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Alexandra Park Library, London N22

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 020 8489 8770

  • 15:45 – 16:45

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 020 8489 8770

  • 15:45 – 16:45

Wed 7 May

Free / 020 8489 8770

  • 15:45 – 16:45
…and 3 more dates until 28 May

Bronte Parsonage Museum, Keighley

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 01535 642323

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Shenfield Library, Brentwood

Mon 5 May

Free / 01277 225540

  • 11:00

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Show'N'Tell: Mangroves

UCL PhD student Clare Duncan will be joining us to discuss her research on one of the planet's most ecologically and economically important habitats, mangroves.

Grant Museum Of Zoology, London WC1E

Fri 27 Jun

Free / 020 3106 2052

  • 13:00 – 14:00

Show’N’Tell: Okavango

Luca Marazzi will be joining us after having rummaged through the drawers and cupboards to find his object. Find out more about Luca's research on the diversity of life in one of Africa's largest wetlands, the Okavango delta.

Grant Museum Of Zoology, London WC1E

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 020 3106 2052

  • 13:00 – 14:00

Russell Morris Exhibition: All The Days She Could Spare

Drawings, monoprints and poetry documenting Russell's experiences of caring for his mother who suffered from Alzheimer's.

Chester Cathedral

Wed 23 Apr

Free donations welcome / 01244 324756

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free donations welcome / 01244 324756

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free donations welcome / 01244 324756

  • 09:00 – 17:00
…and 11 more dates until 6 May

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
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Keeper Talks: Tigers

A talk about the predatory cats, including what food they eat and how they are looked after.

Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo, Malton

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0871 911 8000

  • 13:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0871 911 8000

  • 13:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0871 911 8000

  • 13:00
…and 35 more dates until 31 May

Tessa Ransford: Don't Mention This to Anyone

The poet reads selections from her latest collection, Don't Mention this to Anyone.

Stockbridge Library, Edinburgh

Tue 29 Apr

Free / 0131 529 5665

  • 14:00

The East Surrey Regiment In The First World War: Talk

Ian Chatfield discusses the experiences and fate of the regiment during the conflict.

Kingston Museum, Kingston upon Thames

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 020 8547 6460

  • 19:00 – 20:00

Richard Wiseman: 59 Seconds

Wiseman shares from his latest, 59 seconds, an expose on psuedoscience and self-help myths.

Central Library, Edinburgh

Wed 23 Apr

Free (ticketed) / 0131 242 8100

In celebration of World Book Night.

World Book Night with Blackwell's

Blackwell's celebrates with readings and chat from a host of its favourite authors, including Jenni Fagan, John Burnside and Angela Jackson. Booking is essential.

Blackwell's, Edinburgh

Wed 23 Apr

Free (ticketed) / 0131 622 8222

  • 18:00
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Oxford World Book Night 2014

Talks by Jen Campbell, Sarah Henshaw and Robert Lipscombe in celebration of World Book Night.

Blackwell's, Oxford

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 01865 333623

  • 19:00 – 20:30

The Glasgow Comic Mart

Get your paws on comics, memorabilia, collectibles and original artwork.

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow

Sat 3 May

Free (donations welcome) / 0141 553 0840

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 6 Sep

Free (donations welcome) / 0141 553 0840

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 1 Nov

Free (donations welcome) / 0141 553 0840

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Waterstones, Yeovil

Sat 24 May

Free / 01935 479832

  • 13:00

Kirsty Logan: The Rental Heart and Other Fairytales

Glasgow author (and List Books Editor) Kirsty Logan launches her award-winning debut book, The Rental Heart and Other Fairytales, with some stories, chat and wine.

Looking Glass Books, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0131 229 2902

  • 18:30

Phil Bergerson: American Artifacts – Talk and Signing

Canadian photographer Bergerson discusses his new photo book, American Artifacts, looking at modern day America and incorporating text from dystopian sci-fi writer Margaret Atwood.

Stills, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Apr

Free (ticketed) / 01620 895985

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Westfield London Book Club

A talk on Evelyn Waugh's Scoop, about Lord Cooper the fictional newspaper magnate.

Foyles, London WC2H

Tue 29 Apr

Free / 020 7437 5660

  • 19:30 – 20:30

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

Finding Me (Take Me As I Am) - Free

Carol Robson / Free Festival Amazing journey of discovery, coming to terms with her gender and sexuality. Carol uses spoken word/ poetry which includes poems from her first collection, Words of Darkness and Light, plus new work specially written for this show, along with her humour as she puts it, Just Saying How It…

Laughing Horse @ The Newsroom, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Basement

Free / 0131 557 5830

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Basement

Free / 0131 557 5830

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Basement

Free / 0131 557 5830

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 10 Aug

Gerry Hassan: Caledonian Dreaming

Writer, commentator and thinker Hassan gears up for the referendum with his examination of the state of contemporary Scotland, Caledonian Dreaming: The Quest for a Different Scotland.

Blackwell's, Edinburgh

Wed 7 May

Free / 0131 622 8222

Part of TradFest.

Golden Hare Book Group

Get your book on with some fellow bibliophiles at this monthly book group.

Golden Hare, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 0131 629 1396

This month's read is Jamie Mason's Three Graves Full.

  • 18:30

Mon 26 May

Free / 0131 629 1396

  • 18:30

Mon 30 Jun

Free / 0131 629 1396

  • 18:30
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Introductory Talk

Dr Francis Toase discusses politics and culture in 1890s Europe.

Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0161 833 9833

  • 10:30 – 11:15

Waterstones, Leeds

Mon 5 May

Free / 0113 244 4588

  • 13:00

Jo Nesbo: Author Event

The Norwegian crime author signs copies of his novel The Son.

Waterstones, York

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 01904 628740

  • 13:00

Pint Of Poetry

Listen to a performance of poems written by a variety of different poets and members of the group or perform some of your own.

Stamford Arts Centre

Wed 30 Apr

Cellar Bar

Free / 01780 763203

  • 20:00

Wed 28 May

Cellar Bar

Free / 01780 763203

  • 20:00

Play Time

Get to know a different short play each time in this group for non-performing theatre lovers.

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Tue 29 Apr

Free / 0131 623 3734

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Tue 13 May

Free / 0131 623 3734

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Tue 27 May

Free / 0131 623 3734

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Tue 10 Jun

Free / 0131 623 3734

  • 18:00 – 20:00
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