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FLTWe are delighted to announce the launch of Foyles Literary Tours. Working alongside leading and long-established escorted tours specialists, we have created the first in a unique series of tours especially for book lovers.

Foyles Literary Tours International is currently offering a VIP trip of a lifetime to the Jaipur Literature Festival in January 2015, in the company of prize-winning novelist Marcel Theroux.

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Whether free or charged we ask you to order these tickets via this website to reserve your place. If you are unable to attend an event for which you have booked, please contact us. You can use the filters below to select events of most interest to you based on type, date and location.


If you are interested in hiring Level 6 or our Meeting Room for an event, you can find more details here.

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October 2014 - September 2015

David Levene: Eyewitness David Levene: Eyewitness
Tuesday 2nd September 2014 9:30am - Sunday 26th October 2014 6pm 107 Charing Cross Road Exhibition, Free Event More Info »

10 photographs taken by David Levene for The Guardian's Eyewitness series have been blown up to over 1.5m across, allowing viewers to experience these powerful and monumental images on a scale at which they have never been seen before.

Foyles Book Club Foyles Book Club
Tuesday 21st October 2014 7pm - 8:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event More Info »

SORRY- FULLY BOOKED! We launch our Book Club, with DH Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover -a significant book in Foyles' history - as the first title under discussion.

Shell Shocked Britain: The First World War's Legacy for Britain's Mental Health Shell Shocked Britain: The First World War's Legacy for Britain's Mental Health
Wednesday 22nd October 2014 6pm - 7:30pm Bristol Literary Event, Free Event More Info »

Suzie Grogan, writer on women's issues, health, family and social history, will be examining the shift in mental health treatment in the decades following the Frist World War and discussing her new book, Shell Shocked Britain.

Junko Mizuno: Comica Conversation with Jason Atomic Junko Mizuno: Comica Conversation with Jason Atomic
Wednesday 22nd October 2014 7pm - 8:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Chargeable Event More Info »

In her exclusive London speaking engagement as part of Comica Festival 2014, Junko Mizuno will be in conversation with comics artist, publisher and curator Jason Atomic. Mizuno will also be drawing live during the event and available for signing afterward.

Tales From the Blue Room Launch Party Tales From the Blue Room Launch Party
Thursday 23rd October 2014 6pm - 8pm Royal Festival Hall Literary Event, Free Event More Info »

Two years ago eight amateur writers began meeting in the Blue Bar at Royal Festival Hall every fortnight to discuss writing, books and share their pursuit at creating inventive fiction. Join us for a celebration of their writing journey with readings from the book, music and refreshments.

Jacqueline Rose - Women in Dark Times - In association with Bristol Festival of Ideas Jacqueline Rose - Women in Dark Times - In association with Bristol Festival of Ideas
Thursday 23rd October 2014 6:30pm - 7:30pm Bristol Literary Event, Free Event More Info »

Recognised for her writing in psychoanalysis, feminism and literature, Jacqueline Rose explores and draws parallels between the lives of three remarkable women.

Vintage New Writers Evening Vintage New Writers Evening
Thursday 23rd October 2014 7pm - 8:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Free Event More Info »

Ever on the hunt for new literary voices, in this first of a new format event we bring together a panel of up-and-coming authors and an audience of readers to explore the road to publication and what lies beyond.

Ray’s Jazz: Costi & Janes Project Ray’s Jazz: Costi & Janes Project
Friday 24th October 2014 6:30pm - 7:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Music Event, Free Event More Info »

Costi & Janes Project is a recent collaboration between Venezuelan pianist Joseph Costi and London guitarist Tal Janes. Drawing on influences from the Israeli folk songs of the 1950s with which they grew up, the pair have been exploring new compositions and arrangements all the while tinged with inflections of contemporary jazz.

