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EVENT REQUESTS

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).

 

2017


 

Saturday, 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 783455
 

Thursday, 23rd November *SOLD OUT*

7.30pm

Honeywood Museum, Carshalton, Surrey

Event for the Friends of Honeywood Museum

ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION

For tickets, please call Susan Hoskin on 0208 642 477.


Friday, 24th November
4.45pm
Event for the Lewes Speakers' Festival
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
For tickets, please visit www.lewesspeakersfestival.com

Saturday, 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
 

Sunday, 26th November
3.40pm
York Museum and Hospitium
Event for BBC History Weekend - York
QUEENS OF THE CONQUEST
For tickets, please visit
https://bbchistory.seetickets.com/event/bbc-history-magazine-s-history-weekend/york-yorkshire/1088552
 

Thursday, 7th December

7pm

Blackwell's Bookshop, Oxford

QUEENS OF THE CONQUEST

For tickets, please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/alison-weir-queens-of-the-conquest-tickets-39781213681


Saturday, 9th December
2pm
Michelham Priory, Sussex
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
Tickets will be available at Michelham Priory and can be purchased in person at the Gatehouse, or over the telephone on 01323 844224. Tickets will also be available at www.sussexpast.co.uk/events


Tuesday, 19th December
7pm for 7.30pm
The Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace
and
Friday, 22nd December
6.10pm for 6.30pm
The Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula, Tower of London
HISTORIC ROYAL PALACES MEMBERS CAROL SERVICES
Alison Weir and Tracy Borman will be giving readings at both services
HRP Members only. Please call 0203 166 6327 to purchase tickets.


2018
 

 

Friday, 26th January
7.30pm
Peterborough Cathedral
Presentation as part of the Katherine of Aragon Festival
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
For tickets, please visit http://www.peterborough-cathedral.org.uk/143/section.aspx/142/alison-weir

Wednesday, 21st February
2.30pm
The Great Hall, Hall Place, Bexley
Event for the Bexley Literary Festival:
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
(Booking details tba)


Thursday, 22nd February
7pm
National Portrait Gallery, London
QUEENS OF THE CONQUEST
For tickets, please visit https://www.npg.org.uk/whatson/late-shift-1/lecture-22022018


Friday, 9th March
6.30pm
The Wallace Collection, London
QUEENS OF THE CONQUEST
For tickets, which will be on sale from mid-December, please call 0207 563 9527


Saturday, 10th March
6.30pm
Oadby Library
IN CONVERSATION: ALISON WEIR AND KATE WILLIAMS
Alison Weir and Kate Williams in conversation
In Celebration of International Women’s Day 2018
For tickets, please call 0116 305 8763 or email mark.newman@leics.gov.uk


Saturday, 17th March
5pm
The Seminary, Vercelli, Italy
Private event for Associazione Culturale Chesterton
SIX TUDOR QUEENS


Tuesday, 27th March
7pm
The Bookshop, Tudor House, and Sackville College, East Grinstead
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
For tickets, please apply instore, or call 01342 322669, or email sarah.bookshop@outlook.com


Sunday, 29th April
7pm
The Lightbox, Woking
Event for the Lightbox Literary Festival
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
(Booking details tba)


Wednesday, 2nd May
7pm
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit www.bosworthbattlefield.org.uk or call 01455 290429


Tuesday, 8th May
7.15pm
Stevenage Central Library
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
(Booking details tba)


Thursday, 10th May
6pm
Explore York Library
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
(Booking details tba)


Wednesday, 6th June
7pm
QUAD, Derby
Event for the Derby Book Festival
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, which will be on sale from 10 April, please visit www.derbybookfestival.co.uk

 

Sunday, 1st July

5pm

The Parish Church of St Laurence, Ludlow

Event for the Ludlow Summer Arts Festival

EDWARD V: ENGLAND'S LOST KING

Booking details to come.


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


Friday, 10th August
7.30pm
Anne of Cleves' House, Lewes
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
(Booking details tba)


Saturday, 25th August
Morning (time tba)
The Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld, Glasgow
Event for the Historical Novel Society's Conference
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
(Booking details tba)



Saturday, 29th September
6.30pm
Queen's Hall, Cranbrook, Kent
Event for the Cranbrook Literature Festival
THE MARRIAGE GAME
(Booking details tba)



Events are being planned for:



Private event at Syon House (13th February)


The Lichfield Literature Festival (2nd March)


A very special event on 23rd April to launch JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN (details to come in March)


The Thames Valley History Festival, Windsor (May)


The Hay Festival (29th May tbc)


Rossiter Books, Monmouth (30th May tbc)


Linghams Booksellers, Heswall (31st May tbc)



The Felixstowe Book Festival (29th June, tbc)


Warwick Words History Festival (1st October tbc)


The Guildford Book Festival (October)