Author Events & Signings Calendar for The Orion Publishing Group

Events

  • 05 Oct
    Kate Williams at the Warwick Words Festival

    Bridge House Theatre, Warwick
    2pm

    Kate Williams will be talking about her new book, The Storms of War, at the Warwick Words Festival. With gripping detail and brilliant empathy, popular TV historian Kate Williams tells the story of the De Witt family as they are buffeted and changed ...

  • 27 Sep
    Antonia Fraser at Soho Literary Festival

    Soho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, London, W1D 3NE
    12pm

    Acclaimed biographer and historian Antonia Fraser will be talking to Mark Lawson about her career and life with her husband, Harold Pinter, which she covered in Must you Go? Her most recent history was Perilous Question: The Drama of the Great Reform ...

  • 19 Sep
    Antonia Fraser at Bromsgrove Words

    Artix Bromsgrove, Slideslow Drive, Bromsgrove, B61 1PQ
    8pm

    Author of many acclaimed historical works will focus on The Gunpowder Plot and her new book, Perilous Question.  

  • 16 Sep
    Antonia Fraser at Hampstead and Highgate Literary Festival

    Ivy House, London
    8:30pm

    What happened to the fourscore men who dared to kill a king? In January 1649, the King of England, Charles I, was executed, sentenced to death by a tribunal of mainly military men. Historian Charles Spencer and award winning historian Lady Antonia Fr ...

  • 14 Sep
    Kate Williams at the Hampstead & Highgate Literary Festival

    Ivy House, London
    3:30pm

    Kate Williams will be talking about her new book, The Storms of War, at the Hampstead and Highgate Literary Festival. With gripping detail and brilliant empathy, popular TV historian Kate Williams tells the story of the De Witt family as they are buf ...

  • 21 Aug
    Diana Gabaldon at Waterstones Glasgow

    Glasgow
    6:30pm

    Diana Gabaldon will be at Waterstones in Glasgow to sign and talk about her latest book in the Outlander series, Written In My Own Heart's Blood. Waterstones Sauchiehall153 - 157 Sauchiehall StreetGlasgowG2 3EW Tickets are £3 or £2 for Wa ...

  • 12 Aug
    Antonia Fraser at Kilkenny Arts Festival

    The Parade Tower, Kilkenny Castle, Ireland
    5:30pm

    What makes a good historical biography, and how do writers go about approaching one?This special event brings together two of the most acclaimed biographers working today to examine the art of writing lives. Lady Antonia has published a string of cel ...

  • 29 Jul
    Rainbow Rowell at Waterstones Birmingham

    Waterstones Birmingham
    7pm

    Ticketed author talk and book signing with Rainbow Rowell Waterstones128 New StreetBirmingham B2 4DB Tickets are available from the shop and at Waterstones.com/ticket for £3/£2 Waterstones Cardholders (includes refreshments)

  • 20 Jul
    Rebecca Front at Curious Arts Festival

    Pylewell Park, East End, SO41 5SJ
    12pm

    Rebecca Front is a BAFTA-winning actress and writer. She is best known for her work in such series as The Thick of It (in which she played Nicola Murray MP), The Day Today, Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge, Nighty Night, Lewis and Psychobi ...

  • 19 Jul
    Antonia Fraser at Curious Arts Festival

    Pylewell Park, East End, SO41 5SJ
    11am

    Since 1969, Antonia Fraser has written many acclaimed historical works which have been international bestsellers, including Marie Antoinette, (Franco-British Literary Prize 2001) Mary Queen of Scots (James Tait Black Memorial Prize), Cromwell: Our Ch ...

  • 19 Jul
    Essie Fox at Penzance Literary Festival

    The Exchange Gallery, Penzance
    5:30pm

    Essie Fox: 'The Exotic in English Historical Fiction' at Penzance Literary Festival Jane Johnson, Essie Fox and Wendy Wallace discuss everything, from life in Moroccan harems - to the fabulous court of Charles II, from the temples and gods of India - ...

  • 18 Jul
    John Goodby on Dylan Thomas at Buxton Festival

    Pylewell Park, East End, SO41 5SJ
    4:30pm

    Renowned Dylan Thomas expert John Goodby looks at the life of the hugely colourful and iconic poet, perhaps most famous for Under Milk Wood and his poems ‘Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night’ and ‘Death Shall have no Dominion&rsqu ...

  • 17 Jul
    Antonia Fraser at Buxton Festival

    Buxton Opera House, Water Street, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6AZ
    10:30am

    Antonia Fraser celebrates the 40th anniversary of her bestselling biography of one of the history’s most romantic and controversial figures. Mary Queen of Scots’ story remains as compelling today as when the book was first published.

  • 16 Jul
    Katherine McMahon at Chorleywood Bookshop

    4 New Parade, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire, WD3 5NJ
    7pm

    THE WOMAN IN THE PICTURE is the page-turning sequel to THE CRIMSON ROOMS by the author of bestselling Richard & Judy Book Club pick, THE ROSE OF SEBASTOPOL.

  • 15 Jul
    Mitch Benn at Forbidden Planet

    179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR
    6:30pm

    From stand-up-comedian and BBC RADIO 4 NOW SHOW regular, Mitch Benn, TERRA’S WORLD is the engrossing sequel to critically acclaimed debut novel, TERRA.  A warm, hilarious science fiction fable for the young-at-heart TERRA  launched th ...

  • 15 Jul
    Rainbow Rowell at Waterstones Piccadilly

    Waterstones Piccadilly
    6:30pm

    Ticketed author talk and book signing with Rainbow Rowell Waterstones203/206 PiccadillyLondonW1J 9HD Tickets are available from the shop and at Waterstones.com/ticket for £5/£3 Waterstones Cardholders (includes refreshments)

  • 14 Jul
    Dhruv Baker at Stanfords, Covent Garden

    Stanfords, 12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9LP
    6:30pm

    If you are unsure how to use spices and the dust often settles on your spice rack then this is the event for you. Xanthe and Dhruv will discuss the history of spice as well as their favourite dishes from around the world that inspire them to use spic ...

  • 14 Jul
    Rainbow Rowell at Waterstones Piccadilly

    Waterstones Piccadilly
    6:30pm

    Ticketed author talk and book signing with Rainbow Rowell. Waterstones 203/206 PiccadillyLondon W1J 9HD Tickets available from: Waterstones.com. Tickets £5/£3 Waterstones Cardholders (includes refreshments)

  • 13 Jul
    Murder Most Magical at London Film and Comic Con

    Earl's Court
    10am

    Three of the biggest names in crime/fantasy are coming to The Book Zone at LFCC to take part in a magical on stage panel "Murder Most Magical."Ben Aaronovitch (Rivers Of London, Doctor Who), Paul Cornell (London Falling, Doctor Who) and Suzanne McLeo ...

  • 13 Jul
    Breaking the Sci fi and Fantasy Industry at London Film and Comic Con

    Earl's Court
    10:45am

    Debut authors Den Patrick (The Boy with the Porcelain Blade), Jon Wallace (Barricade) and Ed Cox (The Relic Guild) discuss the experience of writing their first novel, finding an agent, securing a publishing deal and starting the publishing adventure ...

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