Waterstones

Waterstones
153–157 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3EW
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A Celebration Of Middle Grade Publishing And The Launch Of The True Colours Of Coral Glen By Juliette Forrest

The True Colours of Coral Glen launch will be a dazzling celebration of all things Middle Grade (S2 / year 9) with readings from Barbara Henderson, Louise Peterkin, Victoria Williamson and Juliette Forrest – some of the most exciting voices in Scottish children’s writing and poetry. After a chat about Juliette Forrest’s…

Thu 11 Jul

Free / 0141 332 9105

Dinosaur Party

Dinosaur-themed activities for the wee ones.

Fri 12 Jul

£1 / 0141 332 9105

Earth Party

Earth-themed activities and storytelling for children.

Fri 5 Jul

£1 / 0141 332 9105

An Evening With Margaret Kirk Launching What Lies Buried

Join us for the Glasgow launch of Margaret Kirk's Waht Lies Buried Tickets are free but please register via link. A missing child. A seventy year-old murder. A killer still on the loose. 10 year-old Erin is missing; taken in broad daylight during a friend’s birthday party. With no witnesses and no leads, DI…

Thu 25 Jul

Event is free but please register via link / 0141 332 9105

An Evening Worth Sharing… The Generation Share Tour With Benita Matofska

Author and speaker Benita will be talking about her extraordinary journey to meet the inspiring change-makers who are saving and transforming lives through the Sharing Economy. She will be joined by photographer with purpose and Generation Share co-creator, Sophie Sheinwald to discuss how this phenomenon is creating a…

Wed 10 Jul

Free / 0141 332 9105

Helen Fitzgerald And Doug Johnstone In Conversation

We are very pleased to host Helen Fitzgerald and Doug Johnstone in conversation discussing their new novels Worst Case Scenario and Breakers. This event is free but places are limited so please register via the ticket link asap. Doors will open at 6:30 PM for a 7 PM start. Helen FitzGerald is the bestselling author…

Thu 27 Jun

Free event but please register via link / 0141 332 9105

Jon Klassen Storytime

Every Sunday throughout the summer holidays we will be celebrating the works of some of our favourite children's authors at Waterstones Sauchiehall St. Join us on Sunday 4th August for a day in celebration of Jon Klassen! There will be activity packs available throughout the day as well as a story-time session in our…

Sun 4 Aug

Free / 0141 332 9105

Julia Donaldson Storytime

Every Sunday throughout the summer holidays we will be celebrating the works of some of our favourite children's authors at Waterstones Sauchiehall St. Join us on Sunday 11th August for a day in celebration of Julia Donaldson! There will be activity packs available throughout the day as well as a story-time session in…

Sun 11 Aug

Free / 0141 332 9105

Kes Gray Storytime

Every Sunday throughout the summer holidays we will be celebrating the works of some of our favourite children's authors at Waterstones Sauchiehall St. Join us on Sunday 14th July for a day in celebration of Kes Gray! There will be activity packs available throughout the day as well as a story-time session in our Harry…

Sun 14 Jul

Free / 0141 332 9105

The Launch Of Gods At War By Oliver Thomson

Gods at War examines the role played by religions in starting or supporting wars from ancient Egypt and Israel to the current conflicts in Yemen and the Ukraine. It does not just cover the traditionally recognised wars of religion such as the Crusades and the Thirty Years War or the many Islamic jihads, but also addresses…

Thu 15 Aug

Free / 0141 332 9105

The Launch Of The Sound Of The Hours With Karen Campbell

We are very pleased to be launching Karen Campbell's new book The Sound of the Hours in store. Tickets are free but must be reserved via ink. What side do you pick when the lines are blurred? September, 1943. Tuscany, Italy. In the hilltop town of Barga, everyone holds their breath. Even the bells fall silent.

Tue 16 Jul

Event is free but please register via link / 0141 332 9105

Lauren Child Storytime

Every Sunday throughout the summer holidays we will be celebrating the works of some of our favourite children's authors at Waterstones Sauchiehall St. Join us on Sunday 7th July for a day in celebration of Lauren Child! There will be activity packs available throughout the day as well as a story-time session in our…

Sun 7 Jul

Free / 0141 332 9105

The Little Cockroach At Waterstones Sauchiehall Street!

We are delighted to be hosting the author of 'The Little Cockroach' in store on Tuesday 20th August! Susie Violet will be leading a storytime perfect for your little ones! Tickets are limited so ensure to book yours soon so you don't miss out on the fun! The Little Cockroach Pedro is a little Mexican cockroach. He…

Tue 20 Aug

Free / 0141 332 9105

Mermaid Party

Always be yourself unless you can be a mermaid, then always be a mermaid. Join us at Waterstones Sauchiehall St for a mer-mazing party! There will be a scavenger hunt, story-time and other fun activities to keep the kids entertain on Friday afternoon! Our parties last approx 1.5 hours. Tickets are for attending…

