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EVENT REQUESTS

I have done over 780 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).


2017



20th August

12.30pm

The Turner Contemporary, Margate

Event for the Margate Bookie

ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION

For tickets, please visit http://margatebookie.com/author/alison-weir/



22nd August
10am
The Baillie Gifford Main Theatre
Event for the Edinburgh International Book Festival
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
https://www.edbookfest.co.uk/the-festi…/…/alison-weir-1-9709



23rd August
8pm
Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, St Andrews
QUEENS OF THE CONQUEST
For tickets, please visit https://www.toppingbooks.co.uk/…/an-evening-with-alison-we…/



17th September

2pm

Blackfriars Priory, Gloucester

Event for the Gloucester History Festival

ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION

For tickets, please visit http://gloucesterhistoryfestival.co.uk/



19th September

7.30pm

Snape Village Institute, Yorkshire

RICHARD III: THE MAN AND THE MYTH

For tickets, contact Sarah Lowe, Chair of Snape Institute Committee on 01677 470444 or email the.lowes@ukgateway.net


20th September

6pm

York Explore Library and Archive

ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION

For tickets, which will be available from 1st August, please visit

https://www.exploreyork.org.uk/event/alison-weir-anne-boleyn-a-kings-obsession/



21st September
6.30pm
Aylsham Town Hall
Event for the Book Hive, Norwich
QUEENS OF THE CONQUEST
For tickets, please visit http://www.thebookhive.co.uk/new-events



22nd September

7.30pm

Anne of Cleves House, Lewes

ANNE BOLEYN: A KING’S OBSESSION

For tickets, please email annacrabtree1@hotmail.com



24th September

11am

St Mary's Church Hall, Appledore, Devon

Event for the Appledore Book Festival

ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION

For tickets, please visit http://www.appledorebookfestival.co.uk/



25th September

6.30pm for 7pm

The Tower of London

QUEENS OF THE CONQUEST, the first of a series of four historical books on England's Medieval Queens, will be launched at a special event for members of Historic Royal Palaces and invited guests.
For tickets, please visit
http://membersblog.hrp.org.uk/…/queens-of-conquest-with-al…/



26th September

7pm

Daunt Books, Marylebone, London

QUEENS OF THE CONQUEST

For tickets, please visit 

https://www.dauntbooks.co.uk/products-page/events/alison-weir/



27th September
7.30pm
Vestry Hall, Cranbrook
Event for Cranbrook Literature Festival:
INNOCENT TRAITOR

For tickets, which cost £5.00, please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cranbrook-literature-festiva…. Tickets are on sale at Buss Murton in Cranbrook High Street, for those who are unable to buy online.



29th September

6.15pm

The Collection, Lincoln

Event with Sarah Gristwood for the Lincoln Book Festival

QUEENS AND POWER

For tickets, please visit http://www.lincolnbookfestival.org/



7th October

2pm

The Lord Leycester Hospital

Event for the Warwick Words History Festival

QUEENS OF THE CONQUEST

For tickets, please visit or call the Box Office on 01926 334418



13th October

4.15pm

Cheltenham Town Hall or Garden Theatre

Event with Sarah Gristwood for the Cheltenham Literature Festival

QUEENS AND POWER

For tickets, please visit http://www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/literature/



15th October

4.30pm
Festival Marquee, Guildford Cricket Ground, Woodbridge Rd, Guildford
Event for the Guildford Book Festival
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
For tickets, which are on sale in late summer, please call the Festival Box on 01483 444334 or visit www.guildfordbookfestival.co.uk



16th October *SOLD OUT*

6.30pm for 7pm

The Tithe Barn, Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, Sutton Cheney, Leics.

ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION

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



17th October

7.30pm

United Reformed Church, New Street, Great Dunmow, Essex

Event for the Dunmow Historical and Literary Society

THE LOST TUDOR PRINCESS

For tickets, please call  Sue Gould on 01371872552 or 07875009101.



18th October

7.30pm

Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham

Event for the Strawberry Hill Trust

SIX TUDOR QUEENS

For tickets, please visit



23rd October
7pm
The Pennine Theatre, Sheffield Hallam University
Event for Off the Shelf Festival of Words in association with Blackwells’ Bookshop
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION

For tickets, please visit http://offtheshelf.org.uk/



26th October

6.30pm

Oadby Library, Leicester

QUEENS OF THE CONQUEST

For tickets, please email Mark.Newman@leics.gov.uk



29th October
5pm
The Shire Hall, Lancaster Castle
Event for the Lancaster Historical Writing Festival:
QUEENS OF THE CONQUEST
Booking details to come.



11th November

12.45pm

London Lancaster Hotel at Lancaster Gate

I will be taking part in YOU MAGAZINE'S CHRISTMAS BOOK DAY  



13th November

12.30pm

L'Horizon Beach Hotel & Spa, St Brelade's Bay, Jersey, Channel Isles

Eventfor the Jersey Ladies Literary Luncheon Club

ELEANOR OF AQUITAINE

Members only event.



16th November
7.30pm
The Great Hall, Alleyn's School, Dulwich
Event for Village Books, Dulwich Village
QUEENS OF THE CONQUEST
For tickets, please visit https://mct.alleyns.org.uk/page.aspx…



18th November

7pm for 7.30pm

Wadhurst Parish Church, Kent

Event for the Wadhurst History Society

KATHERINE SWYNFORD: JOHN OF GAUNT AND HIS SCANDALOUS DUCHESS

For tickets, please call 01892 785658



23rd November *SOLD OUT*

7.30pm

Honeywood Museum, Carshalton, Surrey

Event for the Friends of Honeywood Museum

ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION

For tickets, please call Susan Hoskin on 0208 642 477.

 


25th November
2pm
The Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton
Event for the Buxton International Festival
QUEENS OF THE CONQUEST
For tickets, please call the Box Office on 01298 72190



26th November
3.40pm
York Museum and Hospitium
Event for BBC History Weekend - York
QUEENS OF THE CONQUEST

For tickets, please visit
http://bbchistory.seetickets.com/…/b…/york-yorkshire/1088552



7th December

7pm

Blackwell's Bookshop, Oxford

QUEENS OF THE CONQUEST

Booking details to come.



2018



26th January
7.30pm
Peterborough Cathedral
Presentation as part of the Katherine of Aragon Festival
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
Booking details to come.



21st February
2.30pm
The Great Hall, Hall Place, Bexley
Event for the Bexley Literary Festival:
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
Booking details to come.



Events are being planned for:



The Exchange, Twickenham (30th November)



The Lichfield Literature Festival (2nd March)



The Lightbox Literary Festival, Woking (29th April)



The Derby Book Festival (1-9 June, date tbc)



The Ludlow Summer Arts Festival (17th June tbc)



UK Historical Novel Society Conference, Glasgow (24th-26th August 2018)