Books events in Glasgow

View all the upcoming Books events taking place throughout Glasgow below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Glasgow

Meet The Author: John Reid

Meet The Author: John Reid

16th October 2021

Who doesn't like a good mystery? 'The Forgotten Gun' is the new book from author John Reid who will be signing copies at The Forge Market Glasgow on Saturday 16th October!
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Hag Storm Book Launch & Event

Hag Storm Book Launch & Event

30th October 2021

Join the team at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum for an interactive book launch with readings, activities and Halloween fun for all the family!
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The Big Glasgow Comic Mart

The Big Glasgow Comic Mart

30th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

The Big Glasgow Comic Mart returns on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st October to Glasgow City Centre and the Trades Hall after a long hiatus!
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Harry Hill

Harry Hill

25th November 2021

Harry Hill talks about his new autobiography FIGHT! and shares photos and clips from his huge home movie collection at The Glee Club Glasgow on 25th November!
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BGCP Comic Con: Largs

BGCP Comic Con: Largs

12th March 2022
Largs

Returning for a fourth year, BGCP Comic Con presents Largs Comic Con 2022 on Saturday 12th March!
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BGCP Comic Con: Shawlands

BGCP Comic Con: Shawlands

1st May 2022

BGCP Comic Con is coming to Shawlands in May 2022, with an array of awesome themed activities, traders and fun for all ages!
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BGCP Comic Con: Loch Lomond

BGCP Comic Con: Loch Lomond

2nd July 2022 - 3rd July 2022

BGCP Comic Con returns to Loch Lomond Shores on 2nd & 3rd July with a family-friendly event suitable for heroes of all ages!
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BGCP Comic Con: Dunoon

BGCP Comic Con: Dunoon

30th July 2022

BGCP Comic Con has made the decision to cross over to Dunoon on Saturday 30th July to present Dunoon's first ever Comic Con in the newly refurbished Queen's Hall!
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Gelong Thubten: A Monk’s Guide To Happiness Live

Gelong Thubten: A Monk’s Guide To Happiness Live

4th October 2022

Mindfulness pioneer Gelong Thubten will bring 'A Monk's Guide To Happiness' to Oran Mor Glasgow on 4th October 2022.
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Events in East Renfrewshire

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

3rd August 2021 - 18th December 2021

Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!

Find out about East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Aldo Kane

Aldo Kane

1st October 2021

Join trained Royal Marines Sniper, world record breaker and extreme TV adventurer, Aldo Kane live in conversation, as he shares jaw-dropping stories from his life and career!

Find out about Aldo Kane on What's On Edinburgh
Adam Buxton Rambles...

Adam Buxton Rambles...

18th October 2021

To coincide with its publication, we invite you to join comedian and podcast host Adam Buxton as he talks about and reads from his new book.

Find out about Adam Buxton Rambles... on What's On Edinburgh
Folk Tales from the Garden

Folk Tales from the Garden

19th October 2021 - 22nd October 2021

Enjoy family and adult sessions of stories in some of Edinburgh's community gardens. Suitable for accompanied children 3-7, or for adults interested in garden settings and lore.

Find out about Folk Tales from the Garden on What's On Edinburgh
An Audience with Alan Cumming: Tales From A Fully Packed Life

An Audience with Alan Cumming: Tales From A Fully Packed Life

7th November 2021

Join multi-award-winning actor and Sunday Times bestselling author Alan Cumming, as he celebrates the publication of his new book, Baggage: Tales from a Fully Packed Life.

Sam Heughan & Graham McTavish – The Clanlands Almanac

Sam Heughan & Graham McTavish – The Clanlands Almanac

7th November 2021

Join stars of the hit TV show Outlander, Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish, for this exclusive event to celebrate the publication of their new book, The Clanlands Almanac!

Find out about Sam Heughan & Graham McTavish – The Clanlands Almanac on What's On Edinburgh

Events in Fife

BGCP Comic Con: Kirkcaldy

BGCP Comic Con: Kirkcaldy

30th October 2021

The BGCP Comic Con lands in the Mercat Shopping Centre on Saturday 30th October. This is the BIG one - traders, workshops, cosplay and special guests. Not to be missed!

Find out about BGCP Comic Con: Kirkcaldy on What's On Fife

Events in Lanarkshire

BGCP Comic Con: Rutherglen

BGCP Comic Con: Rutherglen

5th February 2022

It's that time of year to suit up, put on your best cape and mask to make your way to the the iconic Rutherglen Town Hall on Saturday 5th February for the return of BGCP Comic Con: Rutherglen!

Find out about BGCP Comic Con: Rutherglen on What's On Lanarkshire
Cumbernauld Comic Con

Cumbernauld Comic Con

26th February 2022 - 27th February 2022

The Big Glasgow Comic Page is coming to Cumbernauld! There will exhibitors and traders selling comics, graphic novels, crafts, art, Funko Pop figures and much more!

Find out about Cumbernauld Comic Con on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Selected dates between 30th August 2021 - 18th December 2021

Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!

Find out about Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions on What's On Renfrewshire
Tillie The Naughty Fairy Book Launch

Tillie The Naughty Fairy Book Launch

2nd October 2021

Join Karen Herbison as she launches her new children's book, Tillie The Naughty Fairy, at Starlight Studio, Paisley on 2nd October as part of this year's Tannahill Arts Festival!

Find out about Tillie The Naughty Fairy Book Launch on What's On Renfrewshire
The Wee Spree Festival

The Wee Spree Festival

8th October 2021 - 16th October 2021

The Wee Spree returns to this year's Spree Festival with plenty of fun activities to keep the kids entertained during the October holidays!

Find out about The Wee Spree Festival on What's On Renfrewshire
Film & Comic Con Glasgow

Film & Comic Con Glasgow

20th August 2022 - 21st August 2022

The Film & Comic Con Glasgow returns to Braehead Arena on the weekend of the 20th & 21st of August!

Find out about Film & Comic Con Glasgow on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Room On The Broom Storytelling Event

Room On The Broom Storytelling Event

30th October 2021

Whirly Gig present the fabulous retell of the story 'Room on The Broom' in their Bell Tent at Cloybank on Saturday 30th October!

Find out about Room On The Broom Storytelling Event on What's On Stirling
BGCP Comic Con: Stirling

BGCP Comic Con: Stirling

16th July 2022

Stirling BGCP Comic Con returns to the The Albert Halls on Saturday 16th July 2022, bringing you all the best and current offerings from the geek world!

Find out about BGCP Comic Con: Stirling on What's On Stirling

Events in Other Areas

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