Waterstones High Street

Waterstones High Street
24-26 High Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 7SL
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Birmingham Bookclub

Come and join our friendly, city centre bookclub! This month we will be discussing Three Daughters of Eve by Elif Shafak. No booking required, just read the book and join us for a discussion in our cafe!

Thu 21 Jun

Free / 0121 633 4353

Brum Poetry Stanza

Our Poetry Society Stanza group is free to attend and is open to all poetry lovers and practitioners from expert to beginner! Brum Stanza is run on a monthly basis, there will be poetry workshops, visits from poets and poetry publishers, opportunities to improve your performance of poetry and much more. This is a…

Tue 10 Jul

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 Christina Henry And Sarah Maria Griffin

Waterstones Birmingham are incredibly excited to invite you to an evening with two incredible authors, Christina Henry and Sarah Maria Griffin. Christina Henry is the author of Alice, Red Queen *and Lost Boy, dark fantasy novels inspired by the classic victorian stories Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Peter Pan…

Mon 30 Jul

£3, Deductible from a copy of either book on the night. / 0121 633 4353

An Evening With Peter Newman And Den Patrick

Waterstones Birmingham are very excited to invite you to an evening with Peter Newman and Den Patrick! PETER NEWMAN is the author of the critically acclaimed, award-winning Vagrant trilogy: The Vagrant, The Malice, The Seven. He sometimes pretends to be a butler for the Tea and Jeopardy podcast, which he co-writes and…

Fri 29 Jun

£3, deductible from purchase of either book at the event. / 0121 633 4353

An Evening With Tomi Adeyemi, Yomi Adegoke & Elizabeth Uviebinene

Waterstones Birmingham is delighted to welcome Tomi Adeyemi, Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené in-store for an inspirational in-conversation event, chaired by Victoria Sanusi (iNews Digital Culture Editor) Tomi Adeyemi is a Nigerian-American writer and creative writing coach and the #1 New York Times bestselling…

Tue 7 Aug

£3,redeemable against a purchase of either book on the night. / 0121 633 4353

Hara Hotel: A Tale Of Syrian Refugees In Greece.

Waterstones Birmingham would like to invite you to an evening with Teresa Thornhill, author of Hara Hotel, and Shari Brown of Restore, a project of Birmingham Churches Together which aims to welcome, include and assist integration of refugees and those seeking sanctuary from persecution. *Hara Hotel chronicles everyday…

Fri 20 Jul

£3, redeemable against a copy of Hara Hotel at the event. / 0121 633 4353

The Last Of The Light Is Not The Last Of The Light Launch

The Last of the Light is not the Last of the Light by David Calcutt Published by Fair Acre Press Book Launch. Waterstones, Birmingham, Thursday 28th June ​ ​ Hosted by Jonathan Davidson​ supported by readings from: Helen Calcutt, Roz Goddard and Nadia Kingsley ​with music from Glen Buglass. Drinks and…

Thu 28 Jun

Free / 0121 633 4353

Lauren Price Launch!

Waterstones Birmingham is excited to invite you to an afternoon event to celebrate the launch of A Bad Boy Stole My Bra by Lauren Price. Imagine waking up in the middle of the night to find your seriously dishy new neighbour dangling out of your window. And not only is he dangling out of your window, he’s also…

Sun 15 Jul

Free / 0121 633 4353

Middle Grade Bookclub

Come and join our monthly bookclub for readers aged 8+ This month we will be discussing Boy Underwater by Adam Baron. No need to book a place, just read the book and come along for the discussion, held on our Children's floor.

Sat 14 Jul

Free / 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

Phyllis Whitsell Signing

Phyllis Whitsell, author of Finding Tipperary Mary, joins us in store to sign her new book, A Song For Bridget The heartbreaking prequel to the Sunday Times Bestseller, Finding Tipperary Mary. Based on the real-life of Bridget Mary Larkin, aka Tipperary Mary. We journey back to Ireland, to follow the story of a…

Thu 12 Jul

Free / 0121 633 4353

A Place For Us

Waterstones Birmingham would like to invite you to celebrate the launch of A Place For Us, the debut novel from Fatima Farheen Mirza. A Place for Us catches an Indian-Muslim family as they prepare for their eldest daughter’s wedding. But as Hadia’s marriage – one chosen of love, not tradition – gathers the family…

