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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.

Foyles, London WC2H

Tue 2 Sep

Free, ticketed / 020 7437 5660

  • 17:00 – 18:00

OPEN, Norwich

Thu 4 Sep

£8 / 01603 763111

  • 18:30

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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

Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Wed 8 Oct

£21 / 0191 261 2606

Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

Sun 7 Sep

£20 ( £18.50) / 01935 422884

  • 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 Atkinson, Southport

Sun 1 Feb 2015

£16 (£14) / 01704 533333

  • 14:30 – 16:00

The Camberley Theatre

Mon 10 Nov

£16 / 01276 707600

  • 19:30

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Greg Moodie: Versus the Union

Cartoonist Greg Moodie launches his new book, * Greg Moodie Versus the Union*. Plus a special appearance from Lady Alba.

Leiper Fine Art, Glasgow

Thu 4 Sep

Free (Q&A is ticketed) / 0141 204 2372

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Alice Finbow: An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Edinburgh

In 1974, French writer Georges Perec (Life A User's Manual) sat in a café in Paris for three days and created a description of everything he could see and hear. The result, Tentative d'épuisement d'un lieu parisien, is one of his enduring celebrations of what he called the 'endotic', the opposite of the exotic. Filmmaker…

The Manna House, Edinburgh

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0131 652 2349

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Waterstones, Manchester

Tue 16 Sep

£6 (£4) / 0161 832 8563

  • 18:30

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

Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

An exhibition looking at the role of the Poet Laureate across the centuries and celebrating the work of the current Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, at the midpoint of laureateship. With presentation volumes, original manuscripts and images of poets including Dryden, Wordsworth, Tennyson, Betjeman and Hughes, among others, it's…

The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 31 Aug

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 18:00

Mon 1 Sep

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 18:00

Tue 2 Sep

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 18:00
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Freud Museum, London NW3

Thu 11 Sep

£10 adv booking required (£7 adv booking required) / 020 7435 2002

  • 19:00 – 20:30
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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

Metal Billboard Debate

Metal Billboard Debate When was the last time you visited an art gallery?

Peterborough Museum And Art Gallery

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 01733 343329

  • 19:00 – 21:30

Adult Writing: Course

A creative workshop for all levels of skill.

Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 18 Sep

£60 / 0844 811 2121

  • 18:45 – 20:15

The Big Midweek: Life Inside The Fall By Steve Hanley & Olivia Piekarski

A special event to mark the release of the book The Big Midweek: Life Inside The Fall by Steve Hanley and Olivia Piekarski, who will be joined for a Q&A by ex band members Brix Smith-Start and Simon Rogers.

Rough Trade East, London E1

Thu 18 Sep

£13.99 / 020 7792 3490

  • 19:00 – 21:00
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Dr David Starkey: The Tudors And Us: Talk

The historian talks about the dramatic twists and turns of 16th England, with its colourful leaders and unstable politics.

Farnham Maltings

Tue 9 Sep

£13–£15 / 01252 745444

  • 20:00 – 21:30

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Fri 12 Sep

£16 (£14) / 0151 666 0000

  • 20:00

The Harlequin, Redhill

Tue 11 Nov

£15 / 01737 276 500

  • 19:30

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The Glasgow Comic Mart

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

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow

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

In Conversation: Monique Roffey With Dr Victoria Best

Conversation about Monique Roffey's new book, House of Ashes, a powerful and evocative tale, set in an imagined Caribbean republic and based on real events.

Waterstones, Cambridge

Tue 16 Sep

£3 / 01223 351688

  • 18:30

MCM Scotland Comic Con

A US-style comic con and celebration of superheroes, sci-fi, TV, gaming, trading cards, toys, anime and more.Guest of honour is anime director Shingo Natsume.

SECC, Glasgow

Sat 6 Sep

£12 / 08443 954000

Sun 7 Sep

£12 / 08443 954000

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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Steve Hanley

The musician and author promotes his book, the first insider's account of life inside The Fall.

Rough Trade East, London E1

Thu 18 Sep

Free / 020 7792 3490

  • 19:00

Synology 2015: DSM And Product Launch

Synology has announced that the next developments in its award-winning DiskStation Manager (DSM) operating system are just weeks away with a public invitation for end users and channel partners to attend the London launch event on 18th September.

Altitude, London SW1P

Thu 18 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 16:00

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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Charlaine Harris: Midnight Crossroad

Sookie Stackhouse (aka True Blood) author Charlaine Harris introduces her latest novel, Midnight Crossroad, a tale of murder in the small town Midnight, Texas.

Blackwell's, Edinburgh

Wed 3 Sep

Free (ticketed) / 0131 622 8218

  • 18:30

Forbidden Planet, London WC2H

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 020 7420 3666

  • 13:00 – 14:00

Waterstones Liverpool One

Tue 2 Sep

£4 (£3) / 0151 709 9820

  • 18:30

An Evening With Ann Widdecombe: Talk

Ann Widdecombe discloses more about herself in a discussion of her life story.

Theatr Gwaun, Fishguard

Thu 11 Sep

Phone for prices / 01348 873421

  • 19:00
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