Sunday 9 July 2017
East Lawn Marquee - Wimpole Estate
The celebrated Koh-i-Noor diamond, which sits in the Tower of London, has been at the heart of a row between India and Britain ever since it was taken from the Punjab and presented to Queen Victoria in 1849, with India consistently pressing for its return
Internationally acclaimed and bestselling historians William Dalrymple and Anita Anand will challenge the accepted version of the history of this jewel to tell a story of greed, murder, torture and colonialism. Guaranteed to be a gem of an event.
16:30 - 17:30
Running times are approximate and subject to change