Waterstones High Street

Waterstones High Street
24-26 High Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 7SL
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Another Book Bites The Dust - Ya Book Club

Join us for our monthly YA Book Club right here in Waterstones Birmingham - the home of YA! We will be discussing the chosen book of the month together, Caraval by Stephanie Garber, and vote on next month's book as well as socialising and sharing book recommendations. Another Book Bites the Dust meets monthly on the…

Another Book Bites The Dust - Ya Book Club

Join us for our monthly YA Book Club right here in Waterstones Birmingham - the home of YA! We will be discussing the chosen book of the month together and vote on next month's book as well as socialising and sharing book recommendations. Another Book Bites the Dust meets monthly on the third floor on the first…

Ben Kane And Anthony Riches In Conversation.

We are incredibly excited to invite you to our evening with Ben Kane and Anthony Riches. With nearly 20 novels written between them, Ben and Anthony know a thing or two about writing historical fiction. They will be joining us in store to talk about their latest novels and about writing, history and much more. Kenya…

The Birmingham Book Club

Join us for the second meeting of the Birmingham Book Club. We will be discussing The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes and picking next month's book. The Noise of Time is Waterstones' January 2017 Fiction Book of the Month. ‘This novel, like its predecessor, gives us the breadth of a whole life within the pages of a…

Thu 23 Feb

Bookbinding Demonstration

Come and see a different side of books this Sunday. We are proud to welcome The Society of Bookbinders into our shop, to show you some of the things the can do, including: * How a book is made up: printing of broadsides, sections, folding * Sewing a single section * Sewing sections together using tapes…

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Bookity Books Writing Group

Bookity Books is our in store writing group that gives you a friendly environment in which to write, share ideas and make new friends. Whether you're new to writing or an experienced word wizard, everyone is welcome to join in the session. We aim to keep each meeting varied to keep the spark of creativity alive…

Bookity Books Writing Group

Bookity Books is our in store writing group that gives you a friendly environment in which to write, share ideas and make new friends. Whether you're new to writing or an experienced word wizard, everyone is welcome to join in the session. We aim to keep each meeting varied to keep the spark of creativity alive…

Bookity Books Writing Group

Bookity Books is our in store writing group that gives you a friendly environment in which to write, share ideas and make new friends. Whether you're new to writing or an experienced word wizard, everyone is welcome to join in the session. We aim to keep each meeting varied to keep the spark of creativity alive…

Bookity Books Writing Group

Bookity Books is our in store writing group that gives you a friendly environment in which to write, share ideas and make new friends. Whether you're new to writing or an experienced word wizard, everyone is welcome to join in the session. We aim to keep each meeting varied to keep the spark of creativity alive…

Bookity Books Writing Group

Bookity Books is our in store writing group that gives you a friendly environment in which to write, share ideas and make new friends. Whether you're new to writing or an experienced word wizard, everyone is welcome to join in the session. We aim to keep each meeting varied to keep the spark of creativity alive…

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Dan Hardy Signing

We are incredibly excited to have Dan Hardy, former UFC fighter and now analyst, in store to sign copies of his book, Part Reptile. Dan Hardy’s first book is much more than a straightforward MMA autobiography. Taking the key fights from his career, Hardy explores the sport with the unparalleled insight that has made him…

Thu 30 Mar

Esther Lawson In Conversation.

We are very excited to have Esther Lawson joining us in store to discuss her book, Wogamatter. Wogamatter is a compelling tale of a small mixed-race girl, growing up in post-war Britain, and her experiences of racism in all its forms from all quarters of society. A sad story, but one with a real moral at its heart, no…

An Evening With Andrzej Sapkowski

We are incredibly excited to invite you to an evening with Andrzej Sapkowski celebrating the launch of his latest novel, The Lady Of The Lake. *"After walking through a portal in the Tower of the Swallow, thus narrowly escaping death, the Witcher girl, Ciri, finds herself in a completely different world time does not…

Evening With Carl Chinn & Malcolm Dick

We are incredibly excited to have Carl Chinn and Malcolm Dick in store with us to discuss Birmingham: The Workshop Of The World. Birmingham is a city with an extraordinarily diverse achievement in fields as varied as science, industry, politics, education, medicine, printing and the arts. Labels such as the ‘first…

An Evening With The Scarecrow Queen, Melinda Salisbury

Join us as we celebrate the heart-pounding series finale of The Sin Eater's Daughter trilogy, The Scarecrow Queen by *Melinda Salisbury***. As the Sleeping Prince tightens his hold on Lormere and Tregellan, the net closes in on the ragged band of rebels trying desperately to defeat him. Twylla and Errin are seperated…

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Everything But The Truth Launch With Gillian Mcallister

We are incredibly excited to have local author Gillian McAllister in store with us to celebrate the launch of her novel, Everything But The Truth. "It all started with the email. * *It came through to her boyfriend's iPad in the middle of the night. Rachel didn't even mean to look. She loves Jack, and she's pregnant…

Everywoman With Jess Phillips

We are very excited to welcome Jess Phillips to our store to celebrate the release of her book, Everywoman. In the world of politics, telling the truth might seem low on the list of priorities – but this is just one of the reasons why Labour MP, Jess Phillips has created such a storm since her election to Parliament in…

Sat 4 Mar

£3 Redeemable against book / 0121 633 4353

Poetry Society Stanza

Our Poetry Society Stanza group is free to attend and is open to all poetry lovers and practitioners from expert to beginner! Run by former poet laureate Roz Goddard on a monthly basis, there will be poetry workshops, visits from poets and poetry publishers, opportunities to improve your performance of poetry and much…

Tue 14 Mar

Premeditated: An Evening Of Brand New Crime Writing.

