Professor Kate Williams is an author, renowned historian and television presenter. She has written 12 books including 'England's Mistress', 'Becoming Queen', 'Josephine: Desire, Ambition, Napoleon', 'Young Elizabeth: The Making of Our Queen.'

Williams was the social historian on the BBC Two series Restoration Home. She presented Timewatch: Young Victoria for BBC Two and The Secret History of Edward VII for Channel Five. She has appeared on television to discuss history, literature and culture, including Faulks on Fiction and The Great British Bake Off, as well as documentaries on subjects including Queen Victoria, Balmoral, Sherlock Holmes, Jack the Ripper, Nelson’s Trafalgar and Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home.In August 2023, Williams appeared in Elizabeth II: Making of a Monarch on  Channel 4. Williams has lectured MA degree studies in Creative Writing at Royal Holloway, University of London.

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"Design your life"

September 19-22, 2024
Unique "Design your life retreats” will combine yoga practice with Emma Louise Newlyn to renew and ground, sound baths with Martyn Cawthorne, combined with Professor Kate Williams’ guidance to writing your future into reality.
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Set amidst the beautiful parkland of the Woodhill estate, our retreats offer a range of yoga practices to both energise and restore. The outdoor amphitheatre, with its sweeping views over the historic parkland, provides an inspiring backdrop to practise.
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