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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.

If you are interested in hiring Level 6 or our Meeting Room for an event, you can find more details here.

For a consolidated list of all upcoming Ray's Jazz music events click here.

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Find Upcoming Events:

September 2018 - August 2019

Spomenik Monument Database Spomenik Monument Database
Wednesday 26th September 2018 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Donald Niebyl explores the fractured history of the war-torn Yugoslav region through the “Spomenik’s” left behind; photographing and cataloguing these strange structures to create the his blog and new book the Spomenik Monument Database.

Against Creativity: Oli Mould and Darren Henley in discussion Against Creativity: Oli Mould and Darren Henley in discussion
Thursday 27th September 2018 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Lecturer in Human Geography Oli Mould and Chief Executive of the Arts Council Darren Henley discuss the nature of creativity and whether our competitive notions about individual success for Oli’s new book Against Creativity: Everything you have been told about creativity is wrong.

Indie Pop-Up: Meet And Other Stories Indie Pop-Up: Meet And Other Stories
Saturday 29th September 2018 9:30am - 4pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event

As part of our instore indie promotion at Charing Cross Road, independent innovators And Other Stories are setting up shop in our front of store for a day of bookish fun.

First You Write a Sentence Workshop with Joe Moran First You Write a Sentence Workshop with Joe Moran
Saturday 29th September 2018 2pm - 3pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Acclaimed author and cultural historian Joe Moran shows how we can begin to write in a way that is clear, compelling and alive for his new book First You Write a Sentence.

NYJO Jazz Jam NYJO Jazz Jam
Sunday 30th September 2018 12 Noon - 3pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Free Event

Another instalment of our fantastically successful NYJO Jazz Jam, with a guest performer to be announced and the opportunity for young musicians to get up and play with the professionals.

Ciderology: A Cider Tasting Workshop with Gabe Cook Ciderology: A Cider Tasting Workshop with Gabe Cook
Tuesday 2nd October 2018 7:30pm - 9pm Cabot Circus, Bristol Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Come along for an evening of cider tasting with renowned cider expert Gabe Cook.

National Poetry Day: The People Vs. Poetry National Poetry Day: The People Vs. Poetry
Thursday 4th October 2018 7pm - 8:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Where does poetry stand in 2018? Under the watchful eye of poet and writer Richard Osmand and Will Harris, four poets: Craig Raine, Sandeep Parmar, Richard Scott and Victoria Adukwei Bulley step up to defend their art.

Good Morning Murakami: Celebrate Killing Commendatore with early opening and goodies! Good Morning Murakami: Celebrate Killing Commendatore with early opening and goodies!
Tuesday 9th October 2018 8am - 9:30am 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event

To celebrate the UK release of the brand new novel by bestselling Japanese author (and firm Foyles favourite) Haruki Murakami, we'll be opening our flagship Charing Cross Road shop early—so you can get your copy of Killing Commendatore even earlier, with the chance to get your hands on an exclusive tote bag and a Japanese breakfast!

Slay In Your Lane: Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinene Slay In Your Lane: Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinene
Wednesday 10th October 2018 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Following the phenomenal success of their first book Slay in Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible authors Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinene join us for an evening of open and honest discussion about how their own self-started project has led to them taking 2018 by storm.

2018 Man Booker Prize Readings 2018 Man Booker Prize Readings
Sunday 14th October 2018 7:30pm - 9pm Royal Festival Hall Literary Event, Chargeable Event

Meet the authors of the 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction shortlist in an evening of readings and discussion.

Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are
Monday 15th October 2018 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Signing, Chargeable Event

The DNA revolution is here. Join leading behavioural geneticist and Kings College lecturer Robert Plomin as he guides you through the latest discoveries in this fast-evolving field as discussed in his new book Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are.

War To Windrush: Black Women in Britain 1939-1948 War To Windrush: Black Women in Britain 1939-1948
Tuesday 16th October 2018 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Signing, Chargeable Event

Commemorating both the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush and the National Health Service, film and social historian Stephen Bourne shines a light on the lives of black women in Britain in the decades surreounding these two historic events.

