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.

‘Greta and the Giants’ – Environmental Stories & Crafts with Zoe Tucker

18th February, 2020, The Steyning Bookshop

Half term kids event. Tuesday 18th February at 2.30pm. Join us for environmentally-themed stories & crafts with author and designer Zoe Tucker. Zoe’s picture book ‘Greta and the Giants’ tells the story of Greta Thunberg’s environmental mission, re-imagining Greta as a forest child struggling against giants who are chopping down all the trees. Zoe will… Read More

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An Evening with Elly Griffiths

26th February, 2020, The Gluck Studio

An evening with Elly Griffiths at the Gluck Studio, Steyning

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 Lantern Men sees our favorite forensic archaelogist Ruth Galloway,… Read More

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Stories & Draw-Along with Alice McKinley

14th March, 2020, The Steyning Bookshop

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’ is released by Simon & Schuster Children’s books in March. Featuring wonderfully… Read More

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Bad Mothers’ Day with Stephanie Calman

17th March, 2020, The Steyning Bookshop

Bad Mother's 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 bestselling Confessions of a Bad Mother. Her latest, Confessions of a Bad Mother –… Read More

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Pre-Schooler Fun with Sam Lloyd

24th March, 2020, The Steyning Bookshop

Sam Lloyd Pre-School Potty Event!

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 book! There will be stories, singing, colouring and sticking,… Read More

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