Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History

May 2016 Events

Victoria Owens will be at the Stourport Canal Basins Heritage Day on Monday 2nd May

Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire,

Ticket Office Poetry Reading, mini-talks about Stourport and James Brindley (pre-booked)

Spinning demonstrations and a chance to see working boat Bramble on the move

Victoria will be giving a talk and signing copies of her book James Brindley and the Duke of Bridgewater


John Casson will be at Elizabeth Gaskell House, 84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester M13 9LW on Sunday 8th May 2-4pm

Hosted by Philip Watts, John Casson will present this new book Sir Henry Neville Was Shakespeare and reveal startling new evidence.

Copies of the book will be available or order direct from Amberley 

John will be happy to answer questions and discuss the authorship.

Admission is FREE but people wishing to attend must have a ticket for the house: £ 4.95 (concessions £ 3.95) which is then valid for a year. You can buy this ticket on the door.

Come early to enjoy looking around the house and tea/coffee/cake from the café.

Or apply to: or ring 0161 273 2215.


Denise Holton and Elizabeth J. Hammett will be at Waterstones Barnstaple, 42 High Street on Saturday 21st May 11:30-2:30pm

Book signing for new book Barnstaple and Around The Postcard Collection


Steph Gillett will be at Blake Museum, 5 Blake St, Bridgwater, TA6 3NB on Saturday 21st May 10-12noon

Book signing for new book The Somerset & Dorset Railway Through Time


Paul Chrystal will be at Waterstones Harrogate, 15 James Street  on Saturday 28th May from 11am

Book signing for new book Harrogate Pubs



Dave Zdanowicz will be at Guisborough Bookshop on Saturday 28th May 11-2pm

Book signing for new book Yorkshire in Photographs



Matthew Lewis will be at The Castle Bookshop, 5 Castle Street, Ludlow on Saturday 28th May 11-1pm

Book signing for new book Richard, Duke of York: King by Right



Susan Duxbury-Neumann will be at Design Exchange in Little Germany as part of the Bradford Literature Festival on Sunday 29th May 11am

Giving a talk on her book Little Germany: A History of Bradford's Germans

Following the talk, Susan will be joined by Dave West of The Little Germany Action for a walking tour of Little Germany, lasting for up to an hour.

Admission will be £6

Events for the Bradford Literature festival run from 20th to 29th May 2016 and for more information go to