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EVENT REQUESTS

I have done over 850 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

These events are confirmed:




Tuesday, 26th February
2.30pm
The Great Hall, Hall Place, Bexley
Event for the Bexley Book Buzz Literary Festival
JANE SEYMOUR: THE HAUNTED QUEEN
Booking details to come, in December



Monday, 4th March
5.30pm
The Gladstone Library, Whitehall Place, London
Alison Weir will be in conversation with Nicola Cornick, and will then present the awards at the Romantic Novelists' Association Awards Ceremony.
Booking details to come.


Saturday, 9th March
4.45pm
Lichfield Guildhall
Event for the Lichfield Literature Festival
GHOSTS AND GRUESOME TALES OF THE TOWER
For tickets, which go on sale in November, please visit https://www.lichfieldfestival.org/


Friday, 8th March
8.15pm
Thomas Wall Community Lounge, Robin Hood Lane, Sutton, Surrey
Event for Sutton Writers
WRITING HISTORICAL FICTION
Members free, visitors £5.00 on the door.


Sunday, 10th March
11.45am
The George Hotel, Lichfield
Event for the Lichfield Literature Festival
WRITING HISTORICAL FICTION
For tickets, which go on sale in November, please visit https://www.lichfieldfestival.org/


Saturday, 13th April
11.30am
Michael Berry Lecture Theatre, Old Sessions House, Canterbury Christ Church University
Event for the Tudors and Stuarts History Weekend, organised by the Centre for Kent History and Heritage, Canterbury Christ Church University
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/arts-and-humanities/research-kent-history-and-archaeology/tudors-and-stuarts-weekend-2019/anna-of-kleve-queen-of-secrets.aspx


Sunday, 28th April
7pm
The Lightbox, Woking
Event for the Lightbox Literary Festival
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
Booking details to come.


Friday, 3rd May
8pm
Nick Whitehead Theatre, Glyndwr University, Wrexham
Event for the Wrexham Carnival of Words
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
Booking details to come in December or January.


Saturday, 4th May
12.30pm
Stratford Playhouse, Stratford-upon-Avon
Event for the Stratford Literary Festival
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, on sale from 1st February, please visit https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/stratford-literary-festivalTickets on sale on 1 Feb - https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/stratford-literary-festival


Tuesday, 7th May
7pm
Bosworth Battefield Heritage Centre
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit www.bosworthbattlefield.org.uk


Wednesday, 8th May
7pm
The Collection, Lincoln
Event for Lindum Books
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please enquire for book/ticket deals from http://lindumbooks.co.uk/ or visit The Collection at https://www.thecollectionmuseum.com/exhibitions-and-events/day/2019-05-08/


Thursday, 9th May
6pm
Explore York Library
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
Booking details to come.


Friday, 10th May
7pm
Drinks reception at the Bookshop, East Grinstead, followed by a presentation at Sackville College, East Grinstead
ANNE OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please apply in store at The Bookshop, call 01342 322 669 or email sarah.bookshop@outlook.com.


Monday, 13th May
7.15pm
St Albans Library
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
Booking details to come.


Saturday, 1st June
2.30pm
The Drill Hall, Lower Church Street, Chepstow
Event for Chepstow Books and Gifts
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEN OF SECRETS

For tickets, please visit https://chepstowbooks.co.uk/collections/events/products/alison-weir or call the bookshop on 01291 625011, or visit them at 13 St Mary Street, Chepstow, NP16 5EW.



Sunday, 9th June
3pm
Westbourne Hall, West Kirby
Event for Lingham's Bookshop
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
Booking details to come.


Sunday, 30th June
3pm
The Elizabeth Suite, The Orwell Hotel, Felixstowe
Event for the Felixstowe Book Festival
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit www.felixstowebookfestival.co.uk (you will be redirected to the New Wolsey Theatre website, their ticket agent). Tickets can also be purchased in person at Stillwater Books, Felixstowe.


Thursday, 4th July
7pm
Waterstones Bradford (tbc)
Event for the Bradford Literature Festival
ANNE OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit www.bradfordlitfest.co.uk


Tuesday, 13th August
7.30pm for 8pm
Topping and Company, Booksellers, St Andrews
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
For tickets, please visit www.toppingbooks.co.uk/events/st-andrews/


Monday, 19th August
8.30pm
Hever Festival Theatre (in the grounds of Hever Castle)
SIX TUDOR QUEENS
For tickets, please visit www.heverfestival.co.uk


Tuesday, 15th October
7pm
Guildhall, High Street, Guildford
Event for the Guildfor Book Festival
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS

For tickets, on sale from July, please call 01483 444334 or visit ww.guildfordbookfestival.co.uk


Wednesday, 20th November
7.30pm
Dauntsey's School, West Lavington, Wiltshire
Joint event with Siobhan Clarke
A TUDOR CHRISTMAS
Booking details to come in December.


Thursday, 28th November
7.30pm
Honeywood Museum, Carshalton
Festive event for the Friends of Honeywood
ANNA OF KLEVE: QUEEN OF SECRETS
Booking details to come.


Saturday, 7th December (2019)
Noon
The National Archives, Kew
Joint event with Siobhan Clarke
A TUDOR CHRISTMAS
Booking details to come.



SAVE THE DATE!

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


H For History Roof Top Book Club (19th March)


Hampton Court Palace (launch event, 29th April)


David's Bookshop, Letchworth (1st May)



Launch event at Anne of Cleves' House, Lewes (2nd May)


Wiltshire Creative for Salisbury International Arts Festival (30th May)


The Hay Festival (31st May)


The Chorleywood Bookshop (7th June)


The Derby Festival (8th June)



Plackitt and Booth, Lytham St Anne’s (10th June)


Hillingdon Libraries


Horsham Library


The Edinburgh International Book Festival (August)


Warwick Words (2nd October)


BBC History Weekend, Chester (27th October, tbc)


BBC History Weekend, Winchester (1st-3rd November)


Richmond Literature Festival (November)


The Woodbridge Emprium


Hinckley Library


Thame Arts and Literature Festival