild!

Reggie Yates has agreed to come along this year - we cant wait to meet him!

We've got a new home! We're moving from the Kensington Olympia London, where we've held the show for eight successful years to a bigger more accessible venue - Birmingham's National Exhibition Centre!


For the first time ever we have the Romany Gypsie and Traveller Family History Society joining us!

The Imperial War Museum's project, Lives of the First World War have now added over 64,000 Royal Marine Life Stories to the site. These records include those on active service between 1899 and 1919.

Neil Storey has had the most extraordinary year and we have managed to tear him away from his book writing to join us for yet another WDYTYA? Live Show!

We are excited to announce that Dick Eastman will be taking this year's Keynote Workshop followed by a Q & A session.

For a seventh year, FamilyTreeDNA are back sponsoring the DNA workshop.