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Upcoming Events and Exhibitions

Whether the event is free or charged, we ask you to order your ticket(s) via this website to reserve your place. If you are unable to attend an event for which you have booked, please contact us. You can use the filters below to select events of most interest to you based on type, date and location.

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October 2017 - September 2018

Blueprint Iguzzini Architecture Photography Awards Blueprint Iguzzini Architecture Photography Awards
Saturday 21st October 2017 9:30am - Thursday 2nd November 2017 9pm 107 Charing Cross Road Exhibition

The finalists and winning images from Blueprint’s first architectural photography awards, sponsored by lighting company iGuzzin.

Stories of Wizards and Witches Stories of Wizards and Witches
Sunday 22nd October 2017 12 Noon - 1pm 107 Charing Cross Road Children's Event, Free Event

Whip out your pointed hats and saddle your broomsticks as we welcome you to a spooky story time to celebrate the new Enid Blyton collection, Stories of Wizards and Witches.

Kids’ Corner: Rosie Revere, Engineer Kids’ Corner: Rosie Revere, Engineer
Sunday 22nd October 2017 2pm - 3pm Westfield Stratford City Children's Event, Free Event

Calling all little scientists & engineers! Creativity is the name of the game in this week’s Kids Corner, where we’ll be trying our hand at some of the projects from Rosie Revere's Big Project Book for Bold Engineers, and maybe even design some brilliant new inventions. At the end, we’ll see who can make the best paper aeroplane!

Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005 - 2016
Sunday 22nd October 2017 4pm - 5:30pm Southbank Centre Literary Event, Chargeable Event

This event is part of the Southbank Centre's London Literature Festival. Annie Leibovitz is one of the great observers of the contemporary world, capturing the personalities of the past half-century in images that are both iconic and intimate. In an exclusive London event, she will present a selection of defining works from her newly published book Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005 – 2016 (Phaidon).

Armistead Maupin: Logical Family - SOLD OUT Armistead Maupin: Logical Family - SOLD OUT
Monday 23rd October 2017 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Armistead Maupin reflects on the profound impact those closest to him have had on his life and shares his candid search for his Logical Family for this exclusive event.

Know Your Place: Kit de Waal, Lee Rourke and Gena-mour in conversation Know Your Place: Kit de Waal, Lee Rourke and Gena-mour in conversation
Tuesday 24th October 2017 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Join writer and novelist Kit Dewaal, Lee Rourke and Gena-mour in conversation with author and editor of The Good Immigrant, Nikesh Shukla as they discuss issues facing the working class to mark the release of the new book of essays Know Your Place.

The Devil's Day: Myth, Tribes and Folk Horror in Britain with Andrew Michael Hurley The Devil's Day: Myth, Tribes and Folk Horror in Britain with Andrew Michael Hurley
Thursday 26th October 2017 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Gear up for Halloween with this perfectly eerie event with award winning author, Andrew Michael Hurley. Following on from the success of his debut novel, The Loney, Andrew Michael Hurley joins us to discuss his new, equally haunting book, Devil's Day.

Charlie Pyne Quartet Charlie Pyne Quartet
Friday 27th October 2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Music Event, Chargeable Event

The sound of The Charlie Pyne Quartet is one of effervescent optimism. They combine elusive riffs, kaleidoscopic harmony and inevitable-sounding melodies which remain in the ear long after the music ends.

Jen Campbell & Katie Harnett: Franklin's Flying Bookshop Jen Campbell & Katie Harnett: Franklin's Flying Bookshop
Saturday 28th October 2017 11am - 12 Noon Bond Street Chelmsford Free Event

Join vlogger and author Jen Campbell and author/illustrator Katie Harnett as they present their new children's book, Franklin's Flying Bookshop

William the Hedgehog Boy - Activities & Signing William the Hedgehog Boy - Activities & Signing
Saturday 28th October 2017 2pm - 3pm Grand Central Birmingham Children's Event

come along and enjoy hedgehog themed activities with Robert A. Brown, author of Hedgehog Boy. Come and join us this Halloween for activities and crafts with Robert A. Brown, author of William the Hedgehog Boy.

NYJO London Jazz Jam NYJO London Jazz Jam
Sunday 29th October 2017 12 Noon - 3pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Music Event, Free Event

For our October instalment of the NYJO Jam we will be welcoming flautist, composer, arranger and educator Gareth Lockrane and his quartet.

