Books What’s On
Waterstones Newcastle: Jul 16th 2019
An INCREDIBLE evening of LGBTQ+ fiction, with some of the biggest voices in YA: Alice Oseman, Simon James Green, and Savannah Brown.
In Conversation with David Nicholls
The Biscuit Factory: Jul 16th 2019
In partnership with North East independent bookshop Forum Books, bestselling author David Nicholls will be in conversation for his latest novel, 'Sweet Sorrow', published in July. At Artisan, The Biscuit Factory, Friday 16 August. Tickets on sale now at £6.00. Ticket price includes one drink on arrival. Payment is required upon booking.
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.
Ann Cleeves in conversation with Chris Hammer
The Lit & Phil: Jul 17th 2019
Multi award-winning author and creator of Vera and the Shetland Series, Ann Cleeves in conversation with Chris Hammer, author of Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month Scrublands.
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.
#WhyIHavePride - An evening with Matthew Todd
Waterstones Newcastle: Jul 23rd 2019
The former editor of Attitude magazine and author of 'Straight Jacket' will be discussing his latest book, 'Pride', which covers the key figures and notable moments, events and breakthroughs of the LGBTQ rights movement through the reproduction of rare images and documents, and featuring personal testimony essays from notable figures.
Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda Owen
The Witham: Jul 24th 2019
Amanda Owen is a shepherdess, farmer’s wife, mother to nine children, a passionate photographer and a Sunday Times bestselling author.
Palace Green Library Book Club
Palace Green Library: ongoing
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.
In Conversation with Gavin Extence
Forum Books: Jul 31st 2019
Join author for a very special evening in conversation to celebrate the arrival of his newest book, 'The End of Time'.
Come and Meet Terry Deary, author of Horrible Histories
Waterstones Newcastle: Aug 3rd 2019
Terry Deary will be visiting the store as part of his Beastly Book signing tour of Rotten Roman Towns. He'll be signing the classic Rotten Romans books, to coincide with Horrible Histories the Movie.
The Newcastle Book Group
The Carriage: ongoing
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.