Fri 19 Jul

£1 / 0141 332 9105

Monthly Crime Fiction Reading Group

In July we will be discussing The Woman who Walked into the Sea by Mark Douglas-Home The daughter who nobody wanted learns the truth about the mother she never knew. A page-turning, heart-breaking mystery 'full of surprises … this is a classic whodunit' (Scotsman). Cal McGill is a unique investigator and…

Thu 4 Jul

Free / 0141 332 9105

Monthly Crime Fiction Reading Group

Beatrice Lacey is passionate about Human Face, the charity for Third World children she helped to found, and its co-founder Adam Carnegie. She has learned to turn a blind eye to some strange goings on, however; parties for donors who don't seem the philanthropic type and a merry-go-round of `housekeepers'. It's best not…

Thu 1 Aug

Free / 0141 332 9105

Monthly Crime Fiction Reading Group

In September we will be discussing The Queen's Head by Edward Marston HE WAS EGOTISTICAL, VERBOSE AND HOT-HEADED TO A FAULT. BUT HE DID NOT DESERVE TO DIE…His name was Will Fowler, an actor in the esteemed theatrical company called Lord Westfield's Men, a vibrant young man flushed from the success of a recent…

Thu 5 Sep

Free / 0141 332 9105

Monthly Crime Fiction Reading Group

In October we will be discussing The Other Wife by Michael Robotham Childhood sweethearts William and Mary have been married for sixty years. William is a celebrated surgeon, Mary a devoted wife. Both have a strong sense of right and wrong. This is what their son, Joe O'Loughlin, has always believed. But when Joe…

Thu 3 Oct

Free / 0141 332 9105

Monthly Crime Fiction Reading Group

In November we will be discussing Smallbone Deceased by Michael Gilbert Horniman, Birley and Craine is a highly respected legal firm with clients reaching to the highest in the land. When a deed box in the office is opened to reveal a corpse, the threat of scandal promises to wreak havoc on the firm's reputation…

Thu 7 Nov

Free / 0141 332 9105

Monthly Crime Fiction Reading Group

In December we will be discussing Murder at the Fitzwilliam by Jim Eldridge After rising to prominence for his role investigating the case of Jack the Ripper alongside the formidable Inspector Abberline, Daniel Wilson has retired from the force and now works as a private enquiry agent. Having built a reputation…

Thu 5 Dec

Free / 0141 332 9105

Morag Hood Storytime

Every Sunday throughout the summer holidays we will be celebrating the works of some of our favourite children's authors at Waterstones Sauchiehall St. Join us on Sunday 28th July for a day in celebration of Morag Hood! There will be activity packs available throughout the day as well as a story-time session in our…

Sun 28 Jul

Free / 0141 332 9105

Oliver Jeffers Storytime

Every Sunday throughout the summer holidays we will be celebrating the works of some of our favourite children's authors at Waterstones Sauchiehall St. Join us on Sunday 30th June for a day in celebration of Oliver Jeffers! There will be activity packs available throughout the day as well as a story-time session in our…

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 0141 332 9105

Rob Biddulph Storytime

Every Sunday throughout the summer holidays we will be celebrating the works of some of our favourite children's authors at Waterstones Sauchiehall St. Join us on Sunday 21st July for a day in celebration of Rob Biddulph! There will be activity packs available throughout the day as well as a story-time session in our…

Sun 21 Jul

Free / 0141 332 9105

Secret Agent Party

When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth? Join us at Waterstones Sauchiehall St for a mysterious party! There will be a scavenger hunt, story-time and other fun activities to keep the kids entertain on Friday afternoon! Our parties last approx 1.5 hours.

Fri 9 Aug

£1 / 0141 332 9105

Sunday Funday Book Quiz

Calling all Book Nerds! Our popular pub-style book quiz is back in 2019 on a quarterly basis! So gather your most bookish friends to form a killer team (or play on your own if you think you have what it takes!) and pit your book knowledge against fellow book nerds for a chance to win BOOK VOUCHER PRIZES. £1 per…

Sun 4 Aug

Free / 0141 332 9105

Sunday Funday Book Quiz

Calling all Book Nerds! Our popular pub-style book quiz is back in 2019 on a quarterly basis! So gather your most bookish friends to form a killer team (or play on your own if you think you have what it takes!) and pit your book knowledge against fellow book nerds for a chance to win BOOK VOUCHER PRIZES. £1 per…

Sun 10 Nov

Free / 0141 332 9105

Superhero Party

With great power, comes great responsibility. Join us at Waterstones Sauchiehall St for a marvellous party! There will be a scavenger hunt, story-time and other fun activities to keep the kids entertain on Friday afternoon! Our parties last approx 1.5 hours. Tickets are for attending children only. Parental…

Fri 26 Jul

£1 / 0141 332 9105

Unicorn Party

“If you believe in me I'll believe in you” said the unicorn. Join us at Waterstones Sauchiehall St for a magical party! There will be a scavenger hunt, story-time and other fun activities to keep the kids entertain on Friday afternoon! Our parties last approx 1.5 hours. Tickets are for attending children only.

Fri 2 Aug

£1 / 0141 332 9105

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