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I speak regularly at festivals and can be booked for private events.


  • Chalke Valley History Show
  • Chelsea History Festival
  • Derby Book Festival
  • Faversham Lit Fest
  • Ilkley Literature Festival
  • London Rivers Week
  • Off the Shelf, Sheffield University
  • Richmond Literature Festival
  • Tring Book Festival
  • Wealden Literary Festival
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Speaking Events:

  • TED Talk – TEDx Newcastle 
  • Google Talk – Google HQ, London
  • Southwark Cathedral
  • Rose Playhouse, Southwark
  • National Maritime Museum, London
  • Museum of London
  • Conway Hall
  • Bloomsbury Publishing
  • 5×15
  • Southbank Centre – The Making of a National Park City
  • Emma Bridgewater’s Factory, Stoke-on-Trent
  • Trouble Club, London
  • Artworker’s Guild, London
  • The Royal Hospital Chelsea
  • Jersey Ladies Literary Luncheon, Jersey
  • American Women of Surrey
  • Bishopsgate Ward Club, London
  • Ruth Tomlinson Jewellery

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“Excellent… she spoke so passionately and enthusiastically… I am sure every lady in the room would have taken something from it… I felt energised for the rest of the day!”

Jersey Ladies Literary Luncheon (est. 1958)