Author Events & Signings Calendar for The Orion Publishing Group


  • 26 Jul
    Kate Mosse at Buxton Literary Festival: The Oldie Literary Lunch

    Old Hall Hotel, The Square, Buxton, SK17 6BP

    What better way to wind up another great Literary Series at Buxton Festival, with The Oldie’s celebrated Literary Lunch – coming for the first time from Buxton.  Hosted by Jeremy Lewis, the Lunch welcomes three terrific authors with ...

  • 19 Jul

    Literary Arena, Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk

    Marriage has long been a favourite plot device of writers: yes, it’s a neat happy ending, but it can also be an occasion of political intrigue, sexual ambiguity and (as in George R R Martin’s novels and their screen adaptations) horrible ...

  • 28 Jun
    Erica James at Felixstowe Book Festival

    Elizabeth Suite, Orwell Hotel, Hamilton Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 7DX
    3:30pm - 4:30pm

    Acclaimed author Erica James talks about her novel The Dandelion Years. From wartime Bletchley to a modern day Suffolk village, this is a gorgeous tale of friendship and love from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Summer at the Lake. Ashcombe wa ...

  • 25 Jun
    Kate Mosse at Chalke Valley History Festival: WRITTEN IN BLOOD AND STONE

    Waterloo Tent, Chalke Valley History Festival, Knapp Farmhouse, Broad Chalke, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 5HH

    WRITTEN IN BLOOD AND STONE  From the Siege of Carcassonne and the burning of the Cathars in Montsegur to the heroic sacrifice of the World War Two Résistantes, the history of the Languedoc still inhabits every fold of its majestic and mys ...

  • 25 Jun
    Chalke Valley History Festival: Historical Fiction Readers Morning with Kate Mosse

    Historical Trips Tent, Chalke Valley History Festival, Knapp Farmhouse, Broad Chalke, Wiltshire, SP5 5HH

    This year, Chalke Valley History Festival has three leading and best-selling writers of historical fiction coming together for a platform in which they discuss their work, their research, techniques, writing routines, and answer questions. Kate Mosse ...

  • 20 Jun
    Antonia Fraser at Tablet Literary Festival

    Studio Theatre, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Centenary Square, Broad Street, Birmingham, B1 2ND

    “Catholicism has been an integral part of my life, from my conversion at the age of 14, followed by a convent education. And religion has been an essential ingredient in so many of my works from Mary Queen of Scots to My Catholic History: a mem ...

  • 19 Jun
    Kate Mosse at the Festival of Chichester's Book Barney

    Oxmarket Centre of Arts, St Andrew's Court, Chichester, PO19 1YH

    Could you choose just one book as the best book ever written? A thinker (Louise Goldsmith), an author (Kate Mosse - pictured), a poet (Maggie Sawkins) and an artist (Jo Gibson) will battle it out to persuade you. Listen to each pitch, each defence an ...

  • 09 Jun
    Antonia Fraser at Hampshire Writers Festival

    Stripe building, University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, SO22 4NR

    Lady Antonia Fraser, author of biographies, histories, novels and detective fiction. An evening with one of Britain's most versatile and respected authors.  

  • 07 Jun
    Kate Mosse at Briarfields Book Festival

    Briarfields Hotel, Main Street, Titchwell, Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE31 8BB

    This book festival at Briarfields Hotel features international author Kate Mosse whose latest book, The Taxidermist's Daughter, follows best-sellers Labyrinth, Sepulchre and Citadel. The Independent described it as, 'A beautiful, brilliant book, ful ...

  • 05 Jun
    Bear Grylls In Conversation at the Royal Institution

    Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street, London W1S
    12:30pm - 1:30pm

    Bear Grylls will be in conversation at the Royal Institution to promote his new novel, GHOST FLIGHT. Please note that you cannot purchase tickets to this event without purchasing Bear Grylls new novel 'Ghost Flight'. Ticket to event priced at £ ...