Kids Corner: Hallowe’en FULLY BOOKED Kids Corner: Hallowe’en FULLY BOOKED
Sunday 29th October 2017 2pm - 3pm Westfield Stratford City Children's Event, Free Event

Join us in our cosy kids’ corner where we’ll be reading some spooky stories, getting stuck in to some creepy cake decorating, and setting out on a terrifying treasure hunt!

Blue - All Rise: Our Story Blue - All Rise: Our Story
Sunday 29th October 2017 4pm - 5:45pm Town Hall Birmingham Music Event, Chargeable Event

THSH and Foyles are delighted to present Blue - All Rise: Our Story, an intimate evening of behind the scenes secrets from the band that had us all singing ‘All Rise’ into our hairbrushes.

Queers: Mark Gatiss, Jackie Clune and Brian Fillis in conversation Queers: Mark Gatiss, Jackie Clune and Brian Fillis in conversation
Monday 30th October 2017 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Join writers Mark Gatiss, Jackie Clune and Brian Fillis in conversation with arts journalist David Benedict about the highly acclaimed BBC TV series Queers, a collection of monologues celebrating a century of evolving social attitudes and political milestones in British gay history.

Phonics Class Phonics Class
Thursday 2nd November 2017 10:30am - 11:15am Bond Street Chelmsford Children's Event

This is a drop-in class for preschool-aged children to practice their phonics.

Dynamo: The Book of Secrets Dynamo: The Book of Secrets
Thursday 2nd November 2017 6pm - 7pm 107 Charing Cross Road Signing, Free Event

Meet the master of street illusion Dynamo who will be signing copies of his new guide to modern magic, The Book Of Secrets and have the chance to enter a prize draw to learn a trick from Dynamo himself.

Gollancz Writers’ Day at the Phoenix - Morning Gollancz Writers’ Day at the Phoenix - Morning
Saturday 4th November 2017 10am - 1pm The Phoenix Artist’s Club Literary Event, Chargeable Event

Join science fiction and fantasy publisher Gollancz, in the cosy Phoenix Artist Club (just across the road from Foyles, Charing Cross Road) for a morning of workshops and talks focused on the mechanics and skills needed by the modern writer.

Gollancz Festival 2017 - Morning Gollancz Festival 2017 - Morning
Saturday 4th November 2017 11am - 1pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Esteemed science fiction and fantasy publisher Gollancz hosts a large selection of their authors for a morning of panel discussions and signing in the Foyles auditorium.

Gollancz Festival 2017 - Afternoon Gollancz Festival 2017 - Afternoon
Saturday 4th November 2017 3pm - 6pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Esteemed science fiction and fantasy publisher Gollancz hosts a large selection of their authors for an afternoon of panel discussions and signing in the Foyles auditorium.

Gollancz Writers’ Day at the Phoenix - Afternoon Gollancz Writers’ Day at the Phoenix - Afternoon
Saturday 4th November 2017 3pm - 6pm The Phoenix Artist’s Club Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Join science fiction and fantasy publisher Gollancz, in the cosy Phoenix Artist Club (just across the road from Foyles, Charing Cross Road) for an afternoon of workshops and talks focused on the mechanics and skills needed by the modern writer.

Gollancz Festival 2017 - A Publishing Masterclass Gollancz Festival 2017 - A Publishing Masterclass
Sunday 5th November 2017 1pm - 5pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

This session will focus on the details and demands of getting published and is a must for any would-be author. Featuring input from Gollancz editorial, marketing, publicity and the sales team, as well as practical advice and help from authors including Pat Cadigan, Joanne Harris, Joe Hill, Ben Aaronovitch and more!

Foyles Tour: dodie in conversation Foyles Tour: dodie in conversation
Monday 6th November 2017 7pm - 8:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Chargeable Event

Foyles is delighted to welcome dodie, the 22-year-old singer-songwriter, artist and YouTuber, for an evening of live music and conversation.

The Many Fictions of William Boyd
Monday 6th November 2017 7:30pm - 8:30pm Southbank Centre Literary Event, Chargeable Event

This event is past of the Southbank Centre's London Literature Festival. William Boyd takes to the stage alone to talk about his life as a creator of many fictions, beginning with the publication of his first novel, A Good Man In Africa in 1981, and ending with an exclusive reading from his latest book of short stories, The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth, that appears this November.

