7 March – helping celebrate World Book Day at Ilfracombe Library. Sharing some entertaining facts about Roman life and Roman Britain, introducing Dug the Iron Age Man, and putting across my theory of why the Romans must have visited Ilfracombe.
30 May – 2 June – Crimefest in Bristol – I’ll be on two panels, the first of which I’m also moderating (never done it before, but I haven’t told the others). At 10.10 on Friday I’ll be with Jane Finnis, Anthony Hays, Jeffrey Siger and William Sutton. On Saturday at 12.30 I’ll be enjoying the company of Peter Guttridge, John Matthews, Andrew Pepper and Fergus McNeill.
June – Sadly, the folks from Roman Tours have had to postpone the Chester Roman Festival. This is a real shame: they have been defeated by the British weather, which has meant that improvement works in the park have been delayed and the venue won’t be available. Roll on 2014!
2 November - Heffers Classics Festival at the Cambridge Union. Such an honour to be invited! (When you see the lineup you’ll understand what I mean.)