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The Debut Fiction Showcase: Alexander Allison, Liz Hyder & Lara WilliamsThe Debut Fiction Showcase: Alexander Allison, Liz Hyder & Lara WilliamsLucy Scholes will introduce three exciting new novelists making their debuts, including the Showcase's first ever debut children's author: Alexander Allison (The Art of the Body, Dialogue Books), Liz Hyder (Bearmouth, Pushkin Children's Books) and Lara Williams (Supper Club, Hamish Hamilton).2019-10-23T18:30:00+01002019-10-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Waterstone's - Gower Street, 82  Gower Street      WC1E 6EQ
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The Debut Fiction Showcase: Alexander Allison, Liz Hyder & Lara Williams
 
Own Your Gender: Amrou Al-Kadhi, Travis Alabanza and Juno RocheOwn Your Gender: Amrou Al-Kadhi, Travis Alabanza and Juno RocheWith her new book Trans Power, Juno Roche asks some of the most influential people from the LGBTQ+ community: 'What does it mean to be trans?' Joining her to consider this question is Amrou Al-Kadhi, and their conversation will be chaired by Travis Alabanza2019-10-24T18:30:00+01002019-10-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Waterstone's - Gower Street, 82  Gower Street      WC1E 6EQ
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Own Your Gender: Amrou Al-Kadhi, Travis Alabanza and Juno Roche
 
Forgotten Fiction: 'A Tale of Two Berlins'Forgotten Fiction: 'A Tale of Two Berlins'Forgotten Fiction is a monthly book club where we travel back in time to rediscover 'lost' literary gems of the 20th Century. To mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall, October's club will examine 'A Tale of Two Berlins' via a discussion of Peter Schneider's 1982 novella The Wall Jumper2019-10-30T18:30:00+00002019-10-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Waterstone's - Gower Street, 82  Gower Street      WC1E 6EQ
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Forgotten Fiction: 'A Tale of Two Berlins'
 
Normalise! African Literature in FocusNormalise! African Literature in FocusJoin us for an evening of thought provoking literary discussions in honour of Africa's literary history, with authors Sulaiman Addonia, Leye Adenle, and Ola Awonubi2019-10-31T18:30:00+00002019-10-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Waterstone's - Gower Street, 82  Gower Street      WC1E 6EQ
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Normalise! African Literature in Focus
 
'Give Birth Like a Feminist: Your body, your baby, your choices'''Give Birth Like a Feminist: Your body, your baby, your choices''Join Elizabeth Morris, Milli Hill, Rebecca Schiller, Dr Emma Svanberg and Kemi Johnson to discuss how we can shift the power imbalance on the labour ward and better empower women to feel in control and autonomous.2019-11-05T18:30:00+00002019-11-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Waterstone's - Gower Street, 82  Gower Street      WC1E 6EQ
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'Give Birth Like a Feminist: Your body, your baby, your choices''
 
Amaliah presents: How To Get PublishedAmaliah presents: How To Get PublishedJoin Amaliah for an evening of practical insights to help you take your next steps towards getting published, with Asmaa Isse, Abi Fellows, Yasmin Rahman and Hafsah Dabiri2019-11-06T18:30:00+00002019-11-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Waterstone's - Gower Street, 82  Gower Street      WC1E 6EQ
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Amaliah presents: How To Get Published
 
Immigration and exile with Hamid Ismailov & Maya GoodfellowImmigration and exile with Hamid Ismailov & Maya GoodfellowJoin authors Hamid Ismailov and Maya Goodfellow as they investigate immigration and exile. The conversation will address the rights that some may take for granted, and the politics around seeing - and not seeing - in an increasingly hostile climate created by the UK government, and how they write about it in fiction and non-fiction.2019-11-07T18:30:00+00002019-11-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Waterstone's - Gower Street, 82  Gower Street      WC1E 6EQ
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Immigration and exile with Hamid Ismailov & Maya Goodfellow
 
