History Hour Talks with Toby McLeod (Sponsored by Warlord Games)

Table Top Gaming Show - Bournemouth International Centre, Saturday and Sunday, Feb 8th and 9th 2020

History Hour Talks with Toby McLeod

Military historian Toby McLeod will be bringing his ever-popular History Hour talks to Beachhead again in 2021. Toby specialises in strategy and tactics throughout the ages and has lectured in military history for many years at top UK universities and to the British Army, leading many battlefield tours for serving officers and other ranks. He delves into the how and why of past wars of a whole range of historical eras in an easily understandable and digestible format. From the logistical problems faced by the German blitzkrieg in World War II, to chaos in Greece following the wars with Persia and everything in between, join us to bring the historical narrative back to our tabletop games, and pick up some winning tactics for your battles!

From the logistical problems faced by the German blitzkrieg in World War II, to chaos of Greece following the wars with Persia and everything in between, join us to bring the historical narrative back to our tabletop games, and pick up some winning tactics for your battles!


Beachhead 2021 – Renowned lecturer and expert in war studies Toby McLeod presents a series of his outstanding lectures at the show for the first time. Each lecture is around 45 mins long and is interactive with a projector and invites discussion and a Q&A at the end.

History Hour Schedule 2021 – TBC

Each talk will last for about 40-45 minutes with ten minutes or so for questions at the end. Please arrive promptly for the talks so they can start on time and you are not interrupting by arriving late.
The talks are free to attend although we do have a limited capacity and it will be first come first served on the day.

Warlord Games are sponsoring the event again for 2021.