Ali Smith in conversation - Winter Ali Smith in conversation - Winter
Tuesday 7th November 2017 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

We’re delighted to welcome back Bailey’s Prize-winning, Man Booker-shortlisted author of the best-selling Autumn and How to be Both), Ali Smith.

Foyles//School of Life Minis: Finding a Job You Love Foyles//School of Life Minis: Finding a Job You Love
Wednesday 8th November 2017 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Chargeable Event

This mini-class provides a rigorous set of concepts and exercises to understand our career potential and then how to align it with the opportunities of the professional world.

Filter Free Book Launch Filter Free Book Launch
Friday 10th November 2017 6pm - 8pm Bond Street Chelmsford Literary Event

Join us in celebrating the launch of local author Lauren Derrett's new book, Filter Free.

Fairy Tales and Feminism with Jen Campbell Fairy Tales and Feminism with Jen Campbell
Friday 10th November 2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm Grand Central Birmingham Literary Event, Free Event

Jen Campbell is one of the most bookish people you can ever hope to meet, having been a bookseller for ten years, an author/poet (Weird Things Customers Say In Bookshops, The Bookshop Book, and The Hungry Ghost Festival), booktuber (a YouTube channel that is dedicated to talking about books)...the list is endless.

Foyles Tour: dodie signing Secrets for the Mad Foyles Tour: dodie signing Secrets for the Mad
Saturday 11th November 2017 2pm - 3:30pm Bond Street Chelmsford Signing, Free Event

Foyles is delighted to welcome dodie, the 22-year-old singer-songwriter to Chelmsford to sign copies of Secrets for the Mad. 2017 has been a phenomenal year for the online singing sensation, who was the first UK artist to win the Shorty Award for Best Youtube musician, made YouTuber history when her EP reached No.6 in the UK charts, and sold out her upcoming tour in nine hours.

Story Hour with Nandana Dev Sen Story Hour with Nandana Dev Sen
Sunday 12th November 2017 3pm - 4pm Westfield Stratford City Children's Event, Free Event

CANCELLED. Bring your little ones to Story Hour at Foyles Stratford. This week, we will be hosting author and actress, Nandana Sen, who will be reading from her new book, Kangaroo Kisses.

EFG London Jazz Festival 2017 Presents: SKINT EFG London Jazz Festival 2017 Presents: SKINT
Monday 13th November 2017 6pm - 7pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Music Event, Chargeable Event

A powerhouse dance project run by Phil Meadows (Engines Orchestra/Matthew Herbert Big Band) and Harry Pope (WorldService Project) Skint brings together dance music from across the globe, from Hip-Hop and Afrobeat to House and Drum ‘n Bass.

EFG London Jazz Festival 2017 Presents: Huw Bennett EFG London Jazz Festival 2017 Presents: Huw Bennett
Tuesday 14th November 2017 6pm - 7pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Music Event, Chargeable Event

Coming together to reinterpret the jazz and afrobeat-inspired sounds that they know and love expect Huw and his band to navigate through rhythmic passages and heavy beats to get people moving to something beautiful, intense, and totally unexpected.

EFG London Jazz Festival 2017 Presents: Steve Williamson EFG London Jazz Festival 2017 Presents: Steve Williamson
Wednesday 15th November 2017 6pm - 7pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Music Event, Chargeable Event

Legendary British Jazz Saxophonist & founder member of The Jazz Warriors performs with a brand new ensemble – one of the must-see gigs of the festival.

EFG London Jazz Festival 2017 Presents: SEED Ensemble EFG London Jazz Festival 2017 Presents: SEED Ensemble
Friday 17th November 2017 6pm - 7pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Music Event, Chargeable Event

Formed in early 2016, SEED Ensemble is a ten-piece band led by alto saxophonist and composer Cassie Kinoshi.

EFG London Jazz Festival 2017 Presents: Kinetika Bloco Workshop EFG London Jazz Festival 2017 Presents: Kinetika Bloco Workshop
Saturday 18th November 2017 12 Noon - 3pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Music Event, Free Event

The Kinetika Bloco is a performance group with an exuberant mix of young brass and woodwind players, drummers, steel pan and dynamic dancers all in costume creating a "unique new British Carnival sound with a decidedly London edge" (BBC Radio2). It draws its influences from the Caribbean, Brazil, West and Southern Africa, New Orleans jazz, Funk and Hip Hop.

