Tagged: Events

Bookshop events: no 'wow'

Mentioning no names, but aren't some bookshop events in London - and increasingly elsewhere - succumbing to the over-heated London price overdrive, leaving many of... Read more

'Hogwarts' unveiled as theme of Harry Potter Book Night 2018

Bloomsbury Children’s Books has revealed that 'Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry' will be the theme for Harry Potter Book Night 2019. Read more

CNL makes a stand on event fees

The French National Book Centre (Centre National du Livre, CNL) will cut subsidies for the 90-plus book fairs and literary festivals it supports next year... Read more

Summer fun for kids at Foyles

Foyles is planning a "Summer of Fun" children’s festival, featuring events with favourite characters such as Alice in Wonderland, Star Wars and Aardman’s Shaun the... Read more

Canongate creates Letters Live company

Canongate has created a spin-off company to further develop its Letters Live series of events. Five shows, which will feature actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Louise... Read more

Bookshops and libraries prepare for WBD

Libraries and bookshops are preparing to mark this year’s World Book Day tomorrow (5th March) with a series of storytime events and author visits. More... Read more

Author Dunn to speak at National Trust venues

Suzannah Dunn is to take part in a series of “innovative” events at National Trust properties as part of a partnership between the organisation and... Read more

Charing Cross Road events for Big Green Bookshop

The Big Green Bookshop is set to hold events at The Old Café – in the former Foyles Charing Cross Road – in an “exciting... Read more

Children’s publishers sign up to rights exchange

Pan Macmillan, Bloomsbury Children’s Books and Oxford University Press are among the publishers attending a new rights exchange event, organised by the Children’s Media Conference... Read more

Big turn-out for Brand's 'anarchic fayre'

Approaching 500 members of the public turned up to the launch of Russell Brand’s new book Revolution (Century), although a panel debate organised as part... Read more

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