A popular public speaker, Clare is a regular at literary and history festivals around the country. She gives talks on all her books, and enjoys interviewing other authors.

Clare loves talking in libraries, at festivals and on podcasts, to veterans, schoolchildren, and everyone in between!

Please use the contact form if you would like to book Clare as a speaker.


24 April 2024 12:00 am

Aviator's Circle, Henley on Thames

The Women Who Flew for Hitler

25 April 2024 4:00 pm

Saffron Walden County High School

The Andre Young Legacy Lecture : The Spy Who Loved, The secrets and lives of one of Britain’s bravest wartime heroines

5 May 2024 3:00 pm

Polish Social & Cultural Association (POSK), London

Talk at event to mark the 80th anniversary of Monte Cassino and the Warsaw Uprising, ‘The Women Who Served’


12 May 2024 10:00 am

Sue Ryder Foundation podcast: 'Never Standing Still'

Clare talks about Zo’s wartime and post-war friendship with Sue Ryder.

13 May 2024 12:30 pm

Oak Cancer Centre, Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton

The Spy Who Loved

26 May 2024 3:00 pm

Wimborne Lit Fest

Agent Zo, the remarkable story of a fearless Second World War resistance fighter

Interviewing Charles Spencer & Jonathan Freedland at the Henley Lit Fest (thanks to Scarlet Page photography), and talking at the National Army Museum for the Chelsea Hist Fest (thanks to James McCauley photo).

3 June 2024 6:30 pm

Harts bookshop, Saffron Walden

Interview about Agent Zo, fearless Second World War resistance fighter

4 June 2024 7:00 pm

St Peter's Church, Ely (for Topping & Co)

Agent Zo, the remarkable story of a fearless Second World War resistance fighter

8 June 2024 11:30 am

Battle of Britain Bunker museum

Agent Zo

13 June 2024 7:15 pm

Borders Book Festival

Agent Zo, fearless Second World War resistance fighter

19 June 2024 7:00 pm

Uxbridge Library

Agent Zo

20 June 2024 7:00 pm

Ognisko Polskie, The Polish Hearth Club, London

Agent Zo

2 July 2024 7:00 pm

Oundle Literary Festival

Agent Zo, Fearless Second World War resistance Fighter

5 July 2024 7:30 pm

Braintree Museum

The Women Who Flew for Hitler

26 August 2024 2:00 pm

University of Geneva, Children's Human Rights summer school

Eglantyne Jebb, The Woman Who Saved the Children

11 September 2024 2:00 pm

Federation of Essex WIs, Bishop Stortford

The Women Who Flew for Hitler

14 September 2024 12:00 am

Chiswick Book Festival

Agent Zo

19 September 2024 7:30 pm

Brooklands Museum, Weybridge

The Women Who Flew for Hitler

27 September 2024 7:30 pm

Otford 1940s Society

The Spy Who Loved

6 October 2024 11:30 am

Cuckfield Bookfest

In conversation about ‘Agent Zo’

19 October 2024 1:30 pm

Polish Social & Cultural Association (POSK), London

Polish Heritage Society annual conference, ‘Women in the Warsaw Uprising’

13 November 2024 7:00 pm

Royal Yacht Squadron Book Club, Isle of Wight

Discussion about Krystyna Skarbek, aka Christine Granville, ‘The Spy Who Loved’

10 February 2025 2:00 pm

Buntingford U3A

The Spy Who Loved

28 March 2025 3:00 pm

Alderney Literary Festival

Agent Zo: The Untold Story of a Fearless Second World War Resistance Soldier

14 May 2025 7:00 pm

Little Waldingfield Historical Society

Agent Zo

29 September 2025 6:00 pm

The Reform Club, London

Agent Zo, Fearless Second World War resistance fighter

Past Events

Clare has spoken about her books and the history behind them at the Imperial War Museum, National Army Museum, British Library, Royal Albert Hall, House of Lords, the Special Forces Club, and many literary and history festivals across Britain. She has spoken at Polish Embassy in London and the British Embassy in Warsaw, and gave a TEDx talk at Stormont in Belfast.

Recently she has also enjoyed giving talks at the Biggin Hill Memorial Museum, White Waltham Airfield, Chicksands Military Intelligence Museum and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. Books tours have taken her to the USA, Spain, Italy and Poland.

Clare also regularly chairs panels and interviews other authors at festivals such as Jewish Book Week, the Henley Lit Fest and Wimpole Hall history festival. Last year she interviewed Jonathan Freedland, Charles Spencer, Caroline Moorhead and, at Hatchards, Anne Sebba among others.

The trouble is, Clare loves talking about books and history, so if your school, local history society or U3A etc might be interested in a talk, please get in touch!