Events 2018

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London

Book Festival at Bow Brew St Pauls Way Centre in Tower Hamlets

07 April, 11:00am Bow Brew St Pauls Way Centre

On the lead up to WBN we are hosting a Book Festival at the centre on Saturday 7th April. With su...

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South West

Extravaganza for Readers and Writers

21 April, 9:30am Stoke Lodge Hotel, Dartmouth

A day of high energy, glamour, news, views, valuable networking, making friends, photo opportunit...

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North West

Catherine Czerkawska – Celebrate World Book Night

21 April, 6:00pm Touchstones Arts & Heritage Centre

Join us for a special evening to celebrate both World Book Night and the current gallery exhibiti...

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North West

World Book Night Author Event – Reading with Q&A 21st April Touchstones Arts & Heritage Centre

21 April, 6:00pm Rochdale

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Scotland

World Book Night event with Alexandra Sokoloff and Craig Robertson – Partners in Crime

21 April, 7:00pm Meadowbank lIbrary

Tickets £5.50 Writers Alexandra Sokoloff and Craig Robertson don’t just share a profession, they ...

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Wales

Record Store Day & World Book Night QUIZ

21 April, 7:00pm Caffi Isa

Test your knowledge of great books and great albums. Bring all the family. £2 on the door.

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North West

This is a closed event and not open to the public.
World Book Night, HMP Forest Bank Library

23 April, 12:00am North West

Event date and time: week of world book night (library access is limited, so to ensure fairness a...

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North West

Rochdale Libraries

23 April, 12:00am Rochdale

Mon 23rd 10 – 11.30 Darnhill Library, Argyle Parade, Heywood,...

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South East

Rainbow Services, Harlow Essex

23 April, 12:00am Harlow, essex

Monday 23rd April – Friday 27th April We are working with Rainbow Services and visiting three of ...

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Scotland

This is a closed event and not open to the public.
HMP Addiewell Library

23 April, 12:00am Scotland

Event date and time: TBC for regime and security purpose Event details: Book discussion group wit...

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West Midlands

World Book Night events: Market Drayton Foodbank, Library Book sale, Stoke Heath Prison,

23 April, 12:00am Market Drayton

Distribution at Market Drayton Foodbank Event date and time: 20 April 2018, 12.30pm Foodbank, M...

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West Midlands

Disability Solutions West Midlands

23 April, 8:00am Stoke on Trent

Monday 23 April 8am – 4pm (and also the rest of the week) Anyone who is attending our organisati...

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London

World Book Night at The Gate

23 April, 8:00am Forest Gate Community Neighbourhood Centre and Library

Event date and time: 8am-6pm, 10am-6pm and 6-8pm To celebrate World Book Night 2018 bestselling a...

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South East

Ashford College LRC World Book Night

23 April, 8:30am Ashford College LRC

We are so happy to be taking part in World Book Night and we have several copies of What the dog...

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South West

World Book Night at Yeovil College, Somerset

23 April, 9:00am Yeovil

Follow us on Twitter YC_Reading Read our blog about our day! Aimed at all students at all level...

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South East

World Book Night at Waterlooville Library

23 April, 9:00am Waterlooville Library

Two events at Waterlooville Library, celebrating World Book Night: - Region: Waterlooville, Hamps...

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South East

TalkingTherapies@Psicon

23 April, 9:00am Canterbury

Event date and time: 23rd-30th April 2018 Open to members of the public who are attending our fr...

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Yorkshire & Humberside

World Book Night, Northern College, Barnsley

23 April, 9:00am Barnsley

Here at Northern College we are celebrating World Book Night in the following ways: We will be ho...

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East Midlands

Creative Writing Workshop with author Mark Robson at Northampton College's Daventry Campus.

23 April, 9:30am The Library at NC Northampton College,

Creative Writing Workshop with author Mark Robson at Northampton College’s Daventry Campus....

