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January 29th Travellers Club, Pall Mall
April 11th The Lord Mayor’s Big Curry Lunch, Guildhall (signing)
May 2nd Probus Club, Chislehurst
July 16th Three Counties Vintage & Classic Car Club
October 9th English-Speaking Union, London W1


Dorchester Literary Festival with Lord Dannatt

Fabergé Boutique with Sarah Fabergé

January 10th Bushey Museum
February 17th Shillingstone Church Centre
February 21st Mayfair Library
May 18th Sydenham Women’s Institute
September 26th Founder friends of the New Wimbledon Theatre
October 24th Charity supper, Bushey
November 2nd British Friends of the Hebrew University Women’s Group
November 24th Oundle Literary Festival
November 27th City Red Cross Market, Guildhall (signing)


Daunt Books with Anne de Courcy

Daunt Books with Anne de Courcy

Cheltenham Literary Festival

Cheltenham Literary Festival

April 4th Launch at Daunt Books, Marylebone High Street
April 23rd Chipping Norton Literary Festival: discussing Unlikely romance with novelists Ayisha Malik and Jessica Gilmore
May 10th Daunt Books, in conversation with Anne de Courcy
June 1st House Mill, Bromley-by-Bow, reception in conjunction with Sheriffs’ & Recorder’s Fund
June 9th Fabergé boutique, Grafton Street, party
June 10th Sidmouth Literary Festival
July 13th Marylebone Library
September 27th Henley Literary Festival
October 10th Talk to Freelance Media Group at University Women’s Club
October 13th Cheltenham Literary Festival, The Art of Match-making with Parag Bhargava of the Suman Marriage Bureau
October 19th Dorchester (Dorset) Literary Festival
November 8th Richmond on Thames Literary Festival
November 9th Westminster Dining Club