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An Evening With Tony Jacklin: Talk

The Lincolnshire-born golfer discusses his career from captaining the European Ryder Cup team to appearing on BBC One's Strictly Come Dancing.

The Camberley Theatre

Wed 15 Oct

£25; £22 theatre club / 01276 707600

  • 19:30

Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

Sun 7 Sep

£20 ( £18.50) / 01935 422884

  • 19:30

Regent Centre, Christchurch

Thu 9 Oct

£22.50 / 01202 499199

  • 19:30

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David Mitchell: The Bone Clocks

The author of Cloud Atlas introduces and discusses his latest novel.

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Thu 11 Sep

£8 (£5) / 0131 623 3030

Tickets through Waterstones West End.

OPEN, Norwich

Thu 4 Sep

£8 / 01603 763111

  • 18:30

Sheffield Theatres

Mon 1 Sep

£10 / 0114 249 6000

  • 19:30

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Michael Portillo: Life: A Game Of Two Halves: Talk

The broadcaster and former politician discusses and answers questions about his career.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Mon 29 Sep

£16 / 01527 577330

  • 19:30

The Camberley Theatre

Mon 10 Nov

£16 / 01276 707600

  • 19:30

Guildhall, Gloucester

Fri 20 Feb 2015

£16 (£14) / 01452 503050

  • 19:30

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Michael Palin: Travelling To Work

To celebrate his third volume of diaries being published, Palin looks back on 25 years of travelling the world and almost 50 years of popping up on radio, TV and film. Palin is best known for Monty Python with John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam and the late Graham Chapman. Between movies, he also…

Alban Arena, St Albans

Mon 8 Sep

£29.50 / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Fri 3 Oct

£29.50 / 01223 357851

Colston Hall, Bristol

Mon 22 Sep

£29.50 / 0117 922 3686

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SEEP II: Mirrors & Mires

Visual art, poetry, performance and hair-cutting in this multi-disciplinary event.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 28 Sep

£2–£3

Writing, performance poetry and acoustic open mic session featuring Liz Cronin.

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Guardian Reader Event With David Mitchell

Join the bestselling author for the first UK event for his brand new novel The Bone Clocks.

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

Wed 3 Sep

£20 / 020 7591 3000

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Blofeld and Baxter – Memories of Test Match Special

The cricket commentators talk about their careers and stories from their trips around the world.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Wed 22 Oct

Theatre

£18.50 / 01970 623 232

  • 19:30

Buxton Opera House

Thu 18 Sep

£18.50 / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Cranleigh Arts Centre

Fri 10 Oct

£18.50 / 08456 128128

  • 20:00

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An Evening With Kathy Reichs

Illustrated talk about forensics and the US author's latest Temperance Brennan novel Bones Never Lie.

Waterstones, Manchester

Fri 19 Sep

£6 (£4) / 0161 832 8563

  • 18:30

Guardian Reader Event With Ian McEwan

The Guardian hosts an exclusive London event with the Man Booker winning author for his new novel The Children Act

Cadogan Hall, London SW1X

Mon 1 Sep

£20 £30 inc signed copy of book / 020 7730 4500

  • 19:00 – 20:30
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Chris Ryan: Hunter Killer

Ryan is out promoting his new thriller, Hunter Killer.

The Customs House, South Shields

Mon 15 Sep

£14 (£13) / 0191 454 1234

  • 19:45

Town Hall, Huddersfield

Tue 16 Sep

Phone for prices / 01484 221798

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Waterstones, Glasgow

Wed 10 Sep

£3 (£2) / 0141 332 9105

  • 18:00

Eric Knowles Antique Antics

A mini Antiques Roadshow by the antiques expert who has graced the BBC's television and radio programmes for over 20 years. Illustrated with slides and anecdotal reminiscences.

Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Tue 2 Sep

£18.50 (£16.50) / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Cornerhouse, Manchester

Wed 1 Oct

Cinema 1

£12 (£10; £9 mems; £11) / 0161 200 1500

  • 18:30

Guid Crack Club

Regular storytelling club involving song and music aplenty.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 26 Sep

£3 suggested donation / 0131 556 9579

This month, it's storyteller John Wheeler with 'Promises, Pacts and Careless Oaths'.

  • 19:30

Waverley Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

£3 suggested donation / 0131 557 1050

This month, stories from Britain's highest village in 'Head in the Cloud', with Jean Edmiston.

  • 19:30

Ludlow Assembly Rooms

Wed 10 Sep

£3 ( £2) / 01584 878 141

  • 19:30
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Monty Don: Talk

The gardening writer and presenter talks about his life and work, including his travels to gardens all over the world and what really happens behind the scenes when filming.

The Hawth, Crawley

Fri 31 Oct

£16.50 (£15) / 01293 553636

  • 19:30

Bar 1:22, Huddersfield

Tue 2 Sep

Phone for prices / 01484 480252

  • 21:00

Tue 9 Sep

Phone for prices / 01484 480252

  • 21:00

Tue 16 Sep

Phone for prices / 01484 480252

  • 21:00
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The Met, Abertillery

Fri 3 Oct

£2 / 01495 322510

  • 19:00

Birdsong As Music: An Evening With Richard Mabey: Talk

A special evening with author Richard Mabey who will speak on birdsong and music.

Norwich Castle Museum And Art Gallery

Thu 28 Aug

£15; £13.50 for museums Pass / 01603 493625

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Blackwell's Writers at the Fringe

Blackwell's Bookshop. Now in its sixth year, Blackwell's Bookshop is hosting a weekly series of performances as part of our Blackwell's Writers at the Fringe programme. As new and unpublished works of literary art stand alongside established performers, get ready to experience everything from Scottish poetry to Tartan…

Blackwell's, Edinburgh

Thu 28 Aug

Free / 0131 622 8218

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Bob Paisley: Reluctant Genius: Talk

The remarkable story of the man who had to be persuaded to take on so-called Mission Impossible by succeeding Bill Shankly as Liverpool manager and proceeded to land 19 trophies in nine seasons as the 20th century's most successful manager.

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Fri 12 Sep

£15 (£12) / 0151 666 0000

  • 19:30
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Brian Aldiss OBE: A Book In Time: Talk

Brian Aldiss' 60-year career is one that has shaped science fiction in all its forms in Britain and around the world. Now in his 90th year, Brian Aldiss joins us to celebrate the publication of the first volume of his Complete Short Stories. As well as a precious chance to hear the author discuss his prolific and…

Foyles, London WC2H

Thu 25 Sep

£5 / 020 7437 5660

  • 19:00 – 20:00

Brigid Allen: Talk

Brigid Allen introduces her latest biography Peter Levi, Oxford Romantic. Levi was Oxford Professor Of Poetry from 1984 to 1989.

The Woodstock Bookshop

Mon 15 Sep

Phone for prices / 01993 812760

  • 19:00

Waterstones Hampstead, London NW3

Thu 28 Aug

£5 (£3) / 0843 290 8361

  • 19:00

Evening With Paul Merson

Paul Merson discusses his personal life and footballing career, including details of his beginnings in the sport and ending his career as a professional footballer.

Chepstow Racecourse

Fri 3 Oct

£22 / 01291 622260

  • 19:00 – 23:00

National Trust: Morden Hall Park

Wed 17 Sep

£12 adv booking required; £12 adv booking required; £12 phone for availability, adv booking required (£10 adv booking required; £10 adv booking… / 0844 249 1895

  • 18:00 – 19:15

Thu 18 Sep

£12 adv booking required; £12 adv booking required; £12 phone for availability, adv booking required (£10 adv booking required; £10 adv booking… / 0844 249 1895

  • 18:00 – 19:15

Fri 19 Sep

£12 adv booking required; £12 adv booking required; £12 phone for availability, adv booking required (£10 adv booking required; £10 adv booking… / 0844 249 1895

  • 18:00 – 19:15
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