WDYTYA? Live 2015 keynote speaker revealed

By Guest, 16 January 2015 - 9:53am

Internationally renowned genealogist and blogger Dick Eastman has been announced as the keynote speaker at this year’s Who Do You Think You Are? Live.

With more than 30 years of expertise, Eastman is the founder of Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter, which has reported on family history news for 19 years and is read by more than 75,000 genealogists around the world.

Eastman will be speaking on all three days of the event, which is set to take place between 16-18 April at the Birmingham NEC. In his talk, the US blogger will be looking to the future of family history, considering how technology is changing family trees and the genealogical community.

To mark the show’s move to the West Midlands, Who Do You Think You Are? Live will also feature special Birmingham-themed displays and lectures, including sessions from popular local historian Carl Chinn on the real Peaky Blinders and a workshop on tracing Black Country ancestors with genealogist Michael Pearson.

In addition there will be the usual wide range of experts in attendance, including military historians, photograph specialists and representatives from family history societies across the UK and further afield.

Tickets are currently on sale from just £16 in advance and can be purchased at www.whodoyouthinkyouarelive.com.

Matthew Field

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