Waterstones

Waterstones
1-5 Bridlesmith Gate, Nottingham, NG1 2GR
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An Afternoon With Patience Agbabi! With Nottingham Poetry Festival

Join us in the Sillitoe room for an afternoon of incredible poetry, as we have the great privilege to present Patience Agbabi as part of the Nottingham Poetry Festival! Patience Agbabi is a poet much celebrated for paying equal homage to literature and performance. Born in London to Nigerian parents and fostered in a…

Sat 4 May

£9 / 0115 947 0069

Book Launch: T. M. Logan - 'the Holiday'

You are invited to the launch of 'The Holiday' - the nail-biting new thriller by best-selling local sensation T. M. Logan ('Lies', '29 Seconds')! The evening will feature a reading, Q"> THE HOLIDAY T. M. Logan Seven days. * *Three families. * *One killer. It was supposed to be the perfect holiday, dreamed up by…

Thu 13 Jun

Free / 0115 947 0069

Crippled: Austerity And The Demonization Of Disabled People (With Frances Ryan)

Join us at Waterstones Nottingham for what promises to be a compelling and thought-provoking evening with Guardian journalist Frances Ryan. She will be discussing her book Crippled, and the demonization of society's 'most vulnerable'. A SEARING EXPOSÉ OF AUSTERITY’S IMPACT ON DISABLED PEOPLE In austerity Britain…

Sat 15 Jun

£5 / 0115 947 0069

An Evening Of Contemporary Iranian Poetry

Join us in the Sillitoe Room as Waterstones and Comma Press team up to celebrate Iranian poetry as part of the Nottingham Poetry Festival! To celebrate the launch of The Book of Tehran, this special evening reading and conversation is dedicated to captivating contemporary Iranian poetry. Follow the booking link for…

Mon 29 Apr

£6 / 0115 947 0069

An Evening With Chris Brookmyre

Chris Brookmyre, winner of the Theakstons and McIllvanney awards for 'Black Widow', will be at Waterstones Nottingham for the release of his brand new book, 'Fallen Angel' - a standalone psychological thriller full of twists, lies and betrayal. The evening will feature a chat with Chris, reading and signing. The event…

Wed 1 May

£5 / 0115 947 0069

An Evening With Chris Carter

Lovers of the dark: we have a thrilling evening coming up! Chris Carter has kept millions of readers on the edges of their seats and looking over their shoulders. Now you can come and be terrified by his compulsive new book, "Hunting Evil". The event will be follwoed by a Q"> HUNTING EVIL Chris Carter "Every story…

Thu 9 May

£5 / 0115 947 0069

An Evening With Kathryn Mannix

Let's talk about death. Join us for an evening like no other, featuring palliative medicine pioneer Dr Kathryn Mannix. In her brilliant book, 'With The End In Mind', Dr Mannix explores the biggest taboo in our society and the only certainty we all share: death. Told through a series of beautifully crafted stories taken…

Mon 13 May

£5 / 0115 947 0069

An Evening With Lorraine Mariner! With Nottingham Poetry Festival

Join us in the Sillitoe room to welcome a remarkable poet to our stage as part of the Nottingham Poetry Festival – Lorraine Mariner! Lorraine Mariner grew up in Upminster and attended Huddersfield University, where she read English, and University College London, where she read Library and Information Studies. Her…

Tue 30 Apr

£9 / 0115 947 0069

An Evening With Maresa Mackeith! With Nottingham Poetry Festival

*'Maresa MacKeith is a force of nature. Her work is seeds grown into a field of sunflowers captured in a time-lapse.' * - Tshaka Campbell Maresa MacKeith is one of our city's finest examples of irrepressible spirit; born with cerebral palsy and without speech, she is a poet, educator, and member of the Quiet Riot…

