Thursday, 31 March 2011

BBC Radio 4 - Today programme interview

This week, I was interviewed by BBC Radio 4's Today programme, about my new book Fatal Colours, which explores the history of the Battle of Towton. Fatal Colours is published to mark the 550th anniversary of the battle, and the interview took place on the exact anniversary day.
Click here to listen to the programme.

Sunday, 6 March 2011

FATAL COLOURS & TOWTON. Publication Talks & Events

FATAL COLOURS – Towton 1461, England’s Most Brutal Battle
By George Goodwin
Introduction by David Starkey
Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Officially available March 10th 2011 – now on sale through all good bookshops  

George Goodwin - FATAL COLOURS talks & signings

Thursday March 24th 7.00 for 7.30pm.  -  Waterstones Chiswick  (in conversation with Tracy Borman).  Further details from Waterstones : 020 8995 3559  

Wednesday March 30th, 7.00 pm –at Wakefield Central Library, Drury Lane, Wakefield.  Further details from Rickaro Books,   01924 278811

Saturday April 2nd 6.30pm – Oxford Literary Festival

Sunday April 10th 3.00pm - York Mansion House.   Joint talk and debate with Tim Sutherland, the Towton Battlefield Archaeologist

Sunday  April 17th – During the Day – Towton.  Signing for the Towton Battlefield Society as part of the 550th Commemoration of the Battle at the Battlefield itself (see below)   

Saturday May 14th Time & details tbc -  Hampton Court Literary Festival.   

Monday June 6th 7.00pm  – Towton Battlefield Society

Other Relevant Towton Events and releases

Saturday March 26th  & Sunday 27th (10am – 5pm)  550th Towton Weekend at Royal Armouries, Leeds

(tbc) Saturday March 26th onwards   Micklegate Bar Museum, York

Thursday March 31st 2.00-3.00pm – National Archives, Kew.  ‘The Battle of Towton – a 550 Year Retrospective’ Talk by Dr James Ross  of the National Archives
Sunday April 17th 10am – 4pm - Towton Battlefield.   The Towton Battlefield Society Palm Sunday 550th Commemoration