Many members of the HWA will be speaking at festivals throughout the autumn and on into next year.  History Writing Month begins in November and will be hosting local speakers at local libraries across the country - over 80 members will be speaking between November and next spring.  Details are on a pdf at the foot of this page.

In the meantime, many of your favourite authors will be speaking at festivals across the country.  Tickets are on sale NOW for all of these -click on the links for details.



 Harrogate History Festival

The HARROGATE HISTORICAL FICTION FESTIVAL will showcase the best in historical fiction and nonfiction from the UK.   We have a stellar line-up for this, our first Harrogate History Fest.  Come along and see Lindsey Davis, Kate Mosse, Simon Scarrow, Fay Weldon, and a host of others.  Dates are 25th - 27th October, venue is Harrogate. Tickets are on sale now

Heffers classics

Heffers Classics Day 2nd November - will host members of the HWA at a day of classical writing, reading and thinking at Heffers in Cambridge. Early Bird tickets now on sale at £30 (£20 for concessions).  Call on 01223 463220 or click the link and go through the website.

TVHF bannerThe THAMES VALLEY HISTORICAL FICTION FESTIVAL  spans from 3rd - 17th November with a focus on the three weekends covered by these days.  Tickets are on sale now.


HISTORY WRITING MONTH - The HWA in combination with The Reading Agency and the Libraries of the UK have organised a fantastic, wide-ranging series of literary events at your local library.  Whereever you are, there is likely to be an event near you in the coming months - and if there isn't, you still have time to organise one - - contact your library, get them interested, with a local independent bookshop, local book groups, reading groups, writing groups... whatever -  and let us know.  


Details on the attached pdf File:


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