Events

  1. Morag Hood: Aadorable Aardvarks

    Tuesday, 20 August 2019 1:30PM -

    Two-time Macmillan Prize winner and Edinburgh local, Morag Hood appears at the Book Festival this year in an event packed with her mischievous humour and original picture books. Brenda is a Sheep is a witty retelling of the idea of a wolf in sheep...

  2. Naomi Wood with Sara Stridsberg at Edinburgh International Book Festival

    Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre,Charlotte Square Gardens,Edinburgh,EH2 1AF Wednesday, 21 August 2019 2:00PM - 3:00PM

    ARTISTIC DIFFERENCES The most striking art movements of the 20th century tended to be framed by the male gaze. It’s time for a fresh perspective. Swedish novelist Sara Stridsberg’s The Faculty of Dreams reimagines the last days of Valerie Solanas,...

  3. Susannah Stapleton at Edinburgh International Book Festival

    Wednesday, 21 August 2019 6:00PM - 7:30PM

    GIN SLINGS AND GUN SLINGERSThe gin industry has been booming of late. Food and drinks expert Nikki Welch offers an exploration of the different styles and tastes available, alongside authors Paul French and Susannah Stapleton, who bring the...

  4. Mark Urban at Edinburgh International Book Festival

    Edinburgh Saturday, 24 August 2019 3:15PM - 4:15PM

    TALL SPIRES, TALL TALES The Salisbury poisoning of Sergei Skripal was one of the strangest stories of 2018. The Kremlin’s presumed involvement turned the case into a circus, but broadcaster Mark Urban has solid evidence, drawn from interviews...

  5. Italian Cultural Institute: An evening with Edoardo Albinati and Fiammetta Rocco

    39 Belgrave Square,London,SW1X 8NX Tuesday, 27 August 2019 7:00PM - 9:00PM

    Winner of Italy’s premier literary prize, the Premio Strega, Edoardo Albinati will be discussing his latest novel to be translated into English, The Catholic School, with Fiammetta Rocco, Culture Editor The Economist and 1843.In 1975, three young...

  6. Berwins Salon North: The Story of Us

    Harrogate,North Yorkshire,HG1 2RZ Thursday, 05 September 2019 7:30PM -

    We are living through a great communication revolution, where falsehood regularly seems to overwhelm truth and social media churns out vast amounts of unreliable news to compete with traditional, established journalism. Alan Rusbridger examines...

  7. PLASTIC SUCKS! SIGNING EVENT AT WATERSTONES BLUEWATER

    West Village,Greenhithe, Bluewater,Kent,DA99SE Saturday, 07 September 2019 12:00PM - 2:00PM

    Dougie Poynter is a musician, songwriter, designer and author. Dougie has been obsessed with natural history and dinosaurs from the age of three when he visited the Natural History Museum with his mum. When he’s not having a jam session, Dougie...

  8. Meet Dougie Poynter

    West Village Shopping Centre,Dartford,Greenhithe,DA9 9SE Saturday, 07 September 2019 12:00PM -

    Environmental campaigner and McFly's Dougie Poynter will be signing copies of Plastic Sucks! You Can Make a Difference.Plastic Sucks! You Can Make a Difference is a digestible and accessible guide on how young eco-warriors can save the planet...

  9. The Eagle House Children’s Literature Festival

    Eagle House School,Sandhurst,GU47 8PH Thursday, 12 September 2019 2:30PM -

    Chriss Riddell will be at the Eagle House School Festival for a Q&A and live drawing.The festival showcases an array of top authors. Activities, workshops, author talks and signings all designed to promote reading as the key to learning and...

  10. PLASTIC SUCKS! SIGNING EVENT AT WATERSTONES SHEPHERDS BUSH

    Westfield London,Ariel Way,White City,London,W127GF Saturday, 14 September 2019 2:00PM - 4:00PM

    Dougie Poynter is a musician, songwriter, designer and author. Dougie has been obsessed with natural history and dinosaurs from the age of three when he visited the Natural History Museum with his mum. When he’s not having a jam session, Dougie...

  11. Sophie Thérèse Ambler at Topping in Bath

    The Paragon,Bath,BA1 5LS Monday, 16 September 2019 8:00PM - 9:00PM

    Sophie Thérèse Ambler’s The Song of Simon de Montfort is the story of a truly extraordinary man: heir to a great warrior, devoted husband and father, fearless crusader knight and charismatic leader. It is the story of a man whose passion for good...

  12. PLASTIC SUCKS! SIGNING EVENT AT WHSMITHS AT MEADOWHALL

    Meadowhall,Sheffield,S91EN Sunday, 22 September 2019 12:00PM - 2:00PM

    Come and meet McFly’s Dougie Poynter at WHSmith Meadowhall, Sheffield signing Plastic Sucks!

  13. The Forgotten Women Of The Bauhaus

    The British Library,96 Euton Road,London,NW1 2DB Tuesday, 24 September 2019 7:15PM - 8:30PM

    Discover some of the most exciting artists of the 1920s avant-gardeIn the centenary year of the Bauhaus school of art and design, you will probably hear of Walter Gropius, Wassily Kandinsky and Paul Klee. But you might not hear so much about the...

  14. PLASTIC SUCKS! SIGNING EVENT AT EASONS, DUBLIN

    40 Lower O’Connell St,Dublin 1 Saturday, 28 September 2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM

    Dougie Poynter is a musician, songwriter, designer and author. Dougie has been obsessed with natural history and dinosaurs from the age of three when he visited the Natural History Museum with his mum. When he’s not having a jam session, Dougie...

  15. PLASTIC SUCKS! SIGNING EVENT AT BLACKWELLS WESTGATE OXFORD

    Saturday, 05 October 2019 10:00AM - 12:00PM

    Dougie Poynter is a musician, songwriter, designer and author. Dougie has been obsessed with natural history and dinosaurs from the age of three when he visited the Natural History Museum with his mum. When he’s not having a jam session, Dougie...

  16. Cheltenham Lit Festival Plastic Planet Panel Event

    Sunday, 06 October 2019 12:00PM - 1:00PM

    Dive in for a marine mission with environmental activist Dougie Poynter (Plastic Sucks!), author and presenter Miranda Krestovnikoff (The Sea) and presenter Lucy Siegle (The One Show). Explore the oceans, find out the latest on the plastic...

  17. London Literature Festival - Forms of Enchantment: Fairy Tales Reimagined

    Sunday, 27 October 2019 12:00PM - 1:30PM

    Fairy tales fuse enchantment with the everyday, capturing timeless human hopes and concerns in narratives which have resonated with authors and audiences alike for centuries. In recent times, contemporary authors have increasingly turned to fairy...

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