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February 2021

Creative Writing Online Masterclass

25 February @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
At Home
£150

We're excited to be able to offer this exciting new online masterclass in creative writing on Thursday February with international bestselling author Wendy Holden‪, who has written more than thirty books. This intensive one-day event will encompass all the principles of the courses that Wendy teaches around the world and is suitable for beginners and more experienced writers alike. Students will have a full day to focus their minds on the key elements of writing and learn about everything from plot structure…

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March 2021

Devilishly Dark Debuts – Live Stream Panel Event

2 March @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
At Home
£6

Get ready for a gripping evening with three exciting debut authors., Ashley Audrain, Abigail Dean and Inga Vesper will be discussing their thrilling new books as part of our very first virtual 'panel' event. which will be chaired by the brilliant Joe Haddow. The Push by Ashley Audrain 'I think she pushed him,' I said to you quietly. 'I think she pushed him . . .' The arrival of baby Violet was meant to be the happiest day of my…

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House of Glass with Hadley Freeman – Live Stream Event

3 March @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
At Home
£6

After her grandmother died, Hadley Freeman travelled to her apartment to try and make sense of a woman she’d never really known. Sala Glass was a European expat in America – defiantly clinging to her French influences, famously reserved, fashionable to the end – yet to Hadley much of her life remained a mystery. Sala’s experience of surviving one of the most tumultuous periods in modern history was never spoken about. When Hadley found a shoebox filled with her grandmother’s…

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Invisible Girl with Lisa Jewell – Live Stream Event

8 March @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
At Home
£6

Join us for a thrilling evening-in with  bestselling author Lisa Jewell. YOU DON'T SEE HER. BUT SHE SEES YOU... MIDNIGHT: In an area of urban wasteland where cats hunt and foxes shriek, a girl is watching... When Saffyre Maddox was ten, something terrible happened, and she's carried the pain of it ever since. The man who she thought was going to heal her didn't, and now she hides, learning his secrets, invisible in the shadows. Owen Pick is invisible too.…

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James Holland Live Stream Event

10 March @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
At Home
£6

In collaboration with The Windsor and Eton Society, we're delighted to bring you an evening in with James Holland. From the top 10 bestselling author of Normandy ‘44, this is the story of the biggest seaborne landing in history that was one of WWII’s most crucial campaigns. Based on his own battlefield studies in Sicily and on much new research over the past thirty years, Sicily ‘43 offers a vital new perspective and will fill a major gap in the…

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Transient Desires with Donna Leon

11 March @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
At Home
£6

Join us for an evening in with bestselling crime writer Donna Leon, where we'll be chatting all things Brunetti and of course her latest novel Transient Desires. In his many years as a Commissario, Guido Brunetti has seen all manner of crime and known intuitively how to navigate the various pathways in his native Venice to discover the person responsible. Now, in the thirtieth novel in Donna Leon's masterful series, he faces a heinous crime committed outside his jurisdiction. He…

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One Pot, Pan, Planet with Anna Jones

15 March @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
At Home
£8

Award-winning cook Anna Jones blazes the trail again for how we all want to cook now: quick, sustainably and stylishly. In this exciting new collection of over 200 simple recipes, Anna Jones limits the pans and simplifies the ingredients for all-in-one dinners that keep things fast and easy. These super varied every night recipes celebrate vegetables and deliver knock-out flavour but without taking time and energy. There are one-tray dinners, like a baked dahl with tamarind-glazed sweet potato, quick dishes like tahini broccoli on toast,…

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One Two Three Four with Craig Brown

17 March @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
At Home
£6

John Updike compared them to ‘the sun coming out on an Easter morning’. Bob Dylan introduced them to drugs. The Duchess of Windsor adored them. Noel Coward despised them. JRR Tolkien snubbed them. The Rolling Stones copied them. Loenard Bernstein admired them. Muhammad Ali called them ‘little sissies’. Successive Prime Ministers sucked up to them. No one has remained unaffected by the music of The Beatles. As Queen Elizabeth II observed on her golden wedding anniversary, ‘Think what we would…

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The Book of Longings with Sue Monk Kidd

22 March @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
At Home
£6

We're delighted to to welcome bestselling author Sue Monk Kidd to our virtual stage, where she'll be talking about her beautiful new novel The Book of Longings. Ana is born in Galilee at a time when women are seen as possessions, only leaving their fathers’ homes to marry. Ana longs to control her destiny. Taught to read despite her mother’s misgivings, she wants to be a writer and to find her own voice. A voice that will speak for the…

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Common Ground with Naomi Ishiguro

31 March @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
At Home
£6

Join us for an evening in with the wonderful Naomi Ishiguro, where we'll be chatting about her new novel Common Ground. Did you ever have a friend who made you see the world differently? It’s a lonely life for Stan, at a new school that feels more ordeal than fresh start, and at home where he and his mother struggle to break the silence after his father’s death. When he encounters fearless, clever Charlie on the local common, all of…

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