Books What’s On
Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour with Alan Windram
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Book: Jan 19th 2020
Come and meet author Alan Windram as he brings his award-winning picture book, One Button Benny to life live on stage in a highly interactive event full of songs, stories and robot dancing! There will be book sales and signing following the event.
Another Night in Gilead
Birtley Library: Jan 20th 2020
For those who need to talk about The Testaments.
Beat Blue Monday
Gateshead Central Library: Jan 20th 2020
An event featuring the music and prose of the brillant Scottish bard, Robbie Burns. Guaranteed to put a spring in your step.
James Smith Live
Northern Stage: Jan 21st 2020
James Smith is back in the UK and taking his live show. All shows feature a live talk from James. An uncensored Q&A hosted by Diren Kartal plus meet and greet opportunity.
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.
Burns Celebration Night
Blaydon Library: Jan 23rd 2020
Celebrate the mus, songs and tales of Robbie Burns with the fabulously entertaining Caroline and John Bushby. Refreshments provided.
Robert Scragg Book Launch
Waterstones Newcastle: Jan 23rd 2020
A born and bred northern author and local favourite! Launching the next in the highly successful Porter and Styles series, 'All That is Buried'. Hear the author discuss his work in his own words! Interviewed by local legend Dr. Jacky Collins, Rob will also take questions from the audience and be signing copies of his books at the end of the evening.
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.
Ernest: Dec 10th 2019 - Dec 31st 2020
The music will always be funky, but spanning many genre’s everything from funk/soul/hip hop/afro/latin and beyond.
Howard Linskey Signing Event
Waterstones Durham: Jan 26th 2020
Welcome back the brilliant Howard Linskey to Durham to sign his crime thrillers, including his latest book Alice Teale is Missing!
Canny Little Library Open Day
Star & Shadow Cinema: Jan 26th 2020
Come along to the Canny Little Library's annual open day. The library is for everyone with a passion for radical ideas, books and action. A workshop style session to share ideas and decide on what the library will be doing in 2020. If you are new to the library, a current or old volunteer, this event is for you. There will be cake, good craic and canny books, too.
Museum Book Group
The Bowes Museum: Jan 28th 2020
Museum Book Group