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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).


Many events have been cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus lockdowns. They will be re-listed here if and when they are rearranged.



These events are confirmed:



2021



  
Tuesday, 11th May
7.30pm
Virtual event on Zoom for Headline/Tandem Collective
QUEENS OF HISTORICAL FICTION
Alison Weir and Barbara Erskine in conversation.
For tickets, please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/queens-of-historical-fiction-an-evening-with-alison-weir-barbara-erskine-tickets-151622175007


Thursday, 13th May
8pm
Virtual event on Zoom for Griffin Books, Penarth
KATHARINE PARR: THE SIXTH WIFE
For tickets, please visit https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/griffinbooks/t-lperly


Monday, 17th May
7pm
Virtual event via Zoom for Exeter Libraries
ALISON WEIR IN CONVERSATION
Watch live on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ExeterLibrary/


Wednesday, 19th May
7pm
Virtual event on Zoom for Valence House Museum, Dagenham
QUEENS OF THE CRUSADES
For tickets, please visit https://valence-house-museum.arttickets.org.uk/


Saturday, 29th May
3.30pm
QUAD, Derby
Event for the Derby Book Festival
KATHARINE PARR: THE SIXTH WIFE
For tickets, which will be available from 12th April, please visit https://www.derbybookfestival.co.uk/events/alison-weir-katheryn-howard-the-tainted-queen 



Saturday, 3rd July
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 Sarah Gristwood: The Tudors in Love
12.30pm Lunch Break
1.30pm Elizabeth Norton: The Temptation of Elizabeth Tudor
2.30pm Siobhan Clarke: Dress, Dazzle Display' (Tudor court dress, Elizabeth I and her portraits)
3.30pm Refreshment Break
4.00pm Panel discussion with all speakers starts with audience Q&A
5.00pm End
For tickets, please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/tudor-queens-the-hearts-and-stomachs-of-kings-a-day-of-talks-tickets-146496293357


Tuesday, 6th July
6pm
Spiegeltent/Theatre/Queen's Hall (tbc)
Event for the Hexham Book Festival
KATHARINE PARR: THE SIXTH WIFE
Booking details to come.


Tuesday, 13th July
7pm
The Baptist Church, Wymondham
Event for Kett's Books of Wymondham
ALISON WEIR IN CONVERSATION WITH CHRIS BROWN ABOUT KATHARINE PARR: THE SIXTH WIFE AND MORE
For tickets, please visit https://www.kettsbooks.co.uk/contact-us/

   
Wednesday, 14th July
2pm
Private event for Wymondham High Academy
Alison Weir and Matt Lewis discuss the usurpation of Richard III


Friday, 30th July
2pm
The Theatre Royal, Bath
KATHERYN HOWARD: THE TAINTED QUEEN
For tickets, please call the Box office on 01225 446561 or visit www.theatreroyal.org.uk


Thursday, 19th August
7pm
Oadby Library
KATHARINE PARR: THE SIXTH WIFE
Booking details to come.


Thursday, 26th August
7pm
Layer Marney Tower, Essex
Event for the Essex Book Festival
KATHARINE PARR: THE SIXTH WIFE
For tickets, please visit https://essexbookfestival.org.uk/event/katharine-parr-the-sixth-wife/


Saturday, 25th September
11am (tbc)
Event for the Appledore Drive-In Book Festival
KATHARINE PARR: THE SIXTH WIFE
For tickets, please visit https://thelittleboxoffice.com/appledorebookfestival


Friday, 1st October
2pm
The Ballroom, The Court House, Warwick
Event for Warwick Words
KATHARINE PARR: THE SIXTH WIFE
For tickets, on sale from July, please visit www.warwickwords.co.uk or call the Box Office on 01926 33 44 18


Thursday, 14th October
6.30pm
Guildhall, High Street, Guildford
Event for the Guildford Book Festival
KATHARINE PARR: THE SIXTH WIFE
For tickets, please visit
www.guildfordbookfestival.co.uk   


Thursday, 21st October (postponed from 3rd June
)
7.30pm
Winchester Discovery Centre
KATHARINE PARR: THE SIXTH WIFE
Alison Weir in conversation with Rebecca Fletcher
For tickets, please visit https://www.hants.gov.uk/shop/product.php?productid=54775



Thursday, 11th November
7.30pm
The Milton Rooms, Malton
Event for Kemps General Store and Bookshop in association with The Milton Rooms
IN THE SHADOW OF QUEENS: TALES FROM THE TUDOR COURT
Booking details to come.


2022



Saturday, 21st May (postponed from 21st May 2021)
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.



The Bradford Literature Festival (4th July)


Markenfield Hall (via Zoom, 16th July)


The Gloucester History Festival (15th September)


The Windsor Festival (22nd September tbc)


The Appledore Book Festival (25th September)


The Chorleywood Bookshop (29th September tbc)


The Thame Literary Festival (15th October, with Sarah Gristwood)


The Cheltenham Literary Festival (17th October)


Southwark Cathedral (second Tudor Queens Day) (6th November)


St Paul's Girls' School, Hammersmith (20th November)


Honeywood Museum, Carshalton (25th November)