If you collect designer vinyl or hand-made plush toys or if you're just into contemporary character design and urban art generally, chances are you will have seen or heard something about the creations of Felt Mistress AKA Louise Evans. A former couture dress maker, Louise has brought her years of experience to the world of felt character design. This December she's celebrating the launch of her new book Creature Couture with an exclusive Christmas exhibition at Foyles. Come and meet the felt stars of the book as they give us an insight into their world, including their biographies, who's buying Christmas presents for who, who wants what from Santa, and what habits they're giving up or starting for New Year.
Venue: The Gallery at Foyles, Third Floor, Charing Cross Road
Opening Hours: Mon - Sat 9.30am - 5pm, Sun 11.30am - 6pmPlease note that the Gallery may be closed when instore events and meetings are taking place.
Kathryn Simmonds, whose first novel features the Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp, looks at the rights and responsibilities of the fiction writer when covering events in living memory.
Edward Carey, author the Iremonger trilogy for young adults, shares his memories of an earlier career working in Christina Foyle's eccentric bookshop.
Marie Phillips, an author who definitely knows where her towel is, reveals the effect of exposure to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy at a young age.