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I have done over 850 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 2019

These events are confirmed:




Tuesday, 15th October
7pm
Guildhall, High Street, Guildford
Event for the Guildford Book Festival
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS

For tickets, please call 01483 444334 or visit ww.guildfordbookfestival.co.uk


Saturday, 19th October
12.30pm
The Players Theatre, Thame
Event for the Thame Arts and Literature Festival
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit https://talfestival.org/saturday/


Sunday, 20th October
4.15pm
The Cedars Hall, Wells Cathedral School
Event for the Wells Festival of Literature
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit https://www.wellsfestivalofliterature.org.uk/events/2019-festival/sunday-20-october#alison-weir


Sunday, 27th October
5.10pm
Chester Town Hall
Event for BBC History Magazine's Weekend
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit https://www.historyextra.com/events/?utm_source=Adestra&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=HIST&utm_campaign=BBC%20History%20Weekend%20Launch%20NONSUBS%20Only%20200519_177095_BBC%20History_Events


Monday, 28th October
7.30pm
The Great Barn, Ruislip
Event for Hillingdon Libraries
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit www.hillingdontheatres.uk or call 01895 250615.


Friday, 1st November
2pm
Theatre Royal, Bath
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please call 01225 448844 or visit www.theatreroyal.org.uk


Saturday, 2nd November
6.20pm
Winchester Guildhall
Event for BBC History Magazine's Weekend
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit https://www.historyextra.com/events/?utm_source=Adestra&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=HIST&utm_campaign=BBC%20History%20Weekend%20Launch%20NONSUBS%20Only%20200519_177095_BBC%20History_Events


Sunday, 3rd November
4pm
The Swan Theatre, Yeovil
Event for the Yeovil Literary Festival
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit www.yeovilliteraryfestival.co.uk


Tuesday, 5th November
7.30pm
Old Town Hall, Richmond
Event for the Richmond Literature Festival
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, on sale from 1st October, please visit www.richmondliterature.com.


Friday, 8th November
3.30pm
The Mint Methodist Church, Exeter
Joint event with Sarah Gristwood for the Exeter Literary Festival
THE WHORE AND THE VIRGIN: ANNE BOLEYN AND ELIZABETH I
For tickets, please visit http://exelitfest.com/Whore%20and%20the%20virgin.html or https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/exeter-literary-festival/alison-weir/e-kyljov


Sunday, 17th November
10.30am
The Great Parlour, Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham
Joint event with Siobhan Clarke for the Strawberry Hill House Christmas Festival
The Festival runs from 10am to 4pm
A TUDOR CHRISTMAS
The Christmas Festival is open between 10am and 4pm. “A Tudor Christmas” will begin in the Great Parlour at 10.30. The Decorcafe Christmas Festival at Strawberry Hill House: will be a wonderful day out, offering a fabulous mix of talks, demos and the opportunity to shop for original Christmas gifts, all set in the stunning venue of Horace Walpole’s Gothic castle, Strawberry Hill House.
Tickets cost £15 and include full entry to Strawberry Hill House and the beautiful Waldegrave Suite in St Mary’s University and all aspects of the Christmas Festival. To book, please visit https://thedecorcafe.com/events/author-talk-a-tudor-christmas-with-alison-weir-shiobhan-clarke/


Wednesday, 20th November
7.30pm
Dauntsey's School, West Lavington, Wiltshire
Joint event with Siobhan Clarke
A TUDOR CHRISTMAS
For tickets, on sale from 20th October, please visit https://www.dauntseys.org/about/upcoming-events


Sunday, 24th November
11.30am
The Turner Contemporary, Margate
Event for The Margate Bookie
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/o/the-margate-bookie-20168462855 #margate #books #festival #kent


Tuesday, 26th November
7.30pm
The National Archives, Kew
Joint event with Siobhan Clarke
A TUDOR CHRISTMAS
Booking details to come.


Thursday, 28th November **SOLD OUT**
7.30pm
Honeywood Museum, Carshalton
Festive event for the Friends of Honeywood
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS


Wednesday, 11th December
7pm
The Bookshop, East Grinstead
Joint event with Siobhan Clarke
A TUDOR CHRISTMAS
For tickets, please visit The Bookshop or call 01342 322669


Monday, 16th December
6.30pm
The British Museum
Joint event with Siobhan Clarke
A TUDOR CHRISTMAS
For tickets, please visit https://www.britishmuseum.org/membership/events.aspx

2020


Tuesday, 18th February
7pm
The Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula, Tower of London
Event for the The HM Tower of London Chapels Royal Foundation, in celebration of the 500th anniversary of St Peter ad Vincula
THE LADY IN THE TOWER: THE FALL OF ANNE BOLEYN
Booking details to come


Monday, 24th February
2.30pm
Hall Place, Bexley
Event for the Bookbuzz 2020 Literary Festival
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
Booking details to come.


Saturday, 7th March
6.30pm: wine and canapes
7pm: Presentation
St Michael's Church, Cheriton, Hampshire
Event for Cheriton Talks
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, on sale from November, please visit www.cheritontalks.com.


Thursday, 21st May 2020
6.30pm
Melton Mowbray Library
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN

Tickets, at £6 each, are available from Melton Mowbray Library at https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/libraries/find-a-library/melton-mowbray-library or call 0116 305 3646 or email mark.newman@leics.gov.uk to reserve a ticket. Tickets must be paid for before the event itself.


Wednesday, 27th May
7pm: Drinks reception at The Bookshop
7.30pm: Presentation at Sackville College
The Bookshop and Sackville College, East Grinstead
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
For tickets, please ask at The Bookshop or call 01342 322669.


Friday, 29th May
7.30pm
Anne of Cleves' House, Lewes
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
For tickets, please email Annacrabtree1@hotmail.com


Thursday, 11th June
Time tbc
Greenway House, Kingswear, Brixham
Event for Literature Works and the National Trust
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
Booking details to come.



SAVE THE DATE!

These events are under discussion and still to be confirmed, so please do not contact the venues for tickets.



Southampton Central Library (9th December)

2020


The Old Palace, Croydon (private event for alumni, February)


Southwark Cathedral (28th March)


Historic Royal Palaces (May tbc)


The Derby Book Festival (May/June)