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East Midlands

Free Book Handout - World Book Night

23 April, 10:00am The Sewing Box Beeston

We’re handing out FREE copies of Our Summer Together by Fanny Blake for World Book Night. S...

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East Midlands

Boston Libraries World Book Night event

23 April, 10:00am Boston Library

Coffee morning and book giveaway. The event is taking place all day between 10am and 4pm and is p...

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North West

The Reader celebrates World Book Night

23 April, 10:00am Various: including Calderstones Coach House (Calderstones Park, Liverpool), Birkenhead Library, two care homes, an older people's day centre, a hospice, and a women's health centre

Books will be distributed to members of the public who currently attend The Reader’s shared...

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North East

World Book Night at LearningSkills Interchange Centre

23 April, 10:00am LearningSkills Interchange Centre

The event is aimed at all learners and visitors to LearningSkills, a site for community learning ...

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East Midlands

World Book Night event, BBC Radio Leicester Studios

23 April, 10:00am Leicester City

10am-12 noon Are there any age restrictions -Senior Citizens A coffee morning hosted by Radio Le...

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Northern Ireland

This is a closed event and not open to the public.
Magic and Messed up Gifting Event

23 April, 10:30am Belfast Central Library

Magic and Messed up Gifting Event – NOW group (learning disabilities and autism) young adult grou...

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South East

Winchester Poetry Festival celebrates World Book Night

23 April, 11:00am Nationwide Building Society

We will be in our local branch of Nationwide Building Society giving away our copies of Jo Bell&#...

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East of England

City College Norwich - World Book Night event for staff and students

23 April, 12:00pm City College Norwich

Books will be available in the college lobby outside the college library from 12-2.00pm. Library ...

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South East

Jubilee Library -various events all day see below for details

23 April, 12:00pm Brighton and Hove

Open to all Free drop in no ticket needed– donations welcome! Drop in for day events 12 – 6.30. F...

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North East

World Book Night, South Tyneside District General Hospital

23 April, 12:00pm South Tyneside District General Hospital

It is in the Restaurant in Ingham Wing from 12.00-13.30 Monday 23rd April 2018 and free and open ...

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East of England

MAP to give away free books to young people on World Book Night

23 April, 1:34pm Norwich and Great Yarmouth drop-ins

MAP will be giving away 80 free copies of the young adult novel ‘After the Fire‘ by Will Hill, to...

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South East

World Book Night quizzes at Slough Libraries

23 April, 2:00pm Slough Libraries

We are holding two book themed quizzes for adults with author Nick Dobson, at two of our librarie...

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Yorkshire & Humberside

Barnsley Libraries World Book Night 2018, Barnsley Interchange

23 April, 2:00pm Barnsley Interchange Schwabisch Gmund Way, Barnsley S71 1BP

Giving away books in the local transport interchange to engage with non-readers and non-library u...

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London

This is a closed event and not open to the public.
World Book Night at Chelsea College of Art & Design

23 April, 3:30pm Old Library, Chelsea College of Art & Design

Dr Dan Byrne-Smith, senior lecturer in Fine Art Theory on BA Fine Art, will be performing an illu...

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Wales

World Book Night at Conwy Castle

23 April, 4:00pm Conwy Castle

Conwy Libraries are delighted to celebrate World Book Night at Conwy Castle in the company of loc...

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London

World Book Night at Camberwell College of Arts

23 April, 4:00pm Camberwell College of Art & Design

You are warmly invited to our afternoon of events for World Book Night at Camberwell College of A...

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Yorkshire & Humberside

World Book Night Quiz, Grimm & Co, Rotherham

23 April, 4:30pm Rotherham

Region: South Yorkshire Monday 23rd April, 4.30-6.30pm Yes – children, families and volunt...

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South West

WBN event at Calne Community Hub and Library

23 April, 5:00pm Wiltshire

Our WBN event is on Monday 23rd April, from 17.00-20.00. Calne Wordfest and Calne Library are co...

