Events

Our forthcoming Events and Book Clubs are listed below. We would love to see you here, but seating is very limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Previous Events

Event: Tuesday 12th September 2017

Every Third Thought: Robert McCrum was in Conversation with Adam Phillips

Event: Monday 4th September 2017

Maggie O’Farrell was in conversation with Philippe Sands

Event: Tuesday 1st August 2017

Sweetpea Slight was in conversation with Fiona Shaw

Event: Wednesday 28th June 2017

Bella Pollen and Julia Samuel were in conversation

Event: Wednesday 21st June 2017

Adam Phillips discussed In Writing

Event: Tuesday 16th May 2017

Jenny Landreth On Swell

Event: Tuesday 25th April 2017

Joanna Moorhead on The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington

Event: Thursday 6th April 2017

Jean Hanff Korelitz and Paul Muldoon

Event: Tuesday 21st February 2017

Amor Towles discussed A Gentleman in Moscow

Event: Saturday 26th November 2016

Poppy Chancellor: Cut it Out, a Christmas Papercutting Workshop

Event: Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Artemis Cooper discussed Elizabeth Jane Howard with Selina Hastings

Event: Tuesday 25th October 2016

Rory Stewart discussed The Marches

Event: Tuesday 4th October 2016

Ben Macintyre discussed SAS: Rogue Heroes

Event: Tuesday 20th September 2016

Ted Sandling discussed London In Fragments

Event: Thursday 14th July 2016

Harper Lee: A panel discussion with Hadley Freeman, Philippe Sands, Louisa Young & Isabel Adomakoh Young

Event: Tuesday 28th June 2016

Hisham Matar discussed The Return with William Fiennes

Event: Tuesday 21st June 2016

Anita Brookner: A panel discussion chaired by Juliet Annan, with Carmen Callil, Rachel Cooke and Tessa Hadley

Event: Thursday 9th June 2016

Emma Cline discussed The Girls with Alexandra Heminsley

Event: Tuesday 24th May 2016

Philippe Sands discussed East West Street with Kate Figes

Event: Tuesday 17th May 2016

John Preston discussed A Very English Scandal with Roland Phillips

Event: Tuesday 19th April 2016

Lisa Owens & Anna Raverat in conversation with Francesca Main

Event: Tuesday 16th February 2016

Elizabeth Strout discussed My Name Is Lucy Barton with Cressida Connolly

Event: Tuesday 8th December 2015

Adam Phillips discussed Unforbidden Pleasures

Event: Wednesday 28th October 2015

Garth Risk Hallberg discussed City On Fire with Tom Sutcliffe

Event: Wednesday 30th September 2015

Grief… and Happiness: Max Porter and Jack Underwood were in Conversation

Event: Tuesday 29th September 2015

Sebastian Faulks discussed Where My Heart Used to Beat

Event: Wednesday 9th September 2015

An evening of debut novelists with: Colin Macintyre, Laura Barnett, Antonia Honeywell & Catriona Ward

Event: Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Bill Clegg was in Conversation with Roland Philipps

Event: Tuesday 1st September 2015

Elena Ferrante: A panel discussion with Cathy Rentzenbrink, Jonathan Gibbs, Susanna Gross and Tessa Hadley

Event: Thursday 13th August 2015

David Gates and Stuart Evers were in conversation

Event: Tuesday 23rd June 2015

Women in Clothes: Conversation & clothes swap with Leanne Shapton

Event: Tuesday 16th June 2015

James Wood discussed The Nearest Thing to Life

Event: Tuesday 2nd June 2015

Hadley Freeman discussed Life Moves Pretty Fast: The Lessons We Learned from Eighties Movies

Event: Wednesday 27th May 2015

Gerbrand Bakker & Per Petterson were in conversation

Event: Tuesday 19th May 2015

Doctors Dissected: Martin Scurr & Jane Haynes were in conversation

Event: Tuesday 12th May 2015

Germany & Britain: Giles Waterfield and Neil Macgregor were in conversation with Gina Thomas

Event: Tuesday 5th May 2015

On The Wilder Shores Of Love: Georgia De Chamberet discussed the life and works of Lesley Blanch with Elisa Segrave

Event: Wednesday 29th April 2015

Love, Sex & Other Foreign Policy Goals: Jesse Armstrong in conversation with Ned Beauman

Event: Tuesday 21st April 2015

Who Governs Britain & Get It Together: Anthony King and Zoe Williams in conversation

Event: Tuesday 3rd March 2015

Alexandra Fuller discussed Leaving Before the Rains Come

Event: Thursday 26th February 2015

Dana Thomas discussed Gods & Kings: The Rise and Fall of Alexander Mcqueen and John Galliano

Event: Tuesday 25th November 2014

Will Self and Iain Sinclair discussed JG Ballard

Event: Tuesday 28th October 2014

Emmanuel Carrere discussed Limonov with Robert Mccrum

Event: Wednesday 15th October 2014

Timothy Donnelly was in conversation with Adam Phillips

Event: Tuesday 1st July 2014

Adam Phillips on Becoming Freud

Event: Thursday 29th May 2014

Joanna Rakoff discussed My Salinger Year with Rachel Cooke

Event: Wednesday 28th May 2014

Kathryn Simmonds in conversation with Adam Phillips

Event: Wednesday 21st May 2014

Karl Ove Knausgaard in conversation with Stephen Grosz

Event: Tuesday 13th May 2014

Patrick Ness discussed More Than This with Viv Groskop

Event: Tuesday 6th May 2014

Ned Beauman and Zoe Pilger were in conversation

Event: Thursday 24th April 2014

Alice Greenway and Rebecca Hunt were in conversation

Event: Tuesday 25th March 2014

Ben Macintyre on A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and The Great Betrayal

