Details of all James’ upcoming talks, readings, signings and festival appearances can be found below. More dates are being added to the schedule all the time, so keep checking back to find out when he’ll be visiting your area.

If you’d like to get in touch with him about arranging future events, please use the contact form.


15 & 16 October
The Battle of Hastings

Commemorating the 950th anniversary of the Norman invasion, James will be returning to the ever-popular Battle of Hastings re-enactment at Battle Abbey in East Sussex, to speak about his latest novel The Harrowing and the historical events that inspired it. Further details to follow.

To book tickets for the event, visit the English Heritage website.


24 October
Wantage Betjeman Festival

James will be speaking about 1066 and its aftermath, and why the Norman Conquest is still relevant, 950 years on. Talk begins at 1.30pm. Ticket information is available on the Festival website.


21 November
Calne Library

James will be speaking about the Norman Conquest and his latest novel The Harrowing. Further details to follow.


28 March 2017
Rochester Library

To coincide with the paperback release of The Harrowing, James will be returning to Medway to speak about his novels and about 1066 and its aftermath. The event begins at 7.30pm. Further details to follow.