Waterstones Galleries

Waterstones Galleries
11A Union Gallery, The Mall, Bristol, BS1 3XD
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David Sedaris, reading from his diaries

The publication of David Sedariss diaries will be a cause for delight among his legion of fans. His diary readings have been a feature of his uproarious events for many years, and were delighted to welcome him to read extracts and sign copies.

Tue 11 Jul

£5 / 0117 925 2274

An Evening with Paul Beatty

Born in Dickens on the southern outskirts of Los Angeles, the narrator of The Sellout spent his childhood as the subject in his fathers racially charged psychological studies. He is told that his fathers work will lead to a memoir that will solve their financial woes. But when his father is killed in a police shoot-out…

Mon 5 Jun

£6 / 0117 925 2274

Heroine Training Tea Party

Heroine Training is hosting monthly tea parties at cafs around the world to create a space for cosy conversation.Each tea party is inspired by a literary text, which you are invited to peruse in advance, but is by no means required reading.Join us in our cafe for a salon-style discussion of our own heroine's journeys, and…

Thu 13 Jul

For pricing please see link / 0117 925 2274

Jeff Sparrow - FOI at Waterstones

Once the most famous African-American alive, Paul Robeson was a brilliant student and athlete who abandoned a legal career to find global fame as a performer and activist. Then he lost everything for his principles.In his latest book No Way But This, Jeff Sparrow explores Robesons life, which ran in parallel with key…

Wed 28 Jun

£6 (£4) / 0117 925 2274

  • 19:00

Joanna Moorhead - Festival of Ideas at Waterstones

In 2006 journalist Joanna Moorhead discovered that her fathers cousin, Prim, who had disappeared many decades earlier, was now a famous artist in Mexico. Although rarely spoken of in her own family, Leonora Carrington had become a national treasure in Mexico.Intrigued by her story, Moorhead set off to Mexico City to find…

Tue 30 May

£6 / 0117 925 2274

Lara Feigel - FOI at Waterstones

Lara Feigel explores the ways in which the Allies hoped to use culture to rebuild the German psyche immediately after the Second World War, and traces the experiences of the foremost writers and film-makers of their generation, dispatched by Britain and America to help rebuild the country that their governments had spent…

Tue 13 Jun

£6 / 0117 925 2274

Louise Pentland, Wilde Like Me, Tour - Talk, Q&A and book signing

The fashion and beauty vlogger, best known to her fans and viewers on YouTube as SprinkleofGlitter will be talking about and signing copies of her debut novel, Wilde Like Me.

Wed 12 Jul

£15 (including book . £5 general admission) / 0117 925 2274

  • 19:00

Meena Kandasamy - FOI at Waterstones

Meena Kandasamy is a poet, fiction writer, translator and activist. Her second novel, When I Hit You, is the chronicle of an abusive marriage, a fierce and courageous take on traditional wedlock in modern India and a celebration of the invincible power of art.This is an event in partnership with Bristol Festival of Ideas.

Wed 14 Jun

£6 / 0117 925 2274

Michele Roberts - Festival of Ideas at Waterstones

Author and poet Michle Roberts discusses her work, in particular her new book The Walworth Beauty, a sensuous and evocative novel exploring prostitution and poverty in Victorian London.This is an event in partnership with Bristol festival of Ideas.

Wed 31 May

£6 / 0117 925 2274

My Festival Romance - Book Launch

In his new book the Womad co-founder tells the truth, the whole truth and nothing but some of the truth about his life and exploits. Thomas explores the musical influences of his childhood in Bristol and Buenos Aires. He describes how Womad developed out of the Bristol punk scene of the late Seventies; recalls his time…

Fri 30 Jun

Free / 0117 925 2274

My Festival Romance - Book Launch

In his new book the Womad co-founder tells the truth, the whole truth and nothing but some of the truth about his life and exploits. Thomas explores the musical influences of his childhood in Bristol and Buenos Aires. He describes how Womad developed out of the Bristol punk scene of the late Seventies; recalls his time…

Fri 30 Jun

0117 925 2274

  • 19:00

Susannah Clapp - The Observer Lecture at Waterstones

We are living in a country that is frightened of the arts: councils arts grants are savaged; the department of culture has become the department of football; and arts ministers advise people not to study the dangerous humanities. But we need the arts more than ever.Susannah Clapp began writing about theatre for the…

Fri 2 Jun

£6 / 0117 925 2274

Who Runs the World? - Book Launch

Sixty years after a virus has wiped out almost all the men on the planet, things are pretty much justas you would imagine a world run by women might be: war has ended; greed is not tolerated; theecological needs of the planet are always put first. In two generations, the female population hasgrieved, pulled together and…

Thu 15 Jun

Free / 0117 925 2274

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