Book signing

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Waterstones Liverpool One

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 0151 709 9820

London Sports Writing Festival 2014

Legendary sports personalities discuss their literary works, with readings and discussions by Roy Keane, Gareth Thomas, Trevor Brooking and many more.

Lord's Cricket Ground, London NW8

Fri 24 Oct

£10 Single Session; £35 Masterclass

Sat 25 Oct

£10 Single Session; £35 Masterclass

Sun 26 Oct

£10 Single Session; £35 Masterclass

Kevin Bridges: We Need to Talk About …

The Glaswegian comedian signs copies of his new book, We Need To Talk about … Kevin Bridges.

ASDA, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 0131 669 9151

Waterstones, Yeovil

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 01935 479832

WHSmith, Cardiff

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 029 2039 0088

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An Evening with Pam Ayres

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

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Wed 5 Nov

£21.25 (£19.25) / 02476 553055

CAST, Doncaster

Sun 16 Nov

£20 / 01302 303959

Dorking Halls

Sat 29 Nov

£23.50; £21.50 / 01306 881717

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Anne Rice's Prince Lestat: Midnight Book Launch

The Queen of the Undead is back, with her first Vampire Chronicle in over a decade marking the return of one of the most popular vampires of all time Lestat de Lioncourt.

The British Library, London NW1

Wed 29 Oct

Entrance Hall

£28 adv booking required / 0843 208 1144

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Douglas Skelton: Crow Bait

Author Douglas Skelton on his new crime novel, Crow Bait.

Waterstones, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 248 4814

The Customs House, South Shields

Sat 22 Nov

£20 / 0191 454 1234

mima – Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

Sat 22 Nov

Phone for prices, adv booking required / 01642 726720

An Evening With Yotam Ottolenghi

Chef and food writer Yotam Ottolenghi discusses his new cookbook, Plenty More. Yotam is also signing copies of the book after the event.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Nov

Times to be confirmed / £12.50 / 0131 248 4848

Phil Taylor: Staying Power – A Year in My Life

Darts man Phil 'The Power' Taylor signs copies of his new book, Staying Power – A Year in My Life.

Waterstones West End, Edinburgh

Mon 3 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 226 2666

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David Fairclough: Book Signing

The Liverpool FC legend signs copies of his book Liverpool: The Complete Record.

Waterstones Liverpool One

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0151 709 9820

For Books' Sake Presents: Hallowe'en Witchfest With Rosie Garland And Wanda Wyporska

For Books' Sake present award winning gothic author, Rosie Garland and witchcraft historian,Wanda Wyporska. Inc readings and a discussion on the demonisation of women in history and historical fiction. Free bloodcurdling cocktail with every ticket!

The Proud Archivist, London N1

Wed 29 Oct

£8 inc drink; £6 adv, inc drink / 020 7749 6852

An Afternoon with Shona MacLean

The writer dicusses her work.

Aberdeen Central Library

Sat 29 Nov

Free ticketed / 01224 652500

Part of Book Week Scotland.

The Arrival of the Fittest: Solving Evolution's Greatest Puzzle

Darwin's theory of natural selection tells us that genetic innovations come about by 'trial and error'. Here, Andreas Wagner reveals how they are also driven by a set of fundamental laws that give rise to a world of creativity

The Royal Institution Of Great Britain, London W1S

Thu 13 Nov

£12 / 020 7409 2992

An Audience with Elly Griffiths: Talk

The best-selling crime writer reads from, and talks about, her book The Outcast Dead, and gives hints about her upcoming work.

Under Ground Theatre, Below Eastbourne Central Library

Fri 14 Nov

£4 iinc glass of wine/tea/coffee / 01323 737677

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Axel Scheffler: Meet The Creator Of The Gruffalo: Workshop

Meet the illustrator behind the Gruffalo and have copies of the Gruffalo books signed. Artist Axel Scheffler will be reading excerpts from the books and answering your questions.

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford

Sat 8 Nov

£5 adv / 01274 431 212

Banging On! Life before, with and after The Kinks.

Articulate veteran rock drummer Bob Henrit recounts his days with Adam Faith, career with Argent and years with The Kinks (until they ceased to exist). His recollections are all in Banging On! and he will be signing copies.(cash transactions only).

Bruce Castle Museum, London N17

Mon 24 Nov

Free / 020 8808 8772

Becca Fitzpatrick: Book Signing

Meet the author of the best-selling Hush Hush series as she signs copies of her latest work Black Ice.

Waterstones, Bluewater West, Greenhithe

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 01322 624831

Waterstones Liverpool One

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 0151 709 9820

Book Day

A selection of Scottish authors sell their books and participate in book readings and signings. Present are authors from a number of genres, such as entertainment, history, photography, poetry, comics and graphic novels. Guests include Judith Bowers and Louise Welsh.

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0141 553 0840

Part of Book Week Scotland.

  • 11:00 – 17:00 Book Day Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow
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Book Signing With Nick Butterworth

To celebrate Discover's brand new production of 'One Snowy Night', Nick Butterworth, author of this best-selling picture book, will be signing books in our cafe.

Discover Children's Story Centre, London E15

Sat 6 Dec

£5 (£4.50; £18) / 020 8536 5555

Book Week Scotland

A 'national book festival' for Scotland courtesy of Creative Scotland, the Scottish Book Trust and many other collaborators across the country. A packed programme of star-studded author events, kids' activities and the distribution of free books all combine to form a week-long national celebration of reading.

Various venues, Scotland

Mon 24 Nov

Times & prices vary

Tue 25 Nov

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Wed 26 Nov

Times & prices vary

…and 4 more dates until 30 Nov

Borders Book Festival

Taking place in the National Trust's Georgian Harmony Garden, the Borders Book Festival attracts world-class literary figures.

Harmony Garden, Melrose

Thu 11 Jun 2015

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2257

Times & prices vary / 0844 493 2257

Fri 12 Jun 2015

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2257

Times & prices vary / 0844 493 2257

Sat 13 Jun 2015

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2257

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Sun 14 Jun 2015

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2257

Times & prices vary / 0844 493 2257

Cathie Devitt: Don't Drink & Fly

Glasgow writer Cathie Devitt launches the first novella in a trilogy about the hectic life of Bernice, a witch living in Glasgow who likes red wine and has a hapless love life.

Waterstones, Glasgow

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0141 248 4814

Chris O’Dowd and Nick Murphy

Director Nick Murphy and writer/funny man Chris O'Dowd discuss their new book, Moone Boy.

Dulwich Books, London SE21

Tue 28 Oct

£6 entry and a copy of the book (Entry only £3) / 020 8670 1920

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