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.

An Evening with Elly Griffiths

29th October, 2018, The Gluck Studio


An Evening with Elly Griffiths

Monday 29th October, 7.30pm at the Gluck Studio. A fitting literary celebration for the week of All Hallow’s Eve – it’s time to dive into the dark side with Elly Griffiths! We are delighted to welcome Elly Griffiths (aka Domenica de Rosa) back to Steyning, to introduce her bewitching, terrifying new standalone novel. ‘The Stranger… Read More

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Book Signing with Julia Donaldson

20th October, 2018, The Steyning Bookshop


Julia Donaldson Book Signing October 20th 2018

On Saturday 20th October at 2.30pm fans of Julia Donaldson will get another chance to meet her as she celebrates the release of not one, not two, but THREE new books – a delightful alphabet of animals: Animalphabet, a new story with the fabulous illustrator Lydia Monks: The Girl, the Bear and the Magic Shoes, and a… Read More

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The Joy of Maps with Travis Elborough

11th October, 2018, The Gluck Studio


Our October event will delight armchair travellers and intrepid explorers alike! As part of our celebrations for ‘Books Are My Bag’ week, we are delighted to welcome writer Travis Elborough to Steyning, for a fascinating illustrated talk on the joy of maps, and the extraordinary and bizarre destinations to which they can lead us. Travis… Read More

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STEYNING POETS CELEBRATE NATIONAL POETRY DAY

4th October, 2018, The Steyning Bookshop


National poetry day

Come down to the bookshop on the evening of Thursday 4th October, and celebrate National Poetry Day with local poets Simon Zec, Marilyn Martin, and Judy Krolick. Sit amongst the book-lined shelves, sip a glass or two of wine, and enjoy verses read by Simon, Marilyn and Judy, interspersed with musical accompaniment. Simon Zec recently… Read More

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Dinner and Gin-Tasting with Dave Broom

19th September, 2018, The Sussex Produce Cafe


Dinner and Gin-Tasting with Dave Broom

Join the Gin Revolution! Wednesday 19th September, 7 for 7.30pm at the Sussex Produce Cafe. In association with Steyning Food and Drink Festival, and The Sussex Produce Cafe, we are excited to welcome Dave Broom, Glaswegian drinks writer and spirits expert extraordinaire, who will join us at the Sussex Produce Cafe for a dinner and… Read More

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Holiday Fun with Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet

22nd August, 2018, The Steyning Bookshop


On Wednesday 22nd August at 2.30pm we are delighted to welcome back Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet! Sue and Paul are the dynamic duo behind a string of best-selling picture books – from Barry the Fish with Fingers, via Dave the Farting Cat, to the hit Supertato series, their books are full of colourful craziness… Read More

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Julia Donaldson Book Signing for ‘The Cook and the King’

21st July, 2018, The Steyning Bookshop


The Cook and the King Julia Donaldson Signing

ENTRY BY PRE-BOOKING ONLY! Call the bookshop on 01903 812062 to reserve your place. On Saturday July 21st at 2.30pm Julia Donaldson will join us to celebrate her joyous new picture book ‘The Cook and the King’. Just out in hardback at £11.99, this hilarious story tells the tale of a very fussy king and… Read More

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Death of the Suburb Book Launch

12th July, 2018, The Steyning Bookshop


Death of the Suburb Launch Party

‘Death of the Suburb” LAUNCH PARTY! Come and join us for an evening of poetry, wine and song, as local performance poet Simon Zec launches his debut book of poetry, ‘Death of the Suburb’. By turns angry, tender, hilarious, and nostalgic, Simon’s verses capture the the complexities and contradictions of modern life and encroaching middle… Read More

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An Evening with Salley Vickers

28th June, 2018, The Gluck Studio


An Evening with Salley Vickers

Thursday 28th June at 7.30pm – Rescheduled from the Steyning Festival event on June 8th. Original tickets still valid. An amazing opportunity to meet Salley Vickers, author of the highly acclaimed Miss Garnett’s Angel, and The Cleaner of Chartres, in conversation about her wonderful new novel, The Librarian. Salley Vickers’ writing is filled with subtle… Read More

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An Author Supper with Robert Goddard

14th June, 2018, Sussex Produce Cafe


Robert Goddard

We are very lucky and super-excited to have bagged a visit from best-selling novelist Robert Goddard! Robert Goddard, aka ‘The world’s greatest storyteller’ (The Guardian) will be introducing his 27th novel, Panic Room, a contemporary thriller set in Cornwall, which sees him at his nerve-shredding best. Robert will be in conversation with Sussex thriller writer William… Read More

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