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.


Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 October
Battle Abbey, East Sussex

The annual Battle of Hastings re-enactment takes place at Battle Abbey over the weekend of 11-12 October. James will be giving talks in the author marquee about his novels and the English resistance against the Normans in the aftermath of 1066. He will also be available throughout the weekend to sign copies of his books.

Other authors appearing at the event include Marc Morris, Helen Hollick, Stewart Binns, Glynn Holloway and Alan Lancaster. For more information about the re-enactment, and to buy tickets, visit the English Heritage website.


Friday 24 October
Harrogate History Festival

James will be speaking as part of a panel entitled They Die In The End, along with fellow historical novelists Toby Clements, Michael Ridpath and Robert Wilton.

Talk takes place at the Old Swan Hotel and begins at 12 midday. Tickets are £7; further information available on the Harrogate History Festival website.