Events

find out where you can meet Helen and hear her speak

I passionately believe that as an author and historian I should get out there and not just talk to readers about work published or in progress, but also to debate history with my peers and uncover new ideas for future work

Events listing

2018

SEPTEMBER

Gloucester History Festival – 16th September, 12 noon

Talk on Race to Save the Romanovs for Gloucester History Festival

Pushkin House – 18th September, 7pm

Talk on Race to Save the Romanovs, Pushkin House, 5A Bloomsbury Square, London

Science Museum – 21st September, 7pm

Attending the Press Preview of The Last Tsar: Blood and Revolution, at the Science Museum. This exhibition retraces the lives of Nicholas II and his family though the perspective of science.

Appledore Book Festival – 26th September, 2pm

Talk on Race to Save the Romanovs, Appledore Book Festival

 

OCTOBER

Althorp Literary Festival – 5th October, 1.20pm

Talk on Race to Save the Romanovs, Althorp Literary Festival

Dublin Festival of History – 7th October, 5pm

Talk on Race to Save the Romanovs, Dublin Festival of History

Knustford Literature Festival – 13th October, 11am

More details to follow

TAL Festival – 20th October 12 noon

Talk on Race to Save the Romanovs,  TAL Festival, Thame

Dorchester Literary Festival –19th October, 10.30am

Talk on Race to Save the Romanovs for Dorchester Literary Festival

BBC History Weekend – 21st October, 2pm

Talk on Race to Save the Romanovs for BBC History Weekend, York 

2019

FEBRUARY

Royal Collection Trust, Buckingham Palace – 27th February

Talk on Women in the Crimean War, to tie in with the exhibition on the work of Crimean War photographer Roger Fenton,  Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace

APRIL

Great Lives, Mary Washington University, Fredericksburg – 4th April

Talk on ‘Russia’s Last Imperial Family: The Public and Private Lives of the Romanovs’, for the Great Lives Series, Spring Program

Publication Day for the US paperback of Race to Save the Romanovs – 4th April

 

Publication Day for the UK paperback of Race to Save the Romanovs – 7th April

MAY

Caledonia: The Splendours of Scotland – 24th-26th May

Guest historical expert on Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, for Alison Weir’s tour exploring royal connections with Scotland

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