Events in 2018
Friday 7 December 2018
Alan Johnson in conversation
Former politician and now award-winning author, Alan Johnson tells the story of growing up with a passion for music. Tickets £20 including a copy of his book 'In My Life: A Music Memoir'.
Friday 30 November 2018
Maggi Hambling in conversation
Artist and sculptor Maggi Hambling talked about paintings by her father, Harry Hambling as she introduced a celebration of his work 'A Suffolk Eye'.
Tuesday 20 November 2018
A Very Dangerous Locality
Historians Rob Liddiard and David Sims presented their investigation into the landscape of the Suffolk coast during WWII.
Monday 12 November 2018
An evening with Dan Snow
The tv historian and presenter chose Woodbridge as the venue for his first speaking engagement to launch the new book 'On This Day in History', three days ahead of the official publication date!
Friday 9 November 2018
Kate Humble in conversation
The popular tv presenter visited to share her love of walking as she introduced her new book 'Thinking on My Feet'
Friday 14 September 2018
Patrick Gale in conversation
The much-loved novelist visited to talk about his new book 'Take Nothing With You', and his love of music, with Catherine Larner. Tickets £23 inc the book.
Saturday 8 September 2018
Sarah Langford in conversation
This event with barrister, Sarah Langford was sold out a fortnight before she joined us to talk about her book 'In Your Defence'.
Tuesday 4 September 2018
Lavinia Greenlaw in conversation
The acclaimed poet and novelist introduced her new book 'In the City of Love's Sleep'.
Tuesday 7 August 2018
Peter Robinson in conversation
The best-selling crime writer, creator of the DCI Banks mysteries, joined us for this special lunchtime event.
Wednesday 25 July 2018
James Henry in conversation
This new Essex-based thriller about the police in the 1980s, steps into the Suffolk countryside. James explained his inspiration, and told us more about his bestselling prequels to the DI Frost novels by RD Winfield.
Thursday 14 June 2018
Launch party for Emily Hauser
Celebrating the publication of the final book in Emily's Golden Apple trilogy, retelling Greek myths. Come and join us - free to attend.
Thursday 7 June 2018
Introducing Anne Youngson
A story of late love and second chances. Described by one reviewer as 'warm-hearted' and 'clear-minded'. This is Anne's first novel, and her story of being published at 70 was hugely inspiring.
Tuesday 22 May 2018
Jeffery Deaver in conversation
The bestselling American author joined us for a lunchtime visit introducing his new thriller 'The Cutting Edge'.
Wednesday 2 May 2018
Ruth Hogan in conversation
Introducing her charming second novel 'The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes', Ruth enthralled and entertained us with her accounts of writing, ideas, and approach to life.
Monday 9 April 2018
Diana Henry in conversation
The inspirational cookery writer presented her new book 'How to Eat a Peach', all about menus, stories and places.
Wednesday 21 March 2018
Joanna Cannon in conversation
Unfortunately due to illness, Joanna Cannon was unable to visit us to speak about 'Three Things About Elsie'. The event had sold out quickly and the ticket holders nevertheless enjoyed receiving a copy of the book.
Thursday 11 January 2018
Robert Peston in conversation
Journalist Robert Peston visited Woodbridge to help us make sense of recent events, introducing his new book 'WTF'.