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An Evening with Pam Ayres

A cosy evening of poetry, stories and incredible wit from the lady herself.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Thu 1 May

£19.50 adv booking required / 01256 844244

  • 19:45

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sun 29 Jun

£19.50 / 01892 530613

  • 17:00

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Brewin Dolphin Borders Book Festival

Taking place in the National Trust's Georgian Harmony Garden, in the heart of Melrose, the Borders Book Festival attracts world-class writers and personalities and also hosts the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction awards, as well as a children's programme. This year's fest sees former Prime Minister Gordon…

Harmony Garden, Melrose

Thu 12 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0844 357 1060

Fri 13 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0844 357 1060

Sat 14 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0844 357 1060

Sun 15 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0844 357 1060

David Edwards: The Black Hand Gang

David Edwards tours his free ebook and electronic game, an adventure fiction which aims to change the way children read and use Facebook.

The Printworks, Manchester

Fri 25 Apr

Free

  • 14:00 – 15:00

James Runcie: Sidney Chambers and the Problem of Evil

Writer, script writer and filmmaker James Runcie introduces his newest book, the third in his Grantchester Mysteries, which is currently in development for a TV series.

Browsers Bookshop, Woodbridge

Wed 14 May

£6

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Ben Watt: Romany and Tom

The musician, producer and author discusses his memoir Romany And Tom, about the lives of his parents in post-war Britain.

Brighton Dome

Wed 7 May

Brighton Dome Studio Theatre

£10 / 01273 709709

  • 20:00
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Glasgow Comic Con

Indulge your love of all things graphic at this fiesta of films, comics and fandoms. This year promises opportunity to meet and get sketches and autographs from Hannah Berry (Britten and Brulightly), Rufus Dayglo (Tank Girl), Simon Furman (Transformers), Roger Langridge (Thor), Dan McDaid (Dr Who) and John Wagner (Judge…

CCA, Glasgow

Sat 5 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £14 for a day ticket (£10; weekend ticket £18–£22.50) / 0141 352 4900

Sun 6 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £14 for a day ticket (£10; weekend ticket £18–£22.50) / 0141 352 4900

Louise Welsh: A Lovely Way to Burn

The Scottish crime literature stalwart releases her latest novel, the first in her new Plague Times trilogy, which begins as a global plague called 'the Sweats' sweeps across London.

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Thu 8 May

Free / 0131 623 3734

  • 18:00 – 19:00

Music in the Castle of Heaven: A Portrait of Johann Sebastian Bach

Join two Bach experts, Sir John Eliot Gardiner with Professor John Butt, in conversation about the celebrated composer's life and work. Plus a book and CD signing.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Wed 25 Jun

£15 / 0131 668 2019

  • 18:00

Sir Andrew Motion: The Customs House

The English poet, novelist, biographer and former poet laureate reads from the selection of poems The Custom House as well as The Cinder Path, which was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award For New Work In Poetry.

Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

Wed 25 Jun

£10 / 02392 828282

  • 20:00

Merlin Theatre, Frome

Mon 7 Jul

£15 in advance; £17.50 on the door / 01373 465949

  • 20:00

Abbi Glines: Book Signing

A rare chance to meet the self-published American author as she signs copies of her best-selling novels.

Waterstones, Manchester

Sun 13 Jul

Free / 0161 832 8563

  • 14:00
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Alfred Brendel

The pianist gives a lecture on his life in classical music and discusses his book A Pianist's A to Z.

Royal Northern College Of Music, Manchester

Wed 7 May

RNCM Theatre

£15 ( £13.50; £13.50; £7; Children £13.50 under 18s) / 0161 907 5555

  • 19:30

Alison Moore: Book Launch

The 2012 Man Booker Prize shortlisted author discusses and signs copies of her book He Wants.

Waterstones, Nottingham

Fri 15 Aug

£3 / 0843 290 8525

  • 19:00

Andy McNab: Book Signing

The author and former SAS sergeant signs copies of his book Fortress.

Waterstones, Manchester

Tue 3 Jun

Free / 0161 749 8623

  • 14:00

Waterstones, Ipswich

Sat 28 Jun

Free / 01473 289044

  • 11:00 – 14:00
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Waterstones, Scarborough

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 01723 500414

  • 11:00

Waterstones, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 30 May

Free / 0191 261 7757

  • 12:30 – 14:30

Bob Clarke: Book Signing

The author signs copies of his book If You Can't Take a Joke…: You Shouldn't Have Joined, about his experiences as a submariner in the cold war.

Waterstones, Chelmsford

Sat 7 Jun

Free / 01245 268737

  • 10:30 – 14:30

BOOKMARK Blairgowrie Rattray and the Glens Book Festival

A new weekend book festival for Blairgowrie and Rattray with guest authors and a range of events including an interactive children's programme.

The Royal Hotel, Blairgowrie

Fri 10 Oct

prices vary

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Sat 11 Oct

prices vary

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Brian Talbot, Mary Talbot, Kate Charlesworth: Author Event

The graphic novel artists and writers discuss their work.

Waterstones, Sunderland

Thu 8 May

£3 / 0191 567 4331

  • 18:00 – 20:00
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Charlie Fletcher: Oversight

Charlie Fletcher launches his Dickensian fantasy, Oversight.

Blackwell's, Edinburgh

Fri 2 May

Free (ticketed) / 0131 622 8222

Exclusive Scottish launch.

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Christopher Somerville: Author's Event

Bristol is surrounded by accessible and beautiful countryside. The Times Walks Columnist and author of over 30 books, will talk about his favourite places and the wildlife near Bristol.

Stanfords, Bristol

Thu 22 May

£2 / 0117 929 9966

  • 19:00

Come And Meet Emma Healey: Author Event

The author talks about and signs copies of her novel Elizabeth Is Missing.

Waterstones, Ipswich

Mon 30 Jun

Phone for prices / 01473 289044

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Stanfords, Bristol

Thu 8 May

£2 / 0117 929 9966

  • 19:00

Dave Pamah - Firefighting From Within: Book Launch

'Firefighting from Within' by Dave Pamah Book Launch You need to be 18 or over to join the casino and enter the bar. Valid ID is required, either a passport or drivers licence.

Grosvenor G Casino Piccadilly, London W1D

Wed 14 May

Free / 020 7287 7887

  • 18:00 – 21:00
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