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An evening with…Rev. Richard Coles

Borough Theatre Cross Street, Abergavenny, United Kingdom

Richard Coles is a writer, broadcaster and an Anglican priest. He co-presents Saturday Live on BBC Radio 4 and appears, from time to time, on QI, Have I Got News For You, and Would I Lie To You? He has won Christmas Masterchef, Celebrity Mastermind twice, and captained Leeds to victory in Christmas University Challenge [...]

An evening with Will Dean *cancelled*

Book-ish Crickhowell 18 High street, Crickhowell, NP8 1BD, Crickhowell

UNFORTUNATELY THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED. Join us for an evening with the master of intense suspense, Will Dean, discussing his newest release: The Chamber. The event will take place on Tuesday, June 4th at 7:30pm in the Book-is loft. On a boat heading out into the North Sea, Ellen Brooke steels herself to spend almost [...]

£10.00 – £20.00

An Evening with…Annabel Abbs

Book-ish Crickhowell 18 High street, Crickhowell, NP8 1BD, Crickhowell

Come and Discover your Night Self   And Grab a few Sleep Tips Annabel Abbs will be sharing her  years of research on how our brains rewire after dark. She will explain why night time (even sleepless nights) can be the optimal time for reflection, creativity, and adventure.  For over a year, Annabel spent her [...]

£8.00 – £20.00

Walking Workshop with Annabel Streets…How to Perfect your Gait – Walk further & Faster with Fewer injuries

Book-ish Crickhowell 18 High street, Crickhowell, NP8 1BD, Crickhowell

HOW TO WALK FURTHER AND FASTER, WITH MORE ELEGANCE AND FEWER INJURIES In this one-hour practical masterclass, Annabel Streets will improve your gait and walking style, enabling you to walk with more grace and speed and less fatigue and risk of injury. She will demonstrate simple tips for better breathing, improved spine alignment, and more [...]

£12.00 – £18.00

Book signing with Roger Whitmore

Book-ish Abergavenny 55a, Frogmore Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom

Roger Whitmore will be signing copies of his book The Broken Rune Staff at Book-ish Abergavenny - this is a free event, with books available to purchase at the signing. Helistra, daughter of Speedwell who is one of four Forestalls who tend the wellbeing of the forests, marries Grimstone, a fellow Forestall. She becomes a [...]

Free

An evening with Elizabeth Macneal

Book-ish Crickhowell 18 High street, Crickhowell, NP8 1BD, Crickhowell

Join us for an event with the bestselling author Elizabeth Macneal to discuss her newest release: The Burial Plot. The event will take place on Tuesday evening in the Book-ish Loft at 7:30pm. 'Propulsive, rich and properly gripping - I genuinely could not put this down' Stacey Halls From the Sunday Times bestselling author of [...]

£12.00 – £20.00

*Postponed* CULHWCH AND OLWEN – Catherine Fisher in conversation with Daniel Morden

Melville Theatre 4 Pen-Y-Pound, Abergavenny, United Kingdom

DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENT IS NOW POSTPONED UNTIL THE AUTUMN AND A NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY. - Renowned storyteller Daniel Morden in conversation with poet and novelist Catherine Fisher about her new version of the epic and ancient Welsh tale. Culhwch wants to marry Olwen, but to achieve the forty tasks [...]

£4.00

Book signing with Claire Fayers and Julie Pike

Book-ish Abergavenny 55a, Frogmore Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom

Claire Fayers and Julie Pike will be signing copies of their books, Tapper Watson and the Quest for the Nemo Machine and Flame Chaser at 1pm in Book-ish Abergavenny. This is a free event, with copies of the book available at the signing. Tapper Watson and the Quest for the Nemo Machine: Tapper Watson is just an ordinary [...]

Free

The Big Book-ish Book Club

Book-ish Crickhowell 18 High street, Crickhowell, NP8 1BD, Crickhowell

To celebrate Independent Bookshop Week, we are welcoming book lovers to join us for our Big Book-ish Book Club. The evening will feature lots of conversation about the books we all love and the stories that have moved us, surprise guest authors, some booky competitions, and a chance to browse the bookshop and use the [...]

£15.00

Book signing with Helen Comerford

Book-ish Abergavenny 55a, Frogmore Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom

Book signing with Helen Comerford author of The Love Interest, 1pm at Book-ish Abergavenny. This is a free event with copies of the book available to purchase during the signing. Seventeen-year-old Jenna Ray has just been saved by the world’s newest superhero, Blaze. And, in the eyes of the public, that means one thing: Jenna Ray has [...]

