London's a great city and, with the spring sunshine starting to give way to glorious summer, we wanted to celebrate what we love about the capital: its literature, its culture and its history.
So we proudly present Listen *Read* See London, a week-long series of events showcasing the best that London has to offer, beginning on Saturday 28th May and running until Saturday 4 June.
Storytelling - Part of 'Listen*Read*See London'
Join us instore at 11am for an hour, as our very own booksellers read some of our and your favourite stories.
Guerillasound - Part of 'Listen*Read*See London'
Led by double bassist Nick Kacal, this group is dedicated to the art of collective improvisation, deconstructing genre jazz and rock.
Iain Sinclair - Part of 'Listen*Read*See London'
Iain Sinclair's visionary writing chronicles London's past, present and future in inimitable style. Ahead of his forthcoming book on the dark side of the 2012 Olympics, Ghost Milk, this evening he gives us his unique perspective on the city.
Leo Hollis - The Stones of London - Part of 'Listen*Read*See London'
London's architecture holds the key to a rich and fascinating history. In 'The Stones of London', acclaimed historian Leo Hollis explores the city's hidden past through twelve buildings.
Claire Seaton, Soprano; Robert Hunter, Piano - Part of 'Listen*Read*See London'
Following their powerful performance of Strauss's Four Last Songs at Foyles in September, Claire Seaton and Robert Hunter return to the Gallery for a recital of works including Benjamin Britten's On This Island.
Nicola Morgan - Write to be Published - Part of 'Listen*Read*See London'
Join Nicola this evening as she shares her wisdom and answers your questions about how to finally get published.
Arthur Lea Quartet- Part of 'Listen*Read*See London'
This jazz quartet's been all over the map, but they always have a home here on Charing Cross Road - come along for a set of hard bop, soft ballads and toe-tapping tunes.
London at Dawn Photography Workshop - Part of 'Listen*Read*See London'
Join London at Dawn photographer Anthony Epes for an inspiring one-day workshop of pre-dawn and early morning photography.
Badaude's London Walks - Part of 'Listen*Read*See London'
Join Badaude for an hour-long guided journey around the city, taking in the unique atmosphere and hidden secrets of London's streets.