Tuesday 26 November 2019
Simon Heffer in conversation
Respected journalist and historian Simon Heffer will talk to us about his extensive research into a period that saw appalling suffering and loss, but also astonishing change on the home front, all related in his new book 'Staring at God'.
Saturday 2 November 2019
Meet the author - Henry Blofeld
Despite terrible weather, dozens of people joined us in the bookshop to meet cricket raconteur Henry Blofeld as he signed copies of his new book 'My A-Z of Cricket'.
Friday 1 November 2019
Lindsay McCrae My Penguin Year
The award-winning cameraman talked about his extraordinary year following emperor penguins in Antarctica.
Thursday 26 September 2019
Nicola Upson in conversation
Novelist Nicola Upson gave a fascinating account of how she imagined the life of the artist Stanley Spencer through the eyes of his housekeeper, Elsie.
Tuesday 24 September 2019
Max Hastings on 'Chastise'
The celebrated author presented his major new work on a legendary and dramatic episode in British History, the raid of the Dambusters.
Monday 16 September 2019
Martin Walker in conversation
A packed audience enjoyed an entertaining and uplifting conversation with crime writer Martin Walker
Tuesday 11 June 2019
An evening celebrating Adrian Bell
This first full length appreciation of the work of Adrian Bell will be presented by writer Richard Hawking, and Adrian's son, the former journalist and politician, Martin Bell.
Wednesday 29 May 2019
Victoria Hislop in conversation
The best-selling novelist introduced her new book, set in Greece, called 'Those Who Are Loved'
Tuesday 7 May 2019
Oliver Soden on Michael Tippett
One of the greatest composers of the 20th century, introduced to us by his biographer, Oliver Soden.
Tuesday 7 May 2019
John Connolly in conversation
A lunchtime meeting with the bestselling crime writer, introducing 'A Book of Bones'
Wednesday 17 April 2019
Jill Dawson in conversation
Acclaimed writer, Jill Dawson introduced her stunning new novel inspired by the unsolved case surrounding Lord Lucan.
Thursday 11 April 2019
Erin Kelly in conversation
A popular writer of suspense, Erin Kelly introduced her new novel 'Stone Mothers' which is set in Suffolk, in a former mental hospital
Friday 5 April 2019
Joanne Harris in conversation
The author of the best-selling 'Chocolat' introduced the latest instalment, 'The Strawberry Thief'.
Wednesday 27 March 2019
Sue Quinn on Cocoa
Talking all things chocolate - with treats!
Wednesday 6 March 2019
Matt Gaw in conversation
Talking about 'The Pull of the River', an adventure in a two-man canoe.
Wednesday 20 February 2019
Julia Blackburn in conversation
Award-winning writer, Julia Blackburn shared her fascination with Doggerland, the space that links England with Holland, in her new book 'Time Song'.
Wednesday 13 February 2019
Elly Griffiths in conversation
Hugely popular crime writer, Elly Griffiths attracted a capacity audience for this launch of 'The Stone Circle' the latest in her series about forensic archaeologist, Ruth Galloway.
Thursday 31 January 2019
CANCELLED! Supper with Clodagh
Sadly, due to weather conditions, Clodagh McKenna was unable to join us for this evening.
Tuesday 15 January 2019
Diane Setterfield in conversation
The best-selling novelist joins us to introduce her atmospheric gothic mystery set along the Thames.