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EVENT REQUESTS

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 2018

These events are confirmed:




Tuesday, 19th March
6.30pm to 9pm
Carmelite House, Embankment, London
Event for the Rooftop Book Club
A Spring Historical Extravaganza with Alison Weir, Tracy Borman, H. B, Lyle, Anna Mazzola, Robyn Young, Simon Scarrow, S. D. Sykes and Sonia Velton. Sponsored by BBC History Magazine. Tickets for the evening are just £10 to include drinks, nibbles and a goody bag!
For tickets, which are available through Eventbrite, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/678419942573923/


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
For tickets, please visit https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/arts-and-humanities/research-kent-history-and-archaeology/tudors-and-stuarts-weekend-2019/anna-of-kleve-queen-of-secrets.aspx


Sunday, 28th April
7pm
The Lightbox, Woking
Event for the Lightbox Literary Festival
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit https://www.thelightbox.org.uk/Event/alison-weir-six-tudor-queens-anna-of-kleve-queen-of-secrets


Monday, 29th April
Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7pm start
The Great Hall, Hampton Court Palace
Launch event for members of Historic Royal Palaces
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
Tickets will go on sale at 9am on 4th March; please call 0203 166 6327 or email members@hrp.org.uk


Wednesday, 1st May
7.30pm
Fortescue Hall, St Hugh of Lincoln R.C. Church, Letchworth
Event for David's Bookshop
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit www.davids-bookshops.co.uk/events


Thursday, 2nd May
7.30pm
Anne of Cleves' House, Southover, Lewes
Launch event on publication day
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please contact Anna Crabtree at annacrabtree1@hotmail.com


Friday, 3rd May
8pm
Nick Whitehead Theatre, Glyndwr University, Wrexham
Event for the Wrexham Carnival of Words
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please contact https://wrexhamcarnivalofwords.com/


Saturday, 4th May
12.30pm
Stratford Playhouse, Stratford-upon-Avon
Event for the Stratford Literary Festival
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, on sale from 1st February, please visit https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/stratford-literary-festivalTickets on sale on 1 Feb - https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/stratford-literary-festival


Tuesday, 7th May
7pm
Bosworth Battefield Heritage Centre
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit www.bosworthbattlefield.org.uk


Wednesday, 8th May
7pm
The Collection, Lincoln
Event for Lindum Books
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please enquire for book/ticket deals from http://lindumbooks.co.uk/ or visit The Collection at https://www.thecollectionmuseum.com/exhibitions-and-events/day/2019-05-08/


Thursday, 9th May
6pm
Explore York Library
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit: https://www.exploreyork.org.uk/event/alison-weir-presents-anna-of-kleve-queen-of-secrets/


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.


Monday, 13th May
7.15pm
St Albans Library
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
Booking details to come.


Thursday, 30th May
2pm
Salisbury Art Centre
Event for Wiltshire Creative for Salisbury International Arts Festival
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit https://www.wiltshirecreative.co.uk/whats-on/festival/siaf/


Friday, 31st May
7pm
Grange Court, Leominster
Event for Rossiter Books
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit http://rossiterbooks.co.uk/anna-of-kleve-by-alison-weir/ or https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/629194



Saturday, 1st June
2.30pm
The Drill Hall, Lower Church Street, Chepstow
Event for Chepstow Books and Gifts
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS

For tickets, please visit https://chepstowbooks.co.uk/collections/events/products/alison-weir or call the bookshop on 01291 625011, or visit them at 13 St Mary Street, Chepstow, NP16 5EW.


Saturday, 1st June
7pm
Penyard House, Weston-under-Penyard, Ross-on-Wye
Event for Rossiter Books
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit https://rossiterbooks.co.uk/anna-of-kleve-by-alison-weir-2/ or https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/629195


Tuesday, 4th June
7pm
Westminster Cathedral Hall, Ambrosden Avenue, London
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS

For tickets, please contact the Friends of Westminster Cathedral on 0207 798 9059 or email christinawhite@rcdow.org.uk.



Friday, 7th June
7pm
Chorleywood Memorial Hall
Event for the Chorleywood Bookshop
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit www.chilternbookshops.co.uk


Saturday, 8th June
4.30pm
QUAD, Derby
Event for the Derby Book Festival
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, available from 10th April, please visit www.derbybookfestival.co.uk


Sunday, 9th June
3pm
Westbourne Hall, West Kirby
Event for Lingham's Bookshop
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
Booking details to come.


Monday, 10th June
Noon for 12.30pm
Rocco, Dicconson Terrace, Lytham
Literary lunch hosted by Plackitt and Booth Booksellers Ltd
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS

For tickets, please contact Plackitt & Booth Booksellers, 87c Clifton St, Lytham FY8 5ER on 01253 796 958 or at info@plackittandbooth.co.uk, or visit www.plackittandbooth.co.uk


Sunday, 30th June
3pm
The Elizabeth Suite, The Orwell Hotel, Felixstowe
Event for the Felixstowe Book Festival
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit www.felixstowebookfestival.co.uk (you will be redirected to the New Wolsey Theatre website, their ticket agent). Tickets can also be purchased in person at Stillwater Books, Felixstowe.


Thursday, 4th July
7pm
Waterstones Bradford (tbc)
Event for the Bradford Literature Festival
ANNE OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit www.bradfordlitfest.co.uk


Saturday, 13th July
3.15pm
Newark Town Hall
Event for the Newark Book Festival
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
Booking details to come.


Tuesday, 13th August
7.30pm for 8pm
Topping and Company, Booksellers, St Andrews
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit www.toppingbooks.co.uk/events/st-andrews/


Monday, 19th August
8.30pm
Hever Festival Theatre (in the grounds of Hever Castle)
SIX TUDOR QUEENS
For tickets, please visit www.heverfestival.co.uk


Wednesday, 2nd October
2pm
Lord Leycester Hospital, Warwick
Event for the Warwick Words History Festival
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit www.warwickwords.co.uk


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

For tickets, on sale from July, please call 01483 444334 or visit ww.guildfordbookfestival.co.uk


Sunday, 17th November
10.30am
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
Booking details to come.


Wednesday, 20th November
7.30pm
Dauntsey's School, West Lavington, Wiltshire
Joint event with Siobhan Clarke
A TUDOR CHRISTMAS
Booking details to come in December.


Thursday, 28th November
7.30pm
Honeywood Museum, Carshalton
Festive event for the Friends of Honeywood
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
Booking details to come.


Saturday, 7th December (2019)
Noon
The National Archives, Kew
Joint event with Siobhan Clarke
A TUDOR CHRISTMAS
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.



The Hay Festival (31st May)


Topping and Company, booksellers, Bath (June tbc)


Winstone's Books, Sherborne or Frome (June tbc)



The Edinburgh International Book Festival (12 August)


Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival (22nd September)


The Henley Literary Festival (1st October)


Thame Arts and Literature Festival (18th or 19th October)


Wells Festival of Literature (20th October)


BBC History Weekend, Chester (27th October, tbc)


BBC History Weekend, Winchester (1st-3rd November)


Richmond Literature Festival (5th or 7th November)