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East of England

Night at the Museum! for World Book Night

23 April, 5:00pm National Leather Collection

The National Leather Collection is proud to hold its first Night at the Museum! for World Book Ni...

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Yorkshire & Humberside

World Book Night at Hull Central Library

23 April, 5:00pm Hull Central Library

Meet TV Quiz Researcher and Read Regional Author Sarah Dunnakey * Enjoy an Evening of Books and Q...

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London

Looking After Yourself: World Book Night at Lewisham Library

23 April, 5:00pm Lewisham Library

This year at Lewisham Library we will be celebrating World Book Night with a focus on “Looking Af...

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Yorkshire & Humberside

Light Sheffield World Book Night Pizza & Prosecco Fundraiser Event

23 April, 5:00pm Light Sheffield

Light Sheffield World Book Night Pizza & Prosecco Fundraiser Event – Featuring a free c...

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East Midlands

Discover Mindfulness

23 April, 5:30pm Nottingham Central Library

Keep hearing about mindfulness and wondered what it was all about? Want to find out how mindfulne...

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Yorkshire & Humberside

Come and celebrate World Book Night with Inkwell Arts, Arts & Minds and Leeds Big Bookend.

23 April, 6:00pm Leeds

This is a free event -just turn up to celebrate World Book Night with Inkwell Arts, Arts & M...

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Scotland

Get mindful on World Book Night! Musselburgh Library

23 April, 6:00pm Musselburgh Library

Free event Booking is essential, please contact library on 0131 653 5130 or email Musselburgh.lib...

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Scotland

A Friendship with Muriel Spark at Central Library, Aberdeen

23 April, 6:00pm Aberdeen Central Library

6.00pm to 7.30pm Free entry – Booking is essential To book contact Libraryevents@aberdeencity.gov...

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South East

Reading with Gareth E. Rees on World Book Night

23 April, 6:00pm Printed Matter Bookshop Hastings

Book Reading of The Stone Tide with local writer Gareth E. Rees on World Book Night Monday 23 Apr...

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North East

World Book Night with John Sadler

23 April, 6:00pm Ashington Leisure Centre

Join us at Ashington Library and celebrate World Book Night with John Sadler It’s two centuries s...

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London

World Book Night at St Mary’s Church

23 April, 6:00pm St Mary’s Church, Little Ilford

Our guest speaker is historical crime novelist Imogen Robertson, who will be at St Mary’s Church ...

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Northern Ireland

Mental Health Evening at Ballymena Library

23 April, 6:30pm Ballymena Library

3 reading groups invited to discuss mental health novels. 3×10 minute informal talks with Gu...

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South West

Author Talks: Vic James on Gilded cage! Brian Clegg on Extra Sensory

23 April, 6:30pm Swindon

6:30-8:45pm Tickets available by (Phone, email, in branch etc.) Phone 01793 466454 £6 (£5 Libra...

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North West

A Novel Party

23 April, 6:30pm Palatine Library, Blackpool

Blackpool Libraries would like to invite you to celebrate World Book Night in true bookish style ...

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London

Bedtime Story for World Book Night

23 April, 6:30pm Bridge Cottage

Are you sitting comfortably? Then we will begin our bedtime story! Join us on Facebook Live for a...

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Northern Ireland

World Book Night Party!

23 April, 6:30pm World Book Night Party!

Come along and celebrate all things books. Take part in our BOOK SWAP- bring a book/take a book, ...

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Northern Ireland

Happy World Book Night Party

23 April, 6:45pm Ballyhackamore Library

Happy World Book Night Party – Meet members of the various library groups including knit an...

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South East

Bridge Cottage Literary Festival

23 April, 7:00pm Bridge Cottage Heritage Centre

As part of our Literary Festival 2018 we are hosting this fascinating talk on the History of Book...

