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  • Susan Hill in conversation with Stephanie Merritt

    Monday 20th October

    Susan Hill‘s many novels include the most celebrated ghost story of modern times, The Woman in Black – which has sold millions of copies worldwide, been staged in the West End for 26 years, and was made...

  • Sandi Toksvig at Harrogate History Festival

    Friday 24 October

    Take your elbows off the table! It’s time to take an entertaining side-ways look at history. Why exactly do we have to ‘mind our Ps and Qs’? Parents have admonished children for generations about etiquette....

  • Woman in Black screening at the Ritzy

    Thursday 30th October

    To celebrate the release of Printer’s Devil Court by bestselling author Susan Hill, the Ritzy Picturehouse is holding a chilling Halloween event on 30 October. Join Marcus Hearn, the official Hammer Films historian for a...

  • James Ward at V&A Lates

    Friday 31st October

    From art works to ice-cream wrappers, from vinyl records to blog posts and tweets, what do our personal collections say about us? Join us as we investigate and celebrate with an evening of curios, accumulation...

  • 5×15: Atul Gawande and Will Self

    Tuesday 4th November

    Being Mortal: Ageing, Illness, Medicine, and What Matters in the End Gawande speaks of his experiences as a surgeon, exploring questions that range from the curious to the profound. Riveting, honest, and humane, Being Mortal...

  • How to come second with Richard Hytner

    Tuesday 4th November

    We invite you to spend an evening celebrating seconds-in-command with Richard Hynter, deputy Chairman of Saatchi and Saatchi. The Consiglieri, as we know from The Godfather, are the deputies, assistants, and counselors, the leaders behind...

  • Charles Fernyhough at the Divertimenti Culinary Salon

    Thursday 6th November

    Food and Memory Chefs Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich (Honey & Co.: Food from the Middle East), food writer Mina Holland (The Edible Atlas: Around the World in Thirty-Nine Cuisines), Niki Kopcke founder of the...

  • James Ward talks stationery in Brighton

    Friday 7th November

    Have you ever wondered how many freebie pens Argos gets through in a year? What exactly are the thousands of uses Blu-Tack claims? And perhaps most importantly why is it that stationery inspired such fervent...

  • Zoe Cormier on Sex, Drugs & Rock’n'Roll at Salon London

    Wednesday 26th November

    Acid House: The Last Great British Youth Culture | The Science of Hedonsim | Rave Art At The Proud Archivist For Acid House we will be taking a long hard look at the science behind...

  • Andrew Gant at Richmond upon Thames Literature Festival

    Friday 28 November

    Andrew Gant, composer and former choirmaster of Her Majesty’s Chapel Royal, tells the story of some of the most loved Christmas Carols. Unravelling a captivating – and often surprising – tale of great musicians and...

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