We are incredibly excited to invite you to an evening celebrating two fantastic debut crime authors. Joseph Knox was born and raised in and around Stoke and Manchester, where he worked in bars and bookshops before moving to London. He runs, writes and reads compulsively. His first novel, Sirens, has been described…

Rms Titanic: Made In The Midlands

We are incredibly excited to invite you to an evening with Andrew Lound discussing his new book, RMS Titanic: Made in the Midlands. When one thinks of the building and fitting out of Titanic, it is not the Midlands that immediately comes to mind. Although the ship was built in Belfast, registered in Liverpool and…

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The Song Rising With Samantha Shannon

We are incredibly excited to have the wonderful Samantha Shannon in store with us to celebrate the launch of the hotly anticipated third book in the Bone Season series, The Song Rising. *"Following a bloody battle against foes on every side, Paige Mahoney has risen to the dangerous position of Underqueen, ruling over…

Sat 1 Apr

£3 Redeemable against book / 0121 633 4353

Toddler Morning

Join us for a fun morning of stories and play with our resident storyteller, Gavin Young. Toddlers get a free squash or babycino! No need to book, just come and join us on the third floor.

Wed 22 Feb

Toddler Morning

Join us for a fun morning of stories and play with our resident storyteller, Gavin Young. Toddlers get a free squash or babycino! No need to book, just come and join us on the third floor.

Toddler Morning

Join us for a fun morning of stories and play with our resident storyteller, Gavin Young. Toddlers get a free squash or babycino! No need to book, just come and join us on the third floor.

Toddler Morning

Join us for a fun morning of stories and play with our resident storyteller, Gavin Young. Toddlers get a free squash or babycino! No need to book, just come and join us on the third floor.

Wed 15 Mar

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Toddler Morning

Join us for a fun morning of stories and play with our resident storyteller, Gavin Young. Toddlers get a free squash or babycino! No need to book, just come and join us on the third floor.

Wed 22 Mar

Toddler Morning!

Join us for a fun morning of stories and play with our resident storyteller, Gavin Young. Toddlers get a free squash or babycino! No need to book, just come and join us on the third floor.

Wed 29 Mar

Toddler Morning.

Join us for a fun morning of stories and play with our resident storyteller, Gavin Young. Toddlers get a free squash or babycino! No need to book, just come and join us on the third floor

Toddler Morning!

Join us for a fun morning of stories and play with our resident storyteller, Gavin Young. Toddlers get a free squash or babycino! No need to book, just come and join us on the third floor

Wed 12 Apr

Waterstones On The Mic

Join us for our always exciting open mic night! You are welcome to perform or turn up and watch. This evening, hosted by Gavin Young, is always lots of fun so bring your friends to watch you perform! Sign ups are first come, first served and are from 5.30pm. Arrive early to snag a slot as there is no advance booking…

Wed 22 Feb

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Waterstones On The Mic

Join us for our always exciting open mic night! You are welcome to perform or turn up and watch. This evening, hosted by Gavin Young, is always lots of fun so bring your friends to watch you perform! Sign ups are first come, first served and are from 5.30pm. Arrive early to snag a slot as there is no advance booking…

Welcome To Caraval With Stephanie Garber!

Waterstones Birmingham is incredibly excited to welcome Stephanie Garber to the store to discuss her highly-anticipated novel, Caraval. Welcome to Caraval, where nothing is quite what it seems. Caraval is Magic. Mystery. Adventure. And for Scarlett and her beloved sister Tella it represents freedom and an escape from…

West Midlands Egyptology Society Talk

This talk covers the following topics The stability of the State of Egypt during the late Bronze Age An introduction into the inscriptions at the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III A brief look at the lineage of Ramesses III and his family ties A look at the origins of the Sea Peoples. Where they came from. How…

West Midlands Egyptology Society Talk

The controversial discovery of the Pitt Rivers Museum's mummy, Irterau, was a conspiracy that went right to the top! Beth will explore some of the interesting features of Irterau's coffins, her 'dis'play-mates, and discuss some of the other ancient Egyptian objects and famous figures connected to the Museum's…

West Midlands Egyptology Society Talk

In this lecture Lucia will explore the archaeology of private religion, focussing on the rituals of daily life believed to ensure maat (order) in the lives of the ancient Egyptians. The transitional stages that punctuate the human life cycle were thought to be times when the human body became vulnerable to outside…

West Midlands Egyptology Society Talk

Flint was commonly used in ancient Egypt right up until the New Kingdom and continued to be used for much later. While it was used for everyday purposes it also seems to have had a religious meaning and was associated with the northern sky and the sun-god and his fiery daughters, the spitting goddesses, often taking…

When Worlds Collide: An Evening Of Sff

Join us for an evening discussing all things SFF with three fantastic local authors, James Brogden, Ren Warom and Stephen Aryan. James Brogden is the author of The Narrows, Tourmaline and The Realt. He spent many years living in Australia, but now lives in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire with his wife and two daughters.

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