Waterstones Rose Lane

Waterstones Rose Lane
8 Rose Lane, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2SJ
  • Telephone 01227 452354
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  • Website www.waterstones.com
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Diary Of An Old Drunk

New young artist and novelist George Bothamley introduces an 'Old Drunk': poet, philosopher, a man more sinned against than sinning. His musings will make you think, and warm your heart. Zoe Donaldson will interview George about his extraordinary life and the mystery that shrouds this fascinating book.

Wed 25 Oct

Free / 01227 452354

A Diary Of Post-War Germany: Talk With Slides

Peter Harrison shares his father's lively account of life as an RAF Medical Officer. Flight Lieutenant Harrison's meticulous diaries and photographs offer fascinating insight into the Le Carré world of Germany immediately after the war.

Wed 29 Nov

£3 / 01227 452354

Harry Potter Quiz Night (Juniors)

Due to the popularity of our Harry Potter Book Night and our recent grown ups' anniversary quiz, we're back with even more Harry Potter trivia, this time for younger fans! Don't miss out on our Harry Potter themed drinks from our lovely Café W. Ages 0-15. Limited spaces available. £1 charity donation per team…

Fri 27 Oct

£1 / 01227 452354

Henry Blofeld: Over And Out

Test Match Special legend Henry Blofeld will give a talk about his life, Johnners, dining with Noel Coward, knowing Ian Fleming – oh, and some cricket stories. He will sign his new memoir 'Over and Out' afterwards. Further details: 01227 452354

Wed 1 Nov

£3 / 01227 452354

Mad Science And Crazy Experiments

Join our team of Mad Scientists and take part in crazy science experiments. How do you contain a tornado in a jar? What happens when you mix vinegar with bicarbonate of soda? How do you make gross slippery slime? Find all this out and more!

Tue 24 Oct

Free / 01227 452354

Meet Nigella Lawson

Join us as we welcome the inimitable Nigella Lawson to the shop, as she signs copies of her latest book of mouthwatering recipes, *At My Table. *

Wed 25 Oct

Free / 01227 452354

My Little Pony Crafts

To celebrate the release of the My Little Pony Movie we'll be getting crafty with all things Pony. We'll have 3D paper ponies to make, a design your own pony competition with prizes and other equestrian games and activities featuring the Mane Six.

Thu 26 Oct

Free / 01227 452354

Nigella Lawson: Author Signing

The Domestic Goddess has broken her silence to write *At My Table. *She writes: 'This book is not just a manual but a container of memories. I am excited – if a little tremulous- about it coming out. She will be signing copies of her new book in our bookshop during the day.

Wed 25 Oct

Free / 01227 452354

Olivia Fane: Possibly A Love Story

Don't miss Olivia Fane talking about her comic new novel on love, sex and infidelity. *Possibly a Love Story *tracks Laura Glass's progression from bourgeois to bohemian in a viciously funny and insightful way.

Thu 30 Nov

£2 / 01227 452354

Philip Pullman Reading Group - La Belle Sauvage

To celebratethe release of * 'La Belle Sauvage' * come to our fourth and final Philip Pullman Reading Group. 'La Belle Sauvage' is available from Thursday 19th October and we will be holding a discussion on Friday 3rd November. Don't forget you can pre-order 'La Belle Sauvage' for HALF PRICE.

Fri 3 Nov

Free / 01227 452354

Pumpkin Treasure Hunt

How many pumpkins are hiding in our children's section? Find all of them to win some sweet treats!

Mon 23 Oct

Free / 01227 452354

  • 09:00

Tue 24 Oct

Free / 01227 452354

Wed 25 Oct

Free / 01227 452354

…and 4 more dates until 29 Oct

Screen South Showcase

Folkestone's Screen South creatives will be screening a selection of their newest short films.

Thu 9 Nov

Free / 01227 452354

Stephen Baxter: Science Fiction Legend

For all science ficition readers! Stephen Baxter's works include the Xeelee series and the Long Earth series, which he famously co-wrote with Terry Pratchett. He will be in our shop talking about his most recent books. There will be a Q&A after the talk.

Fri 8 Dec

£3 / 01227 452354

Steve Bloom: Wildlife Photographer

Legendary wildlife photographer Steve Bloom will be back by popular demand to talk about his life in Africa and his breath-taking photography. Perfect for all the family.

Wed 15 Nov

£3 / 01227 452354

Storytime And Crafts With Cath Jones

Come along and meet author Cath Jones as she reads from her picture book 'Bonkers About Beetroot'. There will also be crafts and free beetroot seeds with every purchase of the book.

Mon 23 Oct

Free / 01227 452354

  • 15:00

What Does China Want? Professor Kerry Brown

Award-winning sinologiston China's global tactics and how they will affect us all. Brown is 'an expert China-watcher' who provides us with 'informed, forensic enquiry' – Observer.

Wed 31 Jan 2018

£2 / 01227 452354

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