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2017


24th February
8.30pm
The Council House, Chichester
Event for Chichester Speakers' Festival:
THE LOST TUDOR PRINCESS



For tickets, please call 0333 666 3366



9th March
7.30pm
Layer Marney Tower
Event for the Essex Book Festival:
KATHERINE OF ARAGON: THE TRUE QUEEN



Booking details to follow in January.



11th March
6.30pm: Wine and canapes
7pm: Presentation
Fundraising event for St Michael & All Angels Church, Cheriton, Alresford, Hampshire
KATHERINE OF ARAGON: THE TRUE QUEEN



Tickets are available from Cheriton Stores and the Flower Pots; or send a stamped addressed envelope with your cheque to Penny Scott, Burnt Platt, Cheriton, Hampshire SO24 OPY.



15th March
6.30pm
Loughborough Library
KATHERINE OF ARAGON: THE TRUE QUEEN



For tickets, please call Loughborough Library on 0116 3052420 or visit loughboroughlibrary@leics.gov.uk.



16th March
6.30pm
Oadby Library, Leicester
ELEANOR OF AQUITAINE, BY THE WRATH OF GOD QUEEN OF ENGLAND



For tickets, please call 0116 305 8763 during library opening hours or email mark.newman@leics.gov.uk



17th March
6.30pm for 7pm
The Tithe Barn, Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, Sutton Cheney, Leics.
KATHERINE OF ARAGON: THE TRUE QUEEN



For tickets, please contact the ticket office at Bosworth Battlefield on 01455 290429 or visit www.bosworthbattlefield.org.uk.



24th March
3.15pm
The Blackledge Theatre,The Godolphin School, Salisbury
Event for the Salisbury Journal Speakers Festival:
KATHERINE OF ARAGON: THE TRUE QUEEN



For tickets, please call 0333 666 3366.




25th March
1.15pm
Temple Hall, York St John University
Event for Writers & Artists in association with York Literature Festival
WRITING HISTORICAL FICTION
This event is part of a one-day conference on HOW TO GET PUBLISHED




Tickets, which cost £95.00 for the whole day (including lunch and drinks) and full information are available at https://www.writersandartists.co.uk/events/how-to-get-published.



1st April
5pm
The Michael Berry Lecture Theatre, Old Sessions House, Canterbury Christ Church University
Event for the Canterbury History Weekend on Tudors and Stuarts:
KATHERINE OF ARAGON: THE TRUE QUEEN



For tickets, please visit https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/arts-and-humanities/school-of-humanities/tudors-and-stuarts-weekend/katherine-of-aragon-the-true-queen.aspx



23rd April
7pm
The Lightbox, Woking
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION



(Booking details to come)



26th April
7.15pm
Watford Central Library
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION



Booking details to come.



27th April
6.30pm
Stratford Arts House, Stratford-upon-Avon
Event for the Stratford Literary Festival:
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION



For tickets, which are on sale from 6th February, please call the Box Office 01789 207100, or visit www.stratlitfest.co.uk.



29th April
4.15pm
St Guthlac's Church, Market Deeping
Event for the Deepings Literary Festival:
FOTHERINGHAY: THE FALL OF MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS
Musick Rediscover’d will be playing at this event, performing music that would have been heard in Mary’s private chamber, with some from the courts of Henry VII and VIII, from France and from Scotland.



For tickets, please visit https://www.stamfordartscentre.com/whats-on/deepings-literary-festival/



30th April
4pm
Chiddingstone Castle, Kent
Event for the Chiddingstone Castle Literary Festival:
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION



Tickets will be available from 1st March 2017 at http://www.chiddingstonecastle.org.uk/literary-festival/



13th May
2.45pm
Gainsborough Old Hall
Event for the Tudor Queens Day:
THE LADY IN THE TOWER: THE FALL OF ANNE BOLEYN



10.45am: Gainsborough Old Hall and Three of Henry VIII's Wives (Marilyn Roberts)
1.30pm: Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey (Nicola Tallis)
Tickets will be available from 31st January 2017 (please do not apply before then) from the Gainsborough Old Hall gift shop, or from the Friends of Gainsborough Old Hall: please contact Paul Howitt-Cowan at foha@hotmail.com or at kenmare01@hotmail.com, or on 01427 612017.



16th May
6pm: Refreshments
6.30pm: Talk
The Weald and Downland Living Museum, Sussex
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION



Booking details to come.



23rd May
7.30pm
David's Bookshop, Letchworth Garden City
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION



Booking details to come.



29th May
1pm
Alison Weir will be opening Otford Village Fete, Kent, and signing books.



Just turn up!



6th June
8pm
The Clore Centre, Hampton Court Palace
Event for Molesey Local History Society:
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION



Tickets will be on sale from 1st May. Please visit www.moleseyhistorysociety.org. Priority will be given to members of the Society.



13th June
6.30pm for 7pm
Westminster Cathedral Hall, Ambrosden Avenue, London
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION



For tickets, please contact the Friends of Westminster Cathedral on 0207 798 9059 or at friends@rcdow.org.uk. Tickets are also available in person from Reception, Clergy House, 42 Francis Street London SW1P 1QW.



16th June
7.30pm
The Quad Cinema, Derby
Event for the Derby Book Festival
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION



For tickets, which will be on sale from 11 April, please visit www.derbybookfestival.co.uk.



1st July
7pm
The Orwell Hotel Felixstowe
Event for the Felixstowe Book Festival:
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION



Tickets will be available for purchase at www.felixstowebookfestival.co.uk (you will be re-directed to the New Wolsey Theatre website), or from Stillwater Books, Felixstowe.



20th August
Noon (tbc)
The Turner Contemporary, Margate
Event for the Margate Bookie Festival
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION



Booking details to come.



7th October
2pm
(Venue tbc)
Event for the Warwick Words History Festival
SUBJECT TO BE ANNOUNCED IN JANUARY



For tickets, please visit www.warwickwords.co.uk or call the Box Office on 01926 334418



17th October (tbc)
7.30pm
United Reformed Church, New Street, Great Dunmow, Essex
Event for Dunmow Historical and Literary Society:
THE LOST TUDOR PRINCESS



For tickets, please telephone Sue Gould on O1371872552/07875009101



13th November
12.30pm
Hotel L’Horizon, St Brelade’s Bay, Jersey, Channel Isles
Private event for the Jersey Ladies Literary Luncheon Club:
ELEANOR OF AQUITAINE, BY THE WRATH OF GOD QUEEN OF ENGLAND





Events are being planned for

St Mary's Church, Warwick (2017)
Bolton Castle, Wensleydale (2017)
Wadhurst History Society (2017)
Bradgate Park (2017)
Sutton Library, Surrey (2017)
Waterstones Windsor (May)
The Writers' Centre, Norwich (28 May)
The inaugural Wimpole History Festival (July)
The Wakefield Lit Fest (September)
The Ludlow Summer Arts Festival (17th June 2018)