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

The Big Glasgow Comic Mart - POSTPONED

The Big Glasgow Comic Mart - POSTPONED

6th March 2021

The Big Glasgow Comic Mart returns on Saturday 6th March to Glasgow City Centre and the Trades Hall after a long hiatus!
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World Book Day Visits

World Book Day Visits

6th March 2021 - 7th March 2021
Various Locations Glasgow

Celebrate your favourite authors and books as a family with M&K Imaginarium's fun-filled World Book Day experience!
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The Dark Philosophers Book Group: The Meat Tree by Gwyneth Lewis

The Dark Philosophers Book Group: The Meat Tree by Gwyneth Lewis

10th March 2021
Online Event Glasgow

The Dark Philosophers are a regular, open reading group which aims to bring the literature of Wales out of the shadows, join them for their next online meeting on March 10th!
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Modern Nature #1: He Opened A Door And Showed Us Paradise

Modern Nature #1: He Opened A Door And Showed Us Paradise

13th March 2021
Online Event Glasgow

Modern Nature is a new reading group and gardening club for queers, organised by Glasgow Artists Moving Image Studios (GAMIS) with Glasgow Seed Library, CCA.
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Plugged In & Wired

Plugged In & Wired

26th March 2021
Online Event Glasgow

We're all hanging from a wire these days, the Southside Fringe team have taken that wire, plugged it in and will be beaming hours of top class Southside creative talent into your homes this Spring!
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The Dark Philosophers Book Group: Stillicide by Cynan Jones

The Dark Philosophers Book Group: Stillicide by Cynan Jones

21st April 2021
Online Event Glasgow

The Dark Philosophers are a regular, open reading group which aims to bring the literature of Wales out of the shadows, join them for their next online meeting on April 21st!
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Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Glasgow

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Glasgow

3rd May 2021 - 23rd May 2021
Various Locations Glasgow

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF), led by the Mental Health Foundation, will return from 3-23 May 2021 and explore the theme of 'Normality?'.
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BGCP Comic Con: Shawlands

BGCP Comic Con: Shawlands

8th May 2021

BGCP Comic Con is coming to Shawlands in May 2021, with an array of awesome themed activities, traders and fun for all ages!
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Loch Lomond Comic Con

Loch Lomond Comic Con

8th May 2021 - 9th May 2021

BGCP Comic Con returns to Loch Lomond Shores on May 8th & 9th with a family-friendly event suitable for heroes of all ages!
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Gelong Thubten: A Monk’s Guide To Happiness Live

Gelong Thubten: A Monk’s Guide To Happiness Live

10th September 2021

Mindfulness pioneer Gelong Thubten will bring 'A Monk's Guide To Happiness' to Oran Mor Glasgow on Friday 10th September 2021.
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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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Events in East Renfrewshire

The Eaglesham Street Library

The Eaglesham Street Library

Selected dates between 31st October 2020 - 6th June 2021

The Eaglesham Street Library is an unmanned weekly box of donated books that sits outside the steps of the Montgomerie Hall every Saturday between 10am and 8pm.

Find out about The Eaglesham Street Library on What's On East Renfrewshire
East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

3rd May 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

Connections - Wholly Holistic

Connections - Wholly Holistic

10th January 2021 - 10th March 2021

Connections - Wholly Holistic, at Santosa Wellness Centre Edinburgh, is an exhibition along with workshops, spoken word, healing sounds, storytelling, book launches and more!

Find out about Connections - Wholly Holistic on What's On Edinburgh
Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Edinburgh

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Edinburgh

3rd May 2021 - 23rd May 2021

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF), led by the Mental Health Foundation, will return from 3-23 May 2021 and explore the theme of 'Normality?'.

Find out about Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Edinburgh on What's On Edinburgh
Lecture: The Brave New World of Edwardian Book Illustration and Design

Lecture: The Brave New World of Edwardian Book Illustration and Design

4th June 2021

Join Jonathan Wild, Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Edinburgh, for this talk on the design and illustration of books during the Edwardian period.

Events in Fife

Bookbug Online Group Session

Bookbug Online Group Session

Selected dates between 25th January 2021 - 29th March 2021

These weekly online Bookbug sessions are fun for little ones aged 0-4 and their grownups, using Zoom.

Find out about Bookbug Online Group Session 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

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Open Book & Paisley Library Shared Reading Group

Open Book & Paisley Library Shared Reading Group

Selected dates between 28th October 2020 - 23rd June 2021

Join Open Book and Paisley Library for an hour of shared reading on Wednesday mornings!

Find out about Open Book & Paisley Library Shared Reading Group on What's On Renfrewshire
Shadow Stories - The Ridiculous Wishes

Shadow Stories - The Ridiculous Wishes

7th March 2021

Join Oak Tree Arts around their special online campfire on Sunday 7th March for some traditional storytelling, sing-along songs and get creative and make your own stories!

Find out about Shadow Stories - The Ridiculous Wishes on What's On Renfrewshire
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Selected dates between 3rd May 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

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Stirling Small Print Children’s Book Festival 2021

Stirling Small Print Children’s Book Festival 2021

4th March 2021 - 6th March 2021

Families across Stirling will have the opportunity to enjoy a world of magic and adventure this week with the return of a fun-filled free book festival.

Find out about Stirling Small Print Children’s Book Festival 2021 on What's On Stirling

Events in Other Areas

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