• Shirley Ballas, 19th June at 7pm

    At the Central Methodist Church in Letchworth. For the paperback publication of Murder on the Dancefloor.

    SHIRLEY BALLAS TICKETS 
  • Julia Armfield, 9th July at 7pm

    At the bookshop. For the publication of Private Rites.

    JULIA ARMFIELD TICKETS 
  • Ros Atkins, 15th July - 7pm

    At the bookshop. For the paperback publication of The Art of Explanation.

    ROS ATKINS TICKETS 
  • Richard Morton Jack, 23rd July - 7pm

    At the bookshop. For paperback publication of Nick Drake: The Life.

    RICHARD MORTON JACK TICKETS 
  • Daniel Light, 5th September - 7pm

    At the bookshop. For The White Ladder: Triumph and Tragedy at the Dawn of Mountaineering.

    DANIEL LIGHT TICKETS 
  • Janey Lee Grace, 22nd Oct - 7pm

    At the bookshop. For the publication of From Wham! to Woo - A Life on the Mic.

    JANEY LEE GRACE TICKETS 

Upcoming Events in date order

AUTHOR EVENT: FICTION

9th July - Julia Armfield

 The bestselling author ofOur Wives Under the Seareturns with a stunning, unsettling novel following three sisters navigating queer love and faith at the end of the world. In conversation with Gina Tonic, writer and senior editor of Polyester Zine.

TICKETS

AUTHOR EVENT: COOKERY

10th July - Melissa Hemsley

‘Real Healthy is my kind of cooking – nourishing, easy, full-flavoured and veg-packed meals for real life. With shortcuts, simple batch cooking, time-saving traybakes and packed lunches you’ll actually look forward to(!), I hope this book helps busy people and families navigate the tricky problem of how to cut back on ultra-processed foods.’ - Melissa Hemsley

TICKETS

author event: non-fiction

15th July - Ros Atkins

Explanation - identifying and communicating what we want to say - is an art. And the BBC presenter and journalist Ros
Atkins
, creator of the viral 'Ros Atkins on...' explainer
videos, is something of a master of the form. In this book, Ros shares the secrets he has learned from years of working in high-pressure newsrooms, identifying the ten elements of a good explanation and the seven steps you need to take to express yourself with clarity and impact.

TICKETS

AUTHOR EVENT: MUSIC

23rd July - Richard Morton Jack

Author of the only biography of Nick to be written with the blessing and involvement of his sister and Estate. Drawing on copious original research and new interviews with his family, friends and musical collaborators, as well as deeply personal archive material unavailable to previous writers - including his father's diaries, his essays and private correspondence - this is the most comprehensive and authoritative account possible of Nick's short and enigmatic life.

TICKETS

AUTHOR EVENT: NON-FICTION

5th September - Daniel Light

For The White Ladder : Triumph and Tragedy at the Dawn of Mountaineering. The true story of the thrill-seekers, map-makers, soldiers, occultists, artists and porters who paved the way for modern mountaineering. ‘A beautifully written and sure-footed history of mountaineering “before Everest”, full of wonderful stories and spanning continents and centuries. A splendid debut.’ Sir Ranulph Fiennes, author of Shackleton

TICKETS

author event & demo: cookery

2nd October - Romy Gill

In this beautiful cookbook, Romy shares over 70 of her beloved family recipes, each a testament to the flavours that define her childhood. From the iconic Butter Chicken, a beloved staple in every Indian home, to the delicious simplicity of her Masala Omelette, Romy invites you to savour the authentic tastes of India without the fuss. As well as recipes, Romy imparts her culinary wisdom and invaluable tips to help you craft curries with confidence in your own kitchen.

TICKETS

AUTHOR EVENT: MEMOIR

22nd October - Janey Lee Grace

Janey shares how she got her break in the music business, the highs and lows of being a backing singer and what it was like touring with bands in the 80’s and 90’s. And from being crammed in a minibus with Mari Wilson's band, to living the dream flying first class around the world, playing stadium gigs with George Michael and WHAM! Later on Janey became known as a co-presenter on Steve Wright in the Afternoon.

TICKETS

AUTHOR EVENT: COOKERY

30th October - Ned Palmer

In A Cheesemonger's Tour de France, Ned Palmer wends his way around the country's regions, meeting the remarkable cheesemongers who carry the torch for France's oldest and most treasured traditions.

As he explains the mysteries of terroir and why each of those different fromages taste as they do, he shows that a French cheeseboard offers genuine insights into la Belle République.

TICKETS

author event: cookery

13th November - Meera Sodha

Dinner is a fresh and joyful celebration of the power of a good meal all created to answer the question: What's for dinner? in an exciting and delicious way. Discover 120 vibrant, easy-to-make vegetarian and vegan main dishes bursting with flavour, including baked butter paneer, kimchi and tomato spaghetti, and aubergines roasted in satay sauce.

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