Events 2019

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North West

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read with dads

08 March, 1:00pm HMP Altcourse

We are Cat B prison in Merseyside. We are celebrating World Book Day this Friday with a special b...

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North West

Hear I Am

11 March, 12:30pm Warrington

We are running a short 7 week course of writing and storytelling sessions in 2 libraries for peop...

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Yorkshire & Humberside

World Book Night Event

25 March, 11:00am Pinderfields Hospital Atrium

We will be distributing copies of Juliet, Naked in our hospital atrium. We have been chosen by Th...

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North West

This is a closed event and not open to the public.
The Big Book Giveaway

01 April, 8:30am Chapel-en-le-Frith and surrounding

Our students, staff and their families will be asked to bring in their unwanted books from home t...

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South East

Afternoon Tea - Lordswood

05 April, 3:30pm Lordswood Library

Join us at Lordswood Library to celebrate World Book Night. Chat about your favourite reads over...

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London

Speak Up! A celebration of poetry and performance.

12 April, 12:09pm LIBRARY

To celebrate World Book Night, the London’s BIG READ 2019 is hosting a special spoken word and po...

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North West

This is a closed event and not open to the public.
Edenfield unit GMMH

18 April, 5:30pm Prestwich

Greater Manchester Mental Health Trust

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South West

World Book Night Quiz

18 April, 7:00pm Crediton

To celebrate World Book Night we are holding a quiz at Crediton Library on Thursday 18th April 19...

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Scotland

An Evening with Aberdeen Writers

22 April, 6:00pm Aberdeen

In the run up to World Book Night, Aberdeen City Libraries are proud to present a special evening...

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North West

World Book Night Big Book Swap

23 April, 12:00am Grange-over-Sands

Join The Friends of Grange Library on 23rd April at the Big Book Swap in Grange-over-Sands Librar...

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Everywhere

World Book Night 2019

23 April, 12:00am UK wide

Individuals up and down the country will be celebrating World Book Night on 23 April

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North East

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H G Wells Themed Event

23 April, 8:37am Durham

We were delighted to hear that HMP Frankland was successful in being allocated copies of H G Wel...

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East of England

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Time to Read!

23 April, 9:00am Cavell Centre, Peterborough

A book giveaway for service users and staff who currently reside at or work at Cavell Centre hosp...

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South West

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The Big Book Giveaway

23 April, 9:00am St Austell

We are lucky enough to be an institutional giver so our books to give away is Tony Parson’s...

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East Midlands

Reading Club at Limes Farm, Farthinghoe

23 April, 9:30am Farthinghoe

At You and a Book we are celebrating World Book Night with a series of Reading Clubs that will co...

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West Midlands

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English for Adults

23 April, 9:30am Cotmanhay Adult Education Centre, Derbyshire

English for Adults (course members only) As the Easter holidays falls on World Book Night we shal...

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East Midlands

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Creative Writing Workshop

23 April, 9:30am Daventry

The Library at Northampton College is hosting another of local author Mark Robson’s fantast...

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North West

World Book Night Book Quiz and Book Swap

23 April, 10:00am Manchester Musuem

Come along to Manchester Museum and take part in a fun and free Family Book Quiz. Explore our Nat...

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East of England

Wellbeing World Book Night at Dereham Library

23 April, 10:00am Dereham Library

Drop in between 10am-7pm and find out how your local library can support your health and wellbein...

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London

Netmums Kingston World Book Night meet up

23 April, 10:00am Kingston upon Thames

Join us for our fab April meet up at Canbury Secret – perfect for getting a bite to eat, so...

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South East

Morning Coffee - Cuxton

23 April, 10:00am Cuxton Library

Join us at Chatham Library to celebrate World Book Night. Chat about your favourite reads over a...

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South East

Morning Coffee - Gillingham

23 April, 10:00am Gillingham Library, Community Hub Gillingham

Join us at Gillingham Library to celebrate World Book Night. Chat about your favourite reads ove...

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London

Coffee morning and book swap

23 April, 10:30am Beck Theatre, Hayes

Join us for a coffee morning where we will be celebrating reading for pleasure and giving out fre...

