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EVENT REQUESTS

I have done over 920 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:




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
For tickets, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-tudor-christmas-an-evening-with-alison-weir-and-siobhan-clarke-tickets-70254694683


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


Monday, 9th December
7.30pm
The Lecture Theatre, Southampton Central Library
A TUDOR CHRISTMAS
Alison Weir and Siobhan Clarke in conversation with Carole Burns, Head of Creative Writing at the University of Southampton
For tickets, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/later-at-the-library-a-tudor-christmas-with-alison-weir-and-siobhan-clarke-tickets-77991790545


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.


Saturday, 28th March **SOLD OUT**
10.30am to 5pm
Southwark Cathedral Library
Whole-day event for Southwark Cathedral:
TUDOR QUEENS: THE HEARTS AND STOMACHS OF KINGS
10.30am Alison Weir: Six Tudor Queens
11.30am Nicola Tallis: Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey
12.30pm Lunch Break
1.30pm Elizabeth Norton: The Temptation of Elizabeth Tudor
2.30pm Anna Whitelock: Elizabeth's Bedfellows
3.30pm Refreshment Break
4.00pm Panel discussion with all speakers starts with audience Q&A
5.00pm End
For tickets, which cost £15.00 for the day (£12.50 concessions)please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/tudor-queens-the-hearts-and-stomachs-of-kings-tickets-77086512835


Wednesday, 20th May
7.30pm
The Great Barn, Ruislip
Event for Hillingdon Libraries
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit http://www.hillingdontheatres.uk/http:/ or call 01895 250615


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, 4th June
7.30pm
Winchester Discovery Centre
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
Alison Weir in conversation with Rebecca Fletcher
For tickets, please email https://www.hants.gov.uk/shop/product.php?productid=53635


Saturday, 6th June
1pm
QUAD, Derby
Event for the Derby Book Festival
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
For tickets, on sale from 7 April, please visit: www.derbybookfestival.co.uk 



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.


Saturday, 19th September
6pm drinks, for 7pm start
The Manor House, Priors Dean, Petersfield
Private event for Priors Dean Church Committee
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS



SAVE THE DATE!

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


Historic Royal Palaces (1 June)


Bramall Hall, Stockport (18th June)


Toppings Booksellers, Ely


Lindum Books, Lincoln


The Chorleywood Bookshop


The Chepstow Bookshop


Griffin Books, Penarth


The Buckingham Literary Festival


The Guildford Book Festival (20th October)