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2017




24th March
3.15pm
The Blackledge Theatre,The Godolphin School, Salisbury
Event for the Salisbury Journal Speakers Festival:
KATHERINE OF ARAGON: THE TRUE QUEEN
For tickets, please call 0333 666 3366.



25th March
1.15pm
Temple Hall, York St John University
Event for Writers & Artists in association with York Literature Festival
WRITING HISTORICAL FICTION
This event is part of a one-day conference on HOW TO GET PUBLISHED
Tickets, which cost £95.00 for the whole day (including lunch and drinks) and full information are available at https://www.writersandartists.co.uk/events/how-to-get-published.



1st April
5pm
The Michael Berry Lecture Theatre, Old Sessions House, Canterbury Christ Church University
Event for the Canterbury History Weekend on Tudors and Stuarts:
KATHERINE OF ARAGON: THE TRUE QUEEN
For tickets, please visit https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/arts-and-humanities/school-of-humanities/tudors-and-stuarts-weekend/katherine-of-aragon-the-true-queen.aspx



23rd April
7pm
The Lightbox, Woking
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
For tickets, please visit https://www.thelightbox.org.uk/Event/alison-weir-anne-boleyn-a-kings-obsession



26th April
7.15pm
Watford Central Library
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
For tickets, please visit https://beta.hertfordshire.gov.uk/services/libraries-and-archives/events-and-things-to-do/watford/alison-weir-anne-boleyn-a-kings-obsession.aspx or https://www.watfordbigevents.co.uk/watfordcentrallibrary



27th April
6.30pm
Stratford Arts House, Stratford-upon-Avon
Event for the Stratford Literary Festival:
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
For tickets, which are on sale from 6th February, please call the Box Office 01789 207100, or visit www.stratlitfest.co.uk.



29th April  **SOLD OUT**
4.15pm
St Guthlac's Church, Market Deeping
Event for the Deepings Literary Festival:
FOTHERINGHAY: THE FALL OF MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS
Musick Rediscover’d will be playing at this event, performing music that would have been heard in Mary’s private chamber, with some from the courts of Henry VII and VIII, from France and from Scotland.
For tickets, please visit https://www.stamfordartscentre.com/whats-on/deepings-literary-festival/ SOLD OUT



30th April
4pm
Chiddingstone Castle, Kent
Event for the Chiddingstone Castle Literary Festival:
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
Tickets will be available from 1st March 2017 at http://www.chiddingstonecastle.org.uk/literary-festival/



13th May
2.45pm
Gainsborough Old Hall
Event for the Tudor Queens Day:
THE LADY IN THE TOWER: THE FALL OF ANNE BOLEYN
10.45am: Gainsborough Old Hall and Three of Henry VIII's Wives (Marilyn Roberts)
1.30pm: Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey (Nicola Tallis)
Tickets will be available from 31st January 2017 (please do not apply before then) from the Gainsborough Old Hall gift shop, or from the Friends of Gainsborough Old Hall: please contact Paul Howitt-Cowan at foha@hotmail.com or at kenmare01@hotmail.com, or on 01427 612017.



16th May
6pm: Refreshments
6.30pm: Talk
The Weald and Downland Living Museum, Sussex
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
For tickets, please visit http://www.wealddown.co.uk/courses/anne-boleyn-kings-obsession/



19th May
7.30pm
The Guildhall, Windsor
Event for the Thames Valley History Festival, to mark the publication of the second novel in the Six Tudor Queens series and the anniversary of Anne Boleyn's execution:
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
Booking details to come.



23rd May
7.30pm
David's Bookshop, Letchworth Garden City
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
For tickets, please visit: http://www.davids-bookshops.co.uk/davids-bookshop-events/416/uk%E2%80%99s-topselling-female-historian-alison-weir-will-introduce-and-sign-the-latest-in-her-six-tudor-queen-series-anne-boleyn-a-king%E2%80%99s-obsession



24th May
7.30pm
The Great Barn, Ruislip
Event for the London Borough of Hillingdon Libraries:
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
Alison Weir in conversation with Lara Marshall of Hillingdon Libraries
For tickets, please visit http://www.hillingdontheatres.uk/index.php/events/anne-boleyn-with-alison-weir/



25th May
7pm
Sutton Library, Surrey
ENGLAND'S LOST KINGS: EDWARD V AND ARTHUR TUDOR
For tickets, please email macleod.patricia@gmail.com



28th May
10.30am
The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens, Norwich
Event for the Writers’ Centre, Norwich, and the Norwich & Norwich Festival:
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
For tickets, please visit http://www.nnfestival.org.uk/festival/all-events/anne-boleynisit 



29th May
1pm
Alison Weir will be opening Otford Village Fete, Kent, and signing books.
Just turn up!
http://www.villagefete.otford.info/



31st May
Noon for 12.35pm
Cottrell Park Golf Club, St Nicholas, Cardiff
Private event: Cardiff NSPCC Annual Charity Lunch
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
This event is open to NSPCC members only.



