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Unbound authors are a busy lot. Here is our upcoming event calendar for the UK. If you are putting an event on with an Unbound author let us know here and we will add it to the list.

18

JUL

John Tarrow reading & signing

The Book Nook, 65 High Street, Ware SG12 9AD

Author John Tarrow will be talking about and signing copies of his new fantasy adventure novel, The Stranger's Guide to Talliston. Plus: there’s cheese and wine! Time:7pm. More information and tickets here.

18

JUL

Different Class: The Story of Laurie Cunningham - Book Launch

The Social, 5, Little Portland Street, London W1W 7JD

Author Dermot Kavanagh hosts an illustrated talk on the life of Laurie Cunningham : footballer, dancer and dandy. With video footage of Laurie in action followed by a Q&A and signing. Cunningham blazed a trail for black footballers at a time when racism was rife on the terraces and won over hostile crowd with his mercurial style. A glamorous outsider, he was also a soul boy who danced on the 1970’s Soho funk scene in bespoke suits. ‘Different Class’ follows his remarkable journey from the streets of Finsbury Park to the world’s most famous football club, Real Madrid. Cunningham’s story is not just a football one, it is a story of London, youth culture and fashion too. Free entry. Time:7-10pm. More information here.

25

JUL

YALC Meet'n'Greet at Forbidden Planet London

179 Shaftesbury Ave, London WC2H 8JR

Join John Tarrow (The Stranger’s Guide to Talliston), Eoin Colfer (Artemis Fowl), Kristen Ciccarelli (The Caged Queen), Dhonielle Clayton (The Everlasting Rose), Sharon Dogar, (Monsters), Melinda Salisbury (Song of Sorrow) and Mary Watson (The Wickerlight) at Forbidden Planet’s London Megastore on Thursday 25th July from 6pm for a meet and greet! There will be books, chat, and nibble merriment! Time:6pm. More information and tickets here.

21

AUG

Different Class: The Story of Laurie Cunningham- Book Launch

Housmans Bookshop, 5, Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, London

Author Dermot Kavanagh hosts an illustrated talk on the life of Laurie Cunningham: footballer, dancer and dandy. With video footage of Laurie in action followed by a Q&A and signing. Cunningham blazed a trail for black footballers at a time when racism was rife on the terraces and won over hostile crowds with his mercurial style. A glamorous outsider, he was also a soul boy who danced on the 1970’s Soho funk scene in bespoke suits. ‘Different Class’ follows his remarkable journey from the streets of Finsbury Park to the world’s most famous football club, Real Madrid. Cunningham’s story is not only a football one, it is a story of London, race relations and youth culture too. Time: 7pm. More information and tickets here.

31

AUG

Hastings Lit Fest

Slade Hall, Hastings

Tabatha Stirling in conversation with Jane Harris with Q and A and book signing. Time: 2pm. More information and tickets here.

05

SEP

Vanguard Readings: John Tarrow / The Stranger's Guide To Talliston

Harlow Playhouse, Playhouse Square, Harlow CM20 1LS

Vanguard Readings is a London-based reading series, running monthly since 2011 and has so far included more than 70 events. #VanguardOnTour started in 2016 and its founder, Richard Skinner, is Director of the Fiction programme at the Faber Academy. Richartd will be reading on the night along with other local authors. Time: 7 pm. More information and tickets here.

18

SEP

A Country to Call Home

Archway Library

Lucy Popescu + 2 contributors. Time:6.15pm. More information here.

24

SEP

Sex & Politics

Waterstones, 71-74 North St, Brighton BN1 1ZA

Going to the Labour Party Conference? Then join Lucy-Anne Holmes and Robert Woodshaw as they delve into the passions and frustrations that led them to write about sex and politics. With dramatised readings*, author interviewing author, and a frank Q&A, this going to be unlike any other author event you've attended. (*clothes will remain on at all times). More information and tickets here.

26

SEP

ReadFest 2019

Dagenham Library, Dagenham Heathway on the District Line, on Thursday 26 September, 2p

Pen to Print | MR 4 – Dagenham Library | 1 Church Elm Lane | Dagenham | RM10 9QS. Time:3pm. More information and tickets here here.