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203–206 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LE

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The Blake Society Presents: Chris Wood Sings Jerusalem

Join The Blake Society for an evening of music and song with Chris Wood. Chris Wood started out as a choirboy and much of his music bears the influence of those years spent among Bach, Handel, Gibbons and Boyce. He is one of the leading folk musicians of his generation. Self-taught on guitar and violin, he is a…

The Classic Crime Book Group In Association With The British Library

We are thrilled to announce that Waterstones Piccadilly has teamed up with the British Library to host a monthly book group based on their expanding Classic Crime series. The focus for this meeting will be a discussion of *Passage of Arms *by Eric Ambler. This event is free, for enquiries email piccadilly@waterstones.com

The Classic Crime Book Group In Association With The British Library

We are thrilled to announce that Waterstones Piccadilly has teamed up with the British Library to host a monthly book group based on their expanding Classic Crime series. The focus for this meeting will be a discussion of *Verdict of Twelve *by Raymond Postgate. This event is free, for enquiries email…

Dark Societies: An Evening With Stephanie Garber And Katherine Webber

The Post-Apocalyptic book club presents Dark Societies: An Evening With Stephanie Garber And Katherine Webber Stephanie Garber wanted to be an explorer until she realised most of the world had already been discovered.So she started creating her own worlds. When she’s not writing, Stephanie teaches creative writing at a…

An Evening Of Poetry With Out-Spoken Press

Join independent publisher Out-Spoken Press poets Anthony Anaxagorou, Sabrina Mahfouz, Bridget Minamore, Fran Lock and Hibaq Osman reading from their recent collections this evening, whilst Raymond Antrobus and Joelle Taylor will introduce us to brand new poems-in-manuscript ahead of publication. Heterogeneous is the…

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An Evening With Ali Land And Sarah Pinborough

“Good Me Bad Me is one of the most controversial and explosive débuts of 2017” " “Behind Her Eyes is set to transform the psychological suspense genre. “ " Join us as we celebrate the release of two of this years hotly anticipated thrillers, Good Me Bad Me by Ali Land and Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough…

An Evening With Deliciously Ella

Join inspirational bestselling food writer Deliciously Ella for a special pre-publication event to celebrate the release of her latest book, *Deliciously Ella with Friends: Healthy Recipes to Love, Share and Enjoy Together. *

Tue 24 Jan

Tickets £15 including a copy of "Deliciously / 020 7851 2400

An Evening With Giovanna Fletcher

Join us as we celebrate the publication of Happy Mum, Happy Baby with Giovanna Fletcher. In Giovanna’s eagerly awaited new book, she shares the honest, upbeat and incredibly personal account of her own journey through parenthood and in doing so, she looks at what it is to be a mother today, encourages you to be…

Tue 21 Feb

£16.99 including book / 020 7851 2400

An Evening With Okey Ndibe

Okey Ndibe’s funny, charming, and penetrating memoir Never Look An American in the Eye: Flying Turtles, Colonial Ghosts and the Making of a Nigerian American tells of his move from Nigeria to America, where he came to edit the influential (but forever teetering on the verge of insolvency) African Commentary magazine.

Fri 20 Jan

Fbffs Presents The Feminist Book Club At Waterstones Piccadilly.

FBFFs presents The Feminist Book Club at Waterstones Piccadilly. Join us on February 3rd when we will be discussing the excellent *Americanah *by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. *"There are some novels that tell a great story and others that make you change the way you look at the world. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's…

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The Future Of British Politics With David Goodhart And Helen Lewis

Join David Goodhart in conversation with Helen Lewis as they assess the political landscape and consider future prospects for Britain. Greater economic and cultural openness in the West has not worked for all citizens. Among those who’ve benefitted least, a populist politics of culture and identity has risen to…

Green Ink Writers’ Gym With Rachel Knightley

“ The perfect time and space to get further into your writing world.” Boost your confidence – and your word count! Writers of all genres and levels of experience will develop new material in a positive, supportive atmosphere. Informal, focused group sessions, combining inspiring exercises with quality time and space to…

Harry Potter Book Night

A themed evening for all you wannabe witches and wizards. Dress code: wizard (natch).

Thu 2 Feb

Here I Stand: Stories That Speak For Freedom

Can stories make a difference? With all the uncertainty, the hate, the violence in the world right now, can creating a story, a poem, a piece of art change the world? Join authors Frances Hardinge, A. L. Kennedy and Sita Brahmachari for a thought-provoking discussion about how to tackle human rights topics for young…

Istanbul - The World's Desire

Award-winning historian, broadcaster and author Bettany Hughes presents an epic new biography of Istanbul, the city with three names - Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul, the gateway between the East and the West, and between the North and the South which served as the capital of the Late Roman, Byzantine, Latin and…

Mon 23 Jan

£20 inc. copy of Istanbul/ £5 entry only. / 020 7851 2400

Jill Abram Presents Stablemates: A Poetry Salon With Kei Miller, William Letford And Kate Miller

Jill Abram *presents the fourth Stablemates Poetry Salon: an evening of readings and conversation with three poets from Carcanet Press; * Kei Miller, *William Letford * and *Kate Miller. * Readings start promptly at 7.30pm Kei Miller studied English at the University of the West Indies, enrolling in Poetry because the…

London Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Club

The London Sci Fi and Fantasy Book Club meets on the 1st Thursday of the month at Waterstones Piccadilly, from 7.30pm. We discuss the book of the month together, and vote on the book for the next month, as well as generally socialising, drinking coffee and indulging in light-hearted nerdery. This month's title is Zoo City…

Thu 2 Feb

Nigeria Night: Satirical And Provocative Portraits From Two Native Voices

Anietie Isong started his career as a journalist with Radio Nigeria. His short stories have been broadcast on the BBC and Radio Nigeria and he has won several writing prizes including the Commonwealth Short Story Award and the inaugural Olaudah Equiano Prize for Fiction. His new book, Radio Sunrise, is a hilarious, yet…

The Travellers Film Club Presents: The Dupes By Al-Makhdu’Un

Eland Publishing and Waterstones Piccadilly are proud to present Al-Makhdu’un’s film The Dupes, followed by a short discussion. Please note the film is 1 hour 47 minutes long, and will start promptly at 6.30pm The Dupes (Al-Makhdu’un) is not a documentary. It is a Palestinian drama made by the Syrian National Film…

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