  • 04 Jun
    Bear Grylls signs Ghost Flight at WH Smith in Selfridges

    WH Smith, Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London
    5pm - 6pm

    Haunted by his wife and son's brutal abduction and murder, ex-soldier Will Jaeger runs to the ends of the earth to recover and to hide. But even there he is found, and compelled to undertake one last mission, and to confront a savage past he can bare ...

  • 04 Jun
    Bear Grylls signing at Waterstones Canary Wharf

    Waterstones Canary Wharf, Jubilee Place, E14
    1pm - 2pm

    Bear Grylls, the intrepid adventurer, presenter and author will be signing copies of his debut novel Ghost Flight at Waterstones Canary Wharf. Haunted by his wife and son's brutal abduction and murder, ex-soldier Will Jaeger runs to the ends of the e ...

  • 03 Jun
    Bear Grylls Ghost Flight signing at WH Smith in Reading

    WH Smith Reading, 39 Broad Street, Reading, RG1 2AD
    12:30pm - 1:30pm

    Bear Grylls will be signing copies of his new novel GHOST FLIGHT at WH Smith in Reading.  Haunted by his wife and son's brutal abduction and murder, ex-soldier Will Jaeger runs to the ends of the earth to recover and to hide. But even there he ...

  • 31 May
    GHOST FLIGHT: Bear Grylls at Hay Festival

    Tata Tent, Hay Festival, The Drill Hall, 25 Lion Street, Hay-on-Wye, Wales, HR3 5AD

    Bear Grylls will be at Hay Festival to launch his new fiction novel, GHOST FLIGHT. The adventurer launches his thriller, in which his hero is sent deep into the Amazon jungle on the hunt for a WW2 secret. Grylls’ recent non-fiction includes Tru ...

  • 31 May
    Mona Eltahawy at Hay Festival

    Hay Festival, Oxfam Moot, Hay on Wye, HR3 5AD

    The campaigner and commentator explains that since the Arab Spring began, women in the Arab world have had two revolutions to undertake: one fought with men against oppressive regimes, and another fought against an entire political and economic syste ...

  • 30 May
    Antonia Fraser at Hay Festival

    Dairy Meadows, Brecon Road, Hay on Wye, HR3 5PJ

    Antonia Fraser is one of the country’s most highly respected writers of history and historical biographers, and her subjects include Mary Queen of Scots, Cromwell and Charles II. She has also written movingly about her marriage to the playwrigh ...

  • 28 May
    Madeleine Shaw at Whole Foods London

    Whole Foods Market The Barkers Building 63-97 Kensington High Street London W8 5SE

    To celebrate the launch of Get the Glow, Maddie is holding a second event at Wholefoods Kensington for a night of all things health & food. Her philosophy is simple: ditch the junk and eat your way to a healthy lifestyle that is both sustainable ...

  • 28 May
    Mona Eltahawy at Intelligence Squared

    Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London, Sw1X 9DQ

    THE WEST SHOULD GET OUT OF BED WITH THE HOUSE OF SAUD This debate will be filmed for later broadcast on BBC World News.Have we no morals? We know that the Saudis created the monster that is Islamic terrorism, allegedly spending some $100 billion on e ...

  • 27 May
    Mona Eltahawy at Free Word Centre

    Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London, EC1R 3GA

    Award-winning journalist Mona Eltahawy comes to Free Word to talk about her ground-breaking book Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East needs a Sexual Revolution. Mona will be in conversation with prize-winning writer, activist and unabashed com ...

  • 17 May
    Kate Mosse and Whitstable Literary Festival

    Horsebridge Centre, 11 Horsebridge Road, CT5 1AF

    Kate talks to author and lecturer Dr Jeremy Scott about her life in literature. Kate Mosse OBE is an international bestselling novelist, non-fiction author and playwright.Kate Mosse is an international bestselling novelist, non fiction author and pla ...