Thu 2 May

Free / 0115 947 0069

An Evening With Richard C. Bower

Join us in the Sillitoe Room for an evening of poetry by one of Nottingham's rising stars. Richard C. Bower is Byron, Bukowski and Kerouac all rolled into one. This truly diverse and talented writer has, in a short space of time, performed his poetry across the United Kingdom – including several festivals, where he has…

Thu 23 May

Free / 0115 947 0069

An Evening With Susan Finlay

Nottingham's own Susan Finlay has written Our Lady of Everything - 'a funny and affecting portrait of modern Britain in all its kaleidoscopic glory' (Laura Kaye, author of English Animals), and she will be celebrating its release here in store! Join us in the Sillitoe Room for an interview, reading, audience Q"> OUR…

Wed 8 May

£5 / 0115 947 0069

An Evening With The Yorkshire Shepherdess

Recently featured in hit TV series Our Yorkshire Farm, watched by 2.2 million viewers each week, Amanda Owen - the Yorkshire Shepherdess - left city life behind to become a traditional shepherdess on a remote hill farm, Ravenseat, high in the Yorkshire Dales. We are delighted to welcome Amanda to Waterstones Nottingham…

Wed 19 Jun

Tickets £5 / 0115 947 0069

Frieda: The Original Lady Chatterley, With Annabel Abbs

Fans of D. H. Lawrence, rejoice! Annabel Abbs, writer of 'Frieda', will be at Waterstones Nottingham to discuss the woman at the heart of her gorgeous novel: Frieda von Richthofen, the inspiration for Lady Chatterley. She will be interviewed by Dr Annalise Grice, Lecturer of English and D. H. Lawrence scholar. The…

Thu 16 May

£5 / 0115 947 0069

Get Your Kids To Eat Anything, With Emily Leary

Ticket prices are for adults only - FREE entry for children Calling all parents of fussy eaters! We've got a very special Saturday morning for you here at Waterstones Nottingham. Lifesaving author Emily Leary will be here to show you how to Get Your Kids To Eat Anything. Get Your Kids to Eat Anything is an…

Sat 18 May

£5 / 0115 947 0069

How To Find Home, With Mahsuda Snaith

This event is *free*** for the unemployed. Please contact us in store to reserve a place. We are very proud to welcome back Mahsuda Snaith for a talk about her new book, 'How To Find A Home' - especially relevant and timely for us, as it deals with homelessness in Nottingham. Join us from a thought-provoking evening…

Thu 20 Jun

£5 / 0115 947 0069

Meet Elmer

Meet Elmer himself in a special meet-and-greet event to celebrate Elmer Day! Get your photo taken with him and join in on the Elmer Day activities in-store to celebrate Elmer’s 30th Birthday! *Elmer is different. Elmer is patchwork. The grey elephants all love him, but he soon starts to wonder what it would be like to…

Sun 2 Jun

Free / 0115 947 0069

Midlands Mix! With Nottingham Poetry Festival

Nottingham's Big White Shed invites Birmingham's Verve Poetry Press to the city as part of Nottingham Poetry Festival 2019 to bring you a jam-packed evening of poetic talent from some of the region's finest poets published by the Midlands Masters of Indie Publishing! Poets: Anne Holloway, Jim Otieno Hall, Neal Pike…

Thu 2 May

Free / 0115 947 0069

Midlands Noir With Stephen Booth, Sarah Ward & Roz Watkins

It's grim up Midlands! So we've invited three of the area's finest and best-selling thriller writers for a chat about murder and mayhem with us in the Sillitoe Room. The talk will be followed by an audience Q"> FALL DOWN DEAD by Stephen Booth The dramatic, gripping new Cooper "> THE SHROUDED PATH by Sarah Ward…

Mon 20 May

£5 / 0115 947 0069

Teen Book Club

Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club. Come along to chat about books with our friendly group and nibble on some biscuits while you're here. We meet once a month, always on a Sunday 2pm-3pm in the Sillitoe room on the 4th floor. Books are chosen by the group by voting on a selection of the latest from YA authors.

Sun 5 May

Free / 0115 947 0069

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