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Events in Glasgow

Books at the Botanics

Selected dates between 3rd February 2024 - 15th December 2024

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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Mania: Lionel Shriver

26th May 2024

Lionel Shriver, internationally renowned author of best-selling novels such as We Need to Talk About Kevin and The Post-Birthday World, returns to Aye Write to discuss her new novel Mania.

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Lauren Graham: Have I Told You This Already?

28th May 2024

Spend an evening with actress and New York Times bestselling author Lauren Graham at the Old Fruitmarket to celebrate the paperback launch of her latest book, Have I Told You This Already?

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Glasgow Comic Con

1st June 2024

Glasgow Comic Con returns for 2024 to Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, featuring hundreds of exhibitors, comic creators from across the globe and artist and writer panel events!

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Loch Lomond Comic Con

1st June 2024 - 2nd June 2024

BGCP Comic Con returns to Loch Lomond Shores on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June for a family-friendly weekend suitable for heroes of all ages!

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Glasgow Science Festival

6th June 2024 - 16th June 2024
Various Locations Glasgow

Glasgow is set to transform into a celebration of the city's past, present and future on the cutting edge of science and technology as the Glasgow Science Festival returns in June.

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Glasgow Science Festival: STEM Book Displays at Glasgow Libraries

6th June 2024 - 16th June 2024
Various Locations Glasgow

Librarians across the City are picking their favourite STEM (science, technology, engineering & maths) themed books for you to check out and enjoy! So head to your local library and have a browse!

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Sweeney: An Intertonguing

6th June 2024

Join Rody Gorman at The Gaelic Books Council for an afternoon of discussion of Celtic myth, legend and language, with Meg Bateman.

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Unmade Bed Book Launch & Pyjama Party

6th June 2024

Join Haunted Girlfriend for an exclusive unveiling of 'UNMADE BED', where each page tells a story through beautiful images captured by the talented D Kennedy.

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Helen Kellock launches The Wild Beastie: A Tale from the Isle of Begg

13th June 2024

Meet Bumple and Little Mop: stars of a wild and wonderful new adventure from award-winning author and artist Helen Kellock at Waterstones Sauchiehall Street!

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You Are Here: David Nicholls

14th June 2024

David Nicholls is one of Britain’s most acclaimed writers and visits Aye Write this summer with his latest story of love after the renaissance of his adored One Day.

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An Evening With Claire Daverley

20th June 2024

Join bestselling author Claire Daverley in conversation with Heather Suttie, host of the very popular Bookface events, as they discuss Claire's incredible generation spanning romantic novel.

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Monica Murphy In Conversation With Sophie Gravia

25th June 2024

Meet best selling author and Tik Tok sensation Monica Murphy as she launches All My Kisses for You live in store at Waterstones Sauchiehall Street!

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Kirsty Logan and Elle Nash In Conversation

26th June 2024

Join Elle and Kirsty as they discuss their latest novels, Elle's Deliver Me and Kirsty's Now She is Witch as well as Kirsty's memoir on queer motherhood The Unfamilliar.

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Sofie Hagen: Will I Ever Have Sex Again?

3rd July 2024

Sofie Hagen is bringing her brand new stand-up show and her brand new book to Oran Mor Glasgow on Wednesday 3rd July!

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A Murder of Caros: Launching Caro Carver’s Bad Tourists

10th July 2024

Caro Carver is joined at Waterstones Argyle Street by local crime sensation Caro Ramsay to celebrate the launch of her latest brilliant novel, Bad Tourists.

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The Cracked Mirror: Chris Brookmyre

17th July 2024

Aye Write Festival favourite and crime writing guru Chris Brookmyre returns to explore his latest novel, The Cracked Mirror!

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Miriam Margolyes: Oh Miriam! Live

26th July 2024

After the success of her sell-out 2023 tour, Miriam Margolyes returns with more, juicy, jaw-dropping stories from her eventful life and career!

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Bookface Sip & Swap with Chris Brookmyre

27th July 2024

Join Bookface for a fun afternoon of sipping drinks, swapping books, and chatting with author Chris Brookmyre on Saturday 27th July!

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Victor and Barry’s Kelvinside Compendium: Alan Cumming and Forbes Masson

8th August 2024

Join beloved Scottish actors Alan Cumming (Goldeneye, The Good Wife) and Forbes Mason (The Crown, Eastenders) at Aye Write this August for an entertaining meander down memory close!

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Worldcon: Glasgow 2024

8th August 2024 - 12th August 2024

The Scottish Event Campus will host over 5,000 fans of science fiction books, films, TV shows, games and other media at Worldcon: Glasgow 2024 in August!

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An Evening With Graham Norton

12th September 2024

Graham Norton, the nation's favourite talk show host and author, is taking to the road with a brand-new tour this autumn to celebrate the publication of his latest book, Frankie!

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ACME Comic Con

28th September 2024 - 29th September 2024

If you're a fan of movies, comics, video games, sci-fi, anime or cosplay you cannot miss the ACME Comic Con when it return to the SEC Glasgow on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th September!

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Bookface Sip & Swap with Donna Ashworth

28th September 2024

Experience the power of poetry with Donna Ashworth, bestselling Scottish Poet at Bookface Sip & Swap on Saturday 28th September!

