One of the things we do best is literary events - authors in conversation, panel discussions and all manner of literary talk, plus storytime and fun-filled activities for the kids. Come along and meet a favourite author, hear from the experts and generally indulge in all things bookish - the full programme is below, and you can contact our Events team on [email protected] if you have any questions.

Jon Savage in Conversation with Tom Robinson

Jon Savage in Conversation with Tom Robinson

Monday 17th June 2024, 7pm Foyles Charing Cross Road We are delighted to welcome Jon Savage – acclaimed author of the seminal work of music writing England's Dreaming – to Foyles Charing Cross Road for the London launch of The Secret Public - How LGBTQ Performers Shaped Popular Culture (1955 - 1979).

100 Queer Poems: Andrew McMillan, Mary Jean Chan & Richard Scott

100 Queer Poems: Andrew McMillan, Mary Jean Chan & Richard Scott

Tuesday, June 18 · 7 - 8:30pm Foyles Charing Cross Road An evening of poetry and celebration to mark 100 Queer Poems, the landmark anthology of work by visionary poets past and present, from Elizabeth Bishop to Ocean Vuong. Join co-editors Andrew McMillan and Mary Jean Chan, and special guest Richard Scott, as they read from and discuss this luminous anthology.

Stephen Ellcock, John Marchant & Philip Carr-Gomm in Conversation with Cathi Unsworth

Stephen Ellcock, John Marchant & Philip Carr-Gomm in Conversation with Cathi Unsworth

Wednesday, June 19 · 7 - 8:30pm Foyles Charing Cross Road To mark the first-ever survey of Jamie Reid’s iconic artwork, Time For Magic, join co-authors Stephen Ellcock, John Marchant and Philip Carr-Gomm for a discussion on Reid’s seismic artistic influence chaired by Cathi Unsworth.

Orwell Prizes 2024: Megan Nolan, Alpa Shah and Yaroslav Trofimov in Conversation

Orwell Prizes 2024: Megan Nolan, Alpa Shah and Yaroslav Trofimov in Conversation

Wednesday, 26th June 2024, 7pm Foyles Charing Cross Road Three finalists in this year’s Orwell Prizes come together at Foyles Charing Cross Road for a discussion about the art of political storytelling and the urgent themes raised in their shortlisted work.

Tomorrow’s Warriors +1 featuring Shirley Tetteh

Tomorrow’s Warriors +1 featuring Shirley Tetteh

Friday 28th June 2024 Foyles Charing Cross Road Acclaimed guitarist Shirley Tetteh teams up with some of London’s finest emerging jazz talent for another very special Tomorrow’s Warriors +1 live session.

An Evening with Robyn Hitchcock

An Evening with Robyn Hitchcock

Tuesday 2nd July 2024, 7pm Foyles Charing Cross Road Legendary songwriter and iconic performer, Robyn Hitchcock comes to Foyles Charing Cross Road to look back on his extraordinary career, from The Soft Boys to his solo masterpieces, and to launch his new book, 1967: How I Got There and Why I Never Left.

Monique Roffey in Conversation with Yvonne Battle-Felton

Monique Roffey in Conversation with Yvonne Battle-Felton

Wednesday, July 3 · 7 - 8:30pm Foyles Charing Cross Road Join the author of The Mermaid of Black Conch, Monique Roffey, for the launch of her electrifying new novel, Passiontide.

Julia: Sandra Newman in Conversation with Professor Jean Seaton

Julia: Sandra Newman in Conversation with Professor Jean Seaton

Tuesday 9th July 2024, 7pm Foyles Charing Cross Road The acclaimed author of The Heavens, Sandra Newman, visits London to discuss Julia, her feminist retelling of Orwell’s iconic novel.

An Evening with Peter Gizzi, Hosted by Anthony Anaxagorou

An Evening with Peter Gizzi, Hosted by Anthony Anaxagorou

Tuesday 16th July 2024, 7pm Foyles Charing Cross Road One of America’s finest poets, Peter Gizzi, visits Foyles for an evening of readings and conversation to launch Fierce Elegy, his exquisite new collection.

Backlisted LIVE: Endless Night with Andrew Male and Caroline Crampton

Backlisted LIVE: Endless Night with Andrew Male and Caroline Crampton

Wednesday 17th July 2024, 6:30pm Foyles Charing Cross Road The much-loved Backlisted podcast returns to Foyles Charing Cross Road for the third instalment in a very special live series of the show. John and Andy are joined this July by guest speakers Andrew Male and Caroline Crampton for a look back on Agatha Christie’s masterful Endless Night.