Evening events, Books, Book signing

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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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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

Andy Kershaw: No Off Switch

Veteran DJ and journalist Andy Kershaw signs copies of new autobiography No Off Switch and answers questions about a colourful life that's taken him from driving vans for Billy Bragg, to reporting from war zones around the world, to presenting a pioneering late-night music show.

Whitcliffe Mount College, Cleckheaton

Sat 9 May


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


The Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-by-Sea

Wed 1 Apr

£8 / 01273 464440

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John Niven

The author in conversation with Jenni Fagan.

Looking Glass Books, Edinburgh

Fri 17 Apr

Free / 0131 229 2902

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

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


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


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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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

In Margate By Lunchtime

Launch event for Maggie Harris's second collection of short stories.

The Beaney, Canterbury

Thu 16 Apr

Free / 01227 862162

Quilt Museum And Gallery, York

Thu 14 May

£15 ( £12.50) / 01904 613242

Meet The Author: James Lovegrove: Author Event

The author talks about his life and his books, including Gods Of War, answers questions from the audience and signs copies of his books.

Under Ground Theatre, Below Eastbourne Central Library

Sat 25 Apr

£4 inc a glass of wine / 01323 737677

Polly Toynbee: Author Event

The columnist talks to fellow author David Walker about her book Cameron's Coup, which looks in detail at the government's policies during the last five years, followed by a reading and a book signing.

Theatre Royal, Wakefield

Tue 21 Apr

£17.50 (£15) / 01924 211311

Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

Tue 5 May

£10 (£9) / 01793 524481

Sarah Hall: The Wolf Border

The author talks about her book, The Wolf Border, her first full-length novel since 2009's Man Booker prize-longlisted How To Paint A Dead Man.

Foyles, London WC2H

Tue 14 Apr

£5 / 020 7437 5660

Simon Armitage: Author Event

The award-winning poet reads from Paper Aeroplane and other new works, with the opportunity to have books signed after the performance.

Deda, Derby

Thu 4 Jun

£12 / 01332 370911