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January 9               PECULIAR GROUND published in the USA by HarperCollins

January 25 - 29     Zee Jaipur Literary Festival

March 3                 Aldeburgh Literary Festival

March 7                 PECULIAR GROUND paperback publication by Fourth Estate

March 15               Daunt Books - LHH discusses Iris Origo with Katia Lysy

March 17               SUZANNE COOPER - Rediscovery of a Forgotten Artist, Fry Gallery Too, Saffron Walden - opening of an exhibition of work by painter and wood-engrave Suzanne Cooper ( with a discussion chaired by LHH

March 23              Fry Gallery Too, Saffron Walden - LHH will be back in the gallery talking about her own writing

March 25              Oxford Literary Festival

May 9                    Nuneaton Historical Association - talk on Cleopatra

June 2 -17              SUZANNE COOPER - Rediscovery of a Forgotten Artist, Printroom Studio, Sweffling Suffolk (

June 8 - 10            Dovedale Arts Festival                    

June 30/July 1      Queens Park Literary Festival

 October 8th Cheltenham Literary Festival - Event L102 on Nietzsche and Fascism

October 6th I am one of the curators of the Metamorphoses Festival on classical currents in contemporary culture at Greenwich's Old Royal Naval College and Queen's House. I will be talking about Cleopatra, and introducing a stellar line-up of other writers and performers using ancient themes in their new work.


8th April      4.30pm Cambridge Literary Festival at Madingley Hall, 

22nd May   7.30 pm Writers Centre Norwich The Dragon Hall. 

27th May       6 pm - Book launch for Peculiar Ground  at Aldeburgh Bookshop  

30th May      2.30 Hay Festival 

June 9 - 11    Borris House Festival of Writing and Ideas 

June 21         7pm    Soho Farmhouse

June 30         11 am Southwold Arts Festival

July 2nd       Garden Museum Literary Festival at Boughton House

July 14th      1.30 pm Ways with Words Festival at Dartington  

August 22    10.30 am Edinburgh Literary Festival

September 15     Budleigh Salterton Festival

October 5th    7.30  Ilkley Literature Festival

October 8th        Flipside Festival at Snape Maltings 

October 15th      Blenheim Literary Festival

November 6th     Bridport Festival

November 25th     Cambridge Literary Festival