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Michael Palin - There And Back

8th October 2024

Best-selling author and comedy legend Michael Palin is going back on the road, with a new UK tour this autumn, which will include a night at The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow on Tuesday 8th October!

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Nobody’s Empire: An Evening With Stuart Murdoch

19th October 2024

Join Stuart Murdoch for an evening of reading, songs and a live Q&A at Glasgow's QMU, in celebration of his debut novel, Nobody's Empire.

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Hollie McNish

24th October 2024

With fans ranging from Emma Watson, Pink and Benjamin Zephaniah, Ted Hughes Award winner Hollie McNish is a poet whose readings are not to be missed!

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Derek Forbes - A Very Simple Mind

13th November 2024

Following the recent release of his autobiography 'A Very Simple Mind', Derek Forbes is now on tour promoting it! Catch him at Saint Luke's on Wednesday 13th November!

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Books Events in East Renfrewshire

Here's a selection of Books Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On East Renfrewshire:

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

8th January 2024 - 21st December 2024

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

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An Evening With Alan Parks

An Evening With Alan Parks

18th June 2024

Join Waterstones Newton Mearns as they welcome best-selling author Alan Parks to celebrate the release of 'To Die In June', the sixth installment of the Harry McCoy series!

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Books Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Here's a selection of Books Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Edinburgh:

Sandi Toksvig: Friends of Dorothy

Sandi Toksvig: Friends of Dorothy

15th October 2024

Following the sell-out 2022 tour of Next Slide Please, Sandi Toksvig - comedian, broadcaster, writer and campaigner - returns to theatres with an evening to celebrate the publication of her new novel.

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Edinburgh Bookshop Crawl

Edinburgh Bookshop Crawl

1st June 2024 - 2nd June 2024

Explore the bookshops of Edinburgh with a whole weekend of Group Bookshop Crawls and events on 1st and 2nd June!

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Derek Forbes - a Very Simple Mind

Derek Forbes - a Very Simple Mind

12th November 2024

Following the recent release of his autobiography ‘A Very Simple Mind’, Derek Forbes is now on tour promoting it! Catch him at The Voodoo Rooms on 12th November!

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Books Events in Fife

Books Events in Lanarkshire

Here's a selection of Books Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Lanarkshire:

Julia Donaldson Day

Julia Donaldson Day

29th June 2024

South Lanarkshire's Cultural Venues and libraries are joining forces to bring you a fun-filled day featuring all your favourite Julia Donaldson characters on Saturday 29th June!

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Cumbernauld Comic Con

Cumbernauld Comic Con

25th May 2024 - 26th May 2024

BGCP Comic Con returns to Cumbernauld when they take over the Antonine Shopping Centre for two days of Comic Con Madness on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th May!

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An Evening with Shaun Ryder

An Evening with Shaun Ryder

27th October 2024

He's the wild man of rock who became a national treasure, Happy Mondays and Black Grape frontman Shaun Ryder will bring his new, spoken word tour to Airdrie Town Hall on Sunday 27th October 2024!

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Books Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Here's a selection of Books Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Renfrewshire:

IKEA Glasgow’s Book Club

IKEA Glasgow’s Book Club

4th June 2024

Calling all book lovers! Join IKEA Glasgow in their customer restaurant for their brand new monthly book club!

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Elizabeth Sharkey: Why Britain Rocked - How Rock Became Roll and Took Over The World

Elizabeth Sharkey: Why Britain Rocked - How Rock Became Roll and Took Over The World

4th October 2024

Why Britain Rocked: How Rock Became Roll and Took Over the World travels deep into Britain's history to trace the events that led to its twentieth century musical explosion.

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Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Selected dates between 4th January 2024 - 21st December 2024

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

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Books Events in Stirling

Here's a selection of Books Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Stirling:

A Viv Fraser Mystery: Meet the Author Vicki Clifford

A Viv Fraser Mystery: Meet the Author Vicki Clifford

28th May 2024

Come along to Doune Library on 28th May to meet Vicki Clifford, the author of the Viv Fraser Mystery series!

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Talks at The Smith: Sherlock, Darcy and friends revisited

Talks at The Smith: Sherlock, Darcy and friends revisited

26th June 2024

Jo Ross-Barrett revisits characters from classic fiction and applies the lens of what we know now to their experiences and behaviours.

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Shaun Ryder

Shaun Ryder

26th October 2024

He's the wild man of rock who became a national treasure, Happy Mondays and Black Grape frontman Shaun Ryder will bring his new, spoken word tour to The Albert Halls on 26th October!

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Events in Other Areas

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Popular Events

Bounce In The Park
Bounce In The Park, Scotland's newest Inflatable Theme Park, is returning to Queen's Park Recreational Ground between the 24th and 27th May!
Edward Scissorhands
Matthew Bourne's magical dance production of the classic Tim Burton movie Edward Scissorhands is coming to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in May!
Summer Nights at the Bandstand
The Summer Nights at the Bandstand festival returns to Kelvingrove Park for a ninth year with 12 nights of live music from Gabrielle, Bananarama, Echo & The Bunnymen and many more!
LCD Soundsystem
Brooklyn's LCD Soundsystem will bring their Kinda Tour to The Barrowlands for three nights on 30th June, 1st and 2nd July!
Euro 2024 Fanpark Glasgow
4theFans is back after incredible sold-out events for the Euros and World Cup. This summer, experience the 2024 UEFA Euro's at BAaD, Glasgow, like never before!

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