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Events

We hold regular ‘Author Suppers’ at the Sussex Produce café, and have frequent children’s author events and workshops at the shop.  We also organise book launches and author talks at a variety of venues. We are the organisers of the literary events for the biennial Steyning Festival.

CANCELLED – Pre-Schooler Fun with Sam Lloyd

CANCELLED – Pre-Schooler Fun with Sam Lloyd

A fun weekday morning session for pre-schoolers with popular author / illustrator Sam Lloyd, on Tuesday 24th March at 11.30am. Sam's event will be based around her new picture book Put Your Botty on the Potty, a brilliant, funny and fresh take on the potty training...

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Bad Mothers’ Day with Stephanie Calman

Bad Mothers’ Day with Stephanie Calman

Tuesday 17th March 7.30pm at the bookshop Just before Mothers’ Day (on Sunday 22nd March), let’s celebrate bad mothers with Stephanie Calman. Daughter of the late well-loved humorist and cartoonist Mel Calman, Stephanie is the author of six books including the...

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Stories & Draw-Along with Alice McKinley

Stories & Draw-Along with Alice McKinley

On Saturday 14th March at 11 am, we have a lovely event for younger children with up-and-coming illustrator Alice McKinley. Alice will read her book 'Nine Lives Newton' and lead a fun draw-along session. Alice's charmingly funny picture book debut 'Nine Lives Newton'...

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Julia Donaldson Book Signing with POSTMAN BEAR!

Julia Donaldson Book Signing with POSTMAN BEAR!

BOOK SIGNING AND CHARACTER MEET AND GREET. Saturday 1st February from 11.30am. Booking Essential.  To celebrate 20 years of the Acorn Wood books, we have a very special visitor on February 1st! Postman Bear will be making an appearance at the Steyning Bookshop,...

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Zog Story Time

Zog Story Time

On Monday 27th January at 11.30am we have a very special story time for little people! Actors from the brilliant Freckle Theatre production of Zog, which will be at the Capitol in Horsham next week, are kindly joining us at the bookshop for a story time session....

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An Evening with Poet and Novelist Brian Bilston

An Evening with Poet and Novelist Brian Bilston

Tuesday 11th February 7.30pm at the Gluck Studio. We are really excited to have finally bagged a visit from Brian Bilston, the hilarious poet and novelist, frequently described as the 'Accidental Poet Laureate of Twitter'. Brian's novel 'Diary of a Somebody' is just...

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An Evening with Elly Griffiths

An Evening with Elly Griffiths

An Evening with Elly Griffiths, Wednesday 26th February at 7.30pm, at the Gluck Studio. We are thrilled that Elly Griffiths has kindly agreed to talk to us about her new novel The Lantern Men - the 12th installment in her hugely popular Ruth Galloway series. The...

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‘TickBox’ with David Boyle

‘TickBox’ with David Boyle

Steyning resident, historian, and writer David Boyle is the author of numerous books on a huge range of subjects - from history and economics, through alternative currencies, grass-roots politics and parenting in the computer age, to allotments and fairies! We are...

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