Roman Panel Author Talk

on Wednesday, 17 December 2014.

Thursday 5 March, 7-8pm

Roman Panel (Ben Kane, Ruth Downie and M.C Scott) on Thursday 5 March 2015, 7pm at the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Chippenham

Join three inspirational, bestselling authors for an unforgettable evening of exploration into the Roman Empire. Inspired by the Romans, our expert panel have, between them, written more than twenty novels set in ancient times. Tap into the breadth of their shared knowledge, ask questions and become inspired to research and write yourself. The Roman Panel is being held among the rich archives, linking up with the Archaeology team to deliver a great event.

Ben Kane is a historical fiction novelist best known for The Forgotten Legion, Silver Eagle, Road to Rome and Hannibal Enemy of Rome, which reached number 4 in the Sunday Times best seller list.


Ruth Downie is best known for her series of novels featuring 'reluctant sleuth' Gaius Petreius Ruso. Number six in the series, and her most recent Ruso mystery, is Tabula Rasa, published October 2014.


M.C. Scott is crime fiction writer, writing both historical and comtemporary thrillers, nominated for the Edgar Award for Best Novel, and shortlisted for Orange Prize. The Boudica series are her first historical novels.


Tickets: £5

Capacity is limited so please book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment

To book please telephone 01249 705500 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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