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About Julian Humphrys

After graduating in history from Emmanuel College, Cambridge and completing a postgraduate qualification at the Polytechnic of North London, Julian joined the staff of London's National Army Museum. During his time there he curated numerous exhibitions and was spokesperson to the media on all matters of British Army history. He also made three expeditions to Bosnia during the civil war there to collect information and items for the museum.

Julian moved on to organise English Heritage's programme of guided tours to historic sites and he continues to lead battlefield walks for its members. A qualified blue-badge guide, he now leads and lectures on a wide range of tours for special interest travel companies both in the UK and overseas. Please click here for details of his forthcoming tours

Julian is the author of numerous books and articles on Britain's military history, most recently as a contributor to 'Historic Battlefields in 500 walks' (San Diego, 2023) and as editor of the Battlefields Trust's special 2023 publication on the sieges and battles of the Barons' Wars. He has contributed numerous articles to BBC History, History Revealed and Tudor Places Magazines. He also writes scripts for multi-media and audio tours including Culloden Battlefield, the Household Cavalry Museum, the D-Day Story, Winchester City Museum, and the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.

Julian is a visiting lecturer on the archaeology of conflict module of the BA archaeology course at the University of Winchester. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Trustee of the Battlefields Trust.

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