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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.

In The Downtime – virtual book launch

In The Downtime – virtual book launch

Steyning's own Poet Laureate, Simon Zec, has a new collection of poetry coming out with Steyning's own publisher, Real Press (run by the lovely David Boyle). We are so sad we cannot have a big, boozy book launch party at the shop, but do join us virtually via Zoom to...

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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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