Books What’s On
Arts Centre Washington: ongoing
Visit www.artscentrewashington.co.uk for more details.
South Shields Writer's Circle
Mortimer Community Centre: ongoing
Professional, semi professional and amateur writers aim is to provide help, advice and support to local writers who aim to improve their skills or want to meet and chat with other writers.
The Sunderland Book Group
Holmeside Coffee: ongoing
The group meets on the third Wednesday of every month. If you would like more information about what the group is reading, please visit www.newwritingnorth.com/submit/join-sunderland-book-group.
Jarrow Library: ongoing
Come along and talk about a different book each month. You’ll discover new books you might have never picked up from the shelf and new friends.
Books on Tyne
City Library and Lit & Phil: Nov 24th 2018
24th November - 2nd December. This years line-up of authors includes Joanna Trollope, Laura Wood, John Grundy, Glen Brown, Bob Stanley and LR Ross. The Polari Literary Salon will return with Rosie Wilby, Alexis Gregory, Paul Burston and Mari Hannah, and Femme Fatales: Women and Crime Fiction is also back with Sheila Quigley, KA Richardson, Eileen Wharton and Danielle Ramsay.
Santa Claus vs Easter Bunny
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Nov 25th 2018
Get into the Christmas spirit with Fred Blunt and his brand new picture book Santa Claus Vs The Easter Bunny – Fred will bring this hilarious book to life with live-readings, draw along and much, much more!
Come and Meet Ian Robertson!
Waterstones Newcastle: Nov 29th 2018
Welcome well-loved rugby commentator to the store, where he will be signing copies of his autobiography, Rugby: Talking a Good Game.
Albie II: The Progeny League – Book Launch
The Exchange: Nov 30th 2018
This is the book launch of Albie II, which is the second of the well received Tenebrian Chronicles trilogy, by local teacher and author, Richard Stephenson. The evening will feature three local bands; already confirmed are Echolines and Shamu.
Meet Julian Norton
Waterstones Yarm: Nov 30th 2018
Meet 'The Yorkshire Vet', as he chats to fans and signs his books.
Appointment in Arezzo: a friendship with Muriel Spark
The Lit & Phil: Dec 1st 2018
Alan Taylor’s book is a personal, indiscreet and admiring memoir that charts the course of Muriel Spark’s life. He will be in conversation with Sean O’Brien.
Richard Van Emden: The Quick and the Dead
The Lit & Phil: Dec 1st 2018
Richard van Emden’s latest WW1 book focuses less on the battles overseas and more on the families left behind. Using primary accounts: private diaries and unpublished letters, we learn how families fared during the war years and in the aftermath of peace.
Uncovering Gateshead – Book Two Launch
St Mary's Heritage Centre: Dec 1st 2018
In this second book of three, the authors take you on five walks, four around Low Fell and one around Sheriff Hill, designed to take you through the terraces, down the back lanes and discover some of Gateshead's hidden treasures.
Come & Meet Robin Stevens!!
Waterstones Durham: Dec 1st 2018
She will be signing all her books including her new book 'Death in the Spotlight'.