Books What’s On
Bobtastic Tails Book Launch
The Exchange: May 27th 2018
Children’s book written by Carolyn Craigie and illustrated by Michelle Smith. Live music by Dixie Exchange.
Palace Green Library Book Club
Palace Green Library: Nov 28th 2017 - Dec 18th 2020
Last Tuesday of every month. Reading books based around Palace Green Library's exhibitions and the Oriental Museum’s collections. As well as literature surrounding our temporary exhibitions.
Newcastle Literary Salon
Bar Loco: May 30th 2018
The Newcastle Literary Salon is joined by Bristol poet Melanie Branton and Derby spoken word artist Sophie Sparham for spoken word on the theme of ‘Love and Loss’
Bloodaxe Books 40th Birthday
Culture Lab: May 31st 2018
Renowned poetry publisher Bloodaxe Books is turning 40, so celebrate with poet David Constantine, and poet and dancer Tishani Doshi, as a new Bloodaxe poetry app is launched, and a specially made film is screened to mark the occasion. Further info at 0191 208 7787
Come and meet Ant Middleton!
Waterstones Newcastle: Jun 1st 2018
In this fascinating, exhilarating and revealing book, Ant speaks about the highs and gut-wrenching lows of his life.
Uncovering Gateshead: Book Launch
St Mary's Heritage Centre: Jun 2nd 2018
This new walking guide is designed to take you through the terraces, down the back lanes and discover some of Gateshead's hidden treasures.
Andrew Henley book launch - Hayley Soon
City Library: Jun 2nd 2018
Local author Andrew Henley is celebrating the launch of his second novel, Hayley Soon. The novel focuses on the titular character, Hayley, a trans Korean-American dealing with depression through art and cosplay in the aftermath of her father's death.
'Albie: The Fugitive Of Tenebria' - Launch Party
Surf Cafe: Jun 2nd 2018
Featuring live music from Ghost / Signals, Great Waves and Sarah Connolly, complete with book signings from author Richard Stephenson! Guaranteed to be a phenomenal night of music and literature.
Come and Meet Benjamin Myers
Waterstones Durham: Jun 3rd 2018
The writer Benjamin Myers will be signing copies of his latest book, a musing upon the psychogeography of Scout Rock, Under the Rock: The Poetry of a Place.
Gregory Claeys: Why Marx Matters
The Lit & Phil: Jun 5th 2018
Why still matters at a time when genuine alternatives to the current political and economic order are rather thin on the ground.
The Newcastle Book Group
The Carriage: Sep 27th 2017 - Sep 1st 2020
There are two Newcastle Book Groups, which both meet on the first Tuesday of the month. The lunchtime group meets at 12.30pm, while the evening group meets at 6.30pm. If you would like more information about what the groups are reading, please visit www.newwritingnorth.com/submit/join-newcastle-book-group.
The Hexham Book Group
The Forum Cinema: Sep 27th 2017 - Sep 1st 2020
The group meets on the first Tuesday of every month. If you would like more information about what the group is reading, please visit www.newwritingnorth.com/submit/join-hexham-book-group.
The Tees Valley Book Group
Stockton Central Library: Sep 27th 2017 - Sep 1st 2020
The Tees Valley Book Group meets on the first Tuesday of the month. If you would like more information about what the group is reading, please visit www.newwritingnorth.com/submit/join-tees-valley-book-group.