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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).


EVENTS 2018




Friday, 11th May - POSTPONED (new date to be arranged)
7.30pm
Holy Trinity Church, Windsor
Event for the Thames Valley History Festival, of which I am Patron
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit https://tickets.windsor.gov.uk/Sales/arts-and-events/thames-valley-history-festival/a-kings-obsession-jane-seymour/a-kings-obsession-jane-seymour


30th May
1pm
Ballie Gifford Stage
Event for the Hay Festival
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit https://www.hayfestival.com/p-13931-lison-eir.aspx


Wednesday, 30th May
7pm
The Priory, Monmouth
Event for Rossiter Books:
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit http://rossiterbooks.co.uk/jane-seymour-the-haunted-queen-by-alison-weir/


Thursday, 31st May
7pm for 7.30pm
Bushell Hall, Birkenhead School, Oxton, Wirral
Event for Linghams Bookshop, Heswall
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit www.linghams.co.uk/forthcomingevents or https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/an-evening-with-alison-weir-tickets-4454897117


Saturday, 2nd June
7.30pm
Woodbridge Library, Suffolk
Event for Woodbridge Emporium
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, on sale from 27th April, please call into the shop, or telephone 01394 382382, or visit www.woodbridgeemporium.co.uk


Monday, 4th June
12.30pm
Glaziers Hall, London Bridge
Private Ladies' Lunch hosted by the Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass
ELIZABETH OF YORK: THE FIRST TUDOR QUEEN


Monday, 4th June
6.30pm
The Wesley Methodist Church, Christ’s Pieces, Cambridge
Event for Heffers of Cambridge
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please visit https://thehauntedqueen.eventbrite.co.uk


Wednesday, 6th June
6.30pm
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



Monday, 11th June
7.30pm
The Spirella Ballroom, Letchworth Garden City
Event for David's Bookshop, Letchworth
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, please call 01462 684631 or email staff@davids-bookshops.co.uk/ or visit www.davids-bookshop.co.uk


Tuesday, 12th June
7.30pm
Waterstones, Broad Street, Reading
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, which cost £5.00, please visit the store or https://www.waterstones.com/events/jane-seymour-the-haunted-queen-an-evening-with-alison-weir/reading-broad-street


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, on sale from 10th April, 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, 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
2pm

Pennefather Hall, Christ Church, Barnet
RICHARD III: The Man and the Myth
Ticket, which cost £5.00 (£3.00 for Barnet History Society members) and will be on sale from 1st June, will be 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 hye 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 tye Box Offic on: 01926 334418


Saturday, 6th October
11.30am
Winchester (venue tba)
Event for the BBC History Magazine Weekend
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, which are on sale from 9th April, 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, 20th October
5.20pm
York (venue tba)
Event for the BBC History Magazine Weekend
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
For tickets, which are on sale from 9th April, please visit www.historyweekend.com


22nd November
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


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:



Wolfhall


The Bosworth Medieval Festival (18th/19th August)


The Edinburgh International Festival (24th August)


The Gloucester History Festival (16th September)


The Yeovil Literary Festival (26th to 28th October)


The Petworth Festival Literary Week (event with Kate Williams) (31st October)


Havering Autumn Libraries Festival (5th to 24th November)


Hampton Court Palace (19th November)


The Folkestone Book Festival (20th November)