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South East

Morning Coffee - Rochester

23 April, 10:30am Rochester Library, Community Hub Rochester

Join us at Rochester Library to celebrate World Book Night. Chat about your favourite reads over...

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South East

Tea and Biscuits - Twydall

23 April, 11:00am Twydall Library, Community Hub Twydall

Join us at Twydall Library to celebrate World Book Night. Chat about your favourite reads over a...

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South East

Morning Coffee - Grain

23 April, 11:00am Grain Library

Join us at Grain Library to celebrate World Book Night. Chat about your favourite reads over a c...

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South East

Book Chat for World Book Night

23 April, 11:12am Wokingham Library

Come and help us celebrate World Book Night by swapping recommendations about your favourite book...

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London

Celebration of reading for pleasure at Woolwich Library London

23 April, 11:20am Woolwich Centre Library, London Borough of Greenwich

Woolwich Library is one of the most visited libraries in London – On World Book Night we ar...

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North West

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Book Exchange

23 April, 11:30am St Helens

Book Exchange with work colleagues

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North West

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Wigan and Leigh college celebrates World Book Night

23 April, 12:00pm Wigan and Leigh College

Book gifting and quizzes. Students will be sharing their love of books by gifting The Hate U Give...

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London

Meet the Author - Paul Grzegorzek

23 April, 12:30pm St Helier Hospital

Paul Grzegorzek Epsom and St Helier Security Operations Manager by day, crime novel writer by nig...

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South East

Afternoon Tea - Walderslade Village

23 April, 1:00pm Walderslade Village Library

Join us at Walderslade Village Library to celebrate World Book Night. Chat about your favourite ...

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North West

Teddy Bear Sleepover

23 April, 1:00pm Rochdale Central Library

Bring your favourite teddy for a sleepover at Rochdale Library on World Book Night. There will be...

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Yorkshire & Humberside

This is a closed event and not open to the public.
Orphan Monster Spy Flashmob

23 April, 1:00pm Wilberforce College

Our “Orphan Monster Spy” giveaway will be launched by students from our Performing Ar...

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South East

Afternoon Tea - Walderslade

23 April, 1:00pm Walderslade Hook Meadow Library

Join us at Walderslade Hook Meadow Library to celebrate World Book Night. Chat about your favour...

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Wales

Swansea University Book Fairies at large

23 April, 2:00pm Swansea University

Swansea University has enlisted the help of the book fairies for this year’s World Book Nig...

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Scotland

World Book Night with Chitra Ramaswamy

23 April, 2:00pm Kirkintilloch

Join us on the afternoon of World Book Night to celebrate the launch of EDLC Libraries’ bra...

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South East

Afternoon Tea - Rainham

23 April, 2:00pm Rainham Library

Join us at Rainham Library to celebrate World Book Night. Chat about your favourite reads over a...

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South East

Afternoon Tea - Hempstead

23 April, 2:00pm Hempstead Library, Neighbourhood Community Hub Hempstead

Join us at Hempstead Library to celebrate World Book Night. Chat about your favourite reads over...

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South East

Afternoon Tea - Luton

23 April, 2:00pm Luton Library

Join us at Luton Library to celebrate World Book Night. Chat about your favourite reads over a c...

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East Midlands

Naked Digestive Tea Party

23 April, 2:00pm Boston Library

Join us for afternoon tea & biscuits and receive your free copy of Nick Hornby’s Juliet Naked.

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South East

Afternoon Tea - Strood

23 April, 2:00pm Strood Library, Community Hub Strood

Join us at Strood Library to celebrate World Book Night. Chat about your favourite reads over a ...

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South East

Afternoon Tea - Chatham

23 April, 2:30pm Chatham Library Community Hub Chatham

Join us at Chatham Library to celebrate World Book Night. Chat about your favourite reads over a...

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Northern Ireland

World Book Night at Eason

23 April, 2:30pm Eason, Foyleside

Celebrate World Book Night at Eason, Foyleside, Derry/Londonderry from 14.30 – 16.00 on Apr...

