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

Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

Selected dates between 4th June 2022 - 11th December 2022

Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
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An Audience with Tez Ilyas

An Audience with Tez Ilyas

10th July 2022

Don't miss this hilarious and intimate show with author and comedian Tez Ilyas at Oran Mor Glasgow on Sunday 10th July!
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An Evening With Michael Pedersen And Ricky Ross

An Evening With Michael Pedersen And Ricky Ross

11th July 2022

Join prize-winning Scottish poet and author Michael Pedersen at Waterstones Sauchiehall Street as he discusses his intimate and dazzlingly original memoir of love, grief and male friendship.
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Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare

14th July 2022

Join one of the world's most successful fantasy fiction authors, Cassandra Clare, as she visits Glasgow's Old Fruitmarket to share an exclusive edition of The Last Hours: Chain of Gold.
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An Evening with David Sedaris

An Evening with David Sedaris

17th July 2022

With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America's pre-eminent humour writers, catch his live tour at the Theatre Royal Glasgow on 17th July!
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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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BGCP Comic Con: Loch Lomond

BGCP Comic Con: Loch Lomond

30th July 2022 - 31st July 2022

BGCP Comic Con returns to Loch Lomond Shores on 30th & 31st July with a family-friendly event suitable for heroes of all ages!
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Aye Write Presents - Kevin Bridges

Aye Write Presents - Kevin Bridges

16th August 2022

The Black Dog is the exciting debut novel from one of Britain's most-loved comedians, Kevin Bridges and Aye Write are pleased to welcome him back for this special event.
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Sophie Gravia Launch Party: What Happens in Dubai

Sophie Gravia Launch Party: What Happens in Dubai

21st August 2022

Best-selling author Sophie Gravia invites you to celebrate the launch of her highly anticipated sequel novel 'What Happens in Dubai' on Sunday 21st August at The Corinthian Club!
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ACME Scotland Comic Con

ACME Scotland Comic Con

24th September 2022 - 25th September 2022

If you're a fan of movies, comics, video games, sci-fi, anime or cosplay you cannot miss the ACME Scotland Comic Con at the SEC Glasgow on the 24th & 25th September!
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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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David Lewis Gedge: Tales From The Wedding Present

David Lewis Gedge: Tales From The Wedding Present

13th November 2022

The Wedding Present's David Gedge celebrates the release of the second volume of his autobiography, Something and Nothing with a show at Glee Club Glasgow on 13th November.
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Events in East Renfrewshire

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

17th January 2022 - 23rd December 2022

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

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An Evening With Chris Brookmyre

An Evening With Chris Brookmyre

3rd August 2022

Best-selling crime writer Christopher Brookmyre returns to The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns to discuss his latest book, The Cliff House.

Find out about An Evening With Chris Brookmyre on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

An Evening with David Sedaris

An Evening with David Sedaris

10th July 2022

David Sedaris will take An Evening With David Sedaris across the UK and Ireland in summer 2022. Catch him live at the Usher Hall on Sunday 10th July!

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Auction: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs

Auction: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs

13th July 2022

Lyon & Turnbull are delighted to present an auction of Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs on Wednesday 13th July 2022.

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Events in Fife

Events in Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

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!

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Events in Stirling and Falkirk

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
In Conversation: Chris Brookmyre and Jenny Colgan

In Conversation: Chris Brookmyre and Jenny Colgan

27th July 2022

Join Waterstones Stirling at The Curly Coo Bar on 27th July as Chris Brookmyre and Jenny Colgan discuss their new releases, two fantastic books set on Scottish Islands!

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Events in Other Areas

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FREE Open Air Cinema at QPA
Open-air cinema returns to Queen's Park Arena this summer with a selection of 'Cults & Classics' themed films including The Big Lebowski, Pulp Fiction and Big Trouble in Little China!
Summer Nights at the Bandstand
The Summer Nights at the Bandstand festival returns to Kelvingrove Park for a seventh year with 13 nights of live music from of Van Morrison, The Waterboys, Pixies and many more!
Clyde Island Presents Summer Beach Festival
Clyde Island is an urban beach in Glasgow City Centre with artisan food and drink, fully licensed bar, large beach and rides and attractions for the whole family!
Kelvingrove Bandstand Open Week
Glasgow Life will throw open the doors of the beautiful Kelvingrove Bandstand for a fantastic week-long FREE programme of children and family events!
Baltic Street Adventure Playground Summer Holiday Programme
Baltic Street Adventure Playground is running a holiday programme until 13th of August, Tuesday to Saturday. It's free to attend and has lots for the kids to do!

Popular Venues

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum King's Theatre Glasgow King Tut's Wah Wah Hut O2 Academy Glasgow SEC Armadillo Theatre Royal Glasgow The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall The OVO Hydro