Our Patron

Dan Snow MBE is patron of Arbor Day UK.

Dan Snow MBE is the patron of Arbor Day UK and a BAFTA award winning historian, broadcaster and television presenter. Dan makes programmes around the world on a range of historical topics, from the abandoned Viking churches of Greenland to war damaged sites of Timbuktu. He regularly works with the live events team at the BBC presenting national commemorative events, such as the 75th anniversary of VE-Day and VJ-Day in 2020. He is the host of one of the world’s biggest history podcast, Dan Snow’s History Hit, which is downloaded about one million times per week. In 2018 he published the best-selling ‘On This Day in History.’ That year he founded and is the Creative Director of History Hit TV, a digital history channel described by the Times as ‘The Netflix of History’.