I give regular talks at various events. If you would like me to speak to your organisation please email email@example.com
I am involved in running the Elthamread, an initiative aimed at encouraging people living in SE9 to read the same book each year in October and come together to talk about it. The Elthamread 2018 is Mr Loverman by Bernadine Evaristo. For information see www.elthamread.co.uk.
9 June - Gibside National Trust, County Durham - 2 pm
I will be revisiting glorious Gibside to talk about Mary Eleanor Bowes, the Georgian heiress tricked into marriage by and Irish fortune-hunter, who grew up in these grounds. The story is told in my book Wedlock. Tickets £10. Book here.
14 June - Southwark Cathedral, London - 7 pm
I will be talking about John Elliotson, the doctor who brough hypnotism to Victorian London. Free. Tickets here.
11 July - Guest speaker at the Arvon Foundation, Totleigh Barton, Devon
I I will be visiting the Arvon Foundation at Totleigh Barton, Devon, as afterdinner speaker to talk about writing non-fiction. Details to come.
24 October - Society of Apothecaries, London - 6 pm
I will be giving the Monckton Compton Lecture at the Society of Apothecaries, London. Details to come.
8 November - Old Operating Theatre Museum, London
I will be back at the fabulous Old Operating Theatre Museum to reveal the story of how John Hunter attempted to resurrect the Rev Dr William Dodd. More details to come.