Waterstones Broad Street

Waterstones Broad Street
89A Broad Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2AP
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An Evening With Adam Henson

We are thrilled to announce an evening with one of the nation's favourite farmers and popular presenter on BBC's Countryfile, Adam Henson. He will be exploring the unique relationship between a farmer and his most loyal friend and talking about how we humans owe an enormous debt to our wet-nosed, four-legged…

Wed 27 Jun

£10 to include the book / 0118 958 1270

An Evening With Anthony Horowitz

We are very excited to announce an evening with Anthony Horowitz, when he will be in conversation with Francesca Perryman about his thrilling new James Bond novel, Forever and a Day. After authentically recreating the golden age of James Bond in his high-speed thriller, Trigger Mortis, Anthony Horowitz is back in Ian…

Wed 13 Jun

£5 / 0118 958 1270

An Evening With Claire Dyer And Amanda Jennings

Join us for an evening with wonderful local authors Claire Dyer and Amanda Jennings as they discuss their new books with Bill Buckley from BBC Berks. This will be followed by a book signing. In Claire's new book The Last Day every ending starts with a beginning; every beginning, an end. Boyd and Vita were married, now…

Thu 24 May

Free of charge / 0118 958 1270

An Evening With Matt Haig

We are very excited to announce that Matt Haig will be in conversation with Francesca Perryman about his amazing new book Notes on a Nervous Planet, a personal and vital look at how to feel happy, human and whole in the 21st century. How can we stay sane on a planet that makes us mad? How do we stay human in a…

Tue 17 Jul

£5 / 0118 958 1270

Half Term Fun With Elmer - Celebrating Reading Children's Festival

Join us every day during Half Term, from Monday 28th May to Sunday 3rd June, for a variety of Elmer themed activities to celebrate Reading Children's Festival. Including Elmer crafts and colouring, storytime, pin the trunk on Elmer and more. Plus special guest appearances from multi-coloured Elmer the elephant himself…

Mon 28 May

Free / 0118 958 1270

Tue 29 May

Free / 0118 958 1270

Wed 30 May

Free / 0118 958 1270

…and 4 more dates until 3 Jun

I Really Want The Cake Storytime - Celebrate Reading Children's Festival With Simon Philip

Continuing our Reading Children's Festival celebrations we are delighted to announce that children's author Simon Philip will be reading from his amazing new book *I Really Want the Cake. * I Really Want the Cake, * shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2018, written in Simon Philip’s catchy rhyming…

Sat 2 Jun

Free of charge / 0118 958 1270

Jane Seymour The Haunted Queen: An Evening With Alison Weir

Join us for a wonderful evening with best selling historian Alison Weir as she casts fresh light on our perceptions of Jane Seymour. In her talk 'Jane Seymour The Haunted Queen', Alison will explore Jane's life in the face of plague, rebellion and the ever present shadow of the past. This will be followed by a book…

Tue 12 Jun

£5 / 0118 958 1270

May Bookclub - 'the Woman In White'

Join us at our regular bookclub to discuss Wilkie Collins' classic novel *The Woman in White. *Open to anyone who wants to attend and free of charge this is an informal monthly book group for anyone who likes talking about books (and there's usually biscuits too!)

Wed 30 May

Free / 0118 958 1270

Tiger Tea Party

Join us for a tea party and storytime in the Childrens Section to celebrate 50 years of Britain’s best-loved picture book, The Tiger Who Came to Tea. Storytime will be at 11.30am and 3.00pm with tiger themed activities running throughout the day, along with guest appearences from the tiger himself!

Sun 29 Jul

Free / 0118 958 1270

Waterstones Reading's Short Story Competition Celebrating Reading Children's Festival

12 May sees the chance to win a £10 Waterstones voucher with the launch of Waterstones Reading's Short Story Competition which runs until Sunday 3 June. There are two age categories - 5 to 12 years with a 250 word limit and 13 - 19 years with a 500 word limit. There's no restriction on style, topic or theme which…

Wed 23 May

Free / 0118 958 1270

Thu 24 May

Free / 0118 958 1270

Fri 25 May

Free / 0118 958 1270

…and 9 more dates until 3 Jun

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