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Waterstones Liverpool One

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 0151 709 9820

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, Manchester

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0161 834 8300

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Your Questions Discussed In The Light Of Spiritual Science: Talk

Discussion with Adrian Hotten about using the tool of the outlook of Anthroposophy to better understand what is really happening in the world around us.

Rudolf Steiner House, London NW1

Wed 29 Oct

£3.50 (£1) / 020 7723 4400

Wed 12 Nov

£3.50 (£1) / 020 7723 4400

Wed 26 Nov

£3.50 (£1) / 020 7723 4400

Wed 10 Dec

£3.50 (£1) / 020 7723 4400

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

Thu 23 Oct

£10 Single Session; £35 Masterclass

Fri 24 Oct

£10 Single Session; £35 Masterclass

Sat 25 Oct

£10 Single Session; £35 Masterclass

Sun 26 Oct

£10 Single Session; £35 Masterclass

Bookbug Session

Rhymes, stories and songs to stimulate and delight wee ones. Suitable for under threes. Booking is essential.

Balerno Library, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5500

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5500

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0131 529 5500

…and 4 more dates until 5 Dec

Blackhall Library, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5595

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5595

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0131 529 5595

…and 4 more dates until 5 Dec

Colinton Library, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5603

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5603

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5603

…and 11 more dates until 9 Dec

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Anthony Horowitz: Moriarty

Author Anthony Horowitz talks about his new book Moriarty, set after the death of Sherlock Holmes.

Surgeons' Hall Museum, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

Free (ticketed) / 0131 527 1600

Edinburgh Gay Men's Book Group

A book club for gents with a lust for reading. All types of books considered.

LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing, Edinburgh

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 0131 523 1100

Elegies From Angels, Punks and Raging Queens

An evening of free verse set to blues, jazz and rhythm and blues, celebrating the lives of AIDS victims.

Dunblane Youth and Community Centre

Wed 5 Nov

£10–£12 / 01786 824224

Thu 6 Nov

£10 / 01786 824224

Fri 7 Nov

£12 / 01786 824224

Sat 8 Nov

£12 / 01786 824224

Jo Caulfield Presents … The Speakeasy

A relaxed evening featuring a diverse bill of artists (magicians, comedians, writers and more) telling true stories from the haunting to the hilarious live on stage, giving some unexpected insights into their worlds.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 18 Nov

£6 / 0131 556 9579

Tue 9 Dec

£6 / 0131 556 9579

The Little Coffee Shop Of Kabul

Read and discuss The Little Coffee Shop Of Kabul by Deborah Rodriguez with the club.

Quay Theatre, Sudbury

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 01787 374745

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Mairi Hedderwick

Meet Mairi Hedderwick, author of the well-loved Katie Morag books.

Balloch Library

Sat 29 Nov

Free ticketed / 01389 608989

Part of Book Week Scotland.

Queen's Cross Church, Aberdeen

Sat 1 Nov

£5

'The Opposite Of Loneliness': A Celebration Of Marina Keegan's Writing With Kevin And Tracy Keegan

Blackwell's Oxford Presents: A Celebration of Marina Keegan's Writing with Kevin and Tracy Keegan

Blackwell's, Oxford

Sat 25 Oct

Writers Cafe

Talks and discussions with Plymouth University students.

Plymouth University

Thu 23 Oct

Writers Cafe, 4th Floor, Babbage Building

Free / 01752 585050

Fri 24 Oct

Writers Cafe, 4th Floor, Babbage Building

Free / 01752 585050

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

Easy and effective, this Christmas wreath is a fun workshop!

Petham Village Hall, Canterbury

Sun 30 Nov

£40 email: earthwireshirts@yahoo.co.uk

Comics Day

Comics Day 2014 will celebrate comics and their relationship to other media, including literature, film, television, theatre, games, and the internet.

Bonar Hall, Dundee

Sat 25 Oct

£15 / 01382 434940

Part of Dundee Literary Festival.

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning) Comics Day Bonar Hall, Dundee
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David Mitchell: Thinking About it Only Makes it Worse

The comedian, TV star, writer and actor talks about his latest book Thinking About it Only Makes it Worse which is a look at the absurdities of modern living.

Conway Hall, London WC1R

Wed 12 Nov

£12.84–£16.05 / 020 7242 8032

De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea

Sat 22 Nov

£22 / 01424 229111

Royal Geographical Society (With The Institute Of British Geographers), London SW7

Wed 12 Nov

£20 / 020 7591 3000

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DIBI (Design It Build It) 2014

DIBI (Design It: Build It) is back!

The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle upon Tyne

Mon 10 Nov

£85–£175 / 0191 261 1103

Tue 11 Nov

£85–£175 / 0191 261 1103

Down at the Farm

Storyteller Rosie Mapplebeck shares some animal tales amid the cows, sheep, pigs and ducks.

Gorgie City Farm, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Free (donations welcome) / 0131 337 4202

Part of Scottish International Storytelling Festival.

The Eagle's Way: Jim Crumley

Jim Crumley discusses his book The Eagle's Way.

Bonar Hall, Dundee

Sat 25 Oct

£3 (Concessions £2) / 01382 434940

Part of Dundee Literary Festival.

Lochee Community Library, Dundee

Wed 26 Nov

Free ticketed / 01382 431835

Part of Book Week Scotland.

The Dugdale Centre, Enfield

Sat 25 Oct

£3.50 (£2.50) / 020 8807 6680

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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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Holly Hagan: Not Quite a Geordie

Geordie Shore star Holly Hagan signs copies of her book, Not Quite a Geordie.

WH Smith, Essex

Thu 30 Oct

01708 869175

WH Smith, Leeds

Sat 1 Nov

0113 277 2990

WH Smith, Doncaster

Sat 1 Nov

01302 321511

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Imprint Writing Awards Presentation

The winners of the fourth Imprint Writing Award are announced.

Dick Institute Museum and Art Gallery, Kilmarnock

Fri 28 Nov

£5 / 01563 554902

Jodi Picoult: Leaving Time

Popular author Jodi Picoult talks about her latest book, Leaving Time.

Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

Thu 6 Nov

Free but ticketed / 01382 223181

Part of Dundee Literary Festival.

Free / 01382 223181

Eastwood Park Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 8 Nov

£5–£7 / 0141 577 4956

Theatre At The Mill, Newtownabbey

Sun 9 Nov

£6 (£4) / 028 9034 0202

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John Cooper Clarke

The legendary Mancunian punk poet, who is a spiritual godfather to the likes of Mike Skinner and Plan B hauls his insatiable laconic wit on tour.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Tue 2 Dec

£20 / 01284 758000

Camp And Furnace, Liverpool

Fri 14 Nov

£22.50

The Dukes, Lancaster

Tue 28 Oct

£21–£24 (£18–£22) / 01524 598 500

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