Speaking Engagements

I give a variety of talks on my books, art history, Charles Dickens, travel writing, the history of London and a wide number of other subjects. I can also tailor talks to suit a certain audience or occasion. Please contact me or my speakers’ agency to find out more.

I am represented by The Speakers Agency and Women Speakers

The Speakers Agency
Suites Five
The Old School House
57 High Street
Leicestershire LE67
Tel: +44 (0)1530 263221
Fax: +44 (0) 1530 267360

To find out more, go to www.thespeakersagency.com or www.womenspeakers.co.uk or contact me to make a booking enquiry.

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Forthcoming engagements include:


4 January 2017 National Portrait Gallery, London (private bespoke tour)
Angels, Sirens and Warriors: Women in Literature and Art
If you would like to arrange a bespoke tour, please get in touch.

21 January 2017 Jaipur Literary Festival
Charles Dickens & his Circle

9 February 2017 Florence Nightingale Museum, London
6.30pm Why I Fear the Beard

13 February 2017, The British Library, London
7pm The Writer Abroad

25 February 2017, Buckhorn Weston Village Hall, Dorset
6.30pm The Mystery of Princess Louise

28 February 2017 Library club, St Martin’s Lane, London
7pm Charles Dickens & his Circle
A chance to discover this new London club

9 March 2017 University of Buckingham (private event)
The Extended Dickens Family and their impact on Charles Dickens’ work

15 March 2017, Leatherhead WI (private event)
The Children of Charles Dickens
If you would like to book a bespoke lecture for your group, please get in touch.

11 April 2017 Wiltshire Federation of WIs (private event)
Charles Dickens & his Circle

27 June 2017 American Women’s Club of London
The 10 Dickens Children

19-23 July 2017, International Dickens Fellowship Conference
Charles Dickens and the Pre-Raphaelites

3 August 2017, Gerrards Cross Summer School
Artists and Suffragists: Princess Louise and her contemporaries

16 September 2017, Jane Austen House, Chawton
Writing Lives: Workshop

19 September 2017, Aire & Went Valley LLC (private event)
The Mystery of Princess Louise

5 October 2017, Warwick Literary Festival
2pm Bitten By Witch Fever

5 October 2017, Highgate Literary and Scientific Institution
8pm Bitten By Witch Fever

10 November 2017, Summerleaze Gallery, Wiltshire
11.30am Bitten By Witch Fever

8 May 2018 Norwich LLC
Lizzie Siddal: Pre-Raphaelite Supermodel



© Lucinda Hawksley 2017. Last updated 14 February 2017.