Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak many events are being postponed or cancelled at short notice. Please check with the organisers.
Heffers Book Shop Authors Nights
Thursday September 3–Tuesday September 22
Heffers is resuming its author evenings. Come along to hear various writers talk about their latest book.
Thursday 3rd September, 7.00 pm: The Last Stargazers with Emily Levesque: Join Professor of Astronomy Emily Levesque online as she talks about The Last Stargazers: The Enduring Story of Astronomy’s Vanishing Explorers, her new book which celebrates an era of ingenuity and curiosity, and asks us to think twice before we cast aside our sense of wonder at the universe.
Tickets are priced at £5.00 each, and you have the option to order a specially priced copy of The Last Stargazers at checkout: thelaststargazers.eventbrite.co.uk
Thursday 10th September, 7.00 pm: Burning the Books with Richard Ovenden: Richard Ovenden’s Burning the Books takes us on a 3000-year journey through the destruction of knowledge and the fight against all the odds to preserve it.
Ticket only or ticket with book included: burningthebookswithbook.eventbrite.co.uk
Tuesday 15th September, 7.00 pm: The Book of Trespass with Nick Hayes: Join Nick Hayes – author, illustrator, trespasser and campaigner for land access – as he talks online about his new book, which takes the reader on an expansive journey over the walls of England, into the thousands of square miles of rivers, woodland, lakes and meadows that are blocked from public access.
Tickets are priced at £5.00 each and you will have the option to order the book at a special event price at the checkout: thebookoftrespass.eventbrite.co.uk
Thursday 17th September, 7.00 pm: To Sleep i n a Sea of Stars: Join us for an exclusive online event with Christopher Paolini (author of the internationally bestselling Eragon) and John Scalzi to celebrate publication of ‘To Sleep in a Sea of Stars’ – Christopher’s new novel which tells a story of enormous intergalactic weight and consequence, but also of deeply personal human strength, compassion, and awe.
Ticket only or ticket with book included: tosleepinaseaofstarswithbook.eventbrite.co.uk
Tuesday 22nd September, 7.00 pm: The Wild Silence with Raynor Winn: Nature holds the answers for Raynor and her husband Moth. After walking 630 homeless miles along The Salt Path, living on the windswept and wild English coastline; the cliffs, the sky and the chalky earth now feel like their home.
Ticket only or ticket with book included: thewildsilenceticketandbook.eventbrite.co.uk
What’s Ons are broadcast across the day at 7.50, 10.30, 1.30 and 4.30, and at weekends.
To get your event included email: Karen Stringer