Lincoln Literary Festival 2013
Diane Atkinson gave a talk on The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton on
Reclaim the F Word 2013
Diane Atkinson presented an extract from her play on Elsie and Mairi Go To War on
4 October at the Tron Theatre during a weeks festival of new writing and performance by emerging artists.
Chalke Valley History Festival 2013
Diane Atkinson gave a talk on The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton
at the Chalke Valley History Festival on 25 June 2013.
William Morris Gallery 2013
Diane Atkinson held the lecture: Rise Up Women! Emily Wilding Davison and the Suffragette Campaign at the William Morris Gallery on 18 July.
Markenfield Hall 2013
Diane Atkinson gave a talk on The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton at Markenfield Hall on 20 July.
National Portrait Gallery 2013
Diane Atkinson lectured at the National Portrait Gallery on her book
The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton.
The Wilding Festival 2013
Diane Atkinson spoke on Rise Up Women! Emily Wilding Davison and the Suffragette Campaign for the Vote with Benjamin Alsop at the pre-festival talks on 7 June.
Bath Literary Festival 2013
Diane Atkinson gave talks at three events at the Bath Literary Festival this year.
The Suffragette and The Jockey on 9 March at the Guildhall, Elsie and Mairi Go to War on 9 March at the Guildhall and The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton on
10 March at the Masonic Hall.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2010
Diane Atkinson and two well-known Scottish actresses Pauline Lockhart and
Clare Waugh bring the story of Elsie Knocker and Mairi Gooden-Chrisholm,
the most famous women of the Great War, to life. Venue 198, Dovecote, 10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh.
Words by the Water: Cumbrian Literature Theatre Festival 2010
Diane Atkinson speaking about her book, Elsie and Mairi Go to War whilst using visual images shown in her presentation. Cumbrian Literature Theatre Festival, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick on 10 March.
Marlborough Local History Society 2010
Diane holding a PowerPoint presentation whilst speaking about her book
Elsie and Mairi Go to War. Marlborough Local History Society, Marlborough, Wiltshire on 4 February.
National Army Museum 2010
Diane presentating her book Elsie and Mairi Go to War. A book signing after the presentation. National Army Museum on 4 February.
Staging the Image:
Photography, Documentation, Collaboration and Performance
12 December 2009. Dovecot, 10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LT.
Imperial War Museum Shop 2009
Book Signing Diane Atkinson signing copies of her book, Elsie and Mairi Go To War on 7 November.
National Library of Scotland 2009
Elsie and Mairi Go to War was chosen as the Book of the Month in October 2009 by the National Library of Scotland. Diane Atkinson will be narrating the story of Elsie and Mairi Go to War while actresses Jennifer Black and Pauline Lockhart speak the words of Elsie and Mairi's letters and diaries. The event took place at the National Library of Scotland on 12 October 2009.
Town Hall, Ieper, Belgium 2009
Diane Atkinson speaking at the Town Hall in Ieper (Ypres) about her book,
Elsie and Mairi Go to War, on 8 October.
The London Writers' Club 2009
Diane Atkinson introducing her Elsie and Mairi Go to War at The London Writers' Club on 11 August at Clerkenwell House, London.
BBC Radio Solent 2009
Elsie and Mairi Go to War has been chosen for Charlie Crockers book club on Radio Solent. Diane Atkinson interviewed on 3 August.
Kingston Library 2009
Diane Atkinson talking at Kingston Library on 30 July.
BBC Radio 5 Live 2009
Diane Atkinson interviewed by Rhod Sharp on BBC Radio 5 Live for the Up All Night show on 29 July.
Harefield Library 2009
Diane Atkinson speaks at the Harefield Library on 27 July 2009.
Fulham Library 2009
Diane Atkinson giving a talk on 23 July.
Dartington Hall Literary Festival 2009
10 - Barn Theatre on 15 July.
Swiss Cottage Library 2009
Diane Atkinson appearing 11 July.
Book Launch - Elsie and Mairi Go to War
7 July 2009.
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Woman's Hour - Radio 4
Diane Atkinson discussing the publication of her book, Elsie and Mairi Go to War
on 7 July 2009.