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South West

Poole Libraries World Book Night party with GJ Minett, Julie Corbin and Chris Whitaker

23 April, 7:00pm Hamworthy Library

Join us to hear these three brilliant crime writers talking about their writing and reading lives...

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Yorkshire & Humberside

World Book Night, Monday 23rd April at 7pm

23 April, 7:00pm Bentham Community Library

Celebrate World Book Night with Yorkshire Dales based bestselling author Diane Allen on Monday 23...

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North West

The Body in the Library

23 April, 7:00pm The Library at Riverside

Monday 23rd April 7pm – 9pm 1 body 4 suspects 1 evening to solve a crime Use your little grey ce...

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London

A Night with the Author at The Library

23 April, 7:00pm London

Join us on World Book Night for ‘A Night with the Author’ on the 23rd April 2018. The night will ...

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Yorkshire & Humberside

World Book Night Orb Arts Shared Harmony Choir

23 April, 7:00pm Knaresborough

Free event aimed at adults/teens rather than children The library has joined with local organisa...

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Scotland

Book Group Social Evening

23 April, 7:00pm Carnegie Library

Meet other book lovers and celebrate World Book Night at our book group social evening. We’...

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Scotland

Author Mason Cross visits Motherwell Library to discuss new book Presumed Dead

23 April, 7:00pm Motherwell Library

World Book Night is approaching fast. Celebrate the night with us and come along to our special a...

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Scotland

The Dark Stuff: Stories from the Peatlands with Donald S. Murray

23 April, 7:30pm Shetland Library

Join us to celebrate World Book Night on Monday 23 April 2018 with the book launch of The Dark St...

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South East

WORDfest quiz on World Book Night.

23 April, 7:30pm Crawley

£5 per person (Phone, email, in branch etc.) Via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/word...

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South East

After hours at the library : an immersive experience

23 April, 8:30pm Kingston Library

Meet the phantom of Andrew Carnegie and embark on a visit of the library in the dark. But beware,...

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West Midlands

World Book Night at Tower Hill Library

24 April, 10:00am Tower Hill Library

We are a small community based Library run by Birmingham City Council In the Perry Barr area of t...

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South East

World Book Night , Safe Haven, Epson , Surrey 24 April

24 April, 6:00pm Epsom, Surrey

Tuesday 24th April 6pm – 7.00pm The event is aimed at people experiencing Emotional Wellbeing dif...

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London

World Book Night at Deptford Lounge

24 April, 7:00pm Deptford Lounge

At Deptford Lounge their very popular ‘Open Mic’ night is back with Sandra Agard – so if you have...

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East of England

An evening with Nicola Upson

24 April, 7:00pm St Ives Library, Cambridgeshire

Tickets are £5 and include refreshments sponsored by Tesco. Tickets are available from the Librar...

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South East

South Woodham Ferrers Library World Book Night Quiz

24 April, 7:30pm South Woodham Ferrers Library Chelmsford

Tuesday 24 April 2018 7.30pm to 9pm Celebrate World Book Night and put your literary knowledge t...

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East of England

Books, bubbles, bangers and beer

24 April, 7:30pm Ipswich County Library

Join us for our annual World Book Night event. Local authors Charlie Haylock will be talking abou...

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Northern Ireland

World Book Night at Coleraine Library

25 April, 10:30am Coleraine Library

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East of England

World Book Night, Spalding Library, 26th April 3.30-6.00pm

26 April, 3:30pm Spalding, Lincolnshire

Open to the public FREE! No Need for tickets – just drop in. We are trying to promote to adults a...

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North West

Youth Mental Health Matters - a self care evening for 14-21 year olds

26 April, 6:00pm Manchester

Manchester in conjunction w/ @WorldBookNight Thursday 26th April 6-9pm More details to follow but...

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Northern Ireland

Game of Thrones Quiz Night

26 April, 6:45pm Glengormley Library

Game of Thrones Quiz Night . Have you read the books? Dress up as your favourite character from G...

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