Halloween Hide-and-Seek with Hello Kitty Halloween Hide-and-Seek with Hello Kitty
Saturday 25th October 2014 10am - Sunday 2nd November 2014 10pm Royal Festival Hall Children's Event, Free Event More Info »

Hello Kitty is hiding in our shop in her spookiest of Halloween costumes and we need the help of some eerie explorers to find her!

Picture Book Party Picture Book Party
Sunday 26th October 2014 3pm - 4pm Westfield White City Children's Event, Free Event More Info »

We're having a party! Come along and enjoy storytelling and crafty activities with our children's booksellers, plus take a peek at some lovely new picture books from the fabulous Walker Books.

Ray’s Jazz: Zhenya Strigalev’s Uranium Ensemble Ray’s Jazz: Zhenya Strigalev’s Uranium Ensemble
Wednesday 29th October 2014 6:30pm - 7:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Ray's Jazz Event, Music Event, Free Event More Info »

Ray's regular Zhenya Strigalev is back with his Uranium Ensemble and their newest line-up. Expect blistering solos, free-jazz hi-jinks and witty repartee.

Halloween Treasure Hunt Halloween Treasure Hunt
Thursday 30th October 2014 3pm - 4pm Westfield Stratford City Children's Event, Free Event More Info »

Join us for some spooky Halloween fun where we'll be searching for lost witch hats. Ghosts, ghouls, and beasties of all ages are welcome to join us and the best eerie explorer will even win some special prizes!

Matt Parker: Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension Matt Parker: Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension
Thursday 30th October 2014 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Chargeable Event More Info »

Matt Parker's Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension opens up some of the big mysteries of mathematics via puzzles, activities and anecdotes specially designed not to make your head explode. Join Matt for an event that promises to be lively, enlightening and just a little bit mind-boggling.

Halloween Hide-and-Seek with Hello Kitty Halloween Hide-and-Seek with Hello Kitty
Friday 31st October 2014 3pm - 4pm Westfield White City Children's Event, Free Event More Info »

Hello Kitty is hiding in our shop in her spookiest of Halloween costumes and we need the help of some eerie explorers to find her!

Supercrash: A Comica Conversation with Darryl Cunningham and Danny Dorling Supercrash: A Comica Conversation with Darryl Cunningham and Danny Dorling
Monday 3rd November 2014 6:30pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Chargeable Event More Info »

Join us for this special Comica Festival event with leading graphic journalist Darryl Cunningham as he discusses his latest work Supercrash: How To Hijack The Global Economy (Myriad Editions) - a study of the origins of the 2008 financial crash and the philosophy that caused it to happen.

Hackers and Hoaxers: Inside Anonymous with Gabriella Coleman, Cory Doctorow & James Bridle Hackers and Hoaxers: Inside Anonymous with Gabriella Coleman, Cory Doctorow & James Bridle
Tuesday 4th November 2014 7pm - 8:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Chargeable Event More Info »

Anonymous, a group of hackers, activists and technologists, have slammed onto the global stage with a series of high-profile operations. But how much do we know about who they are and what motivates them?

Boualem Sansal - Harraga - In association with Bristol Festival of Ideas Boualem Sansal - Harraga - In association with Bristol Festival of Ideas
Wednesday 5th November 2014 6:30pm - 7:30pm Bristol Literary Event, Free Event More Info »

Boualem Sansal is considered one of Algeria's most important writers. This evening he talks about his work and his new novel Harraga.

Joanna Bourke - Wounding the World: How Military Violence and War-play Invades our Lives - In association with Bristol Festival of Ideas Joanna Bourke - Wounding the World: How Military Violence and War-play Invades our Lives - In association with Bristol Festival of Ideas
Thursday 6th November 2014 6:30pm - 7:30pm Bristol Literary Event, Free Event More Info »

With the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War comes a deluge of books, documentaries, feature films and radio programmes. Historian Joanna Bourke explores the history, culture and politics of warfare in an increasingly violent world.

