Forthcoming Literary Events

Lincoln Literary Festival
Diane Atkinson will be talking about her book The Criminal Conversation of
Mrs. Norton
at the Lincoln Book Festival.

Date: Tuesday 1 October
Time: 7.30 pm
Venue: To be confirmed
Tickets: To be confirmed


Relaim the F Word

Work in Progress: Elsie and Mairi go to War
An extract of a new play based on Elsie and Mairi Go To War.

Date: Friday 4 October 2013
Time: 7.45 pm
Venue: Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HB
Tickets: £5.00

To book tickets go to: www.tron.co.uk/whatson or
call the box office on 0141 552 4267

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Past Literary Events

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
Diane Atkinson held the lecture: Rise Up Women! Emily Wilding Davison and the Suffragette Campaign at the William Morris Gallery on 18 July, 2013.

Markenfield Hall
Diane Atkinson gave a talk on The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton at Markenfield Hall on 20 July, 2013.

National Portrait Gallery
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 Friday 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 Saturday 9 March at the Guildhall, Elsie and Mairi Go to War on Saturday 9 March at the Guildhall and The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton on Sunday 10 March at theMasonic 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
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 Wednesday 10 March 2010


Marlborough Local History Society
Diane holding a PowerPoint presentation whilst speaking about her book
Elsie and Mairi Go to War. Marlborough Local History Society, St. Peter's Church, Marlborough, Wiltshire on Thursday 4 February 2010


National Army Museum
Diane presentating her book Elsie and Mairi Go to War. A book signing after the presentation. National Army Museum on Thursday 4 February 2010


Staging the Image:
Photography, Documentation, Collaboration and Performance

Saturday 12 December 2009. Dovecot, 10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Imperial War Museum Shop Book Signing
Diane Atkinson signing copies of her book, Elsie and Mairi Go To War on Saturday
7 November 2009


National Library of Scotland
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 Thursday 12 October 2009

Town Hall, Ieper, Belgium
Diane Atkinson speaking at the Town Hall in Ieper (Ypres) about her book,
Elsie and Mairi Go to War, on Thursday 8 October 2009


The London Writers' Club
Diane Atkinson introducing her Elsie and Mairi Go to War at The London Writers' Club
on Tuesday 11 August 2009. Location: Clerkenwell House, 23-27 Hatton Wall, London


BBC Radio Solent
Elsie and Mairi Go to War has been chosen for Charlie Crockers book club on Radio Solent. Diane Atkinson interviewed on Monday 3 August 2009


Kingston Library
Diane Atkinson talking at Kingston Library on Thursday 30 July 2009


BBC Radio 5 Live
Diane Atkinson interviewed by Rhod Sharp on BBC Radio 5 Live for the Up All Night show on Wednesday 29 July 2009.

Harefield Library
Diane Atkinson at the Harefield Library on Monday 27 July 2009

Fulham Library
Diane Atkinson giving a talk on Thursday 23 July 2009

Dartington Hall Literary Festival
10 - 19 July 2009
Barn Theatre, Wednesday 15 July


Swiss Cottage Library
Diane Atkinson appearing on Saturday 11 July 2009

Book Launch - Elsie and Mairi Go to War
Tuesday 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
Tuesday 7 July 2009