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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).


2020

These events are confirmed or postponed (please note that all may be subject to change due to the coronavirus situation):



**POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED**
Tuesday, 19th May
7.30pm
Fortescue Hall, Letchworth
Event for David's Bookshop
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit the bookshop, or call 01462 684631, or visit https://www.davids-bookshops.co.uk/events/2020/5/top-selling-historian-alison-weir-.aspx

**POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED**
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.

**POSTPONED TO OCTOBER BY THE ORGANISERS AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE DURING THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED IN JULY**
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


**POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED**
Thursday, 28th May
7.15pm
St Peter's Church, Broad Street, Ely
Event for Topping and Company Booksellers
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit https://www.toppingbooks.co.uk/events/ely/alison-weir-2/


**POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED**
Friday, 29th May
7.30pm
Anne of Cleves' House, Lewes
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN


**POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED**
Monday,1st June
6.30pm entry for 7pm
H. M. Tower of London
Launch event for members of Historic Royal Palaces
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN


**POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED**
Thursday, 4th June
7.30pm
Winchester Discovery Centre
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
Alison Weir in conversation with Rebecca Fletcher


**POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED**
Tuesday, 9th June
7.30pm (doors open 7pm)
Penarth Pier Pavilion, The Esplanade, Penarth
Event for Griffin Books of Penarth
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN

Tickets cost £10. Please call Griffin Books on 029 2070 6455 or visit www.ticketsource.co.uk/griffinbooks

**POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED**
Wednesday, 10th June
7pm
The Drill Hall, Chepstow
Event for Chepstow Books
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit www.chepstowbooks.co.uk.


**POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED**
Thursday, 11th June
3.30pm
Greenway House, Kingswear, Brixham
Event for Literature Works and the National Trust
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN


**POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED**
Monday, 15th June
7pm
Chorleywood Memorial Hall
Event for the Chorleywood Bookshop
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit www.chilternbookshops.co.uk


**POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED**
Wednesday, 17th June
7.30pm (doors open 6.45pm)
The Wynnstay Hotel, Oswestry
Event for Booka Bookshop
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
Booking details to come.


**POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED**
Thursday, 18th June
6.30pm for 7pm
Bramall Hall, Stockport
Event for Stockport Council Museum Services
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN


**POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED**
Friday, 19th June
7.30pm
Southwell Library, The Bramley Centre, Southwell
Event for The Bookcase and the Lowdham Book Festival
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
For tickets, please enquire at The Bookcase, 50 Main Street, Lowdham, Notts NG14 7BE, or call 0115 966 3219.


**POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED**
Monday, 6th July
6.30pm
York Explore Library and Archive
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN

https://www.exploreyork.org.uk/event/katheryn-howard-the-tainted-queen-with-alison-weir/

**POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED**
Tuesday, 7th July
6pm
Waterstones Birmingham
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
Booking details to come.



Friday, 25th September
11.30am
Appledore Baptist Church, Devon
Event for the Appledore Book Festival
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
Booking details to come.


*POSTPONED TO NOVEMBER - new date to be announced soon**
Saturday, 26th September **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


Friday, 2nd October
7.30pm
The Tithe Barn, Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit https://www.bosworthbattlefield.org.uk/visit-us/tickets/

Monday, 5th October


6.30pm
Venue tbc
Event for the Guildford Book Festival
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
For tickets, available from July, please visit www.guildfordbookfestival.co.uk/alison-weir  



Sunday, 18th October
7pm
The Lightbox, Woking
Event for The Lightbox Literature Festival
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
Booking details to come.


Thursday, 22nd October
7.30pm
Winchester Discovery Centre
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
Alison Weir in conversation with Rebecca Fletcher
For tickets, please contact www.hants.gov.uk/shop/home.php?cat=453



Friday, 6th November
2.15pm
The Assembly Rooms, Bath
Event for the Bath Festival
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit
https://bathfestivals.org.uk/the-bath-festival/event/alison-weir/


Saturday, 7th November
7.30pm
Lord Leycester Hospital, Warwick
Event for Warwick Words History Festival
QUEENS OF THE CRUSADES: ELEANOR OF AQUITAINE AND HER SUCCESSORS
For tickets, available from mid-July, please call the box office on 01926 334418 or visit www.warwickwords.co.uk



Thursday, 26th November
7.30pm
Event for the Friends of Honeywood Museum
Honeywood Museum, Carshalton
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
In view of the corona virus situation, bookings are being taken provisionally. For tickets, please call Susan Hoskin on

0208 642 4778.

2021



Wednesday, 3rd March
7pm
Westminster Cathedral Hall, Ambrosden Avenue, London
Event for the Friends of Westminster Cathedral
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
For tickets, please contact Christina White. The Friends of Westminster Cathedral at christinawhite@rcdow.org.uk or call 0207 798 9059.


Friday, 21st May
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 tickets.



Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival (23rd/24th October)


The Windsor Festival (28th September)


The Henley Literary Festival (late September)


Theatre Royal, Bath


Lindum Books, Lincoln (19th or 21st October)