Waterstones High Street

Waterstones High Street
24-26 High Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 7SL
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*sold Out* Lindsey Kelk, Paige Toon And Izzy Broom In Conversation About Their Brand New Books

Waterstones Birmingham is delighted to welcome best-selling authors Lindsey Kelk, Paige Toon and Izzy Broom who will be in conversation about thier brand new books. Sunday Times bestseller Paige Toon is the author of seventeen novels which have sold over 1.5 million copies worldwide. Paige’s latest novel, If You Could…

Mon 3 Jun

£6/£4 / 0121 633 4353

An Afternoon With Markus Zusak

Join us for an afternoon with Markus Zusak, the bestselling author of six novels, including The Book Thief. We'll be celebrating the paperback release of his latest novel Bridge of Clay. Bridge of Clay is a stunningly ambitious and epic family tale, lovingly narrated by the eldest of five sons. It is a hymn to…

Mon 3 Jun

£3 / 0121 633 4353

Come And Join Connie Glynn For A New Term At Rosewood Hall

Come and join Connie Glynn for a new term at Rosewood Hall at her only event celebrating the paperback release of Princess In Practice, the sequel to the bestselling Undercover Princess. Connie will be talking about the world of THE ROSEWOOD CHRONICLES and modern fairy tales, her experiences as an author, and answering…

Fri 14 Jun

£9, includes entry and a copy of the book (booking fee included) / 0121 633 4353

Elmer Storytelling Show

Join our extra special storyteller for an exclusive performance based on Elmer, everyone’s favourite patchwork elephant as we celebrate Elmer Day in store! Filled with songs, fun and laughter it’s a storytelling session with a twist and not to be missed as we celebrate Elmer’s 30th Birthday! Performance times: 10.30am…

Mon 27 May

Free - Child ticket / 0121 633 4353

An Evening With Christy Lefteri And Ayisha Malik

Join us for an evening of literary discussion about identity, home and family with Christy Lefteri, author of the major new novel The Beekeeper of Aleppo and Ayisha Malik, author of Sophia Khan is Not Obliged, The Other Half of Happiness, and This Green and Pleasant Land. THE BEEKEEPER OF ALEPPO Nuri is a beekeeper;…

Mon 17 Jun

£3 / 0121 633 4353

An Evening With Kit De Waal

Join us for an evening with Kit de Waal as we celebrate the paperback publication of her novel, A Trick to Time: 'There's a trick to time. You can make it expand or you can make it contract. Make it shorter or make it longer …' Some moments you want to last forever. Some moments shape a life. For Mona, it's the…

Thu 4 Jul

£3 / 0121 633 4353

An Evening With Mike Gayle

Join us for an evening with Mike Gayle, West Midlands author of the Sunday times top ten bestseller, My Legendary Ex-Girlfriend to discuss his latest novel Half A World Away. Since his first novel Mike has written fourteen novels including Mr Commitment, Turning Thirty and Wish You Were Here, a Quick Reads novella and…

Wed 19 Jun

£3 / 0121 633 4353

Find The Little Yellow Duck With Poppy And Sam

Join us for a free treasure hunt between 12:00 and 15:00 where kids can help Poppy and Sam find the yellow ducks hidden around the kids floor. There will be a sweet treat at the till if you find them all and a Poppy and Sam fabric bag available while stock last.

