The Boleyns of Hever Castle – Claire and Owen talk to Sarah Morris

| August 7, 2021

The Boleyns of Hever Castle – Claire and Owen talk to Sarah Morris

Last Saturday, Dr Owen Emmerson and I had the great pleasure of spending the day with Sarah Morris of the Tudor Travel Guide (and the Tudor History and Travel Show), and her partner, Chris, at Hever Castle. We had a wonderful time being interviewed about our new book, The Boleyns of Hever Castle, chatting over […]

Unboxing The Boleyns of Hever Castle

| July 26, 2021

Unboxing The Boleyns of Hever Castle

There’s nothing quite like seeing your book for the very first time and it’s even better when you’re going slightly stir crazy in quarantine to have that kind of treat. I’m so very thrilled to receive my author copies of The Boleyns of Hever Castle. I’m proud of what Dr Owen Emmerson and I have […]

The Boleyns of Hever Castle now available for pre-order – yay!

| June 25, 2021

The Boleyns of Hever Castle now available for pre-order – yay!

Owen and I have had so many comments and messages regarding our forthcoming book, The Boleyns of Hever Castle, and it’s been so encouraging and truly heartwarming to know that there are so many people eager to read it. I have good news for those wanting to order our book. Although it isn’t released until […]

Coming soon – The Boleyns of Hever Castle – New book!

| May 19, 2021

Coming soon – The Boleyns of Hever Castle – New book!

Dr Owen Emmerson and I are excited to announce the release date of our forthcoming book, The Boleyns of Hever Castle! It has been a wonderful project to work on together and we are thrilled with the resulting book, which will be released as a coffee-table style book and e-book on 1st August 2021. Find […]

The Boleyns of Hever Castle – Owen Emmerson and Claire Ridgway talk – 1 August 2021

| March 15, 2021

The Boleyns of Hever Castle – Owen Emmerson and Claire Ridgway talk – 1 August 2021

I am delighted and honoured to be speaking with my dear friend, Dr Owen Emmerson, castle supervisor at Hever Castle, on our very favourite subject, the Boleyns – yay! We’re speaking at the Two Sisters Theatre in the grounds of Hever Castle on Sunday 1st August 2021 at 8pm. It really is a ‘pinch me’ […]

Hever: A Castle and its People – Special book announcement!

| December 15, 2019

Hever: A Castle and its People – Special book announcement!

This week has been crazy! On Wednesday I flew to the UK for a very special meet-up with one of my very best friends and a man with whom I’m very lucky to be writing a book. I’m so very excited about this project. Never in my wildest dreams did I think that I’d be […]