Author Events & Book Launch Calendar for Hodder & Stoughton Pubilshers

Events

  • 27 Jul
    Brett Westwood and Stephen Moss at Buxton Festival

    Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton
    2pm

    When the mellifluous tones of Sir David Attenborough opened Tweet of the Day for Radio 4’s much-loved year-long series on Britain’s birds and their songs in May 2013, the sales of bird books doubled overnight. With a digital and actual a ...

  • 24 Jul
    Emma Bridgewater at Buxton Literary Festival

    Pavilion Arts Centre

    Toast and Marmalade Plunge into the world of pottery, family, childhood, work, motorway service stations, holidays, beaches, markets, recipes, dressing-up boxes, patch-working, country & western music, picnics, camping and the lost world of telep ...

  • 22 Jul
    Kirsty Wark at Buxton Festival

    Pavilion Arts Centre

    Journalist, broadcaster and writer Kirsty Wark talks about her first novel, a captivating and haunting story of the richness beneath so-called ordinary lives, and the secrets and threads that hold women together, depicting a woman's search for the tr ...

  • 20 Jul
    Philippa Langley and Michael Jones at History Live!

    Kelmarsh Hall, Northamptonshire
    2pm

    The King's Grave: The Search for Richard IIIPhillipa Langley and Michael Jones will be on hand to discuss their latest book and the discovery of Richard III in Leicester. Join us for this interactive talk and put your questions to Philippa and Michae ...

  • 19 Jul
    Louise Welsh at Harrogate Festival

    Harrogate
    6:15pm

    Saturday 19th July 2014Murder Mystery Dinner6.15pm | Tickets: £30Join Parker Bilal, Jane Casey, Paul Cornell, Eva Dolan, Steven Dunne, Jason Goodwin, Sarah Hilary, Antonia Hodgson, Anya Lipska, Craig Robertson, Kevin Sampson, Luca Veste, Tom Vo ...

  • 17 Jul
    Philippa Langley and Michael Jones at Buxton Festival

    Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton
    2pm

    In conversation with Norma HirdFor ten years screenwriter Philippa Langley and historian Michael Jones shared a vision to find the real Richard III – the lost king buried underneath centuries of hostile propaganda – and, in an incredible ...

  • 15 Jul
    Q&A with Emma Garcia at Explore Clifton Library, York

    Explore Clifton Library, Rawcliffe Lane, York YO30 5SJ
    6:30pm

    Come and meet Emma Garcia, the author of the hilarious Never Google Heartbreak, and now OMG Baby!, who will be speaking about her career and books, and answering your questions, as part of York's Big City Read. Tickets are £5, to include a glas ...

  • 15 Jul
    Peter Snow at Buxton Festival

    Buxton Opera House

    When Britain Burned the White House Peter Snow retells this extraordinary confrontation between Britain and the United States, the outcome of which inspired America's national anthem. using eyewitness accounts, Snow descibes the courful personalities ...

  • 13 Jul
    Peter Snow at Way With Words Festival

    Great Hall, Dartington
    11:30am

      Britain and America – A Special Relationship? Two hundred years ago the US  president and his wife had just enough  time to pack and escape from the  White House before the British  entered and set fire to the place. ...

  • 13 Jul
    Michael Rosen at Way With Words Festival

    Great Hall, Dartington
    1pm

    1pm Great Hall £10 Alphabetical – How Every Letter Tells a Story From minding your Ps and Qs to wondering why X should mark the spot, language expert, former Children’s Laureate and BBC Radio 4 ‘Word of Mouth’ presente ...

  • 08 Jul
    Chinese With Mike at How To Academy

    Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design, London
    6:30pm

    how to: Learn Mandarin: An Introductory Masterclass.with Mike HainzingerMandarin is the world’s fastest growing language, and Mike Lǎoshī (Teacher Mike) is the world’s fastest growing YouTube sensation. Filmed from his garage, Mike&rsqu ...

  • 08 Jul
    Peter Snow at Lichfield Festival

    George Hotel, Lichfield
    2pm

    Tuesday 8th, July 2pm, George Hotel - 60minsIn August 1814 the united States’ army is defeated in battle by an invading force just outside Washington DC.  The US president and his wife have just enough time to pack their belongings and esc ...

  • 07 Jul
    Philippa Langley and Michael Jones at Lichfield Festival

    George Hotel, Lichfield
    2pm

    The King’s Grave On 22 August 1485 Richard III was killed at Bosworth Field, the last king of England to die in battle.   Now Richard III’s remains have been uncovered beneath a car park in Leicester. The King’s Gra ...

  • 07 Jul
    Louise Welsh at West Cork Literary Festival

    Bantry Library, Bantry, Co. Cork
    12:30pm

    Louise Welsh Reading(will read from A Lovely Way to Burn)Bantry Library, Mon 7 July, 12:30CostFreeAcclaimed Scottish novelist Louise Welsh will read from her sixth book which has been garnering rave reviews and featured on the BBC Radio 4 Book at Bed ...

  • 05 Jul
    Kirsty Wark at East Neuk Festival

    Cambo House

    There could hardly be a more perfect centrepiece to our Cambo day, as the  leading broadcaster discusses her first novel, filled with gardens and the passing of a beloved house between generations. A haunting story of memory, gardening, art, lov ...

  • 29 Jun
    Peter Snow at Chalke Valley History Festival

    Whistler Tent, Ebbesbourne Wake
    5pm

    Event 107 – THE BRITISH INVASION OF WASHINGTON29 June 2014 at 17:00 (60minutes) - Whistler TentPeter SnowWHEN BRITAIN BURNED THE WHITE HOUSE: The British Invasion of WashingtonIn August 1814 the United States’ army was defeated in battle ...

  • 28 Jun
    Stuart Tootal at Chalke Valley Festival

    Whistler Tent, Ebbesbourne Wake
    3:15pm

    D-DAY: By Those Who Were ThereIn this 70th Anniversary year of the D-Day landings in Normandy, two veterans of that campaign with talk about their experiences.  Fred Glover was in 9 Para, part of the D-Day airborne drop and given the task of tak ...

  • 28 Jun
    Sally Magnusson at East Neuk Festival

    Crail Parish Church

    Broadcaster Sally Magnusson cared for her mother, Mamie, with her two sisters during her long struggle with dementia. In Where Memories Go she chronicles the anguish, frustrations and unexpected joys they experienced while losing a loved one to a co ...

  • 26 Jun
    Philippa Langley and Michael Jones at Ripon Museum

    Ripon Spa Hotel, Ripon
    7:30pm

    The Search for Richard III, The Kings GraveOn 22nd August 1485, Richard III was killed at Bosworth Field, the last king of England to die in battle. For ten years screenwriter Philippa Langley and historian Michael Jones have shared a vision to find ...

  • 24 Jun
    Philippa Langley and Michael Jones at Market Bosworth Festival

    The Dixie Grammar School Hall, Market Bosworth
    7:30pm

    Philippa Langley & Michael Jones, The King’s Grave: The Search for Richard III The discovery of Richard III’s remains was one of the most significant finds in archaeological history.  Spend a memorable evening with two of the key ...

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