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South East

Afternoon Tea - Wigmore

23 April, 3:00pm Wigmore Library

Join us at Wigmore Library to celebrate World Book Night. Chat about your favourite reads over a...

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South East

Afternoon Tea - Hoo

23 April, 3:00pm Hoo Library

Join us at Hoo Library to celebrate World Book Night. Chat about your favourite reads over a cup...

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East of England

Just a cuppa at Brundall Library

23 April, 3:16pm Brundall Library

Tuesday 23 April 3-4pm. We would love Book groups and individuals to pop in and help us celebrate...

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London

This is a closed event and not open to the public.
Books for justice

23 April, 3:30pm Robert Clack School

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East of England

Open Libraries Sign-Up at Gaywood Library

23 April, 4:00pm Gaywood Library

Tuesday 23rd April 4pm – 7pm. Come along on World Book Night and learn about the new Open Librari...

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East of England

Just a cuppa at Acle Library

23 April, 4:00pm Acle Library

Tuesday 23 April 4-6pm. We would love Book groups and individuals to pop in and help us celebrate...

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South West

Mel Darbon Q&A and Book Signing

23 April, 4:30pm Bath Central Libary

Join us at Bath Central Library to celebrate World Book Night. Author Mel Darbon will be joining ...

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South East

City Reads Book Swap

23 April, 5:00pm Brighton Jubilee Library

Our World Book Night Book Swap returns, because something special happens when we share our passi...

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South East

World Book Night Author Event & Book Swap

23 April, 5:00pm Jubilee Library Brighton

Brighton & Hove Libraries celebrates World Book Night with author Elly Griffiths talking and ...

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West Midlands

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World Book Night

23 April, 5:00pm Birmingham, St Andrews Healthcare

We will be issuing our wonderful free book that we received to patients at St Andrews Birmingham ...

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East Midlands

An evening with Alex Staniforth

23 April, 5:30pm Nottingham Central Library

In the lead up to publication of his new book, Another Peak, Alex Staniforth joins us to celebrat...

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Yorkshire & Humberside

An Evening With Lucinda Riley

23 April, 5:30pm Waterstones Harrogate

Author of The Seven Sisters, Lucinda Riley, will be celebrating World Book Night by launching her...

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South West

Books that Change Lives: Author talk & book swap

23 April, 5:30pm Wareham Library

Special late evening opening to celebrate World Book Night. Dorset-based author Gail Aldwin will ...

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South East

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Giant College Book Bust!

23 April, 5:30pm Isle of Wight College

Open to staff and all learners at the College and their families. This will be a change to grab a...

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Wales

This is a closed event and not open to the public.
The Making of a Murder

23 April, 5:30pm Montgomery Powys

Interactive and fun event in which the group will ‘write’ a murder mystery in 45 minu...

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North West

This is a closed event and not open to the public.
Library Late Writing Party

23 April, 6:00pm HMP Forest bank

Residents joining in with World Book Night celebrations will be able to take part in book cover /...

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London

Authors Round Table

23 April, 6:00pm Sutton Central Library

Sutton Library is creating a special Local Author Collection to celebrate books written by local ...

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Scotland

Love IS The Way!

23 April, 6:00pm East Renfrewshire

In celebration of World Book Night, Clarkston Library presents: Love Is The Way! A joy-filled ble...

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Scotland

World Book Night in South Lanarkshire

23 April, 6:30pm Hamilton

South Lanarkshire Council’s Youth, Family and Community Learning Service is hosting an open...

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Wales

Speed date a Good Read

23 April, 6:30pm Montgomery Powys

Local people are warmly welcome to join an invited group and bring along a favourite book (Engli...

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Yorkshire & Humberside

World Book Night 2019: The Quality Street Girls with Penny Thorpe

23 April, 6:30pm Tang Hall Explore

World Book Night at The Centre@Burnholme Let us entertain you on World Book Night with unseen arc...

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South West

Book Speed Dating

23 April, 6:30pm Swindon

Bring along your favourite book to share with others on the night whilst discovering new titles a...

