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Until Sep 2021 Ben Aaronovitch in Conversation: 10th Anniversary Rivers of London.
International Anthony Burgess Foundation | 13 September 2021

Blackwell’s Bookshop host a special evening at IABF with Ben Aaronovich, celebrating 10-years of his novel, Rivers of London.

Until Oct 2021 Short Stories: Lucie McKnight Hardy, Vanessa Onwuemezi & Sarah Schofield.
Blackwell's Bookshop | 13 October 2021

Lucie McKnight Hardy, Vanessa Onwuemezi & Sarah Schofield will be at Blackwell’s Bookshop to launch three new short stories.

Until Oct 2021 Jenn Ashworth and Kylie Whitehead in conversation with Naomi Booth.
Blackwell's Bookshop | 19 October 2021

Blackwell’s Bookshop on University Green host authors Jenn Ashworth and Kylie Whitehead in conversation with Naomi Booth.

From Apr 2022 Online Event: “We’ve got a house…” Remaking Elizabeth Gaskell’s House
Elizabeth Gaskell's House | 27 April 2022

Join in online for an irreverent look behind the scenes as Elizabeth Gaskell’s House was brought to life

From May 2022 Online Talk: Changing Rooms – Restoring Elizabeth Gaskell’s Bedroom
Elizabeth Gaskell's House | 25 May 2022

Join Elizabeth Gaskell’s house online and discover the inspiration and historical evidence behind the restoration of Gaskell’s bedroom.

Until Aug 2021 I am not Friday
Manchester Central Library | 4 August 2021

Libraries Connected and BBC Novels That Shaped The World bring you a new humorous and imaginative re-telling of the Robinson Crusoe story.

Until Sep 2021 Join Cranford the Cat
Elizabeth Gaskell's House | 22 July – 5 September 2021

A Cat-themed Trail purrfect for all the family at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

Until Sep 2021 Henry Normal in Conversation …
Manchester Central Library | 14 July – 1 September 2021

Join Henry Normal as he chats and shares poems with award-winning wordsmiths from Flapjack Press. With audience Q&A.

Until Aug 2021 Fly on the Wall Press: Louise Finnigan, David Hartley & Tina Tamsho-Thomas
Blackwell's Bookshop | 20 August 2021

Fly on the Wall Press and Blackwell’s Manchester showcase new work from three exciting local authors this August.

Until Jul 2021 BUNNYMAN – Will Sergeant in conversation with Dave Haslam
International Anthony Burgess Foundation (IABF) | 29 July 2021

Echo and the Bunnymen’s Will Sergeant chats to Dave Haslam about his career in one of the most influential British bands of the 1990s.

Until Jul 2021 MIF21: Notes on Grief
Manchester Central | 5 – 17 July 2021

Based on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s words, Notes on Grief is a powerful reflection on family, love and loss journeys from page to stage in Rae McKen’s new production.

Until Jul 2021 Northern Publishers’ Fair
Manchester Central Library | 24 July 2021

Ten cracking northern publishers serving up bookish goodness at the Northern Publishers’ Fair!

Until Apr 2022 A Love Affair with Cranford
Elizabeth Gaskell's House | 19 May 2021 – 24 April 2022

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House has a new exhibition about one of Elizabeth’s best-known collection of stories – Cranford.

Until Jun 2021 Artist Residency: Anna Polonyi
Manchester Central Library | 9 – 13 June 2021

Anna Polonyi has been partnered with Central Library and is planning to write a new short story during her residency.

Until Jun 2021 Poetry Health Service In Residence
| 13 June 2021

Manchester Poetry Library welcomes Hafsah Aneela Bashir and the Poetry Health Service to be in residence for the festival.