The New Statesman and Foyles present: the 2018 Man Booker Prize Winner The New Statesman and Foyles present: the 2018 Man Booker Prize Winner
Thursday 18th October 2018 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 2018 Man Booker Prize.

London Literature Festival 2018 London Literature Festival 2018
Thursday 18th October 2018 7pm - Sunday 28th October 2018 10:30pm Royal Festival Hall Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Now in its twelfth year, Southbank Centre’s London Literature Festival brings together today’s leading writers, thinkers and cultural observers to explore the burning issues of our times.

Meet Geronimo Stilton Meet Geronimo Stilton
Monday 22nd October 2018 1pm - 2:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Children's Event, Free Event

Come and meet children’s author, beloved character and giant mouse Geronimo Stilton in the fur as part of his big day out in London.

An evening with Hugo-award winning author and music journalist Jason Heller An evening with Hugo-award winning author and music journalist Jason Heller
Monday 22nd October 2018 7:30pm - 8:30pm Bristol Central Library Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Jason Heller, author of Strange Stars, will be discussing the mingling of the horizon expanding forces of 1970's science fiction and music.

Ctrl Alt Delete: Live podcast recording with Jodi Picoult Ctrl Alt Delete: Live podcast recording with Jodi Picoult
Saturday 27th October 2018 12:30 Noon - 1:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Join us for a one-off live recording with Jodi Picoult, the award-winning, bestselling author of My Sister’s Keeper, The Storyteller and Small Great Things, as she discusses her new novel A Spark of Light for Emma Gannon’s hit podcast Ctrl, Alt, Delete.

NYJO Jazz Jam NYJO Jazz Jam
Sunday 28th October 2018 12 Noon - 3pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Free Event

Another instalment of our fantastically successful NYJO Jazz Jam, with a guest performer to be announced and the opportunity for young musicians to get up and play with the professionals.

Unexplained Live with Richard Maclean Smith Unexplained Live with Richard Maclean Smith
Wednesday 31st October 2018 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Signing, Chargeable Event

Delve into the realms of the unknown this Halloween with researcher, writer and producer of the Unexplained podcast Richard Maclean Smith for a night of strange tales and live music to mark the release of the his new book Unexplained.

Harlem 69: Stuart Cosgrove on Soul Harlem 69: Stuart Cosgrove on Soul
Wednesday 31st October 2018 7:30pm - 9pm Cabot Circus, Bristol Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Renowned broadcaster and music journalist Stuart Cosgrove will be coming to Foyles Bristol to talk about Soul music and the three turbulent years that changed the United States forever.

The Mere Wife: Maria Dahvana Headley and Neil Gaiman in conversation The Mere Wife: Maria Dahvana Headley and Neil Gaiman in conversation
Tuesday 6th November 2018 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Join bestselling author Maria Dahvana Headley (Magonia, Aerie, Queen of Kings) in conversation with Neil Gaiman to discuss her new novel The Mere Wife, a 21st century feminist retelling of Beowulf.

SFX Book Con 2 SFX Book Con 2
Saturday 10th November 2018 12:30 Noon - 6:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

SFX, the UK's biggest selling sci-fi and fantasy magazine, has teamed up with Foyles once more to prove that some sequels are better than the original!

Stokes Croft & Montpelier: Street Photography with Colin Moody Stokes Croft & Montpelier: Street Photography with Colin Moody
Wednesday 14th November 2018 7:30pm - 9pm Cabot Circus, Bristol Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Street photographer and Bristol local Colin Moody is coming to Foyles Cabot Circus to present his stunning new photography book, Stokes Croft & Montpelier.

Lies Sleeping: Ben Aaronovitch in conversation Lies Sleeping: Ben Aaronovitch in conversation
Saturday 17th November 2018 6pm - 7pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event

Best-selling author the Rivers of London series Ben Aaronovitch is hitting the mean streets once again for his new PC Peter Grant novel Lies Sleeping.

NYJO Jazz Jam NYJO Jazz Jam
Sunday 25th November 2018 12 Noon - 3pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Free Event

Another instalment of our fantastically successful NYJO Jazz Jam, with a guest performer to be announced and the opportunity for young musicians to get up and play with the professionals.

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