Free

Book-ish Writing Group – June

Book-ish Crickhowell 18 High street, Crickhowell, NP8 1BD, Crickhowell

A monthly meeting in Book-ish for writers of all levels to write, develop, and share their work in an informal and supportive setting. Members will write something new in every session and should feel free to bring their own writing to share with the group. Any questions at all, please email [email protected] Make sure to join [...]

£6.50

Bright Field

The Tithe Barn The Tithe Barn, Monk Street, Abergavenny, United Kingdom

Bright Field is a night of spoken word, stories and music to celebrate the season, held at The Globe in Hay-on-Wye before 2020, but moving to Abergavenny for Summer 2024. Expect a magical night of seasonal songs, sounds and words, in the beautiful setting of the Tithe Barn by St Mary's Priory, created by a [...]

£10.00

Cancelled Book-ish Quiz

Book-ish Crickhowell 18 High street, Crickhowell, NP8 1BD, Crickhowell

Join Drew for our monthly quiz, full of four quirky question rounds, picture round and music round.....it not just about books. A selection of alcoholic and soft drinks available.

£3.00 – £14.00

Author signing with Abi Payton and O. R. Sorrel

The Priory Hall The Priory Centre, St. Mary's, Abergavenny, United Kingdom

Book signing with Abi Payton author of When the Lonely Walk and O. R. Sorrel author of Apocalypse Cow. The signing with Abi Payton will begin at 1pm and O. R. Sorrel will begin at 3pm. The signing will take place within Abergavenny Pride, at the Book-ish stall in the Priory Hall, St. Mary's Priory. Entry is free, [...]

Free

Book signing with Louisa Guise

Book-ish Abergavenny 55a, Frogmore Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom

Book signing with Louisa Guise author of How To Leave a Group Chat. 1pm on Saturday 6th of July, at Book-ish Abergavenny. Do you lose hours of your life scrolling social media? Have too many group chats on your smartphone? Do you want to leave them, but don’t know how? Then this book is for you. [...]

Free

An evening with A.J. West

Book-ish Crickhowell 18 High street, Crickhowell, NP8 1BD, Crickhowell

Sunday Times bestselling and award-winning historical fiction author AJ West invites you to travel with him to the dark streets of early Georgian London. Together, you'll explore the secret underworld of the molly houses of High Holborn and Whitechapel, the criminal warrens of Alsatia, cross old London Bridge to the roar of the Thames and [...]

£12.00 – £20.00

An evening with Dan Richards

Book-ish Crickhowell 18 High street, Crickhowell, NP8 1BD, Crickhowell

Dan Richards will be in conversation with Phillipa Cherryson on July 10th in the Book-ish Loft, discussing the book 'Climbing Days'. The event will take place at 7:30pm and a book signing will follow. A forgotten classic of 1920s mountaineering literature by Dorothy Pilley, which broke new ground for women in a sport dominated by [...]

£10.00 – £15.00

Book signing with Cari Thomas

Book-ish Abergavenny 55a, Frogmore Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom

Book signing with Cari Thomas, bestselling author of Threadneedle and Shadowstitch. 1pm on Saturday July 13th at Book-ish Abergavenny. This is a free event, please RSVP below so that we can estimate attendance. Anna's Aunt has always warned her of the dangers of magic. Its twists. Its knots. Its deadly consequences. Now Anna counts down the [...]

Free

An evening with….Annie Garthwaite

Book-ish Crickhowell 18 High street, Crickhowell, NP8 1BD, Crickhowell

With energy and ambition, The King’s Mother takes us from the Wars of the Roses to the dawn of the Tudor age – and tells the story of those era-defining wars through the eyes of four women who shaped and suffered them. Cecily Neville – King’s Mother Marguerite of Anjou – deposed Queen Elizabeth Woodville [...]

£12.00 – £20.00

Book signing with John Alex Taylor

Book-ish Abergavenny 55a, Frogmore Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom

Book signing with John Alex Taylor author of Apples in the Dark. 1pm on Saturday 20th of July, at Book-ish Abergavenny. This is a free event, please RSVP to help us estimate attendance. Alice and her mother meet a stranger on a Cardiff bus, and then minutes later, find her on a bench in a crowded street, [...]

Free