Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History

October 2016

Martyn Taylor will be at Waterstones Bury St Edmunds - Butter Market on Saturday 1st October 11-1pm

Book signing for new book A-Z of Bury St Edmunds


Neil Clarke will be at Broseley Local History Society, High Street, Shropshire on Wednesday 5th October from 7:30pm

Talk and Book signing for new book Roads of East Shropshire Through Time


John Holliday will be at Sherborne Literary Festival, Dorset on Thursday 13th October 4pm

Guest Speaker for his new book Mission to China: How an Englishman Brought the West to the Orient


Emma Kay will be at Jane Austen Society (South West Branch), Exeter on Saturday 15th October (Time TBC)

Giving a talk on her book Dining with the Georgians (only paperback available The Georgian Kitchen)


Marion Field will be at Ranalagh School, Bracknell on Tuesday 18th October from 7:30pm

Book Launch and signing for new book Secret Bracknell


David Rose will be at The Keep Pub, Castle Street, Guildford on Wednesday 19th October

Book Launch and signing for new book Guildford Pubs


Colin J. Howat will be at Ayr Waterstones on Saturday 22nd October 2-3pm

Book signing for new book Strathclyde Traction


Graham Roberts will be at Waterstones  Llandudno on Saturday 22nd October 11-3pm

Book signing for new book Secret Colwyn Bay


Steph Gillett will be at Poole Central Library on Wednesday 26th October 4-6pm

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


Matthew Lewis will be at Daunt Books, Hampstead on Thursday 27th October 6:30-8:30pm

Book launch for new book Henry III, The Son of Magna Carta

It is the 800th anniversary of Henry’s accession to the throne

Drinks & nibbles provided

Venue address: Daunt Books, 51, South End Road, London, NW3 2QB TEL: 0207 948 8206

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Trevor Bond will be at National Archives in Kew on Friday 28th October 6:30-10pm

Talk and Book signing for new book The A-Z of Victorian Crime

Talk on 'It Was, in Truth, an Awful Night: The Murder of Bensley Lawrence'

Tickets are between £14.40 to £18 and are available via eventbrite.


Bob Osborn will be at Yeovil Waterstones on Saturday 29th October 11-1pm

Book signing for new book Yeovil From Old Photographs


The Richard III Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce its 2016 annual symposium “King Richard III: Politics, Power and People”.

Saturday, October 29

The symposium will be held at the Dixie Grammar School in Market Bosworth.  Registration begins at 8:30 am with the symposium starting promptly at 9 am and ending at 5:00 pm.

Speakers and topics are:  

  • Nathen Amin – Rhys ap Thomas: Friend and Foe
  • Anne Crawford –  'Loyalty Binds Me: John Howard and the Battle of Bosworth'
  • Matthew Lewis – Richard III in Parliament: In his time were many good acts made
  • Mike Ingram – The Battle of Northampton:  A Battle Rediscovered
  • James Mulraine – 'For by his Face straight shall you know his Heart: Revealing a panel portrait of King Richard III and exploring the popularity of Richard's image in Tudor and Jacobean houses.'
  • Professor James Ross – 'A man of so great nobilytie and knowledge in the warres'? John de Vere, thirteenth earl of Oxford and the Battle of Bosworth
  • John Sadler – King Richard III and Henry Percy – Magnates of the North

Symposium Package (includes ticket for symposium and membership for one year) £45 per person

Symposium (ticket price on the door) £45 per person

Symposium £35 per person

For a copy of the registration form, please contact

For further questions, please email Website:


Stuart Hylton will be at The Reading in Reading Festival, part of the Reading 2016 Year of Culture, that will take place at the Olympia Ballroom on Sunday 30th October 12noon

Talk, Q ‘n’ A and Book signing for new book Reading in 50 Buildings


Douglas d'Enno will be at Bluebell Railway Shop, Sheffield Park Station on Sunday 30th October 1-5pm

Book signing during 'Giants of Steam' festival for new book Sussex Railway Stations Through Time