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100 Moons: Stories Of Great Forgotten Musicians And The Boundaries Of Humanness From 78RPM Records: Lecture

Musician and writer Ian Nagoski talks about the disappearing music of the 20th century.

Cafe Oto, London E8

Mon 28 Apr

£8; £6 adv / 020 7923 1231

  • 20:00

£1m Creative Agency

Dinner with like-minded agency owners. Insight from industry leaders. Come if you're an agency owner looking to get the inside track on how to build a £1m agency.

One Alfred Place, London WC1E

Wed 7 May

£99

  • 18:00 – 22:30

Rich Mix, Bethnal Green

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 020 7613 7498

  • 19:00

5×15 Five Speakers, Fifteen Minutes Each: Melvyn Bragg, Sophie Hannah And Joe Klein

The speakers tell of their lives, passions and inspirations, unscripted and for fifteen minutes only.

Tabernacle Arts Centre, London W11

Mon 28 Apr

£25 / 020 7221 9700

Mon 19 May

£20 / 020 7221 9700

Mon 16 Jun

£11 / 020 7221 9700

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Aa The Airts: Project Wish Tree

A curated evening of new music, song, stories, poetry, film and visual art installations inspired by the nation’s colourful collective imagination. The Wish Tree is a project from National Collective, the open and non-party creative campaign for Scottish independence.

Teviot, Edinburgh

Sat 10 May

£8 (£5) / 0131 650 4673

Part of TradFest.

Bar 1:22, Huddersfield

Tue 22 Apr

Phone for prices / 01484 480252

  • 21:00

Tue 29 Apr

Phone for prices / 01484 480252

  • 21:00

The Active Sun: Lecture

Dr Helen Mason of Cambridge University gives a talk on astronomy and the sun.

INTECH Science Centre & Planetarium, Winchester

Wed 14 May

£8 adv booking required; £10 adv booking required (£6 adv booking required; £8 adv booking required) / 01962 863791

  • 18:30

Adam Freudenheim: Talk

The publisher talks about his career and his work in translating the writings of German authors into English.

David's Bookshop, Letchworth Garden City

Tue 20 May

Phone for prices / 01462 684631

  • 19:30

Adele Parks: Talk

Acclaimed author Adele will talk at Chipping Barnet Library about her book "Spare Brides". Four extraordinary women have to pick up the pieces of their lives in the scarred, glamorous 1920's.

Chipping Barnet Library

Tue 29 Apr

Free

  • 18:30 – 20:00
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Adult Reading Groups

A chance to share opinions and thoughts on the latest books.

Bromley Central Library

Tue 22 Apr

Phone for pirces / 020 8460 6037

  • 18:30

Thu 24 Apr

Phone for pirces / 020 8460 6037

  • 18:30

Peckham Library, London SE15

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 020 7525 2000

  • 18:30 – 20:00

Tue 29 Apr

Free / 020 7525 2000

  • 18:30 – 20:00

Wanstead Library, London E11

Wed 28 May

Free / 020 8708 7400

  • 18:30 – 20:00

The Adventures Of Andy Kershaw

The former BBC Radio 1 DJ discusses his controversial life and career.

Bridgwater Arts Centre

Thu 29 May

£10 (£14) / 01278 422700

  • 20:00

Treadwell's, London WC1E

Thu 8 May

£7 adv booking essential / 020 7419 8507

  • 19:30 – 21:00

African Reading Group London: The Tail Of The Bluebird By Nii Ayikwei Parkes

A group to help readers keep up with the explosion of literature coming out of Africa. Focussing on short story collections, novels and some critical or non-fiction.

Book & Kitchen, London W11

Sat 3 May

Free / 020 3417 8266

  • 17:30 – 19:00

An Afternoon With Sunny Ormonde: It's Lilian From The Archers!: Talk

Behind the scenes secrets, anecdotes, banter from The Archers and favourite moments of Lillian's.

Lichfield Garrick

Thu 1 May

Studio Theatre

£13 / 01543 412121

  • 19:30
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Agnes Lehoczky - Carillonneur

The launch of Agnes Lehoczky's fifth collection of poems Carillonneur, which is her third one in English.

Hungarian Cultural Centre, London WC2E

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 020 7240 6162

  • 19:00 – 21:00

RIBA, London W1B

Tue 29 Apr

£9 adv booking essential (£6.50 adv booking essential; £6.50 adv booking essential) / 020 7580 5533

  • 18:30 – 20:00

Alan R Dance: Talk

The author discusses his work including Canary Child and Narrow Marsh.

Waterstones, Nottingham

Thu 29 May

£3 / 0843 290 8525

  • 19:00

Alaska

The launch of the poetry selection.

Z-Arts, Manchester

Fri 2 May

£5 / 0161 226 1912

  • 19:30 – 20:30
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Alex Bellos On Alex Through The Looking Glass: Talk

The author talks about his book, the follow up to Alex's Adventures In Numberland.

Daunt Books, Marylebone, London W1U

Thu 24 Apr

£8 / 020 7224 2295

  • 19:00

Alice Fresco

One-woman poetry by Alice McCullough.

Duke Of York Murals, Belfast

Fri 9 May

Free / 028 9023 2403

  • 19:00

Sat 10 May

Free / 028 9023 2403

  • 19:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 028 9023 2403

  • 19:00

Alice Temperley: Wedding Fashion: Talk

The designer talks about her bridal and evening collections.

Victoria & Albert Museum, London SW7

Tue 10 Jun

The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

£9 adv booking required (£7 adv booking required) / 020 7942 2000

  • 18:30 – 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

Alistair Moffat: Bannockburn – The Battle for a Nation

Mark 700 years since the battle of Bannockburn with author Alistair Moffat, whose new book recounts the bloody two-day event. Booking is essential.

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Mon 23 Jun

Free / 0131 623 3734

  • 18:00
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