Waterstones High Street

Waterstones High Street
24-26 High Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 7SL
  • Telephone 0121 633 4353
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  • Website www.waterstones.com
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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…

Tue 6 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! 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 13 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! 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 11 Jul

Free / 0121 633 4353

Captain Underpants!

Come and celebrate Captain Underpants with us! We will be hosting a day of fun on our kids floor including create your own hero, comic and even underpants!! This is a free event and does not require booking.

Fri 2 Jun

Free / 0121 633 4353

The Chamberlain Legacy

Come and join us for an evening with the author of The Chamberlain Legacy, Charles Nettleford. Theresa May hails Birmingham's Joe Chamberlain as her political hero. * *His socialist ideals have branded him the first 'Red Tory'. Neville Chamberlain's Edgbaston seat, currently held by Labour's Gisela Stuart, * *is being…

Tue 30 May

Free / 0121 633 4353

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Day.

Become a Wimpy Kid with a day of activities inspired by the new film and beloved book "Diary of A Wimpy Kid: Long Haul" Bring along the Wimpy Kid fan in your family! This is a free event and does not require booking. On our kids floor.

Mon 29 May

Free / 0121 633 4353

An Evening With Derek Landy

Join Derek Landy for the launch of Skulduggery Pleasant: Resurrection and hear about Skulduggery, Valkyrie, new characters and serious plot-twists - but we can't say too much…our lips are sealed. The event will include a talk and Q&A with Derek and the opportunity to get your copy of Resurrection signed. Only…

Fri 16 Jun

£3 / 0121 633 4353

Godblind Launch With Anna Stephens.

We are incredibly excited to invite you to our launch event of Godblind with author Anna Stephens. There was a time when the Red Gods ruled the land. The Dark Lady and her horde dealt in death and blood and fire. That time has long since passed and the neighbouring kingdoms of Mireces and Rilpor hold an uneasy…

Thu 15 Jun

Free / 0121 633 4353

How To Stop Time With Matt Haig

Join us for an exclusive evening with Matt Haig as he talks about his latest entrancing novel, How to Stop Time. Tom Hazard has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but owing to a rare condition, he's been alive for centuries. From Elizabethan England to jazz age Paris, from New York to the South…

Wed 12 Jul

£12.99 (Includes Book) / 0121 633 4353

Life Without Coffee

We would like to welcome you to an evening with Dr Afiniki Akanet discussing her book, Life Without Coffee. Having moved to the UK from Nigeria almost two decades ago, with nothing but a dream of becoming a medical doctor and the odds stacked against her, it is no exaggeration to say that Afiniki Akanet knowswhat it…

Sat 26 Aug

Free / 0121 633 4353

Paul Beatty In Conversation With Dr Kehinde Andrews

We are incredibly excited to announe that we have the winner of the 2016 Man Booker Prize, Paul Beatty, joining us in store to discuss The Sellout. A biting satire about a young man's isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court, The Sellout showcases a comic genius at the top of his…

Thu 1 Jun

£3 / 0121 633 4353

Pirates Day!

Who doesn't love a pirate! Come and join us on our kids floor for a day of pirate fun, including designing your own treasure maps and pirate crew to sail the seven seas! Yarrr! This is a free event and does not require booking.

Tue 30 May

Free / 0121 633 4353

Pokémon And Lego Swap Shop.

On our kids floor we are having a trading day! Have multiples of Pokemon cards, Lego cards or Lego Minifigures? Come along to our swap shop and see if you can trade with someone! This is a free event and does not require booking.

