Waterstones events

We host thousands of events every year at Waterstones, from high-profile celebrity signings at our flagship store in Piccadilly, to local author signings, question-and-answer sessions, panel discussions, and children's storytelling events and activity days.

You can search for our bookshop events on this page by author, by bookshop and by calendar month, by clicking on the relevant pod and scrolling the drop-down menu, and then clicking through to find the full details of each event, and the related book.*

* Please note that events can occasionally be cancelled at short notice or their times or dates may alter, and we therefore recommend that you check with the host shop before travelling.

To find out more information about events near you, contact your local shop. You can find details of your local shop here.

Bookshop events coming soon...

Paul Simonon

Waterstones Piccadilly

Saturday 31st January


Peter May Find out more >

S. J. Watson

Waterstones Liverpool One

Monday 16th February

More dates available...

S. J. Watson Find out more >

Kazuo Ishiguro

Waterstones Piccadilly

Monday 2nd March

More dates available...

Kazuo Ishiguro Find out more >

Literature festivals

The Independent Bath Literature Festival

27th February - 8th March

This year the Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary with a stellar line-up including Kazuo Ishiguro, with his first novel in a decade; last year's fastest selling ticket, The Sunday Times "Hot Pick for 2015" Austentatious and a host of truly great novelists, writers and comedians.

Find out more >

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Celebrity signings, reading groups and Children's activity days - search below to find out more.

What's on at a Waterstones near you - with over 280 stores, you're never far away.

Come rain or shine, all year round, there's something going on at your local branch.

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