Cookies policy

How we use cookies

Cookies are text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser.

We use cookies to improve your experience of using the Chelsea History Festival website and to understand how it perfoms. We have carefully chosen these cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.

You can learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our privacy policy.

All cookies used by this website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.

When you visit the website, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set cookies on your computer.

This website may place the following cookies on your device:

  • Strictly necessary cookies – These cookies are required for the website to function properly. They enable you to carry out tasks like logging into secure areas or using a shopping cart.
  • Analytical/performance cookies – These cookies allow us to measure the number of visitors to the website and to see how they navigate the content. This helps us to improve the way the website works.
  • Functionality cookies – These cookies help us deliver certain non-essential functionalities, like embedding videos, or sharing content from the website on social media platforms.
  • Advertising/remarketing cookies – These cookies tell us how well the advertising we place on external websites is performing. We also use remarketing to serve ads to those who have visited our website, engaged with previous ads or any other anonymised custom audience we create. No personally identifiable information is stored in these cookies, but they allow us to gain a better understanding of what our visitors are interested in so that we can promote our offer more effectively.

You can find a list of cookies that we use in the Cookies Schedule below.

You can choose to enable or disable cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept cookies, but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.

You can choose to delete cookies at any time. However, you may lose any information that enables you to access the website more quickly and efficiently.

It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

For more information generally on cookies, including how to disable them, please refer to You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer.

Cookies Schedule

Below is a list of the cookies that we use on the Chelsea History Festival website. We have tried to ensure this is complete and up to date, but if you think that we have missed a cookie or there is any discrepancy, please let us know.

Strictly necessary

We use the following strictly necessary cookies:

Name Description Expires after
PHPSESSID Used to maintain shopping cart on ticketing platform End of session


We use the following analytics/performance cookies:

Name Description Expires after
_ga Used to distinguish between users 2 years
_gat_<property-id> Used to throttle the request rate 1 minute
_gid Used to distinguish between users 24 hours


We use the following functionality cookies:

Name Description Expires after
Used to check if newsletter sign-up form has been displayed 1 year
Used to check if newsletter sign-up form has been used 1 year
viewed_cookie_policy Used to check if policy has been viewed 1 year
Used to track approved cookies 1 year
Used to track approved cookies 1 year
1P_JAR Used to count unique users of embedded Google Maps and save any preferences 1 month
CONSENT Used to count unique users of embedded Google Maps and save any preferences 20 years


We use the following advertising/remarketing cookies:

Name Description Expires after
_fbp Used to provide more relevant advertising across Facebook 3 months

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