Event: Tuesday 18th March 2014

Rebecca Mead was in conversation with Fernanda Eberstadt: On the Road to Middlemarch

Event: Tuesday 4th March 2014

Ben Watt was in conversation with John Niven

Event: Thursday 6th February 2014

James Lasdun was in conversation with Adam Phillips

Event: Monday 2nd December 2013

Nina Stibbe was in conversation with Nick Hornby

Event: Wednesday 27th November 2013

Adam Phillips was in conversation with Lisa Appignanesi

Event: Wednesday 30th October 2013

Emily Berry was in conversation with Adam Phillips

Event: Thursday 5th September 2013

The Rum Readings

Event: Wednesday 28th August 2013

Sunday Night Movies Leanne Shapton in conversation with Craig Taylor

Event: Thursday 15th August 2013

The Interestings and Clever Girl Meg Wolitzer and Tessa Hadley in conversation.

Event: Tuesday 16th July 2013

Philipp Meyer discussed The Son with Chris Cleave

Event: Thursday 11th July 2013

Holland House: a talk by Linda Kelly

Event: Tuesday 2nd July 2013

The Woman Upstairs: Claire Messud talked to Kate Figes

Event: Monday 1st July 2013

Ruth Ozeki and Matt Haig were in conversation with Jamie Byng

Event: Thursday 6th June 2013

Curtis Sittenfeld discussed Sisterland with Viv Groskop

Event: Wednesday 1st May 2013

Ron Rash discussed nothing Gold Can Stay

Event: Tuesday 30th April 2013

William Sutcliffe and John Mccarthy were in conversation with William Sieghart

Event: Wednesday 27th March 2013

Oli Hazzard was in conversation with Adam Phillips

Event: Wednesday 13th February 2013

Stephen Grosz and Andrew Solomon were in conversation with Cressida Connolly

Event: Wednesday 6th February 2013

Lucy Hughes-Hallett discussed The Pike

Event: Monday 21st January 2013

Don Paterson was in conversation with Adam Phillips

Event: Wednesday 28th November 2012

Connie Bensley was in conversation with Adam Phillips

Event: Wednesday 12th September 2012

Jane Draycott was in conversation with Adam Phillips

Event: Monday 10th September 2012

Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi discussed Jerusalem with Giles Fraser

Event: Wednesday 1st August 2012

Leanne Shapton discussed Swimming Studies with Craig Taylor

Event: Tuesday 3rd July 2012

Ned Beauman and Nick Harkaway discussed The Teleportation Accident and Angelmaker with Roland Philipps

Event: Thursday 21st June 2012

Kate Summerscale discussed Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace with India Knight

Event: Tuesday 12th June 2012

Adam Phillips discussed Missing Out with Giles Fraser

Event: Monday 28th May 2012

Chad Harbach on The Art of Fielding

Event: Monday 23rd April 2012

Ben Macintyre discussed Double Cross

Event: Thursday 19th April 2012

Peter Stamm discussed Seven Years with Adam Thirlwell

Event: Wednesday 21st March 2012

Philip Gross was in conversation with Adam Phillips

Event: Wednesday 14th March 2012

Sadakat Kadri was in conversation with Barnaby Rogerson

Event: Wednesday 22nd February 2012

John Fuller was in conversation with Adam Phillips

Event: Thursday 9th February 2012

Lavinia Greenlaw was in conversation with Ted Hodgkinson of Granta Magazine

Event: Tuesday 31st January 2012

Laura Del-Rivo and Michael Horovitz were in conversation with Julian Mash

Event: Tuesday 22nd November 2011

Cressida Connolly and Vendela Vida were in conversation with

Event: Thursday 17th November 2011

Adam O’Riordan was in conversation with Adam Phillips

Event: Wednesday 28th September 2011

Bernard O’Donoghue was in conversation with Adam Phillips

Event: Thursday 23rd June 2011

Hisham Matar was in conversation with Philippe Sands

Event: Tuesday 31st May 2011

Evelyn Juers discussed The House of Exile

Event: Wednesday 25th May 2011

John Burnside was in conversation with Adam Phillips

Event: Monday 23rd May 2011

Nicola Shulman discussed Graven With Diamonds with Alan Jenkins

Event: Thursday 19th May 2011

Wilson Stephens Jones decorative arts sale

Event: Wednesday 11th May 2011

David Miller And David Flusfeder discussed Today and A Film By Spencer Ludwig

Event: Wednesday 20th April 2011

Christopher Reid was in conversation with Adam Phillips

Event: Sunday 10th April 2011

James Frey discussed The Final Testament of the Holy Bible with Kate Muir

Event: Wednesday 23rd March 2011

Jennifer Egan discussed A Visit From The Goon Squad

Event: Thursday 17th March 2011

Jesse Norman discussed The Big Society with Anthony Fry

Event: Wednesday 16th March 2011

Jo Shapcott was in conversation with Adam Phillips

Event: Wednesday 26th January 2011

Emma Forrest discussed Your Voice in My Head with Jon Ronson

Event: Wednesday 24th November 2010

Geoff Dyer discussed Working the Room

Event: Wednesday 17th November 2010

Adam Phillips discussed On Balance

Event: Wednesday 3rd November 2010

Justine Picardie discussed Coco Chanel: A Life

Event: Wednesday 15th September 2010

Rebecca Hunt and Ned Beauman discussed Mr Chartwell and Boxer Beetle