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I have done over 800 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 2018




Thursday, 28th June
7pm
Cheap Street Church, Sherborne
Event for Winstone Books
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit the shop or http://winstonebooks.co.uk/events/2018/6/28/alison-weir-historian-and-novelist


Sunday, 1st July
5pm
The Parish Church of St Laurence, Ludlow
Event for the Ludlow Summer Arts Festival
EDWARD V: ENGLAND'S LOST KING
For tickets, please visit www.ludlowassemblyrooms.co.uk


Tuesday, 3rd July
7.30pm
The Great Barn, Manor Farm, Ruislip
Event for Hillingdon Libraries
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please call 01895 250615 or visit http://www.hillingdontheatres.uk/index.php/events/jane-seymour-the-haunted-queen/



5th July
7.15pm
Westminster Cathedral Hall, Ambrosden Avenue London
Event for the Friends of Westminster Cathedral
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please call 0207 798 9059 or email christinawhite@rcdow.org.uk


Saturday, 7th July
6pm
The Merchant Tailors' Hall, London
Private event for The Butler Society
THE GRANDMOTHER'S TALE


Wednesday, 11th July
5pm
Wade Street Church, Lichfield
Event for the Lichfield Festival (postponed from 2nd March, when it was cancelled due to snow)
QUEENS OF THE CONQUEST
For tickets, please visit www.lichfieldfestival.org, or call 01543 300191


Friday, 20th July
2pm
Venue tbc
Event for the Buxton International Festival
TRUTH STRANGER THAN FICTION
A panel discussion as part of the Festival’s PERSPECTIVES series in partnership with the British Academy. This closing event of the series will explore the differing challenges of writing history and historical fiction and explore the phenomenal increase in the public’s appetite for both.
For tickets, please contact Buxton Opera House Box Office on 01298 72190.


Friday, 10th August
7.30pm
Anne of Cleves' House, Lewes
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
Booking details to come.


Saturday, 11th August
Afternoon, time tbc
Wolfhall Manor, Wiltshire
Event for the Wolfhall Open Day
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
Booking details to come.


Saturday, 18th August
1.30pm
Heritage Room, Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre
Event for the Bosworth Medieval Festival
KATHERINE SWYNFORD: JOHN OF GAUNT AND HIS SCANDALOUS DUCHESS
For rickets, please visit http://www.bosworthbattlefield.org.uk/events/anniversary-battle-event/


Sunday, 19th August
11am
Heritage Room, Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre
Event for the Bosworth Medieval Festival
ENGLAND'S LOST KINGS: EDWARD V AND ARTHUR TUDOR
For tickets, please visit http://www.bosworthbattlefield.org.uk/events/anniversary-battle-event/


Friday, 24th August
1.30pm
Baillie Gifford Main Theatre, Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh
Event for the Edinburgh International Book Festival
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit https://www.edbookfest.co.uk/


Saturday, 25th August
9.30am
The Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld, Glasgow
Event for the Historical Novel Society's Conference
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
Tickets for the conference, and details of other speakers, are available at https://hns-events.com/the-conference/whos-who/.


Saturday, 22nd September
2.30pm

St John the Baptist's Church, Barnet (Barnet Church)
RICHARD III: The Man and the Myth
Ticket, which cost £5.00 (£3.00 for Barnet History Society members), are available at www.barnetmuseum.co.uk or to purchase at the museum. Refreshments will be served after the presentation.


Saturday, 29th September
6.30pm
Queen's Hall, Cranbrook, Kent
Event for the Cranbrook Literature Festival
THE MARRIAGE GAME
Booking details to come.


Monday, 1st October
4.30pm
The Lord Leycester Hospital, Warwick
Event for the Warwick Words History Festival
A-Level Tudor History debate, with Tracy Borman (details to come)
For tickets, please visit www.warwickwords.co.uk or call the Box Offic on: 01926 334418


7.30pm
The Lord Leycester Hospital, Warwick
Event for the Warwick Words History Festival
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit www.warwickwords.co.uk or call the Box Offic on: 01926 334418


Saturday, 6th October
11.30am
The Great Hall, Winchester Castle
Event for the BBC History Magazine Weekend
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit www.historyweekend.com 


Tuesday, 9th October
5.30pm
Electric Theatre, Guildford
Event for the Guildford Book Festival
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, which go on sale around July, please visit www.guildfordbookfestival.co.uk


Saturday, 13th October
2.30pm
Northwood House, Cowes, Isle of Wight
Event for the Isle of Wight Literary Festival
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
Booking details to come


Saturday, 20th October
5.20pm
York (venue tba)
Event for the BBC History Magazine Weekend
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit www.historyweekend.com


Thursday, 8th November
7.30pm
Gidea Park Library
Event for the London Borough of Havering Library Service
SIX TUDOR QUEENS
For tickets, please call Gidea Park Library on 01708 434978, or email gideapark.library@havering.gov.uk


Tuesday, 20th November
4.30pm
The Quarterhouse, Folkestone
Event for the Folkestone Book Festival
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
Booking details to come


22nd November **SOLD OUT**
7.30pm
Honeywood Museum, Carshalton, Surrey
Event for the Friends of Honeywood Museum
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please call Susan Hoskin on 0208 642 4778


Monday, 3rd December
7.3opm
St Anne's Church Hall, Twickenham
Private event for Twickenham Local History Society
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN


2019



Tuesday, 26th February
2.30pm
The Great Hall, Hall Place, Bexley
Event for the Bexley Literary Festival
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
Booking details to come, in December


Sunday, 28th April
7pm
The Lightbox, Woking
Event for the Lightbox Literary Festival
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
Booking details to come.


Thursday, 9th May
6pm
Explore York Library
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
Booking details to come.


Events (still to be confirmed) are being planned for:



The Gloucester History Festival (16th September)


Theatre Royal, Bath (26th October)


The Yeovil Literary Festival (26th October)


The Petworth Festival Literary Week (event with Kate Williams) (30th October)


Hampton Court Palace (19th November)


Southwark Cathedral (early 2019)


The Woodbridge Book Festival (4th-6th May)


The Derby Book Festival (June)