Author Events & Signings Calendar for The Orion Publishing Group


  • 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 ...

  • 15 May
    Antonia Fraser at Charleston Literary Festival

    Charleston, Firle, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6LL

    Antonia Fraser turns her biographer’s eye inwards and mines her early years to explain her development as a celebrated narrative historian. Her excursion into personal history takes in her upbringing by privileged Labour party activists; her un ...

  • 08 May
    Kate Williams at Derbyshire Literature Festival

    Asbourne Library, Compton, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1DA
    7:30pm - 9pm

    Kate Williams will be talking about her latest historical novel The Storms of War, set during World War 1, and the first in a new series, at Ashbourne Library as part of the Derbyshire Literary Festival.Kate Williams is an author, social historian, p ...

  • 01 May
    Antonia Fraser at the Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival

    Stratford ArtsHouse, 14 Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6LU
    5:15pm - 6:15pm

    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 ...

  • 30 Apr
    Jane Wellesley at The British Museum

    BP Lecture Theatre, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG
    1:30pm - 2:30pm

    The first Duke of Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, never met his great military rival Napoleon Bonaparte, but his relationship with France began when, as a 16-year-old, he enrolled at the French Royal Academy of Equitation in Anger.His brother Henry and ...

  • 22 Apr
    Kate Williams at 65th Hull and East Yorkshire Literary Lunch

    Willerby Manor Hotel, Well Lane, Willerby, Hull, HU10 6ER
    12pm - 4pm

    Historian and author, Kate Williams, will be speaking and signing copies of her new book, The Storms of War, at the 65th Hull and East Yorkshire Literary Lunch. For tickets, please contact Browns Books at 01482 325413.

  • 19 Apr
    Antonia Fraser at Cambridge Literary Festival

    9A Bridge Street, Cambridge, CB2 1UB

    Antonia Fraser’s magical memoir of growing up not only recaptures the experiences of her Oxford childhood and youth, it is a chronicle of the progress of her love of History. Told with her inimitable humour and style, it is an unforgettable acc ...

  • 19 Apr
    Antonia Fraser at the Cambridge Literary Festival

    9A Bridge Street, Cambridge, CB2 1UB

    Antonia Fraser wil lbe appearing at the Cambridge Literary Festival to discuss her memoir, My History. Tickets go on sale Friday 6th March.

  • 16 Apr
    Lisa Hilton at the National Portrait Gallery

    Ondaatje Wing Theatre, National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, London

    Biographer Lisa Hilton reassesses the reign of Elizabeth I, an exceptional ruler who saw herself primarily as a Renaissance prince descended from a triumphant line of princes.Lisa Hilton is the acclaimed author of The Real Queen of France: Athé ...

  • 16 Apr
    Skylight Soiree with Kate Mosse and Erica Wagner

    The Wapping Project Mayfair, The Bishop's Palace, Ely House, 37 Dover Street, London
    7pm - 8:30pm

    Kate Mosse is a woman of many parts. Labyrinth, the first book in what would become her Languedoc Trilogy, brought her world renown, and sold many millions of copies all over the globe, having been translated into thirty languages. The Winter Ghosts, ...

  • 14 Apr
    Antonia Fraser at The Oldie Literary Lunch

    Simpson's-in-the-Strand, 100 Strand, London

    The Oldie Literary Lunches have become a venerable institution on the London literary scene since they were first launched in 1996. Held monthly at Simpson's-in-the-Strand, the lunches feature three speakers who each address the audience for ten minu ...

  • 10 Apr
    Dave Myers at the BBC Good Food Show

    Harrogate International Centre, Harrogate

    Dave Myers will be appearing the the BBC Good Food Show in Harrogate, cooking live on stage. Tickets range from £18.50 - £21.50 and are available to buy online.

  • 29 Mar
    Antonia Fraser In Conversation at Oxford Literary Festival

    Oxford Martin School Lecture Theatre, 34 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BD

    Acclaimed and multi-award-winning author of bestselling historical works Lady Antonia Fraser talks to journalist and writer Paul Blezard about her early life and growing love of history as described in her new book, My History: A Memoir of Growing Up ...

  • 27 Mar
    Kate Mosse at the Page to Stage Festival

    Hampstead Theatre, Eton Avenue, Swiss Cottage, London NW3 3EU
    1:15pm - 2:15pm

    What is it like to direct your own written work on stage or screen? With Kate Mosse, Nina Raine and Dame Janet Suzman. Too close or not close enough? This is the complex scenario artists encounter when making the leap across the different disciplines ...

  • 27 Mar
    Staney Tucci at the Oxford Literary Festival

    Corpus Christi Hall, Merton Street, Oxford, OX1 4JF

    Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor, food lover and star of more than 50 films Stanley Tucci talks about his new book on cooking with family and friends and offers some food tastings. The Tucci Table is a family-friendly recipe book co-written with T ...

  • 24 Mar
    Oliver Kamm at Oxford Literature Festival

    Bodleian Divinity School, Catte Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG

    The Times leader writer and columnist Oliver Kamm takes on the pedants with a witty and provocative look at the use and abuse if the English language. Kamm demonstrates that many of the rules of style - from splitting infinitives to dangling preposit ...

  • 22 Mar
    Diana Gabaldon at Oxford Literary Festival

    Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3AZ

    American author Diana Gabaldon discusses her award-winning and bestselling Outlander novels about a 20th-century nurse who time travels to 18th-century Scotland and finds adventure and romance with a dashing Highland warrior. The series was described ...

  • 19 Mar
    Henry Marsh and Erica Wagner - Skylight Soiree | The Wapping Project

    The Wapping Project Mayfair, The Bishop's Palace, Ely House, 37 Dover Street, London

    Henry Marsh is one of the country’s most eminent neurosurgeons, a senior consultant at St George’s Hospital in South London. His voluntary work in the Ukraine was filmed for a wonderful documentary, The English Surgeon, and this year he b ...

  • 19 Mar
    Anne Sebba at Daunt Books Festival

    Daunt Books, 83 Marylebone High Street, London, W1U 4QW

    Join us to learn about some extraordinary lives and revisit some favourite novels to find inspiration in heroines, both real and imagined. Samantha Ellis and Anne Sebba discuss the virtues of their favourite fictional women and historical icons with ...

  • 19 Mar
    Antonia Fraser at Daunt Books Festival

    Daunt Books, 83 Marylebone High Street, London, W1U 4QW

    In her new memoir, acclaimed biographer and historian Antonia Fraser describes how she fell in love with history, the subject that would define her life. Written with her trademark wit and panache, this is a magical account of one person's journey to ...