Laura Quigley is an award-winning writer based in the South West of England. Starting out writing drama for theatre and film, she's forged a successful career writing popular history books, both historical fiction and local non-fiction.
Check out her new blog series for The Burning Girl (out this year) and also her story website here: British Women in History.
Laura still writes for theatre, film, audio plays and magazines and makes regular appearances at History and Writing Festivals and on the radio. She also actively support local heritage and history groups, local writers and promotes local film and theatre on social media. And don't miss her guest blogs. You can find out more here.
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NEWS AND EVENTS
17th November 2017 "Under Siege, Plymouth in the Civil War" a talk for the Old Plymouth Society, 7.30pm at Spurgeon Hall behind Mutley Baptist church on Mutley Plain.
19th April 2017 - I'm at Morehampstead History Society, talking 'South West Secret Agents'
26th June 2016 - I'm at Crediton History Group talking all things 'South West Secret Agents'
25th May 2016 - from 7.30pm, I'm at the China House for WonderZoo Presents, as part of the Plymouth History Festival
10th March 2016 - 7.30pm for Friends of Totnes Museum, talking all things South West Secret Agents at the Totnes Boating Association, Steamer Quay Rd, Totnes
20th January 2016 - Talking all things Plympton history at St Elizabeth House, for the Plymouth Mayflower Rotary
29th December 2015 - chatting on BBC Radio Devon
5th December 2015 - launching Spirit and the Shadow Stallion at West Country Equine Fair, with Forelock Books
10th November 2015 - Talking all things Mannamead history, for Richard Sunderland's art exhibition in Plymouth
31st May 2015 - appearing in Devonport with Hidden Heritage as part of Plymouth's History Festival
28th May 2015 - Talking about "South West Secret Agents" at Yelverton Ladies Group
27th May 2015 - Plymouth History Festival, for Black Books at the Mayflower Bar on the Barbican
25th May 2015 - I'm at Devonport Naval Heritage Centre for their Open Day 10am-4pm
19th May 2015 - Launching a new website: British Women in History, and related Pinterest page: British Women in History
18th May 2015 - Launching a new Pinterest page: Screwball Heroines
27th April 2015 - Bow History Group - the story behind "The Devil Comes to Dartmoor"
23rd April 2015 - World Book Night - Plymouth Central Library - "South West Secret Agents"
23rd April 2015 - chatting with Simon Mayo on BBC Radio Devon
12th February 2015 - Devonport Naval Heritage Centre talk - Plymouth and the Navy in the English Civil War
29th January 2015 - chatting with Judi Spiers again on BBC Radio Devon, about "Spirit and the Magic Horsebox". Just missed meeting the Prime Minister!
18th December 2014 - chatting with Judi Spiers on BBC Radio Devon about "South West Secret Agents"
6th and 7th December 2014 - appearing at the Westcountry Equine Fair to promote "Spirit and the Magic Horsebox", with Forelock Books
22nd October 2014 - Appearing at Blackbooks as part of Plymouth's International Book Festival
17th October 2014 - Wonderful story about "South West Secret Agents" in the Plymouth Herald.
11th October 2014 - chatting with David Fitzgerald on BBC Radio Devon about "South West Secret Agents"
28th September 2014 - launching "South West Secret Agents" with Hidden Heritage's First Anniversary. Check out some photos here.
29th August 2014 - Lovely article in the Western Morning News about Forelock Books and "Spirit and the Magic Horsebox"