Books, Book signing

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Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

Tue 5 May

£10 (£9) / 01793 524481

Wellcome Book Prize 2015 - Authors In Conversation, Sunday 26th April 2015, 15:00-16:30, Wellcome Collection NW1 2BE

Join four of the Wellcome Book Prize 2015 shortlisted authors as they discuss the creative process behind their critically acclaimed books while exploring the broader context of medicine and literature.

The Wellcome Collection, London NW1

Sun 26 Apr

Wild Swimming Walks - Kenwood Ladies’ Pond Association At Keats Community Library

The famous swimming ladies of London's Hampstead ponds share their favourite walks with a dip.

Keats Community Library, London NW3

Tue 16 Jun

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 Gwyn Hall, Neath

Fri 8 May


£7 (£5.50; Children £5; £23) / 0300 365 6677

The Imaginary

Meet the creators of The Imaginary, the funny and frightening tale written by A. F. Harrold and illustrated by Emily Gravett.

Sallis Benney Theatre, Brighton

Sat 9 May

£6 / 01273 643010

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Kamila Shamsie

The award-winning Pakistani/British author discusses her novel A God In Every Stone.

Brighton Dome

Sun 3 May

Studio Theatre

£10 / 01273 709709

M C Beaton: Village Crime: Author Event

An event spotlighting the number one borrowed adult author in British libraries, and the creator of Agatha Raisin.

The Theatre Chipping Norton

Sun 26 Apr

£11 earlybird / 01608 642 350

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

The Old Clubs Of Gateshead Book Launch

A chance to meet the author Peter Annable and buy a copy of his book which has over 100 illustrations showing the clubs, their members and sport teams.

St Mary's Heritage Centre, Gateshead

Sat 9 May

Free / 0191 433 4699

Paul Koudounaris: Author's Event

The author and art historian talks about the cultures that summon the dead for magical purposes and to gain knowledge and how the remains of the dead are used to create sacred and liminal spaces. Followed by a book signing.

Treadwell's, London WC1E

Thu 4 Jun

£7 / 020 7419 8507

Piers Torday

Come and meet Piers to celebrate the publication of his new novel, The Wild Beyond.

Sallis Benney Theatre, Brighton

Sat 9 May

£6 / 01273 643010

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

Sinclair Mckay: Talk

The author of The Secret Life of Bletchley Park signs copies of his book.

Theatre Royal, Bath

Fri 22 May

£23.50 inc lunch; £10 / 01225 448844

The Story Behind Anna Hope's Wake

Anna Hope reveals the story behind her novel, Wake.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Apr

£6 (£3) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Historical Fiction Festival.

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Frenchay Campus, University of The West of England, Bristol

Thu 4 Jun

Room 2B020, B Block

Free / 0117 965 6261

The Who Writer's Literary Event

The Who, Mods, Books, Rock, Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, Keith Moon, John Entwistle, The High Numbers.

The Cockpit, London NW8

Sat 21 Nov

£15 / 020 7258 2925