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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 or cancelled):



**CANCELLED BY THE ORGANISERS AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE DURING THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK**
Sunday, 22nd March
6.45pm
All Saints' Centre, Lewes
Event for the Lewes Speakers Festival
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS

**POSTPONED BY THE ORGANISERS AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE DURING THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON**
Saturday, 28th March **SOLD OUT**
10.30am to 5pm
Southwark Cathedral Library
Whole-day event for Southwark Cathedral:
TUDOR QUEENS: THE HEARTS AND STOMACHS OF KINGS

Sunday, 26th April **POSTPONED BY THE ORGANISERS TO 18 OCTOBER AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE DURING THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK**
7pm
The Lightbox, Woking
Event for The Lightbox Literature Festival
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN

**CANCELLED BY THE ORGANISERS AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE DURING THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK**
Friday, 15th May
7.30pm
Woodbridge Community Hall
Event for Browsers Bookshop
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN


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

**CANCELLED BY THE ORGANISERS AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE DURING THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK**
Wednesday, 20th May
7.30pm
The Great Barn, Ruislip
Event for Hillingdon Libraries
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN


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 BY THE ORGANISERS AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE DURING THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON**
Friday, 22nd May
2.15pm
The Assembly Rooms, Bath
Event for the Bath Festival
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN


**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


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/


Friday, 29th May
7.30pm
Anne of Cleves' House, Lewes
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
For tickets, please email Annacrabtree1@hotmail.com


**POSTPONED TO THE AUTUMN BY HISTORIC ROYAL PALACES AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE DURING THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON**
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
For tickets, please visit https://www.hrp.org.uk/whats-on-all-the-palaces/?types=1719&date=&from=&to=&palaces=&sortType=0&pageNumber=1


**POSTPONED BY THE ORGANISERS AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE DURING THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON**
Wednesday, 3rd June
7pm
Westminster Cathedral Hall, Ambrosden Avenue, London
Event for the Friends of Westminster Cathedral
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN


**POSTPONED BY THE ORGANISERS TO 22ND OCTOBER AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE DURING THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK - NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON**
Thursday, 4th June
7.30pm
Winchester Discovery Centre
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
Alison Weir in conversation with Rebecca Fletcher


Friday, 5th June
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/



Saturday, 6th June
7pm
QUAD, Derby
Event for the Derby Book Festival
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
For tickets, on sale from 7 April, please visit: www.derbybookfestival.co.uk 


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


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 BY THE ORGANISERS UNTIL 2021 AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE DURING THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK**
Thursday, 11th June
3.30pm
Greenway House, Kingswear, Brixham
Event for Literature Works and the National Trust
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN


**CANCELLED BY THE ORGANISERS AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE DURING THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK**
Sunday, 14th June
2.30pm
Vinson Lecture Theatre, University of Buckingham
Event for the Buckingham Literary Festival
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN


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


**CANCELLED BY THE ORGANISERS AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE DURING THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK**
Tuesday, 16th June
6.30pm
Waterstones Canterbury
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN


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.


Thursday, 18th June
6.30pm for 7pm
Bramall Hall, Stockport
Event for Stockport Council Museum Services
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit https://www.exploreyork.org.uk/event/katheryn-howard-the-tainted-queen-with-alison-weir/


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.



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/


Tuesday, 7th July
6pm
Waterstones Birmingham
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
Booking details to come.



Saturday, 19th September
6pm drinks, for 7pm start
The Manor House, Priors Dean, Petersfield
Private event for Priors Dean Church Committee
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS


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



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


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


Tuesday, 20th October
6.30pm
The Guildhall, Guildford
Event for the Guildford Book Festival
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
For tickets, available from July, please visit www.guildfordbookfestival.co.uk/alison-weir  



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



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



SAVE THE DATE!

These events are under discussion and still to be confirmed, so please do not contact the venues for tickets.



Waterstones Reading, July



The Bradford Literature Festival (5th July)



Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival (22nd/23rd/24th October)


The Windsor Festival (28th September)


The Henley Literary Festival (late September)


Theatre Royal, Bath (30th October)


BBC History Weekend Chester (16th-18th October)


Lindum Books, Lincoln (w/c 19th Octobery)



BBC History Weekend Winchester (6th or 8th November)


Honeywood Museum, Carshalton (26th November)