Graham Hancock - War God: Return of the Plumed Serpent Graham Hancock - War God: Return of the Plumed Serpent
Thursday 6th November 2014 7pm - 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event More Info »

Return to a world of Aztecs and conquistadors, of politics, action and magic - the world of Graham Hancock's War God. Delve into the mysteries of our ancient past, in the company of an accomplished and ever-provocative writer and speaker.

Rhian Sherrington - Alchemy for the Mind: Create Your Confident Core Rhian Sherrington - Alchemy for the Mind: Create Your Confident Core
Friday 7th November 2014 6pm - 7:45pm Bristol Literary Event, Free Event More Info »

To celebrate the launch of her new book, Alchemy for the Mind: Create Your Confident Core, Bristol-based career coach Rhian Sherrington will be exploring what it takes to build a flourishing life - one that is rich in meaning, accomplishment, happiness and social connection, as well as financial reward.

What Makes a Cult Comic? - A Comica Conversation in Association with Broken Frontier What Makes a Cult Comic? - A Comica Conversation in Association with Broken Frontier
Friday 7th November 2014 7pm - 8:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Chargeable Event More Info »

Join us for this Comica panel event discussing small press and cult comics to launch The Mammoth Book of Cult Comics, with editor Ilya and a host of practising artists and critics.

Goddamn This War! Comica Present Jacques Tardi in conversation with Pat Mills Goddamn This War! Comica Present Jacques Tardi in conversation with Pat Mills
Monday 10th November 2014 7pm - 8:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Chargeable Event More Info »

To reflect on the centenary of the outbreak of the Great War, Tardi, author of masterworks such as It Was The War Of The Trenches and Goddamn This War!, undertakes his first ever public interview in Britain.

Game of History
Wednesday 12th November 2014 6pm - 7:30pm Bristol Literary Event, Free Event More Info »

Delve into the mystical world of historical fantasy with a panel of acclaimed authors as they discuss the rising popularity of the emerging sub-genre.

Blown Away - Search & Find Kites Blown Away - Search & Find Kites
Sunday 16th November 2014 3pm - 4pm Westfield White City Children's Event, Free Event More Info »

We're going to need the help of some very special little explorers to find Penguin Blue's kite and some of his missing friends too!

Becca Fitzpatrick: Black Ice Becca Fitzpatrick: Black Ice
Sunday 16th November 2014 4pm - 5pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Children's Event, Free Event More Info »

Becca Fitzpatrick, author of the New York Times bestselling series Hush, Hush, in conversation, answering audience questions and signing copies of her new book, Black Ice.

Ann Oakley - Father and Daughter: Patriarchy, Gender and Social Science - In association with Bristol Festival of Ideas Ann Oakley - Father and Daughter: Patriarchy, Gender and Social Science - In association with Bristol Festival of Ideas
Wednesday 19th November 2014 6:30pm - 7:30pm Bristol Literary Event, Free Event More Info »

Ann Oakley, a sociologist and best-selling writer, draws on her own life and that of her father, Richard Titmuss, a policy analyst and defender of the welfare state, to offer a view of the connections between private lives and public work.

Laydeez Do Comics Laydeez Do Comics
Monday 24th November 2014 6pm - 8:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Chargeable Event More Info »

Since its launch by Nicola Streeten and Sarah Lightman in 2009, Laydeez Do Comics has been the UK's foremost women-led graphic novel forum. Its focus on domestic and autobiographical narratives and the drama of the everyday, and its social evenings provide a friendly and inspiring atmosphere for emerging artists and established practitioners to test new works and ideas.

Laydeez Do Comics Laydeez Do Comics
Monday 15th December 2014 9am - 12 Midnight 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Chargeable Event More Info »

Since its launch by Nicola Streeten and Sarah Lightman in 2009, Laydeez Do Comics has been the UK's foremost women-led graphic novel forum. Its focus on domestic and autobiographical narratives and the drama of the everyday, and its social evenings provide a friendly and inspiring atmosphere for emerging artists and established practitioners to test new works and ideas

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