Wed 31 May

Free / 0121 633 4353

Reni Eddo-Lodge In Conversation With Dr Nicola Rollock

We are happy to invite you to an evening with Reni Eddo-Lodge and Dr Nicola Rollock, who will be disussing the Reni's new book, Why I'm No Longer Talking To White People About Race. Exploring issues from eradicated black history to the political purpose of white dominance, whitewashed feminism to the inextricable link…

Wed 7 Jun

Free / 0121 633 4353

A Survival Guide In Ya, By Non Pratt, Lucy Ivison And Tom Ellen

Join Non Pratt (Trouble and Truth or Dare), Lucy Ivison and Tom Ellen (Lobsters and Freshers) and learn how to survive anything the world can throw at the unsuspecting young adult from these universally acclaimed authors. Struggling to get by in Freshers week? We’ll give you our top list of must-have items. Worried about…

Wed 21 Jun

Free / 0121 633 4353

The Third Nero With Lindsey Davis

Join us for an evening with the incredible Lindsey Davis to celebrate the paperback release of her novel, The Third Nero. *Flavia Albia's day-old marriage is in trouble - her new husband may be permanently disabled and they have no funds. So when Palace officials ask her to help expose a plotter in their midst she is…

Wed 4 Oct

Free / 0121 633 4353

An Unconventional History Of Maidenhood, Mothering And Mistresses

Waterstones Birmingham would like to invite you to an evening of poetry and stories from three wonderful women. Katy Wareham Morris will be performing poetry from her collaborative pamphlet with Ruth Stacey, Inheritance. Ruth Stacey will be reading poems from Inheritance and her collection, Queen, Jewel, Mistress.

Thu 5 Oct

Free / 0121 633 4353

Walliams World's Worst Children

To celebrate the release of World's Worst Children Two, join us on the kids floor and meet a whole new gang of terrible children! Come and join the fun! This is a free event and does not require booking.

Thu 1 Jun

Free / 0121 633 4353

Waterstones On The Mic

Come and join our friendly open mic! Our monthly open mic night has a new home in our first floor cafe. Sign up from 5.30pm on the day if you want to perform, or turn up at 6 and listen to the wonderful acts! This is a free event hosted by Gavin Young.

Wed 31 May

Free / 0121 633 4353

Waterstones On The Mic

Come and join our friendly open mic! Our monthly open mic night has a new home in our first floor cafe. Sign up from 5.30pm on the day if you want to perform, or turn up at 6 and listen to the wonderful acts! This is a free event hosted by Gavin Young

Wed 28 Jun

Free / 0121 633 4353

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…

Wed 14 Jun

£5 / 0121 633 4353

The Wmip Present When Words Do, Or Do Not Cohere With James Barrett & David Hart ***please Note This Event Has Been Cancelled***

***PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED*** The West Midlands Institute of Psychotherapy presents When Words do, or do not Cohere - a free evening of conversation, with poetry, between psychotherapist James Barrett & David Hart, Birmingham's first Poet Laureate. The discussion will refer to *Chamber of…

Fri 2 Jun

Free / 0121 633 4353

Ya Bookclub

Are you a fan of YA? Want to read great books and discuss them? Look no further! Our bookclub meets once a month, discusses the book and then chooses the book for next month. Simply read the book and come along to the 3rd floor. This months book: Spontaneous by Aaron Starmer.

Sat 3 Jun

Free / 0121 633 4353

Ya Summer Cringe Fest With Simon James Green, Beth Garrod And Stephanie Kate Strohm

Join Simon James Green (Noah Can’t Even), Beth Garrod (Super Awkward) and Stephanie Kate Strohm (It’s Not Me, It’s You) for this hilarious panel as they discuss the importance of funny books and reveal their characters’ most embarrassing moments (and a few of their own!) chaired by UKYABA award-winning blogger Chelle Toy…

Wed 9 Aug

Free / 0121 633 4353

Yuki Means Happiness

We are incredibly excited to invite you to celebrate the publication of Yuki Means Happiness with the author, Alison Jean Lester. She will be in conversation with Blake Woodham of Brum Radio. *Diana is a young nurse and uneasy in a new relationship when she leaves America and moves halfway around the world to Tokyo…

Thu 27 Jul

Free / 0121 633 4353

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