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UK Book Tour for The Burning Chambers

Edinburgh International Book Festival

Date: Friday 17 August 2018
Time: 11.45am
Venue: Baillie Gifford Main Theatre, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4DR

Description: The Burning Chambers is the first volume in a new epic series by bestselling author Kate Mosse, author of Labyrinth. Ranging across 300 years, from the 16th century in Mosse’s beloved Languedoc to 19th century southern Africa, it contains hidden secrets, dangerous missions, love, betrayal and battle lines drawn in blood. Embark on a bold journey through history with Mosse today. Chaired by James Runcie.

Tickets: £12/£10, available online or call the box office on 0345 373 5888.
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Chiswick Book Festival

Date: Saturday 15 September 2018
Time: 2.30pm
Venue: The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Theatre, ArtsEd, 14 Bath Road, W4 1LY

Description:Kate Mosse talks to Cathy Rentzenbrink about her new novel, The Burning Chambers – the first in a new historical adventure series – in which she brings sixteenth-century Languedoc vividly to life with mystery, love, betrayal and conspiracy.

Tickets: £5, available online or can be purchased on the door before the event on the day.
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HighTide Festival

Date: Sunday 16 September 2018
Time: 11am
Venue: The Cinema, 51 High Street, Aldeburgh IP15 5AU

Description: HighTide and Aldeburgh Bookshop present Kate Mosse in conversation with William Seighart.

We are delighted to welcome our friend and supporter Kate Mosse back to HighTide, this time as an interviewee, to hear about her latest hit book, The Burning Chambers, and her award-winning literary career. William is an entrepreneur, philanthropist writer and broadcaster with a distinguished record of support for the arts and literature. In 1992, he founded the Forward Prizes for Poetry and in 1994, National Poetry Day. William has published many books and is a regular broadcaster. His most recent books are The Poetry Pharmacy, published Sept 2017 by Penguin and 100 Prized Poems – 25 years of the Forward Books published by Forward in association with Faber & Faber 2016.

Tickets: £12/£10, available online or call the box office on 01728 573 101.
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Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Date: Saturday 22 September 2018
Time: 2pm
Venue: St Peter’s Church, The Lawn, Budleigh Salterton EX9 6LR

Description: Kate Mosse and Ben Kane: Historical Fiction - Creating an epic

We welcome two expert storytellers who will transport you back in time with epic tales brought to life through immaculate research combined with inspired imagination. Kate Mosse OBE is the author of the internationally best-selling, Labyrinth. Her latest, The Burning Chambers, is a gripping story of love and betrayal, mysteries and secrets; of war and adventure, conspiracies and divided loyalties set in Carcassonne.  Ben Kane, the best-selling author of Roman novels, takes us further back in time in his latest, The Clash of Empires, as Senator Flamininus will stop at nothing to conquer Macedon and Greece, while Philip V is determined to restore his kingdom to its former glory. In conversation with carol Ackroyd.

Tickets: £14, available online or call the box office on 01395 445 275.
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Appledore Book Festival

Date: Sunday 23 September 2018
Time: 12.30pm
Venue: St Mary's Church, Churchfields Road, Appledore EX39 1RL

Description: Discover The Burning Chambers, the first novel in a new epic trilogy by bestselling author Kate Mosse. A story of love and loss, war and displacement. Ranging across three hundred years, from sixteenth century in Kate’s beloved Languedoc to tenth century Southern Africa. Embark on a bold journey through history with Kate.

Tickets: £12, available online or call the box office on 01237 424 949.
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Marlborough Literature Festival

Date: Saturday 29 September 2018
Time: 4.30pm
Venue: Marlborough Town Hall, 5 High Street, Marlborough SN8 1AA

Description: Kate Mosse is an international bestselling novelist, most well known for her Languedoc trilogy: LabyrinthSepulchre and CitadelLabyrinth sold more copies than any other book in the UK in 2006 and her legion of worldwide fans will be delighted to hear that she has returned to her beloved hilltop town of Carcassonne for her new novel, The Burning Chambers.

