Waterstones High Street

Waterstones High Street
24-26 High Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 7SL
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The Accidental Memoir Writing Workshop

Waterstones Birmingham are very please to invite you to a writing workshop with Eve Makis and Anthony Cropper, authors of The Accidental Memoir. The story of you. The Accidental Memoir takes you on a journey of self-discovery, from the origins of your family name and earliest memories, to what you'd invent and how…

Sun 16 Sep

£3 / 0121 633 4353

The Bookblast 10X10 Tour: Saqi Books In Birmingham

Founded in 1983 in London, Saqi Books is an independent publishing house of quality general interest and academic books on North Africa and the Middle East. Over the years Saqi has expanded its list to include writers from all over the world and has established two imprints, Telegram and The Westbourne Press. Elisabeth…

Thu 25 Oct

£3 / 0121 633 4353

Children's Storytime

Come and join us on our Children's floor for storytime with our special guest, author Anita Jones. Anita will be reading from her book, I Am Here, Where Are You? No need to book, just join us on our Children's floor!

Sun 19 Aug

Free / 0121 633 4353

Darksoul Launch

Waterstones Birmingham are incredibly excited to invite you to the launch of Darksoul with author Anna Stephens. The Wolves lie dead beside Rilpor’s soldiers, slaughtered at the hands of the Mireces and their fanatical army. The veil that once kept the Red Gods at bay has been left in tatters as the Dark Lady’s plans…

Thu 23 Aug

Free / 0121 633 4353

The Dizziness Of Freedom Poetry Book Launch

In Bad Betty Press anthology, The Dizziness of Freedom, 50 poets speak out about mental health. This book, supported by Arts Council England, compiles work from some of the most exciting voices in contemporary poetry, including emerging artists, award-winning writers and performers, and mental health ambassadors. Join us…

Wed 3 Oct

£5.98 incl fees / 0121 633 4353

An Evening With Barbara Erskine

Waterstones Birmingham are excited to invite you to an evening with Barbara Eskine discussing her new novel, The Ghost Tree. Ruth has returned to Edinburgh after many years of exile. Left rootless by the death of her estranged father, she is faced with the daunting task of sorting through his possessions. Amidst the…

Tue 21 Aug

Free / 0121 633 4353

An Evening With Ben Aaronovitch

Waterstones Birmingham are very excited to invite you to an evening with Ben Aaronovitch who will be discussing his latest novel, Lies Sleeping. *Martin Chorley, aka the Faceless Man, wanted for multiple counts of murder, fraud and crimes against humanity, has been unmasked and is on the run. Peter Grant, Detective…

Fri 16 Nov

£3 / 0121 633 4353

An Evening With Tom Daley

Waterstones Birmingham would like to invite you to an evening with Olympic athlete and TV presenter, Tom Daley, to talk about his new book, Tom's Daily Goals. World Number 1 diver, Tom Daley, has trained for major sporting events, had health problems, and come back from personal trauma and bad performances. Now…

Thu 6 Sep

£3 / 0121 633 4353

I’M Sorry I Love You: A History Of Professional Wrestling With Jim Smallman

Waterstones Birmingham are incredibly excited to invite you to an evening with Jim Smallman discussing his new book, I'm Sorry, I Love You: A History of Professional Wrestling. Comedian and PROGRESS Wrestling founder Jim Smallman takes you on a wild ride through the history of pro-wrestling, from its beginnings at the…

Tue 25 Sep

£3 / 0121 633 4353

Matt Abbott's Two Little Ducks - Performance And Book Launch

From bingo halls and council estates to hand-built homes in the Calais Jungle, Matt Abbott brings us a personal and political spoken word show exploring the chaos behind Brexit. Around the time of the referendum which saw his native Wakefield vote 66% Leave, Matt was volunteering at a refugee camp just 22 miles from…

Fri 5 Oct

£5.98 – £11.37 / 0121 633 4353

Nightscape Signing

Come and meet Nightscape, one of the world’s most exciting YouTube creators whose Urban Exploration videos have been viewed by millions. Nightscape will be signing copies of his debut book, NO LIMITS, which includes stunning photographs and exclusive behind-the-scenes stories from his favourite climbs and night…

Thu 30 Aug

Free / 0121 633 4353

Nine Arches Press Present Robert Peake And Richie Mccaffery

Join Midlands-based publisher Nine Arches Press to celebrate the publication of two brand new collections by Robert Peake and Richie McCaffery, with special guest readings from Cynthia Miller and Isobel Dixon. Cyclone by British-American poet Robert Peake is about weathering storms - personal, political and…

Wed 19 Sep

FREE but please book your seat to avoid disappointment / 0121 633 4353

Peter F Hamilton & Stephen Baxter Signing

We are incredibly excited to be joined in store by Peter F Hamilton & Stephen Baxter for an in store signing. Peter F. Hamilton was born in Rutland and now lives near Bristol. He began writing in 1987 has penned many bestselling novels, including the Greg Mandel series, the Night's Dawn trilogy, the Commonwealth…

Wed 5 Sep

Free / 0121 633 4353

Rupinder Kaur Poetry Book Launch

Join Rupinder Kaur for an evening of poetry and fun as she launches her debute Verve Poetry Press collection, Rooh! A West Midlands poet of Punjabi heritage, Rupinder tackles issues such as feminism, colonialism, partition and taboo subjects with poetry that comes straight from the soul. Rupinder will be joined on…

Fri 21 Sep

£5 plus fees / 0121 633 4353

Short Fiction Writing Group

Whether you write short fiction yourself or appreciate just reading it there will be something for you to enjoy. We will have interesting discussions around individual pieces, conduct workshops to help us understand short fiction better and there will also be the opportunity to share any stories that you may have written…

Mon 20 Aug

Free / 0121 633 4353

Toddler Storytime

Toddler storytime returns to our children's floor! Join us at 1pm for a special Toddler Storytime with author Barbara Herszenhorn reading her book, Troublesome Tom- Out Like A Bullet. No booking required, just join us on our Children's floor on the day!

Sun 26 Aug

Free / 0121 633 4353

Unable Mother Book Launch

Join Helen Calcutt and three of her favourite women poets, Claire Walker Deborah Alma and Izzy Galleymore to celebrate the publication of her debut poetry collection 'Unable Mother'. Described as a 'violent grapple with our cosy notions of motherhood' (Robert Peake) this bold and breathtaking new book of poems exposes…

Fri 7 Sep

£3.00 plus fees / 0121 633 4353

Verve Poetry Festival Presents Terrance Hayes!

U.S. poet Terrence Hayes is in the U.K. for little over a week, and he is coming to Birmingham! Terrance is here to share his stunning new Penguin poetry collection: American Sonnets For My Past and Future Assasssin, -' Tracing the fault lines of race, gender and political oppoerssion with a singular passion and wit…

Wed 17 Oct

£5.00 plus fees / 0121 633 4353

Ya Bookclub With Special Guest Hayley Barker

Waterstones Birmingham are very excited to invite you to a very speical YA bookclub event with author Hayley Barker. We will be reading Show Stealer, Hayley's new novel. She will be joining us to discuss the book, answer any questions you have and sign copies. Ben and Hoshiko have escaped the clutches of evil…

Sun 23 Sep

Free, but must be booked in advance. / 0121 633 4353

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