Waterstones

Waterstones
44-46 Fountain Street, Belfast, BT1 5EE
  • Telephone 028 9024 0159
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  • Website www.waterstones.com
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Bbf 2019 Donald Mcrae - In Sunshine And In Shadow

We are thrilled to welcome multi-award-winning author Donald McRae to discuss his stunning new book, a powerful tale of hope and redemption across the sectarian divide in Northern Ireland - thanks to boxing. At the height of the Troubles, Gerry Storey ran the Holy Family gym from the IRA's heartland territory of New…

Sat 15 Jun

Tickets £5 / 028 9024 0159

Bbf 2019 The Art Of The Short Story

Join Wendy Erskine, Jan Carson and Jamie Guiney to discuss The Art of the Short Story! “The short story apologizes for nothing. It exults in its shortness” said Stephen Milhauser. The short story is a unique form. A condensed expression of ideas and words, both reading and writing short stories are very different…

Wed 12 Jun

Tickets £5 / 028 9024 0159

Bbf 2019: The Fantastical Mirror: Science Fiction Across Boundaries.

Join Jo Zebedee, Byddi Lee and Patrick McLaughlin to discuss science fiction in Northern Ireland. Science fiction is the 'mirror' genre, which gives a safe place to reflect on the world around us. Yet, in Northern Ireland, the genre does not have the visibility that might be expected. This panel will explore what is…

Fri 14 Jun

Tickets £3 / 028 9024 0159

Belfast Sci Fi Book Club - Watchmen

This month we wil be reading Alan Moore and Dave Gibbon's seminal graphic novel Watchmen. In an alternate world where the mere presence of American superheroes changed history, the US won the Vietnam War, Nixon is still president, and the cold war is in full effect. Watchmen begins as a murder-mystery, but soon unfolds…

Thu 9 May

Free / 028 9024 0159

Book Launch: Samuel Thompson - Nights In Armour

Join us to launch the debut novel by Samuel Thompson *Nights in Armour, *a tale of the RUC during the Troubles. A policeman's lot is not a happy one or so the song goes, but throw in the IRA, loyalist paramilitaries, the British army and a Republican hunger strike, and it gets a whole lot worse. Samuel Thompson was…

Thu 9 May

Free / 028 9024 0159

Elmer Day 30th Anniversary

Elmer the colourful patchwork elephant has been a nursery favourite since the first book was published in 1989. A modern classic, this picture book is known to millions, and continues to be the strongest seller of the whole series having sold over 2 million copies around the world. The subtle message is that it is ok to…

Sat 25 May

Free / 028 9024 0159

Reading Group: The Arabian Nightmare

Norwich meets The Arabian Nights in this fantastical tale of Labyrinths, storytelling, and the Father of Cats. Borges would have been impressed. Free coffee and chat.

Thu 25 Apr

Free / 028 9024 0159

Saturday Morning Storytime!

Join us every Saturday Morning at 11am for Storytime in the Children's section where we will be reading new and exciting picture books as well as classic favourites. Stick around after for some colouring-in. Suitable for ages 0-5.

Mon 22 Apr

Free / 028 9024 0159

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Tue 23 Apr

Free / 028 9024 0159

Wed 24 Apr

Free / 028 9024 0159

…and 191 more dates until 1 Nov

Saturday Morning Storytime: Big Cat

Isobel's grandma has lost her glasses and she can't see a thing without them. While Isobel and Gran are in the garden searching for the specs, they come across a cat. A very big cat. A very big and friendly cat. The big cat moves in with them, much to the disgust of all gran's other cats. He might be good fun, but he…

Sat 27 Apr

Free / 028 9024 0159

Tom Hartley - Balmoral Cemetery

Join former Lord Mayor of Belfast and historian Tom Hartley to talk about the newest installment of his innovative histories of Belfast cemeteries: Balmoral cemetery. From the prominent conservative nineteenth-century Presbyterian minister the Reverend Henry Cooke to the suffragist Isabella Tod, and including the…

Sat 8 Jun

Free / 028 9024 0159

The Very Hungry Caterpillar 50th Anniversary

*In the light of the moon, a little egg lay on a leaf. *Since its first publication in 1969, this iconic picture book has now sold over 50 million copies worldwide and has been translated over sixty-two languages.2019 marks 50 years since The Very Hungry Caterpillar first munched his way through a variety of delicious…

Sat 4 May

Free / 028 9024 0159

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