J D Davies to speak on Samuel Pepys and Charles II’s Navy

We’re delighted to announce that J D Davies will be at Leviathan and will present a talk titled, ‘Fear, Courage and Honour in an Age of Adversity: Samuel Pepys and the ‘Gentleman Captains’ of Charles II’s Navy’. J D Davies is an award winning historian and author of the acclaimed naval historical fiction series, The Journals of Matthew Quinton. […]

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Curators from National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, to speak at Leviathan

I can’t even begin to describe how excited I am to announce that three senior curators from the world’s largest maritime museum, the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London, will be giving talks at Weymouth Leviathan. James Davey, Curator of Naval History, will be giving a talk titled, ‘In Nelson’s Wake’ Barbara Tomlinson, Curator Emeritus, will speak about […]

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Julian Stockwin, author of Kydd Series of historical naval adventures, to appear at Leviathan

“Who will become Patrick O’Brian’s successor as First Sea Lord of Historical Fiction? A strong contender is Julian Stockwin” – The Guardian Julian Stockwin, author of historical naval action-adventure novels, The Kydd Series, which includes his recently published novel, Tyger, the 16th in the series, will be appearing at Weymouth Leviathan in March. His talk, […]

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Antoine Vanner, author of Dawlish Chronicles, to appear at Leviathan

Antoine Vanner, author of the soon to be four-part Dawlish Chronicles will give a talk to Leviathan visitors. His talk is titled, “Hazard in Nautical Fiction: Facets of Courage and Fear”. The Dawlish Chronicles star Nicholas Dawlish, a British naval officer as the British Empire reaches its apogee in the late Victorian period. The Age of […]

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