BBC presenter hosting Tudor Night at St Albans LitFest

10:03 14 August 2014

Martine Croxall

Martine Croxall

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Take a trip back in time for a special historical evening at St Albans Cathedral as part of the city’s first literary festival.

Join BBC news presenter Martine Croxhall as she hosts best-selling authors Leanda de Lisle and Conn Iggulden in the beautiful and historical Lady Chapel for a night exploring the Tudors.

Historian Leanda de Lisle will talk about her magnificent, critically-acclaimed history Tudor: The Family Story, which presents a fresh perspective on the dynasty and is a bookshelf essential for anyone interested in this period.

Best-selling historical fiction novelist Conn Iggulden has begun a new series of books based on The Wars of the Roses.

The first book Stormbird was a Sunday Times Bestseller and the second book in the series Trinity is out in October. Conn will talk about the sequence and reveal more about Trinity as part of a special evening taking place 559 years after the First Battle of St Albans.

The Tudor event will also feature folk music from a local St Albans band, and refreshments are available.

Doors open at 7.15pm and tickets cost £12.50, available from the website at www.stalbansliteraryfestival.co.uk

Martine Croxall will also be presenting some of the other author events taking place at St Albans LitFest, so don’t miss out on a chance to see one of the country’s top television presenters first hand.

Keep checking the Herts Advertiser for announcements on more LitFest events, or visit the website.

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