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Last updated 11th November 2021

January 2021
21st Do You Remember the 1980s..? Live zoom show 
31st The Gentlewoman's Wardrobe: Fashion in the Era of Anne Lister Live zoom show 
February 2021
11th We Love Laura Ashley Live zoom show  
24th Do You Remember the 1960s..? Live zoom show 
March 2021
5th Do You Remember the 1960s..? Live zoom show for The Word, South Shields 
14th Tea Gowns & Teatime *free* Live zoom show 
31st Jane Austen's Ladies of a Certain Age Live zoom show 
April 2021
17th Agatha Christie & Art Deco Live zoom show 
29th Her Name on the Label Live zoom show 
May 2021
16th The Working Woman's Wardrobe Live zoom show 
27th What's in the Bag...? *free* Live zoom show 
June 2021
10th Clogs & Crinolines Live zoom show 
21st Opening the Wardrobe zoom presentation for Lichfield Textile & Stitch group
July 2021
1st The Apple-green Gown - Ghosts of Adefa and Nazi Germany Paper for the Sartorial Society Series, via zoom 
August 2021
14th What Were We Thinking?! The 1970s Show Knaresborough FEVA festival
31st The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Australian publication day
September 2021
2nd UK publication - The Dressmakers of Auschwitz A new history book available from all good booksellers! Our favourite UK indie is Fox Lane Books
7th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz author talk Linghams Bookshop, Heswall
9th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz author talk Blackwells bookshop Edinburgh South Bridge 
14th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz US publication day!
14th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz author talk Boston Public Library MA, via Zoom
16th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz author talk Gateshead Library 6.30pm 
17th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz author talk The Word, South Shields
21st  The Dressmakers of Auschwitz author talk Lindum Books, The Collection Museum, Lincoln 
23rd The Dressmakers of Auschwitz author talk Avon Public Library
25th Gothic for Girls Jane Austen Society National Conference, York
30th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz author talk Main Line Reform Temple, Pennsylvania USA
30th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz author talk Fashion & Textile Museum, London
October 2021
2nd The Dressmakers of Auschwitz author talk The Royal Scots Club
3rd The Dressmakers of Auschwitz author talk Napa Bookmine CA
12th Tea Gowns and Tea Time Smisby WI, Ticknall 
13th Ready for Action - 1940s style Cropton WI, 7pm
14th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz author talk Sydney Jewish Writer's Festival 11am UK  9pm Sydney Australia, via zoom Details here
16th What Were We Thinking?! The 1970s Show Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond 
17th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz author talk Crickhowell Literature Festival 
19th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz author talk Drew University NJ USA 
23rd Wartime Teatime Durham Federation WI
WI House Tel 01388 819100
24th Wartime Teatime Live zoom show 
26th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz author event Wiener Holocaust Library, London
November 2021
4th Agatha Christie & Art Deco Upper Wharfedale Arts & Literature Society, Kettlewell 2pm Tel. 01756 770051 or 01756 770350 uwalssociety@gmail.com
7th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz author talk Atlanta Jewish Book Festival 
8th What Were We Thinking?! The 1970s Show Bingley Five Rise WI
12th What Were We Thinking?! The 1970s Show The Word, South Shields, 6pm Tel. Pauline Martin 0191 4247805
18th The Secret Life of Knitting Gateshead Central Library 6.30pm www.gateshead.gov.uk/libraries heleneddon@gateshead.gov.uk
21st The Dressmakers of Auschwitz author talk Holocaust Teacher Institute, University of Miami, via Zoom details tbc
22nd Agatha Christie & Art Deco *Last chance to see* Richmond Town Hall 7.30pm www.richmond950.co.uk Tel. 01748 825525
23rd The Dressmakers of Auschwitz author talk The Bookseller, Chicago USA 3pm CST, 9pm GMT via Zoom Register here 
29th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz author talk Capetown Holocaust & Genocide Centre via Zoom 6pm SAST/ 4pm GMT register here or email admin@holocaust.org.za 
December 2021
1st Top of the Frocks 1980s Christmas Social Lites WI 
3rd Fabulous *Festive* 1950s Skipton Town Hall  7pm  www.skiptontownhall.co.uk
5th Fabulous *Festive* 1950s Charlie Gard Foundation, Wynyard Hall 2pm Tel. Stephanie Roundsmith 07853 070201 stephanie@thecharliegardfoundation.org 
9th Sewing to Survive; 1940s Needlework Bespoke book talk for the Embroiderers Guild, Book tickets here
16th A Wartime Christmas Live zoom show 7pm GMT Book tickets here
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