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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




1st July
7pm
The Orwell Hotel Felixstowe
Event for the Felixstowe Book Festival:
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
For tickets, please visit www.felixstowebookfestival.co.uk (you will be re-directed to the New Wolsey Theatre website), or Stillwater Books, Felixstowe.



6th July
7pm
Hereford Library
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION

For tickets, which will be available from 1st May and cost £5.00, please call 01432 3836oo  or email herefordlibrary@herefordshire.gov.uk




9th July
4.30pm
The Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire
Event for the Wimpole History Festival in partnership with the National Trust
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
For tickets, please visit www.cambridgeliteraryfestival.com or call Cambridge Live Tickets on 01223 357 851



18th July

7.30pm

The Blue Anchor, Hammersmith, London

Event for History by The River:

Alison Weir in conversation with Emma Henderson and Andrew Martin

For tickets please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/historia-history-by-the-river-tickets-34716139909



 

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 Englandís 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
Noon (tbc)
The Turner Contemporary, Margate
Event for the Margate Bookie Festival
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
Booking details to come.



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




18th September
7.30pm
The Great Hall, Bolton Castle
Event for Bolt-On Events:
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
For tickets, which will be on sale in March, please visit http://www.boltoncastle.co.uk/yorkshire-events/ or call 01969 623981.



19th September
10.15am
The Great Hall, Bolton Castle
Event for Bolt-On Events:
WRITING HISTORICAL FICTION
For tickets, which will be on sale in March, please visit http://www.boltoncastle.co.uk/yorkshire-events/ or call 01969 623981.



20th September
6pm
York Explore Library and Archive
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
Tickets will be available from 1st August; booking details to come.



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



22nd September
7.30pm
Anne of Cleves House, Lewes
Event for the Friends of Anne of Cleves House:
ANNE BOLEYN: A KINGíS 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



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, which will be on sale from the middle of April, please visit www.strawberryhillhouse.org.uk/events



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
Afternoon (time tbc)
The London Lancaster Hotel at Lancaster Gate
YOU MAGAZINE'S CHRISTMAS BOOK DAY
An opportunity to meet some celebrities and authors in a series of panel events, in which Alison Weir will be discussing historical fiction with Rose Tremain, 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 LíHorizon, St Breladeís Bay, Jersey, Channel Isles
Private event for the Jersey Ladies Literary Luncheon Club:
ELEANOR OF AQUITAINE, BY THE WRATH OF GOD QUEEN OF ENGLAND



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



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




23rd November
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


Events are being planned for


Off the Shelf Festival of Words, Sheffield (October)


2018

Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich (Cardinal Wolsey study day) (24th February)

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