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EVENT REQUESTS

I have done over 1,000 events at numerous historical sites, museums, art galleries, festivals, bookstores, libraries, charities and schools in the UK, Ireland, the USA, Canada and Italy. 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).


These events are confirmed:


 

Wednesday, 29th May
7pm
The Discovery Stage
Event for the Hay Festival
MARY I: QUEEN OF SORROWS
For tickets, please visit https://www.hayfestival.com/m-199-hay-festival-2024.aspx?skinid=2&currencysetting=GBP&localesetting=en-GB&genrefilterid=0&categoryfilterid=&sectionfilterid=801&pagenum=4


Thursday, 30th May
2pm
QUAD Derby
Event for the Derby Book Festival
MARYI: QUEEN OF SORROWS
For tickets, please visit https://www.derbybookfestival.co.uk/whats-on/events


Wednesday, 12th June
7pm
The Central Methodist Church, Letchworth
Event for David's Bookshop, Letchworth
MARY I: QUEEN OF SORROWS
For tickets, please call 01462 684631 or visit www.davids-bookshops.co.uk


Wednesday, 19th June
7pm
Chorleywood Library
Event for the Chorleywood Bookshop
MARY I: QUEEN OF SORROWS
For tickets, please visit https://chilternbookshops.co.uk/event/an-evening-with-alison-weir-3/


Thursday, 20th June
7pm
The Great Barn, Ruislip
Event for Hillingdon Libraries
RIVAL SISTERS: MARY I AND ELIZABETH I
Alison Weir and Nicola Tallis in conversation
Booking details to come.


Tuesday, 25th June
7pm
Topping and Company, Booksellers of Bath
MARY I: QUEEN OF SORROWS
For tickets, please visit https://www.toppingbooks.co.uk/events/bath/an-evening-with-alison-weir-for-mary-i-queen-of-sorrows-2024/ or email bath@toppingbooks.co.uk or call 01225 428111.


Thursday, 27th June
7pm
St Mary's Church, Church Street, St Neots
Event for Waterstones St Neots
MARY I: QUEEN OF SORROWS
For tickets, please visit https://www.waterstones.com/events/an-evening-with-alison-weir/st-neots


Wednesday, 10th July
4pm
The Astor Theatre, Deal
Event for Deal Music and Arts Festival
MARY I: QUEEN OF SORROWS
For tickets, please visit https://dealmusicandarts.com/. The event will be listed there from Friday 22nd March, with tickets available to be booked from Monday 8th April, except for DMA Friend,s who have priority booking from Monday 25th March. 


Saturday, 13th July
Afternoon (time tbc)
The Hub, St Mary's, Lichfield
Event for the Lichfield Festival
MARY I: QUEEN OF SORROWS
For tickets, please visit https://lichfieldfestival.org/event/alison-weir-2/


Thursday, 25th July
6.30pm
Harvington Hall
MARY I: QUEEN OF SORROWS
For tickets, please visit https://harvingtonhall.digitickets.co.uk/event-tickets/54920?catID=53517


Wednesday, 31st July
2pm
The Barn, West Horsley Place
Event for the West Horsley Place Trust
HENRY VIII: KING AND COURT
For tickets, please visit https://www.westhorsleyplace.org/Event/henry-viii-king-court


Thursday, 22nd August
8pm
The Festival Theatre, Hever Castle
Event for the Hever History Festival
HENRY VIII: THE HEART AND THE CROWN
For tickets, please visit https://heverfestival.co.uk/index.php/hf-8-dr-alison-weir/


Friday, 27th September
7pm
The Old Court, St Leonard's Road, Windsor
Event for the Windsor Festival
MARY I: QUEEN OF SORROWS
For tickets, available from mid-July, please visit www.windsorfestival.com or call 01753 743585.


Tuesday, 24th September
7.30pm-9.30pm
The Astor Theatre, Deal
Double event for the History Project, Deal Communities
ALISON WEIR: HENRY VIII: THE HEART AND THE CROWN
followed by
SARAH GRISTWOOD: SECRET VOICES: A YEAR OF WOMEN'S DIARIES
For tickets, please email
anne.matthews52@gmail.com


Saturday, 28th September
10am to 4pm
Southwark Cathedral Library
THE WARS OF THE ROSES: A DAY OF TALKS
Alison Weir will be joining Michael Jones, Nicola Tallis and Nathen Amin, and will be speaking about 'Richard III: The Man and the Myth'.
**SOLD OUT**


Monday, 30th September
2pm
Castle Hill Baptist Church, Warwick
Event for Warwick Words History Festival
MARY I: QUEEN OF SORROWS
For tickets, please visit www.warwickwords.co.uk



Tuesday, 1st October
3pm
Henley Town Hall
Event for the Henley Literary Festival
MARY I: QUEEN OF SORROWS
Booking details to come.



Wednesday, 16th October
6.30pm
The Guildhall, Guildford
Event for the Guildford Festival
MARY I: QUEEN OF SORROWS
Booking details to come.


Thursday, 17th October
7.30pm
The Milton Rooms, Malton
Event for Kemps General Store and Bookshop
GHOSTS AND GRUESOME TALES OF THE TOWER
For tickets, please visit https://themiltonrooms.com/event/kemps-presents-alison-weir-ghosts-gruesome-tales-of-the-tower/


Friday, 18th October
7.30pm
Sheriff Hutton Village Hall
Event for the Sheriff Hutton History Group
ELIZABETH OF YORK: THE LAST WHITE ROSE
For tickets, please email Janie Wheeler, the Treasurer, at janiewheeler@aol.com. 


Saturday, 19th October
7.30pm
The Snape Institute
Event for Snape Local History Group and Snape Institute Committee
HENRY VIII: THE HEART AND THE CROWN
For tickets, please contact Sarah Lowe at Laurel Grove, Snape, Bedale, North Yorks DL8 2SZ, or call her on 01677 470444, or email her at sarahlowe449@gmail.com.


Sunday, 20th October
11.00am
The Crown Hotel, Harrogate
Event for Harrogate International Festivals
MARY I: QUEEN OF SORROWS
Booking details to come.


Thursday, 21st November
7.30pm
The Cryer Arts Theatre, Carshalton
Event for the Friends of Honeywood Museum
MARY I: QUEEN OF SORROWS
For tickets, please email susan.hoskin@gmail.com or call her on 07721 852378.

2025


Saturday, 25th January
9.30am to 4pm
Southwark Cathedral
Women of the Wars of the Roses: A Day of Short Talks
For tickets, please visit 
Women of the Wars of the Roses - A Day of Short Talks Tickets, Sat, Jan 25, 2025 at 9:30 AM | Eventbrite


Saturday, 22nd March
7.30pm
Blyburgate Hall, Beccles
Event for Beccles Town Council
MARY I: QUEEN OF SORROWS
Booking details to come.




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



The Gloucester History Festival (19th September)


The City of Stories Festival, Norwich (24th-27th October)


Authors, Books and Cake, the Swaffham Assembly Rooms (2nd November)


Southwarlk Cathedral (28th November)


2025



Southwark Cathedral (22nd May tbc)