Past Events

Here is a list of author events we have held in the last few years:

2019

 

July 

Claire Mackintosh, talk – After the End

 

June

Claire Fuller, writing workshop for adults

Mick Herron, talk – Joe Country, in conversation with Angela Clarke

Amy Sackville, talk – Painter to the King

 

May

Victoria Hislop, talk – Those Who are Loved

Ali Smith, talk – Spring

Katherine McEwen, book signing – Who’s Hiding at the Seaside, Who’s Hiding in the Woods

 

February

Whitney Scharer, talk – The Age of Light

Grace Easton, storytime Cannonball Coralie

Lucy Strange, writing workshop for children – Our Castle by the Sea

2018

November

Matthew Ball Sevenoaks: The Great War and Its Legacy – book signing

 

September

Kate Atkinson Transcription

1st Sevenoaks Young Readers Festival

Rachel Valentine Audrey the Amazing Inventor

Katherine McEwen Bear Hug

Candy Gourlay Is It a Mermaid?

David Litchfield The Bear, the Piano, the Dog and the Fiddle

Cressida Cowell Twice Magic

Emma Carroll Secrets of the Sun King

Hilary McKay The Skylarks War

Katherine Woodfine Peril in Paris

Emma Fischel Walls – writing workshop

Axel Scheffler

Emily Haworth-Booth The King Who Banned the Dark – storytime

 

June

Toby Faber – talking about Faber’s 90 years of publishing

 

 

May

Candy Gourlay Is It A Mermaid? – storytime

Harriet Whitehorn The Company of Eight – writing workshop

 

 

April

Philippa Leathers The Tiptoeing Tiger – storytime

A J Pearce Dear Mrs Bird

 

March

Katharine McEwen Who’s Hiding on the River, Who’s Hiding on the Farm – book signing

 

February

Jason Ford The Superhero Handbook – comic workshop

Sarah Finan Erik the Lone Wolf – storytime

Sinead O’Hart The Eye of the North, The Star-spun Web – book signing

 

2017

November

Louise Doughty Black Water

 

October

Jen Campbell and Katie Harnett Franklin’s Flying Bookshop – storytime and drawing

 

September

Michael Rosen – booksigning and opening of refurbished children’s department

 

June

Sophia Kingshill Between the Raven and the Dove – book signing

Tim Glencross Hoffer

 

May

Hannah Kohler The Outside Lands

 

April

David Litchfield Grandad’s Secret Giant – storytime and window paintin

 

March

Chris Cleave Everyone Brave is Forgiven

Polly Clark Larchfield

 

February

Claire Fuller Swimming Lessons

 

January

Alexander Masters A Life Discarded

Sally Vickers Cousins

2016

November Robin Stevens Mistletoe and Murder

 

October

William Grill Wolves of Garampaw, Shackleton – booksigning

 

September

Kate Hamer The Girl in the Red Coat

 

June

Kit de Waal My Name is Leon

Helen Hancocks How to Look After Your Human – dog portrait painting

 

May

Priya Parmar Vanessa and Her Sister

Katherine Woodfine Jewelled Moth

 

March Claire Fuller Our Endless Numbered Days