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Yorkshire & Humberside

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Bookcase for all

23 April, 6:30pm York

We provide books for the homeless and vulnerable in York and will be handing out books on the 23r...

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North West

World Book Night Quiz

23 April, 7:00pm Penrith Library

Join us at Penrith Library for a fun quiz night. Play your joker for more points! Bring a team o...

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Scotland

An Evening with Alan Parks

23 April, 7:00pm Wishaw Library

World Book Night is approaching fast. Celebrate the night with CultureNL Libraries and come along...

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West Midlands

Hub Talks: SAFE with Derek Owusu

23 April, 7:00pm Birmingham

What is the experience of Black men in Britain? With continued conversation around British identi...

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South West

Meet author Claire Fuller

23 April, 7:00pm Hamworthy Library

Join us for our annual World Book Night party and celebration of books and reading. This year you...

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East of England

Dorothy Koomson

23 April, 7:15pm St Albans Library

Dorothy will be talking about her latest book ‘The Brighton Mermaid’ Brighton Beach, 1993: Teenag...

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Scotland

World Book Night @ Oban Library

23 April, 7:21pm Oban

Leonie Charlton will be reading her poetry accompanied by Breagha Charlton on the harp. Local wri...

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Northern Ireland

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Wise Words

23 April, 7:30pm Culmore, Derry

A gathering of friends to read The Handmaid’s Tale and Mad Girl over a glass of wine

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Wales

The Making of a Murder

23 April, 8:00pm Montgomery Powys

An interactive and fun session with award winning Montgomeryshire murder mystery writer (English ...

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South West

This is a closed event and not open to the public.
Twilight "Read for Good" Megaread

24 April, 2:30pm Midsomer Norton

A group of Somervale School Students will have been participating in a month-long sponsored read ...

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South East

Free Literary Quiz and Book Swap

24 April, 5:15pm Petersfield Library

Join us for a fun, free literary quiz. Please bring along one book, fiction or non-fiction, to ...

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East Midlands

Tea, Biccies and Books!

25 April, 10:00am Horncastle Library

Help yourself to a free book, ‘Juliet Naked’ by best selling author Nick Hornby, and ...

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North East

Meet the Author: Caroline Roberts

25 April, 4:00pm Ashington Library

Celebrate World Book Night on Thursday 25 April at Ashington Library. Come and hear local author ...

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Yorkshire & Humberside

In Conversation with Joanna Cannon

25 April, 7:00pm Library@Riverside, Rotherham

An evening with Joanna Cannon, author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep and Three Things About ...

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South West

A Good Read

25 April, 7:30pm Bristol

An event based on A Good Read, where a local panel will share a book they love, and participants ...

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North East

InHouse Poets present Castle Coast

26 April, 5:30pm Morpeth Chantry

Celebrate World Book Night at Morpeth Chantry. InHouse Poets will present Castle Coast. A celeb...

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East of England

Book group gathering at Aylsham Library

26 April, 6:00pm Aylsham Library

Friday 26th April 6-7pm. Are you in a book group, or interested in being in a book group? Join us...

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East Midlands

Reading Club at Coffee Boutique, Milton Keynes

26 April, 7:30pm Milton Keynes

At You and a Book we are celebrating World Book Night with a series of Reading Clubs that will co...

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South West

Hawkesbury Upton Literature Festival

27 April, 10:00am Hawkesbury Upton, South Gloucestershire

The fifth in our annual series founded in 2013 on World Book Night to encourage a love of books a...

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East Midlands

World Book Night Coffee Morning

29 April, 9:10am Grantham Library

Come along to Grantham Library Coffee Morning and help yourself to free tea, coffee, biccies and ...

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East Midlands

More from "Family Matters" Writers

29 April, 11:01am the Attenborough Arts Centre

Come along to hear from contributors to the Family Matters Anthology. There will be new works-in-...

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South West

Speakeasy Spoken Word

03 May, 7:30pm Bath

Speakeasy Spoken Word Larkhall Festival Spectacular Bladud’s Head, Larkhall, Bath, doors 7:30 ...

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