Tickets: £10, available online or call the box office on 01249 701628.
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Henley Literary Festival

Date: Tuesday 2 October 2018
Time: 6.30pm
Venue: Kenton Theatre, New Street, Henley-on-Thames RG9 2BP

Description: Straight from a bestseller list near you comes the talented Kate in conversation with former Society of Authors chair, Daniel Hahn. Kate’s novels Labyrinth and The Taxidermist’s Daughter gained her international fame, with over five million books sold in 38 languages. She joins us now with The Burning Chambers, the first in a new series of historical novels spanning three hundred years of Huguenot history (and another chart-topper). Here is your chance to meet a remarkable writer who also co-founded the Women’s Prize for Fiction, the world’s largest annual celebration of women’s writing.

Tickets: £12.50, available online or call the box office on 01491 575 948.
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Guildford Book Festival

Date: Wednesday 10 October 2018
Time: 6.30pm
Venue: The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street, Guildford GU1 4SZ

Description:Highly-acclaimed author Kate Mosse, talks to Stephanie Merritt (aka S J Parris) about her number one bestselling novel, The Burning Chambers.  Bringing 16th century Languedoc vividly to life it's a gripping story of love and betrayal, mysteries and secrets, conspiracies and divided loyalties.

Tickets: £15, available online or call the box office on 01483 444334. Special group discounts also available. 03000 266 600
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Durham Book Festival

Date: Saturday 13 October 2018
Time: 1.30pm
Venue: Durham Town Hall, Market Place, Durham DH1 3NJ

Description: Kate Mosse returns to Durham to discuss the latest instalment in her bestselling sequence of novels set against the backdrop of 300 years of history, from 16th century France to 19th century South Africa.

Tickets: £8/6, available online or call the box office on 03000 266 600.
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Ilkley Literature Festival

Date: Saturday 13 October 2018
Time: 7.45pm
Venue: Ilkley Playhouse, Weston Rd, Ilkley LS29 8DW

Description:The bestselling author of Labyrinth and co-founder of the Women’s Prize for Fiction brings the first novel in her new epic historical series to Ilkley. Set in sixteenth century Languedoc, it offers stories of love, loss, adventure, a priceless relic and two families: one Catholic, the other Protestant. Kate Mosse talks about what inspired her to write a trilogy spanning three centuries and countless countries.

Tickets: £7/5, available online or call the box office on 01943 816714.
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Manchester Book Festival

Date: Sunday 14 October 2018
Time: 3pm
Venue: The Midland, 16 Peter Street, Manchester M60 2DS

Description: Join us for afternoon tea, and to hear Kate discuss her latest novel with author and MLF Patron Erica Wagner.

Tickets: £28 (includes sandwiches, a selection of cakes & tea/coffee), available online or call the box office on 0843 208 0500.
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The Huguenot Museum

Date: Saturday 24 November 2018
Time: 2.30pm
Venue: The Huguenot Museum, 95 High Street, Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX

Description: Celebrated writer Kate Mosse talks about her new best-selling novel The Burning Chambers, a gripping tale of love and betrayal set against the backdrop of the Wars of Religion in 16th century France. The Burning Chambers is the first of an exciting new historical series of novels, spanning three centuries and sweeping from Carcassonne and Toulouse to South Africa, via Paris, Amsterdam and London.

Tickets: £10 (includes admission to the Museum), available online or call the box office on 01634 789347.
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Other events with Kate Mosse

I AM HEATHCLIFF - Small Wonder Short Story Festival

Date: Friday 28 September 2018
Time: 4pm
Venue: Charleston, Firle, Lewes, East Sussex BN8 6LL

Description: Explore new stories written in response to Emily Brontë’s masterpiece of passion and obsession – Wuthering Heights.

In her bicentenary year, we celebrate Emily Brontë with readings from new stories inspired by the enduring power of Wuthering Heights. Kate Mosse, author of six novels including Labyrinth, part of the multi-million selling ‘Languedoc’ trilogy, and most recently The Burning Chambers, discusses her curation of the project 170 years since the classic’s publication. Kate will be in conversation with contributors Juno Dawson, author of seven novels for young adults as well as non-fiction titles This Book is Gay and The Gender Games; and Louise Doughty, whose eight novels include Black Water and number-one bestseller Apple Tree Yard, which was made into a four part BBC1 adaptation starring Emily Watson.

Tickets: Tickets £12 (£10 concession), available online or call the box office on 01323 815150
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