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I have done over 800 events at numerous historical sites, museums, art galleries, festivals, bookstores, libraries, charities and schools in the UK, Ireland, the USA and Canada. If you would like to book me for an event, please email info@alisonweir.org.uk for an information sheet, booking form and list of talks, or approach my publishers (see the Contact page for details).


EVENTS 2018




Friday, 20th July
2pm
Buxton Opera House
Event for the Buxton International Festival
TRUTH STRANGER THAN FICTION
A panel discussion, with Helen Castor, as part of the Festival’s PERSPECTIVES series in partnership with the British Academy. This closing event of the series will explore the differing challenges of writing history and historical fiction and explore the phenomenal increase in the public’s appetite for both.
For tickets, please contact Buxton Opera House Box Office on 01298 72190.


Friday, 10th August
7.30pm
Anne of Cleves' House, Lewes
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please email
annacrabtree1@hotmail.com

Saturday, 11th August
2.30pm
Wolfhall Manor, Wiltshire
Event for the Wolfhall Open Day (noon until 5.30pm)
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
Come to WOLFHALL'S OPEN DAY - a chance for the public to visit this
wonderfully fascinating and deeply historic location. View the gardens and also the archaeology trenches (weather permitting) to see what lies beneath! Included in the ticket price is a cream tea to enjoy with Wolfhall's great friend and supporter Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen. Bring along a picnic rug if it's a nice day. At 2:30pm you'll be seated in the marquee for a talk by ALISON WEIR about Jane Seymour. As part of the ticket price, you will receive this beautiful hardback book on arrival at Wolfhall and following the talk you will get to meet Alison and she will sign your book for you! Free on-site parking is included in our paddock. (Please note there will be no access inside the manor).
Priority for the 200 tickets, which cost £32.03 each, is going to the Friends of Wolfhall, but the rest will be on sale to the general public from 2.30pm on Wednesday, 11th July at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wolfhall-open-day-with-talk-book-signing-by-author-alison-weir-tickets-47484719073?mc_cid=cc9e7f118d&mc_eid=%5bUNIQID%5d
Prompt booking is advisable.


Saturday, 18th August
1.30pm
Heritage Room, Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre
Event for the Bosworth Medieval Festival
KATHERINE SWYNFORD: JOHN OF GAUNT AND HIS SCANDALOUS DUCHESS
For tickets, please visit http://www.bosworthbattlefield.org.uk/events/anniversary-battle-event/


Sunday, 19th August
11am
Heritage Room, Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre
Event for the Bosworth Medieval Festival
ENGLAND'S LOST KINGS: EDWARD V AND ARTHUR TUDOR
For tickets, please visit http://www.bosworthbattlefield.org.uk/events/anniversary-battle-event/


Friday, 24th August
1.30pm
Baillie Gifford Main Theatre, Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh
Event for the Edinburgh International Book Festival
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit https://www.edbookfest.co.uk/


Saturday, 25th August
9.30am
The Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld, Glasgow
Event for the Historical Novel Society's Conference
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
Tickets for the conference, and details of other speakers, are available at https://hns-events.com/the-conference/whos-who/.


Sunday, 16th September
2pm
Blackfriars Priory, Gloucester
Event for the Gloucester History Festival
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please call 01452 396572 or visit www,gloucesterhistoryfestival.co.uk



Saturday, 22nd September
2.30pm

St John the Baptist's Church, Barnet (Barnet Church)
RICHARD III: The Man and the Myth
Ticket, which cost £5.00 (£3.00 for Barnet History Society members), are available at www.barnetmuseum.co.uk or to purchase at the museum. Refreshments will be served after the presentation.


Saturday, 29th September
6.30pm
Queen's Hall, Cranbrook, Kent
Event for the Cranbrook Literature Festival
THE MARRIAGE GAME
Booking details to come.


Monday, 1st October
4.30pm
The Lord Leycester Hospital, Warwick
Event for the Warwick Words History Festival
A-Level Tudor History debate, with Tracy Borman (details to come)
For tickets, please visit www.warwickwords.co.uk or call the Box Office on: 01926 334418


Monday, 1st October
7.30pm
The Lord Leycester Hospital, Warwick
Event for the Warwick Words History Festival
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit www.warwickwords.co.uk or call the Box Office on: 01926 334418


Saturday, 6th October
11.30am
The Great Hall, Winchester Castle
Event for the BBC History Magazine Weekend
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit www.historyweekend.com 


Tuesday, 9th October
5.30pm
Electric Theatre, Guildford
Event for the Guildford Book Festival
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, which go on sale around July, please visit www.guildfordbookfestival.co.uk


Saturday, 13th October
2.30pm
Northwood House, Cowes, Isle of Wight
Event for the Isle of Wight Literary Festival
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
Booking details to come


Saturday, 20th October
5.20pm
York (venue tba)
Event for the BBC History Magazine Weekend
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit www.historyweekend.com


Friday, 26th October
8pm
The Manor Hotel, Hendford, Yeovil
Event for Waterstones Yeovil/The Yeovil Literary Festival
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
Booking details to come.


Tuesday, 30th October
11.30am
The Leconfield Hall, Petworth
Joint event with Kate Williams for the Petworth Festival (Petworth Festival Literary Week)
TUDOR TRAGEDIES: JANE SEYMOUR AND MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS
For tickets, which go on sale on 5th October, please visit www.petworthfestival.org.uk or call 01798 34457


Thursday, 8th November
7.30pm
Gidea Park Library
Event for the London Borough of Havering Library Service
SIX TUDOR QUEENS
For tickets, please call Gidea Park Library on 01708 434978, or email gideapark.library@havering.gov.uk


Monday, 19th November
6.30pm for 7pm start
The Garden Room, Hampton Court Palace
Joint event with Siobhan Clarke for members of Historic Royal Palaces
A TUDOR CHRISTMAS
Tickets will go on sale in September; booking details to come.


Tuesday, 20th November
4.30pm
The Quarterhouse, Folkestone
Event for the Folkestone Book Festival
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
Booking details to come


22nd November **SOLD OUT**
7.30pm
Honeywood Museum, Carshalton, Surrey
Event for the Friends of Honeywood Museum
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please call Susan Hoskin on 0208 642 4778


Monday, 3rd December
7.3opm
St Anne's Church Hall, Twickenham
Private event for Twickenham Local History Society
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN


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Tuesday, 26th February
2.30pm
The Great Hall, Hall Place, Bexley
Event for the Bexley Literary Festival
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
Booking details to come, in December


Saturday, 13th April
11.30am
Michael Berry Lecture Theatre, Old Sessions House, Canterbury Christ Church University
Event for the Tudors and Stuarts History Weekend, organised by the Centre for Kent History and Heritage, Canterbury Christ Church University
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
Booking details to come.


Sunday, 28th April
7pm
The Lightbox, Woking
Event for the Lightbox Literary Festival
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
Booking details to come.


Friday, 3rd May
8pm
Nick Whitehead Theatre, Glyndwr University, Wrexham
Event for the Wrexham Carnival of Words
ANNE OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
Booking details to come in December or January.


Thursday, 9th May
6pm
Explore York Library
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
Booking details to come.


Friday, 10th May
7pm
Drinks reception at the Bookshop, East Grinstead, followed by a presentation at Sackville College, East Grinstead
ANNE OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please apply in store at The Bookshop, call 01342 322 669 or email sarah.bookshop@outlook.com.


Events (still to be confirmed) are being planned for:



Theatre Royal, Bath (26th October)


The Woodbridge Book Festival (4th-6th May)


The Derby Book Festival (June)


The Wellbeing of Women charity, Wealden Branch