Monday 18th January 12.30pm

Alison Weir in conversation with Susan Ronald on ‘The Dangers of the Imagination: Biography in Fiction and Fiction in Biography’.

Royal Overseas League, Park Place, SW1.


Thursday 25th March 12.30pm

Jeremy Lewis and Ophelia Field on ‘The Pleasures and Perils of Writing a Group Biography’.

Jeremy Lewis is the author of several biographies, including Tobias Smollet and Cyril Connolly; Ophelia Field’s books include The Kit Kat Club: Friends who Imagined the Nation.

Savile Club, 69 Brook Street, W1. Tickets £30.


Wednesday 28th April 12.30pm

Julian Fellowes in conversation with Kate Williams.

Savile Club, 69 Brook Street, W1. Tickets £30.


Wednesday 26th May, lunch

Selina Hastings, Miranda Seymour and Michael Bloch, chaired by Andrew Lownie.

Charleston, Sussex.


Monday 14th June 6.00pm

Summer party.

The Royal Overseas League, Park Place, SW1. Tickets £25.


Tuesday 29th June 12.15pm

Peter Schrijvers, author of Bloody Pacific, on ‘Biography and War.

Savile Club, 69 Brook Street, W1.


Thursday 9th September 12.30pm

Tracy Borman on ‘Biography and Royal Love’.

Tracy Borman is Chief Executive of the Heritage Education Trust and author of The King’s Mistress, Queen’s Servant and Elizabeth’s Women.

The Tower of London. Tickets £25.25.


Thursday 21st October 6.30 for 7.15pm

Prize dinner. Bettany Hughes: ‘Biography of a Donut’.

Bettany Hughes, historian and TV presenter, on her biography of Socrates, The Hemlock Cup.

The Langham Hotel, Portland Place, W1. Tickets £55.


Tuesday 16th November 12.30pm

Sir Max Hastings, former editor of the Daily Telegraph and the Evening Standard talked about his family memoir, Did You Really Shoot the Television? He compared the writing of this funny and poignant book with his renowned works of military history, including Finest Hour: Churchill as Warlord, Bomber Command and Armageddon: The Battle for Germany 1944-45.

RAF Club, 128 Piccadilly. Tickets  £35.



Monday 6th December 6.00pm

Christmas Party

ArtWorkers Guild, Queen Square, WC1. Tickets  £15.