Foyles Tour: dodie signing Secrets for the Mad Foyles Tour: dodie signing Secrets for the Mad
Saturday 18th November 2017 2pm - 3:30pm Grand Central Birmingham Signing, Free Event

Foyles is delighted to welcome dodie, the 22-year-old singer-songwriter to Birmingham to sign copies of Secrets for the Mad. 2017 has been a phenomenal year for the online singing sensation, who was the first UK artist to win the Shorty Award for Best Youtube musician, made YouTuber history when her EP reached No.6 in the UK charts, and sold out her upcoming tour in nine hours.

Brenda Burling Book Signing Brenda Burling Book Signing
Saturday 18th November 2017 3pm - 4pm Bond Street Chelmsford Signing

Come along and meet local crime author Brenda Burling who will be signing copies of her book, Might Make You Smile.

EFG London Jazz Festival 2017 Presents: NYJO London Jazz Jam EFG London Jazz Festival 2017 Presents: NYJO London Jazz Jam
Sunday 19th November 2017 12 Noon - 3pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Music Event, Free Event

A special London Jazz Festival instalment of our fantastically successful NYJO Jazz Jam - with a guest performer to be announced and as ever the opportunity for young musicians to get up and play with the professionals.

Tina Brown in conversation Tina Brown in conversation
Monday 20th November 2017 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Legendary editor and journalist Tina Brown joins us for an exclusive evening of insight into the world of scoop and scandal that made her name as we take a peek into her new book, The Vanity Fair Diaries.

Foyles Literary Supper in association with A-Canteen - Giovanna Fletcher: Some Kind of Wonderful Foyles Literary Supper in association with A-Canteen - Giovanna Fletcher: Some Kind of Wonderful
Wednesday 22nd November 2017 6:30pm - 9pm A-Canteen Literary Event, Chargeable Event

We are delighted to be hosting our first Foyles Literary Supper in association with A-Canteen with bestselling novelist, actress, TV presenter and vlogger, Giovanna Fletcher. The evening celebrates Some Kind of Wonderful, Giovanna’s delightful new novel. It tells the story of Lizzie, who has been loved up with her boyfriend Ian since their first day in university. On a romantic escape in Dubai, just when Lizzy thinks that Ian is going to propose, Ian reveals he’s not sure if he even wants her anymore.

Here We Are: a signing with Oliver Jeffers Here We Are: a signing with Oliver Jeffers
Thursday 23rd November 2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Free Event

Come and meet award-winning illustrator Oliver Jeffers for an in store book signing as he introduces his new title Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth.

Matt Haig: Father Christmas and Me Matt Haig: Father Christmas and Me
Saturday 25th November 2017 10:30am - 12 Noon Town Hall Children's Event, Chargeable Event

THSH and Foyles are delighted to welcome to the Town Hall bestselling author Matt Haig for an enchanting Christmas adventure to celebrate the third book in his festive children’s series, Father Christmas and Me.

Les Troyens: John Nelson, Michael Spyres and Joyce DiDonato in conversation Les Troyens: John Nelson, Michael Spyres and Joyce DiDonato in conversation
Sunday 26th November 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Signing, Music Event, Chargeable Event

Join us for an exclusive evening with the creative cast of Berlioz’s epic Les Troyens as James Jolly, Editor in Chief at Gramophone magazine interviews John Nelson, Michael Spyres and Joyce DiDonato.

Nicola Rowley Storytelling Nicola Rowley Storytelling
Saturday 2nd December 2017 3pm - 4pm 107 Charing Cross Road Children's Event

Bring your little ones to our weekly Story Hour at Foyles Chelmsford.

Capturing the city: Guardian photographer David Levene in conversation Capturing the city: Guardian photographer David Levene in conversation
Monday 4th December 2017 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Signing, Chargeable Event

Guardian photographer David Levene will discuss his new book City and the accompanying exhibition at Foyles Charing Cross Road. Joining Levene will be editor of Guardian Cities Chris Michael, and former Guardian head of photography Roger Tooth.

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