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Catherine de Medici - a biographySpeaking Engagements

Leonie will be talking about Catherine de Medici at the following places in 2004. (Tickets are available from the places concerned, rather than via this site):


Thursday 22nd January: Interview on Woman’s Hour, Radio 4
To hear this interview click here

Thursday 19th February: The English-Speaking Union, 37 Charles Street, London W1

Wednesday 10th March: Daunt’s Bookshop, 83 Marylebone High Street, London, W1 (0207 224 2295), in conversation with the historian Andrew Roberts

Tuesday 16th March: Action Medical Research, The Berkeley Hotel, Wilton Place, London, SW1

Sunday 4th April: Cheltenham Literary Festival (with slide illustrations), Town Hall, Cheltenham 6pm-7pm, tickets are available from 01242 227979

8th to 13th May: Speaking tour of Toronto and Ottawa, Canada

Monday 31st May: Hay-on-Wye Literary Festival, 11.30am

Thursday 10th June: Sevenoaks Literary Festival, in conjunction with Andrew Roberts

TBA in October: Cheltenham Literary Festival.

30 October: English-Speaking Union at Chartwell Manor, Kent

15-22 November: Speaking Tour of Hong Kong


3 February: Inaugural dinner for the Bath Literary Festival (with Dr David Starkey)

22-25 February: Prologue Society of Palm Beach

28 February: Prologue Society of Fort Lauderdaule

1March: Prologue Society of Miami

21/22 April: Families in Business Conference, Milan

28 April: English-Speaking Union, Angers, Anjou

11 May: RAC Club, Epsom

18 June: Althorp Literary Festival

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