Events

Events

  • 17 Feb
    Interactive Workshop

    The Southbank Centre

    Piers tells the story about how his trilogy of books, 'The Last Wild' came into being. Come and learn about animals, and maybe even win a bookmark!

  • 22 Feb
    Georgia Pritchett at the Imagine Festival

    Sunley Pavilion at Royal Festival Hall

    Comedy writer Georgia Pritchett invites children to join in with a fun and interactive event at the Imagine Festival, which is celebrating all things 'Children's Literature'. Georgia, the author of Wilf the Mighty Worrier: Saves the World, will be he ...

  • 22 Feb
    Eleanor Hawken at the Imagine Festival

    Sunley Pavilion at Royal Festival Hall

    Audience members are invited to draw and design their own weird and wonderful animals using Eleanor's technique's for creating characters. She will offer her young fans advice and guidance on how to put their creative thoughts onto paper during this ...

  • 03 Mar
    The Lady Literary Lunch with Hilary Boyd and Virginia Ironside

    Caledonian Club, Belgravia

    The Lady is hosting a literary lunch where fans of Hilary Boyd and Virginia Ironside are invited to spend an afternoon listening to talks from the featured authors, mingling in the elegant surroundings and enjoying a three-course lunch. The ...

  • 04 Mar
    The Writing Process: Children's Fiction

    Bloomsbury Publishing, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP

    If you’ve written, or would like to write, full-length children’s fiction (anything from the ages of around 6-12), Piers will be here to give you the inspiration and advice you need to really make your writing come to life.Through a serie ...

  • 03 Jul
    Dennis Skinner at Harrogate Festival

    The Crown Hotel, Harrogate

    Fiery and forthright politician Dennis Skinner will be discussing his new memoir, Sailing Close to the Wind, which contains reminiscences upon his life in politics and the many Prime Ministers he has worked with. Dennis will be interview by co-author ...

  • 05 Jul
    Theodore Zeldin at Harrogate Festival

    The Crown Hotel, Harrogate

    Leading intellectual and philosopher Theodore Zeldin talks about his latest book, The Hidden Pleasures of Life, which focuses on the untapped potential to form relationships in today's world. In this age where it seems so hard to connect with ot ...

  • 07 Aug
    Tom Pollock on Creating a Monster at Nine Worlds

    Middlesex

      "IT'S ALIVE!" - Creating a Monster A good monster should scare you but leave you wanting more but with everything from Dr Who to Halo giving us new and exciting beasts, what does it take to create a truly memorable monster?     "IT' ...

  • 07 Aug
    Tom Pollock at Nine Worlds

    Middlesex

    Come and see Tom Pollock giving a talk at the Nine Worlds Convention!   Where: Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, 140 Bath Rd, Hayes, Middlesex UB3 5AW When: Friday 8th September 2015 Tickets: Pay on the door For more information please click here. ...

  • 07 Aug
    Stephanie Saulter at Nine Worlds

    Middlesex

    Come and see Stephanie Saulter at Nine Worlds!   Arcadia or Armageddon? - An exploration of utopian and dystopian futures From the (arguable) utopia of Iain Bank's Culture to the dusty carnage of Mad Max, why are we so keen to explore our f ...

  • 07 Aug
    Snorri Kristjansson at Nine Worlds

    Middlesex

    Come and see Snorri Kristjansson at Nine Worlds! Speaking at "You're in our world now" - The invention of myths for a modern audience. How are authors finding new and exciting ways to reinvent myths and fairy tales for the modern era and why are ther ...

  • 07 Aug
    Sebastian De Castell on The Architecture of a Great Character at Nine Worlds

    Middlesex

      Where: Room 38, Radisson Blu Edwardian, 140 Bath Road, Hayes, Middlesex UB3 5AW When: Friday 7th August 2015 TicketS: Pay on the door! Architecture of a Great Character - A good character can be timeless, but what does it take to build this ...

  • 07 Aug
    Stephanie Saulter at Nine Worlds

    Middlesex

    Come and see Stephanie Saulter at Nine Worlds! Arcadia or Armageddon? - An exploration of utopian and dystopian futures From the (arguable) utopia of Iain Bank's Culture to the dusty carnage of Mad Max, why are we so keen to explore our future ...

  • 07 Aug
    Tom Pollock on Creating a Monster at Nine Worlds

    Middlesex

      "IT'S ALIVE!" - Creating a Monster A good monster should scare you but leave you wanting more but with everything from Dr Who to Halo giving us new and exciting beasts, what does it take to create a truly memorable monster?     "IT' ...

  • 07 Aug
    Snorri Kristjansson at Nine Worlds

    Middlesex

    Come and see Snorri Kristjansson at Nine Worlds! Speaking at "You're in our world now" - The invention of myths for a modern audience. How are authors finding new and exciting ways to reinvent myths and fairy tales for the modern era and why are ther ...

  • 07 Aug
    Sebastian De Castell on The Architecture of a Great Character at Nine Worlds

    Middlesex

      Where: Room 38, Radisson Blu Edwardian, 140 Bath Road, Hayes, Middlesex UB3 5AW When: Friday 7th August 2015 TicketS: Pay on the door! Architecture of a Great Character - A good character can be timeless, but what does it take to build this ...

  • 07 Aug
    Tom Pollock at Nine Worlds

    Middlesex

    Come and see Tom Pollock giving a talk at the Nine Worlds Convention! Where: Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, 140 Bath Rd, Hayes, Middlesex UB3 5AW When: Friday 8th September 2015 Tickets: Pay on the door For more information please click here. Where ...

  • 08 Aug
    Sue Tingey at Nine Worlds

    Middlesex

    Come and see Sue Tingey at Nine Worlds doing a talk on 'New Voices'! Where: Radisson Blu Edwardian, 140 Bath Road, Hayes, Middlesex UB3 5AW Click here for more info

  • 08 Aug
    Stephanie Saulter On Telling PoC narratives without PoC at Nine Worlds

    Middlesex

    Come and see Stephanie Saulter at Nine Worlds!   "I Don't See Race" - On telling PoC narratives without PoC Looking at using aliens, mutants, robots and anything else other than PoC to tell stories about racism.   "I Don't See Race" - On te ...

  • 08 Aug
    Snorri Kristjansson at Nine Worlds Convention

    Middlesex

    Come and see Snorri Kristjansson at Nine Worlds Convention!   The F-Word in Fantasy - Sex in Fantasy We've all read an awful and unnecessary sex scene in a book, but why is sex in literature so notoriously bad? Can sex in genre be a good th ...