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Bob Sinfield: Author's Event

Jazz FM presenter Bob Sinfield is the author of Gentleman Of Jazz, the fascinating story of trombonist and comedian George Chisholm.

Whitehall, Cheam, Sutton

Tue 14 Apr

£7 ( £6) / 020 8643 1236

Emma Wright

The Emma Press launch Campaign In Poetry, an anthology of new political poems.

The Betsey Trotwood, London EC1R

Wed 15 Apr

Free / 020 7253 4285

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Emma Wright The Betsey Trotwood, London

An Evening with Pam Ayres

A cosy evening of poetry, stories and incredible wit from the lady herself.

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Fri 17 Apr

Phone for prices / 01553 764864

Electric Palace Bridport

Mon 30 Mar

£24.50; £22.50 adv / 01308 428 354

The Hawth, Crawley

Fri 3 Apr

£23 / 01293 553636

Mon 13 Apr

£23 / 01293 553636

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Glasgow Comic Con

Indulge your love of all things graphic at this fiesta of films, comics and fandoms. There's also book dealers, toy sellers, indie comic publishers and comic creators – everything your comic-loving heart desires. Special guests tbc.

The Art School, Glasgow

Sat 4 Jul

£8–£20 (tbc) / 0141 352 4900

CCA, Glasgow

Sat 4 Jul

£8–£20 (tbc) / 0141 352 4900

Capital Comic Con

A chance to indulge in the world of comics, superheroes and graphic novels with stalls offering back issues, books and merchandise as well as a number of special guests.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 10 Oct

£5–£15 / 0131 560 1581

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Indie Author Fair 2015 @Foyles

A chance to meet over 50 indie authors, chat with them and buy their books. This free event is part of the London Book Fair Indie Author Fringe Festival.

Foyles, London WC2H

Fri 17 Apr

Free

Andy Kershaw: Top Ten Musical Moments!: Talk

The broadcaster converses with Gerry Foley about the highlights of his long career and signs copies of his book No Off Switch.

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Sat 2 May

£10 ( £8) / 01434 652477

Antonia Fraser

Biographer and historian Antonia Fraser discusses her recent publication My History, an account of her youth and the development of her love of history.

Oxford Martin School, University Of Oxford

Sun 29 Mar

£12

  • 16:00 – 17:00 Antonia Fraser Oxford Martin School, University Of Oxford

Antonia Fraser

Biographer and historian Antonia Fraser discusses her recent publication My History, an account of her youth and the development of her love of history.

Civic Hall, Stratford-upon-Avon

Fri 1 May

£10

Art Lunchtime Talk: Art, Love And War: The Davies Sisters Of Wales

TV presenter and author Trevor Fishlock talks about the lives of Gwendoline and Margaret Davies, followed by a book signing.

National Museum Cardiff

Fri 17 Apr

Free / 029 2039 7951

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Ben Aaronovitch: Rivers Of London

For World Book Night, Hillingdon Libraries present Ben Aaronovitch, author of Rivers of London.

Manor Farm Library, Ruislip

Thu 23 Apr

Free

Book Launch And Talk: 'defending The Motherland: The Soviet Women Who Fought Hitler's Aces'

Historian Dr Lyuba Vinogradova, who worked with Anthony Beevor on Stalingrad, talks to historian and journalist Sir Max Hastings about her latest book, which documents the untold stories of the female Soviet fighter pilots of the Second World War.

Pushkin House, London WC1A

Wed 15 Apr

£7 (£5) / 020 7269 9770

Book Week Scotland

A 'national book festival' for Scotland courtesy of Creative Scotland, the Scottish Book Trust and many other collaborators across the country. A packed programme of star-studded author events, kids' activities and the distribution of free books all combine to form a week-long national celebration of reading.

Various venues: Scotland

Mon 23 Nov

Times & prices vary

Tue 24 Nov

Times & prices vary

Wed 25 Nov

Times & prices vary

…and 4 more dates until 29 Nov

BOOKMARK Blairgowrie Rattray and the Glens Book Festival

A new weekend book festival for Blairgowrie and Rattray with guest authors and a range of events including an interactive children's programme.

The Royal Hotel, Blairgowrie

Fri 2 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

Sat 3 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed

Bookslam

Peep Show co-creator Jesse Armstrong reads from his debut novel, Love, Sex And Other Foreign Policy Goals. With support from Will Hodgkinson and StevieRay Latham.

The Clapham Grand, London SW11

Thu 30 Apr

£6 / 020 7223 6523

  • 18:30 – 22:00 Bookslam The Clapham Grand, London
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Borders Book Festival

Taking place in the National Trust's Georgian Harmony Garden, the Borders Book Festival attracts world-class literary figures.

Harmony Garden, Melrose

Thu 11 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0844 493 2257

Fri 12 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0844 493 2257

Sat 13 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0844 493 2257

Sun 14 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0844 493 2257

Carol Ann Duffy And Friends

The Poet Laureate hosts an evening of poetry reading, with new writers from Manchester Metropolitan University and a variety of established poets offering a medley of Jazz, Poetry and Conversation.

Brighton Dome

Tue 5 May

Concert Hall

£10 / 01273 709709

Charlie Bears Signing

Charlie Bears Charlie Bears Signing Event Sunday 28th June.

World Of Bears, Taunton

Sun 28 Jun

Free

Seven Stories: The National Centre For Children's Books, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 10 Apr

Children £7 / 0845 271 0777

How The Koala Learned To Hug: People's Theatre Company (Over 3s)

  • Written by: Steven Lee

Children's story based on the book by Steven Lee, includes sing along songs, games and the opportunity to have your book signed by the author.

The Castle Cinema, Builth Wells

Wed 1 Apr

£8.50 (£7.50; £28) / 01982 552555

John Niven

The author in conversation with Jenni Fagan.

Looking Glass Books, Edinburgh

Fri 17 Apr

Free / 0131 229 2902

Kate Williams At 65th Hull And East Yorkshire Literary Lunch

Kate Williams will be speaking and signing copies of her latest book, The Storms of War, at the 65th Hull and East Yorkshire Literary Lunch.

Willerby Manor Hotel, Hull

Wed 22 Apr

£20 / 01482 325413

London Book Fair - 'Starring Edward Woodward' Celebrity Book Launch

Reel Publishing kicks off London Book Fair with launch of definitive biographical title 'Starring Edward Woodward'. Celebrity signing event on April 12th, 11:30am, The French House, Soho.

The French House, London W1D

Sun 12 Apr

Free / 020 7437 2477

The Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-by-Sea

Wed 1 Apr

£8 / 01273 464440

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