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Last updated 30th July 2022

January 2022
10th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Jewish Federation of the Berkshires 
13th Good Night, Sweet Dreams live Zoom presentation
18th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Holocaust Centre for Humanity 
20th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Maurice Greenberg Centre for Judaic Studies, University of Hartford 
24th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz National Council of Jewish Women 
26th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz: In Their Own Words Gateshead Libraries
27th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz York Holocaust Memorial Day 
February 2022
12th Silk & Roses East Yorkshire Embroidery Society
15th The Gentlewoman's Wardrobe - Fashion in the Era of Anne Lister North Shields Library 
March 2022
2nd The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Southern Conneticut State University 
3rd Silk & Roses Gateshead Central Library
6th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Jewish Federation of Western CT 
8th The Secret Life of Knitting Lancashire Federation of WIs
12th The Secret Life of Knitting Norwich Costume & Textile Association
17th The Secret Life of Knitting St Mary's Church, Tickhill 
20th Silk & Roses Head of Steam museum Darlington 
23rd The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Phoenix Holocaust Association 
25th Silk & Roses The Word, South Shields 
27th Silk & Roses Hardwick Hall Hotel for The Charlie Gard Foundation
April 2022
2nd The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Selvedge magazine Literary Festival
2nd The Gentlewoman's Wardrobe - Fashion in the Era of Anne Lister Skipton Town Hall 
3rd The Gentlewoman's Wardrobe - Fashion in the Era of Anne Lister The Piece Hall, Halifax 
6th What Were We Thinking?! The 1970s Show Frisby Village Hall
11th Touching Memories Bespoke fundraising talk for Dementia Forward
21st Bad Girls & Bonnets via Zoom 
30th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz memorial meeting private event via Zoom
May 2022
19th Great War Fashion  free author talk via Zoom 
25th Fabulous Fifties Jubilee Special Derbyshire Fed WIs, Castleton
27th The Frock Shop - 1960s fashion The Word, South Shields 
30th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Centre for Holocaust studies, Toronto
June 2022
2nd Fabulous Fifties Jubilee Special Yorkshire Countrywomens Association, Middleton-on-the-Wolds 
4th Woman in Gold Yorkshire & Humber Embroiderer's Guild, Riccall 
6th Fabulous Fifties Jubilee Special Sunderland City Library at the Museum & Winter Gardens
9th Fabulous Fifties Jubilee Special Hoby & District WI, Hoby
12th Woman in Gold Lichfield Festival Association
16th Fabulous Fifties Jubilee Special 7pm BST via Zoom 
21st What Were We Thinking?! The 1970s Show Market Bosworth Festival
25th Silk & Roses Macclesfield Silk Heritage 
29th Silk & Roses Gawthorpe Hall
30th Silk & Roses Tickhill Community Library 
July 2022
3rd  Silk & Roses The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
9th Divine Deco - The Art of the Dressmaker Norwich Costume & Textile Association
17th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Jewish Culture and Holocaust Remembrance, San Diego, via Zoom
18th Fabulous Fifties Jubilee Special Derbyshire Fed WIs, Ashover
20th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz British Association for Holocaust Studies virtual conference 
21st Silk & Roses North Yorks.West Fed WIs, Gargrave
August 2022
4th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz UK paperback publication! Pre-order here
6th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz The Old School House, Leyburn for Leyburn Arts & Community Centre 2pm
8th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz MiliM Leeds, with the Jewish Historical Society, details tbc
11th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Florida Holocaust Museum via Zoom 5.30pm EST 10.30pm BST
17th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Holocaust Memorial Centre and Museum, for the Newark Book Festival, details tbc
18th The Frock Shop - 1960s fashion shopping FEVA festival, Frazer Theatre Knaresborough 7.30pm presentation
September 2022
4th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz National Womens Register, Northumbria University, Newcastle Campus 11.45am office@nwr.org.uk 
10th Frocks on Parade Macclesfield Library 11am Tickets now on Sale Tel. 01625 374000 enquiries/tickets
14th The Gentlewoman's Wardrobe - Fashion in the Era of Anne Lister St Peter's Church, Warmsworth, details tbc
29th The Working Woman's Wardrobe Kiplin Hall, North Yorkshire, 7pm Buy tickets here info@kiplinhall.co.uk Tel 01748 818178
October 2022
1st Woman in Gold Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond 7.30pm Tickets on sale now
4th Silk & Roses Billingham Library, 6.30pm 
8th The Frock Shop - 1960s fashion shopping Skipton Town Hall, 7pm
12th The Frock Shop - 1960s fashion shopping Middlethorpe Hall (NT) 11am performance followed by lunch. Contact j.betteridge@middlethorpe.com
14th Top of the Frocks - 1980s fashion The Word, South Shields, 6pm Eventbrite Tickets
21st The Dressmakers of Auschwitz 'Generations After Tampa Bay' Book Club, 1pm EST via Zoom
22nd The Gentlewoman's Wardrobe - Fashion in the Era of Anne Lister Northern Society of Costume & Textiles 2pm Tel. 07979484663 Eventbrite Tickets
24th The Gentlewoman's Wardrobe - Fashion in the Era of Anne Lister Golden Plover WI, Leeds 7.30pm Tel 01937 573352
27th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Norwalk (CT) Public Library 12pm ET; 5pm BST
November 2022
1st The Secret Life of Knitting Wallsend Customer First Centre, 7pm presentation
4th What Were We Thinking?! The 1970s Show British Heart Foundation fundraising event East Keswick, details tbc
10th The Frock Shop - 1960s fashion shopping Gateshead Central Library 6.30pm Tel. 0191 4338420 *Tickets on sale from August*
17th Bad Girls & Bonnets Bramall Hall, Stockport 7pm
26th The Dressmakers of Auschwitz Cambridge Guild of Weavers Spinners & Dyers 2pm
30th Wartime Christmas Woodley Library, Reading, 7pm Tel 0118 9690304
December 2022
1st Wartime Christmas Zoom presentation for Gateshead Central Library, details tbc
6th Fabulous Festive Fifties Steeton Bobbins WI, West Yorkshire 7.30pm Tel. 07961749962 diannebroadbent@icloud.com
7th The Festive Frock Shop - 1960s fashion shopping Social Lites WI, Cheshire 8pm
12th Woman in Gold Live Zoom presentation 7pm: tickets on sale soon
13th Woman in Gold Whitley Bay Library, 7pm presentation
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