31st May
7pm
All Saints Church, Victoria Square, Penarth, Glamorgan
Event for Griffin Books:
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBESSION
For tickets, which cost £10 (to include a glass of wine and nibbles before the talk, plus a discount on book purchases), please call Griffin Books on 02920 706455 .



1st June
7pm
The Shire Hall, Monmouth
Event for Rossiter Books:
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
For tickets, please call Rossiter Books Monmouth on 01600 775572 or at Ross-on-Wye on 01989 564464, or visit rossiterbooks.co.uk or www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/342908



2nd June
12.30pm
The Loft at Bookish, Crickhowell, Powys
SIX TUDOR QUEENS
Booking details to come.



2nd June
7.30pm
United Reformed Tabernacle Church, Mumbles, Swansea
Event for Cover to Cover Bookshop:
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
For tickets, please call Cover to Cover on 01792 366363 or email sales@cover-to-cover.co.uk



6th June
8pm
The Clore Centre, Hampton Court Palace
Event for Molesey Local History Society:
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
Tickets will be on sale from 1st May. Please visit www.moleseyhistorysociety.org. Priority will be given to members of the Society.



7th June
7.30pm
Salisbury Arts Centre
Event for the Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival:
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
For tickets, please visit https://www.salisburyfestival.co.uk/whats_on.php, or call 0845 2419651, or apply in person at the Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival Office, 87 Crane Street, Salisbury, SP1 2PU



8th June
7.30pm
St Dunstan's Primary School hall, Anne Boleyn's Walk, Cheam
Event for the Friends of Whitehall, Cheam
ELEANOR OF AQUITAINE, BY THE WRATH OF GOD, QUEEN OF ENGLAND
This event is open to the public. For tickets, please send a cheque for £6 per person (Friends of Whitehall £5), made out to the ‘Friends of Whitehall’, to Jenny Lugton, 49 Harefield Avenue, Cheam SM3 8DF. Please enclose your name, address, telephone number, email address and a stamped addressed envelope for your ticket to be sent to you.



13th June
6.30pm for 7pm
Westminster Cathedral Hall, Ambrosden Avenue, London
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
For tickets, please contact the Friends of Westminster Cathedral on 0207 798 9059 or at friends@rcdow.org.uk. Tickets are also available in person from Reception, Clergy House, 42 Francis Street London SW1P 1QW.



15th June
7pm
The Quad Cinema, Derby
Event for the Derby Book Festival
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
For tickets, which will be on sale from 11 April, please visit www.derbybookfestival.co.uk.



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



6th July
7pm
Hereford Library
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
Booking details to come.



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



20th August
Noon (tbc)
The Turner Contemporary, Margate
Event for the Margate Bookie Festival
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
Booking details to come.



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



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
2pm (tbc)
Cheltenham Town Hall or Garden Theatre (tbc)
Event for the Cheltenham Literature Festival:
QUEENS AND POWER
Booking details to come



16th October
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.



17th October (tbc)
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



11th November
Afternoon (time tbc)
The London Lancaster Hotel at Lancaster Gate
Alison will be taking part in YOU MAGAZINE'S CHRISTMAS BOOK DAY
An opportunity to meet some celebrities and authors in a series of panel events, in which Alison will be discussing historical fiction with Rose Tremain. 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 L’Horizon, St Brelade’s 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



23rd November
7.30pm
Honeywood Museum, Carshalton, Surrey
ANNE BOLEYN: A KING'S OBSESSION
For tickets, please call Susan Hoskin on 0208 642 4778.


Events are being planned for

Blackwell's Bookshop, Sheffield University
Soughton Hall, for The Bookshop, Mold
Canterbury Library
Leicestershire & Rutland Museums Forum
Arts Richmond
Toppings Bookshop, St Andrews
The Hay Festival (1st June)
The Lincoln Book Festival (September)
The Wakefield Lit Fest (September)
Gloucester History Festival (17th September tbc)
Anne of Cleves' House, Lewes (22nd September tbc)
The Appledore Literary Festival (24th September)
BBC History Weekend, York (26th November)
The Ludlow Summer Arts Festival (17th June 2018)

Plus two very special events to launch Anne Boleyn: A King's Obsession, and a special launch event for Queens of the Conquest - watch for details!