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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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September 2017 - August 2018

Cartographic Colour Cartographic Colour
Thursday 17th August 2017 9:30am - Thursday 5th October 2017 9pm 107 Charing Cross Road Exhibition

Giles Revell’s forensic approach reveals the beauty and the complexity of nature. In Cartographic Colour he employs his method to examine the role that colour plays in our visual perception of the world around us.

Jill Abram presents Stablemates: A Poetry Salon with Roger McGough, Malika Booker and Kathryn Maris from Penguin Modern Poets Jill Abram presents Stablemates: A Poetry Salon with Roger McGough, Malika Booker and Kathryn Maris from Penguin Modern Poets
Thursday 28th September 2017 7pm - 8:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Chargeable Event

It’s National Poetry Day and to celebrate, we’ll be joined by the playwright and presenter of BBC Radio 4s Poetry Please Roger McGough, the writer, artist and pioneer of the spoken work movement Malika Booker and the widely published and much lauded Kathryn Maris.

Tomorrow's Warriors StringTing Tomorrow's Warriors StringTing
Friday 29th September 2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Music Event, Chargeable Event

Join us for an evening of the most forward-thinking jazz in London with Tomorrow's Warriors StringTing.

Knightology with Dugald Steer Knightology with Dugald Steer
Saturday 30th September 2017 11am - 12 Noon Cabot Circus, Bristol Children's Event, Free Event

CANCELLED. Come and join Sir Dugald Steer as he takes us through the wonders of Knightology. Wanted to know what it takes to become a famous Knight? Now is your chance to have all your questions answered as we’ll explore exceptional knights from both history and legend.

Foyles Chelmsford 1st Birthday Celebrations Foyles Chelmsford 1st Birthday Celebrations
Saturday 30th September 2017 11am - 4pm Bond Street Chelmsford Children's Event, Free Event

Can you believe it? Our sparkling gem of a bookshop has been open for one year. Why not join us in celebrating our first birthday with a trio of special guest storytellers.

Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris: The Lost Words Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris: The Lost Words
Thursday 5th October 2017 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Join best-selling author and logophile, Robert Macfarlane, and illustrator, Jackie Morris, for a discussion of the lost words of our childhood and the irreplaceable magic of language.

Jim Kay Signing Jim Kay Signing
Saturday 7th October 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm Grand Central Birmingham Signing

Foyles are proud to present a rare opportunity to meet illustrator Jim Kay, to celebrate the publication of the third volume of the illustrated Harry potter series: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Jonathan Pie: Off The Record Signing Bristol Jonathan Pie: Off The Record Signing Bristol
Saturday 7th October 2017 3pm - 4pm Cabot Circus, Bristol Literary Event, Signing, Free Event

Join us as the British actor and comedian Tom Walker signs copies of his book Jonathan Pie: Off The Record.

Orla Kiely in conversation Orla Kiely in conversation
Saturday 7th October 2017 3pm - 4pm 107 Charing Cross Road Signing, Chargeable Event

Join us as we welcome iconic designer Orla Kiely offering a unique window into her creative process to commemorate the re-issue of her design bible, Pattern and to coincide with her design for this year’s Books Are My Bag tote bag.

The Grip of Film: Richard Ayoade in conversation The Grip of Film: Richard Ayoade in conversation
Monday 9th October 2017 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Join writer, director, and comedian Richard Ayoade as he muses over his meditations on the works of esteemed film critic and master of the medium Gordy LaSure in The Grip of Film.

Benny’s Hat Launch with Juliet Clare Bell Benny’s Hat Launch with Juliet Clare Bell
Friday 13th October 2017 5pm - 7pm Grand Central Birmingham Literary Event

Come and join us for the launch of Benny’s Hat with author, Juliet Clare Bell, and illustrator, Dave Gray. There will be snacks and drinks, activities for children (making frisbees and paper hats), live music, book signing, and an opportunity to gift a copy of the book to a local children’s organisation.

Dinosaurium with Chris Wormell Dinosaurium with Chris Wormell
Saturday 14th October 2017 1pm - 2pm 107 Charing Cross Road Signing, Children's Event, Free Event

Welcome to the museum that is always open to explore as curator and illustrator Chris Wormell takes us on a guided tour of his new book, Dinosaurium.

MATT LUCAS Little Me - My life from A-Z MATT LUCAS Little Me - My life from A-Z
Saturday 14th October 2017 2pm - 3:30pm Town Hall Literary Event

THSH and Foyles are proud to present the hilarious, heart-warming and tear-jerking memoir from one of Britain's best-loved comedians and actors, Matt Lucas, Little Me: My Life From A-Z.

Jonathan Pie: Off The Record Signing Birmingham Jonathan Pie: Off The Record Signing Birmingham
Saturday 14th October 2017 3pm - 4pm Grand Central Birmingham Literary Event, Signing, Free Event

Join us as the British actor and comedian Tom Walker signs copies of his book Jonathan Pie: Off The Record.

Hollie McNish: Plum Hollie McNish: Plum
Sunday 15th October 2017 2:30pm - 4:30pm Town Hall Literary Event, Chargeable Event

THSH and Foyles are proud to be joined by Hollie McNish at Town Hall to perform poems, read from and chat honestly and openly from her new collection, Plum, as well as performing some favourites from previous books.

Off The Record: Tom Walker/ Jonathan Pie and Andrew Doyle in conversation with Shappi Khorsandi Off The Record: Tom Walker/ Jonathan Pie and Andrew Doyle in conversation with Shappi Khorsandi
Wednesday 18th October 2017 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Chargeable Event

Join us as Tom Walker and co-writer Andrew Doyle talk to author & comedian Shappi Khorsandi about the comic persona, Jonathan Pie.

The New Statesman and Foyles present: the 2017 Man Booker Prize Winner The New Statesman and Foyles present: the 2017 Man Booker Prize Winner
Thursday 19th October 2017 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

The New Statesman and Foyles are delighted to welcome you to an evening with the winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize.

Jenson Button in conversation - SOLD OUT Jenson Button in conversation - SOLD OUT
Friday 20th October 2017 6:30pm - 8:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Signing, Chargeable Event

Join us for an exclusive evening with Jenson Button celebrating the publication of his first full autobiography, Life To The Limit.

The F2 - Galaxy of Football: Attack of the Football Cyborgs The F2 - Galaxy of Football: Attack of the Football Cyborgs
Saturday 21st October 2017 2pm - 3pm 107 Charing Cross Road Signing, Children's Event, Free Event

Kick off the Half Term with The F2 Freestylers, at Foyles Charing Cross Road signing copies of their new book Galaxy of Football: Attack of the Football Cyborgs.

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.

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.

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

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.

Gollancz Writers’ Day at the Phoenix - Morning **SOLD OUT** Gollancz Writers’ Day at the Phoenix - Morning **SOLD OUT**
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//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.

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

Bring your little ones to our weekly Story Hour at Foyles Chelmsford. This week's Story Hour will be hosted by author and actress, Nandana Sen, who will be reading from her new book, Kangaroo Kisses.

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