The Short Story Salon: Linda Mannheim & Irenosen OkojieThe Short Story Salon: Linda Mannheim & Irenosen OkojieFor our Autumn Short Story Salon, regular host Alice Slater will be will be speaking to two authors about their second collection of stories: Linda Mannheim (This Way to Departures, Influx Press) and Irenosen Okojie (Nudibranch, Dialogue Books)2019-11-12T18:15:00+00002019-11-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Waterstone's - Gower Street, 82  Gower Street      WC1E 6EQ
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The Short Story Salon: Linda Mannheim & Irenosen Okojie
 
Bitch Lit: Carol by Patricia HighsmithBitch Lit: Carol by Patricia HighsmithBitch Lit is our monthly book club devoted to new feminist writing and cult classics by women. Join us for wine and irreverent, fun discussion led by literary critic Lucy Scholes.As we head into Winter, our November club will discuss the Patricia Highsmith's signature novel Carol, originally published pseudonymously in 1952 as The Price of Salt.2019-11-14T18:30:00+00002019-11-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Waterstone's - Gower Street, 82  Gower Street      WC1E 6EQ
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Bitch Lit: Carol by Patricia Highsmith
 
Women on Food, with Kate Young and Charlotte DruckmanWomen on Food, with Kate Young and Charlotte DruckmanOne of our last events of the season will bring together food writer Kate Young, author of The Little Library Year, in conversation with Charlotte Druckman, editor of Women on Food, a provocative collection of food's most distinctive female voices.2019-11-26T18:30:00+00002019-11-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Waterstone's - Gower Street, 82  Gower Street      WC1E 6EQ
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Women on Food, with Kate Young and Charlotte Druckman
 
Forgotten Fiction: 'Double Standards'Forgotten Fiction: 'Double Standards'Forgotten Fiction is a monthly book club where we travel back in time to rediscover 'lost' literary gems of the 20th Century. Our final Club of the 2019 will explore the 'Double Standards' of 1950s suburbia with Alix Kates Shulman's landmark 1972 novel Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen.2019-11-27T18:30:00+00002019-11-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Waterstone's - Gower Street, 82  Gower Street      WC1E 6EQ
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Forgotten Fiction: 'Double Standards'
 
Bitch Lit: Corregidora by Gayl JonesBitch Lit: Corregidora by Gayl JonesBitch Lit is our monthly book club devoted to new feminist writing and cult classics by women. Join us for wine and irreverent, fun discussion led by literary critic Lucy Scholes.Our final Bitch Lit of 2019 will discuss lost classic Corregidora by Gayl Jones, hailed as a masterpiece upon its publication in 1975, and now republished by Virago Modern2019-12-12T18:30:00+00002019-12-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Waterstone's - Gower Street, 82  Gower Street      WC1E 6EQ
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Bitch Lit: Corregidora by Gayl Jones
 
 
 

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Displays of Power: A Natural History of Empire
Displays of Power: A Natural History of Empire
Exhibitions | Until 7th March 2020 

Grant Museum of Zoology 3 minutes walk from Waterstone's - Gower Street

Taking a closer look at how Empire shaped the Grant Museum of Zoology collections, Displays of Power will make you ...More

 
Strazzanti Sicilian Supper Club: Al Mare
Strazzanti Sicilian Supper Club: Al Mare
Exhibitions | Until 22nd November 2019 

The Collective 4 minutes walk from Waterstone's - Gower Street

Be transported to the Italian coastline as Strazzanti, the supper club founded by Emilia Strazzanti, brings squid, prawns and pasta ...More

 
The Bartlett School Of Architecture International Lecture Series
Exhibitions | Until 4th December 2019 

The Bartlett School of Architecture 5 minutes walk from Waterstone's - Gower Street

Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More

Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2021 

Wellcome Collection 5 minutes walk from Waterstone's - Gower Street

Replacing Medicine Now as a permanent display at the Wellcome Collection, Being Human is a free exhibition which takes a ...More

 
Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery: Misbehaving Bodies
Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery: Misbehaving Bodies
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

Wellcome Collection 5 minutes walk from Waterstone's - Gower Street

Two artists who have lived with chronic illnesses explore how debilitating disease can shape the way we think about the ...More

 
Inspired By The East: How The Islamic World Influenced Western Art
Inspired By The East: How The Islamic World Influenced Western Art
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

British Museum 7 minutes walk from Waterstone's - Gower Street

Covering five centuries of artistic interaction, Inspired by the east: how the Islamic world influenced western art explores how western ...More

 
Nara: sacred images from early Japan
Nara: sacred images from early Japan
Exhibitions | Until 24th November 2019 

British Museum 7 minutes walk from Waterstone's - Gower Street

Fifteen major Buddhist and Shinto sacred images go on display at the British Museum this autumn in a free display ...More

 
TCR Book Club: The Testaments
Exhibitions | On 23rd October 2019 

Waterstone's - Tottenham Court Road 7 minutes walk from Waterstone's - Gower Street

Join us for the official Waterstones TCR Book Club!Run by our very own booksellers, we are meeting in the bar ...More

Trigger Warning
Theatre | Until 9th November 2019 

Camden People's Theatre 7 minutes walk from Waterstone's - Gower Street

The culture of offence, safe spaces and similar issues are explored in this absurdist comedy from the Eurotrash collective....More

Nothing Special
Theatre | Until 26th October 2019 

Camden People's Theatre 7 minutes walk from Waterstone's - Gower Street

The Australian duo TomYumSim's satire on the self-obsessed and narcissistic psyches of Generation Y....More

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Winter at Vinegar Yard
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Seasonal | From 25th October 

Vinegar Yard

Street food hotspot Vinegar Yard, which sits in the shadow of The Shard, is given ...More

 
Abigail's Bar
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Abigail's Bar is a secret '70s cocktail den with a retro living room design inspired ...More

 
Other Side Fried
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The first bricks and mortar restaurant from fried chicken street food favourite Other Side Fried....More

 
Kin Cafe
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Temple of Seitan Camden
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Catering to vegans who are craving something naughty, Temple of Seitan serves a menu of plant-based junk food....More

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Lele's
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Set up by former Pop Brixton Marketing Director Valentina Fois, Lele's is a vegan café ...More

 
Folie
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Taking diners on a journey from Marseille to Portofino through to St Tropez and Nice, ...More

 
Rosa's Thai Cafe Clapham Junction
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A south London branch of the popular Rosa's ...More

 
Muse
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A new venture from acclaimed chef Tom Aikens, Muse offers every guest a chefs' table ...More

 
Sam's Riverside
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Dining 

Overlooking Hammersmith Bridge and part of the redeveloped Riverside Studios, Sam's Riverside is a glamorous ...More

 
Christmas With Katherine Jenkins
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Concerts | On 12th December 

Royal Albert Hall

The Welsh singer's Christmas appearance at the Royal ...More

 
Snarky Puppy
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Concerts | On 14th November 

Royal Albert Hall

Grammy Award-winning collective fusing rock, jazz and funk elements....More

 
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
Concerts | From 21st November 

Royal Opera House

David McVicar directs a brand new Royal Opera ...More

 
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
Concerts | From 1st November 

Royal Opera House

David McVicar's classic production of Mozart's The Magic ...More

 
Dorrance Dance: Myelination and other works
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Dance | From 14th November 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Following the success of ETM: Double Down, performed ...More

 
Cyrano De Bergerac
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Theatre | From 27th November 

Playhouse Theatre

James McAvoy returns to the West End starring as the soldier and poet with a ...More

 
Halloween at King's Cross
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Seasonal | On 31st October 

Granary Square

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Autumn 2019 in London
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