A venue fit for a king! It was a fantastic evening, they had arranged it all perfectly. I am gobsmacked and over the moon all at once!
— H.M. Castor, Author

We are delighted to host a rich series of literary events in and around Warwick. These include our popular 'Meet the author' events. The talks usually last about an hour, followed by questions, and then there is an opportunity to meet the speaker and have a book signed. Previous authors Melvyn Bragg, Jodi Picoult, Kate Williams, Professor Edith Hall and Dr Elizabeth Goldring. These events take place across Warwick including the beautiful Lord Leycester Hospital. We also support Warwick Words Festival. Read about our previous events in our blog.

Refreshments provided by local independent businesses are served at all of our events!

Thursday 23rd February, 7pm

Dallin Chapman'Tree of Shadow'

In this deeply spiritual and reflective novel, the paths of two young men from very different worlds cross and we witness the consequences of their determination to meet again in later life.

Warwick Books - £5

World Book Day 2nd March – FREE children’s events in store all week!


Thursday 2nd March, 7pm

Rory Clements 'Corpus'

A historical thriller set in 1936 as tumultuous political events take place in Europe prior to the second world war. A young Englishwoman evades the Gestapo to deliver vital papers to a Jewish scientist. Within weeks, she is found dead in her Cambridge bedroom, a silver syringe clutched in her fingers.

Warwick Books - £5 ticket price redeemable against purchase of the book


Where's Wally Activity Day 4th March - FREE children’s events in store


Thursday 9th March, 7pm

Julia Forster 'What A Way To Go'

Set against a backdrop of high hairdos and higher interest rates, pop music and puberty, divorce and death, What a Way to Go is a warm, wise and witty tale of one girl tackling the business of growing up while those around her try not to fall apart.

Warwick Books - £5

 Thursday 16th March, 7pm

Local Author Event – Including Caroline Lea, Sharon Bradshaw, Harvey Barrier

Join us to hear about the latest works of Warwickshire’s local writers

Warwick Books - £5

Saturday 25th March

Lee Holmes 'Fast Your Way to Wellness'

Join Lee as she presents a simple, supportive and sustainable approach to intermittent fasting from Oken’s kitchen in this workshop event. Lee will explain her 90 nutritious recipes to help you get the most from your fasting days and supercharge your weight loss and after the demonstration there will be samples!

£20 – this event is in partnership with Oken’s Kitchen and includes the book and demonstration.


Dates for the diary

Niki Onilari ' Life Without Coffee' - Sunday 21st May, 3pm

Trish Nicholson 'A Biography of Story, A Brief History of Humanity' - Thursday June 22nd, 7pm

Huge thanks for a fab event yesterday!
— Warwickshire Schools Library Service