Thu 5 Jul

Free but limited; please book in advance. / 0121 633 4353

The Psychology Of Time Travel Launch

Waterstones Birmingham are incredibly excited to have Kate Mascarenhas joining us in store to celebrate the launch of her novel, The Psychology of Time Travel. 1967: Four female scientists invent a time-travel machine. They are on the cusp of fame: the pioneers who opened the world to new possibilities. But then one of…

Thu 26 Jul

Free / 0121 633 4353

Salt Publishing Fiction Showcase And Launch

West Midlands author Kerry Hadley-Pryce's debut novel -* Black Country* was a revalation. Now she returns with her follow-up, Gamble. Join us in helping her launch this brand new and exciting title into the world! There will be wine. There will be cake. Joining Kerry are three more excellent Salt Publishing authors…

Tue 19 Jun

FREE - call or book in store to reserve your seat. / 0121 633 4353

Simon Hooper Comes To Birmingham

Love for the Mama and Waterstones is very excited to announce that Simon Hooper will be coming to Birmingham to talk about being outnumbered by the beautiful women in his life. Simon Hooper is a social media phenomenon. He is better known to his 825,000 followers as @father of daughters–the name of his wildly…

Wed 11 Jul

£6.50 / 0121 633 4353

The Tiger Who Came To Tea Party!

Come to our Tiger Tea Party and celebrate 50 years of Britain’s best-loved picture book, The Tiger Who Came to Tea. We will have plenty of fun activities, as well as possibly a visit from the Tiger himself! This is a free event but spaces are limited. Please book your place with a bookseller in store.

Sat 21 Jul

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 birth of this beautiful blue book; to share in our stories of womanhood, and support the independent press that has given my words a home. I'm both nervous and excited to share my shadowy instances…

Fri 7 Sep

Free / 0121 633 4353

Verve Poetry Press Launch Night With Leon Priestnall And Nafeesa Hamid

Help Verve Poetry Press launch its next two collections at this magnificent launch event for Leon Priestnall's Bennetts Hill Blues *and Nafeesa Hamid's *Besharam. Featuring guest readings from Jack Crowe, Mina Mekic, Yasmina Silva, Bethany Slinn, Scarlett Ward and Zeddie, all of whom have single poems featured in the…

Fri 22 Jun

£5.00 refundable against a purchase of either book. / 0121 633 4353

Walliams Week Celebration Day!

Join us on our Children's floor from 1pm to celebrate all things Walliams! We will have design your own worst child, a Walliams Wordsearch and the Walliams Week Mega Challenge activity sheets! Perfect for all of the worst children out there! This is a free event and does not require booking.

Sat 30 Jun

Free / 0121 633 4353

Walliams Week Storytime

Come and celebrate Walliams week with us! From Monday 25th June- Friday 29th June we will be holding a Walliams Story Time on our Children's floor at 11.30am. A different book each day, leading up to our big Walliams Celebration Day on Saturday 30th June. We hope you can join us. This is a free event and does…

Mon 25 Jun

Free / 0121 633 4353

Tue 26 Jun

Free / 0121 633 4353

Wed 27 Jun

Free / 0121 633 4353

…and 2 more dates until 29 Jun

Wmes Guest Speaker - Dr. Jasmine Day

Dr. Jasmine Day, President of the Ancient Egypt Society for Western Australia and author of ‘The Mummy’s Curse: Mummymania in the English-Speaking World’ (Routledge 2006), will be giving her talk 'Facing the Mummy: pysiognomy, facial reconstruction and the 'delirious biographies' of Egyptian mummies'. Please ensure you…

Wed 27 Jun

£6 Adults, £5 Concessions/Students. Tickets on the door. / 0121 633 4353

Your Zodiac Soul With John Wadsworth

John Wadsworth will be joining us in store for the evening discussing his book, Your Zodiac Soul. Drawing inspiration from myth, literature, poetry and over two thousand years of astrological tradition, Your Zodiac Soul guides you on a journey through the zodiac signs to clear energy blocks and keep your wheel turning…

Wed 4 Jul

£3, redeemable against book purchase at event. / 0121 633 4353

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