Sat 1 Jun

Free / 0121 633 4353

Girls Night In With Bella Osborne, Sue Moorcroft, Phillipa Ashley And Christie Barlow

Come and join us for a Girls Night In with Bella Osborne, Sue Moorcroft, Phillipa Ashley and Christie Barlow on Thursday 20 June as they discuss their upcoming books, their journeys into publishing and answer any questions you might have! Drinks and nibbles provided. Bella Osborne has been jotting down stories for as long…

Thu 20 Jun

£3 / 0121 633 4353

Lose Yourself In The Labyrinth With The Award-Winning Writer, Cornelia Funke

Pan's Labyrinth, the 2006 Oscar winning film, is reimnagined as a novel for the first time. Join us for an evening with Cornelai Funke the award winning author of Inkheart. Cornelia will be discussing turning Pan's Labyrinth, her favorite film, into a novel at the request of world-renowned director Guillermo del Toro, and…

Wed 3 Jul

£3 / 0121 633 4353

Making History In Birmingham With Annie Murray, Carolyn Kirby & Gaynor Arnold

Join us for an evening with Annie Murray, Carolyn Kirby three authors strongly connected to Birmingham through their work or life. These three authors will be discussing their latest novels, as well as the idea of inventing the past, writing historical fiction, and their different connections to the local area. Annie…

Thu 25 Jul

£3 / 0121 633 4353

Meet Derek Landy

Come along a meet award-winning Derek Landy as he signs copies of Bedlam, the 12th explosive novel in the internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series. If you have any questions about this event please contact the shop.

Thu 30 May

Free / 0121 633 4353

Needlemouse Launch With Jane O'Connor

Come and join local author Jane O’Connor to celebrate the publication of her wonderful debut novel Needlemouse. Raise a glass to this uplifting story of unrequited love, loneliness and the redemptive qualities of hedgehogs. Wine and nibbles provided. This event is free to attend, but you must book a free place…

Thu 27 Jun

Free / 0121 633 4353

Signing: Trevor Francis

Meet footballing superstar, and Birmingham City legend, Trevor Francis as he signs copies of his new autobiography, One in a Million. This event is ticketed, and tickets must be booked online. Every ticket includes entrance to the signing and a copy of One in a Million. One in a Million is the autobiography of…

Tue 28 May

£20 / 0121 633 4353

Ticket To The Moon: Richard Sydenham & Gordon Cowans

Join us for our event with journalist and author of Ticket to the Moon Richard Sydenham, alongside ex-Aston Villa player, and England International, Gordon Cowans. Aston Villa’s 1982 European Cup win in many ways was the most romantic in football history. And yet, set against the backdrop of English dominance in the…

Tue 4 Jun

Free / 0121 633 4353

Verve Festival Presents An Evening With Tracy K. Smith

Verve Festival presents an evening with Tracy K. Smith, 22nd Poet Laureate of the United States to showcase her 2019 collection Eternity, published by Penguin. Tracy K. Smith is the author of four previous poetry collections, including Life on Mars, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and Wade in the Water, shortlisted for…

Thu 13 Jun

£5 / 0121 633 4353

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activity Session

Join us for our fun, free Very Hungry Caterpillar activity session between 12:00 & 15:00. Kids can create their own plate of food for the very hungry Caterpillar, and we'll have colouring activities throughout the day. There's no need to book - just turn up and join in.

Tue 28 May

Free / 0121 633 4353

We're Going On A Bear Hunt Activity Session

Join us for a fun, free We're Going on a Bear Hunt activity session between 12:00 and 15:00. Kids can make their own bear hat and work on Bear Hunt activity sheets throughout the day.

Wed 29 May

Free / 0121 633 4353

West Midlands Egyptology Society

Andrew Fulton is a regular contributor to Ancient Egypt magazine and has a certificate in Egyptology from University of Manchester. He will be presenting on Ancient Egyptian medicine. Andrew's presentation will illustrate, often in graphic detail, the types of diseases the ancient Egyptians suffered from and the…

Wed 10 Jul

£6 / 0121 633 4353

'when It Rains' Storytelling Session With Rassi Narika

Meet Kira, a little girl who can't stand the rain! But then one day everything changes, when her friends Ana and Ilo ask her out to play. Leave your umbrellas at the door and join author and illustrator Rassi Narika for a storytelling session and drawing workshop. Rassi will read from 'When It Rains' and lead the…

Fri 31 May

Free / 0121 633 4353

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