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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


 

31st July

7pm

H.M. Tower of London

Event for members of Historic Royal Palaces

DEATH IN THE TOWER

Alison Weir and Robyn Young come together for an evening in the Tower to uncover some of its bloodiest secrets and discuss how one of England’s most famous landmarks has inspired their novels.

For tickets, please visit 

http://membersblog.hrp.org.uk/event/death-in-the-tower-with-alison-weir-and-robyn-young/



20th August
12.30pm
The Turner Contemporary, Margate
Event for the Margate Bookie Festival
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

For tickets, which are on sale from 20th June, please visit

https://www.edbookfest.co.uk/the-festival/whats-on/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/events/st-andrews/an-evening-with-alison-weir/



17th September

2pm

Blackfriars Priory, Gloucester

Event for the Gloucester History Festival

ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION

For tickets, please call 01452 396 572 or visit www.gloucesterhistoryfestival.co.uk




19th September
7pm/7.30pm (tbc)
Snape Village Institute, Yorkshire
Event for the Snape Institute Committee and Snape Local History Group:
RICHARD III: THE MAN AND THE MYTH
For tickets, please 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, York

ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION

Tickets will be on sale in August. Booking details to come.



21st September

6.30pm

Aylsham Town Hall

Event for the Book Hive, Norwich

QUEENS OF THE CONQUEST



22nd September
7.30pm
Anne of Cleves House, Lewes
Event for the Friends of Anne of Cleves House:
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, which will be on sale from the second week in July, please visit www.appledorebookfestival.co.uk



25th September

7pm

H.M. Tower of London

Launch event for members of Historic Royal Palaces

QUEENS OF THE CONQUEST

For tickets, please visit

http://membersblog.hrp.org.uk/event/queens-of-conquest-with-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-festival-presents-alison-weir-the-innocent-traitor-tickets-34403232996. Tickets are on sale at Buss Murton  in Cranbrook High Street,  for those who are unable to buy online. 



29th September

6.15pm or 7.30pm (tbc)

The Collection, Lincoln

Event for the Lincoln Book Festival

QUEENS AND POWER

Alison Weir in conversation with Sarah Gristwood

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 www.warwickwords.co.uk or call the Box Office on 01926 334418


(Above: from The Times)
13th October
4.15pm
Cheltenham Town Hall or Garden Theatre (tbc)
Alison Weir in conversation with Sarah Gristwood at the Cheltenham Literature Festival:
QUEENS AND POWER
Booking details to come



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 www.bosworthbattlefield.org.uk. SOLD OUT.



17th October
7.30pm
United Reformed Church, New Street, Great Dunmow, Essex
Event for Dunmow Historical and Literary Society:
THE LOST TUDOR PRINCESS
For tickets, please telephone Sue Gould on O1371872552/ 07875009101



18th October
7.30pm
Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham
Event for the Strawberry Hill Trust:
SIX TUDOR QUEENS
For tickets, please visit www.strawberryhillhouse.org.uk/events



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

Booking details to come.




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
2.45-3.45pm
The London Lancaster Hotel at Lancaster Gate
YOU MAGAZINE'S CHRISTMAS BOOK DAY
A one-day programme of events offering an opportunity to meet some celebrities and authors, in which Alison Weir will be discussing historical fiction with Rose Tremain and Alan Hollinghurst, chaired by Kate Figes. A stellar line-up will introduce you to the books of the year.
You can read more about 2016's YOU Book Day at http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/you/article-3768689/Your-exclusive-invitation-Book-Day.html#ixzz4aBqJ3bT8
More details to come.



13th November
12.30pm
Hotel L’Horizon, St Brelade’s Bay, Jersey, Channel Isles
Private event for the Jersey Ladies Literary Luncheon Club:
ELEANOR OF AQUITAINE, BY THE WRATH OF GOD QUEEN OF ENGLAND



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?id=178&spektrix_bounce=true




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 or 01892 783455



23rd November **SOLD OUT**

7.30pm

Honeywood Museum, Carshalton, Surrey
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
For tickets, please call Susan Hoskin on 0208 642 4778.



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/event/bbc-history-magazine-s-history-weekend/york-yorkshire/1088552

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.


Events are being planned for


Daunt's Bookshop, Marylerbone High Street, London (26th September)

Bexley Literary Festival (10th - 24th February)

The Lichfield Literature Festival (2nd March)

The Lightbox Literary Festival, Woking (29th April)
The Ludlow Summer Arts Festival (17th June)