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Dog Treats and The Frood

We are very sorry, but these two events have been cancelled.

Great British Sweets by Adele Nozedar

Tuesday 28th October at 7pm, Rossiter Books, Ross-on-Wye 

Ticket £3 (Redeemable against the book)

Adele Nozedar will share sweets made using the scrumptious easy to follow recipes from her latest book, and teach us how to make them at home. Great British Sweets is a gloriously indulgent celebration of our Great British love affair with sweet-making and good old-fashioned confectionery.

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England, Arise by Juliet Barker

Thursday 30th October at 7pm, Rossiter Books, Ross-on-Wye 

Ticket £3 (Redeemable against the book)

Join the acclaimed historian and biographer Juliet Barker for an evening talk about her latest book, England Arise – a fascinating and evocative account of the Peasants’ Revolt.

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Night After Night by Phil Rickman

Saturday 1st November at 2pm, Rossiter Books, Ross-on-Wye 

Free Event

Phil Rickman will be signing copies of his latest book, Night After Night and chatting to fans.

Leo Defford doesn’t believe in ghosts. But, as the head of an independent production company, he does believe in high-impact TV. Read more

Sugar Hall by Tiffany Murray

Thursday 6th November at 7pm, Rossiter Books, Ross-on-Wye 

Ticket £3 (Redeemable against the book)

Join Tiffany Murray for a spooky reading from her new book, Sugar Hall, a chilling ghost story based on the stories of the slave boy that surround Littledean Hall in the Forest of Dean.

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Shadows in the Hay by Colin Williams

Tuesday 11th November at 7pm, Rossiter Books, Ross-on-Wye 

Ticket £3 (Redeemable against the book)

The discovery of a batch of old photographs of a farm in Herefordshire that once belonged to his great-grandfather, and a conversation with his grandmother about her memories of life on the farm, inspired nature writer Colin Williams to go there on foot and walk the land his ancestors once tended. The journey prompted reflections: what is it about our relationship with where we live that gives us our understanding of ‘home’, and how has that changed over the generations since the days when his family worked the land of Wolf Point?

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The Making of Home by Judith Flanders

Wednesday 12th November at 7pm, Rossiter Books, Ross-on-Wye 

Ticket £3 (Redeemable against the book)

Award winning historical writer Judith Flanders will talk about her latest book, The Making of Home. The idea that ‘home’ is a special place, a separate place, a place where we can be our true selves, is so obvious to us today that we barely pause to think about it. But ‘home’ is a relatively new idea.

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Walking the Old Ways of Herefordshire by Andy and Karen Johnson

Thursday 13th November at 7pm, Rossiter Books, Ross-on-Wye 

Ticket £3 (Redeemable against the book)

Andy and Karen Johnson will talk about some of the walks included in their new book, as well as ‘pilgrimage’ walking – something they have first hand experience of.

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Taking Command by General Sir David Richards

Monday 17th November at 7pm, Shire Hall, Monmouth 

Ticket £5 (£3 redeemable against the book)

One of Britain’s best known and most respected Generals will talk about his outspoken autobiography. Taking Command is General Sir David Richards account of a career that took him into the highest echelons of military command and politics. Written with candour, and often humour, his story reflects the changing reality of life for the modern soldier over the last forty years and offers unprecedented insight into the readiness of our military to tackle the threats and challenges we face today.

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The Head of Gonzo Davies by Eddie Butler

Thursday 20th November at 7pm, Monmouth Rugby Club – note change of venue

Ticket £5 (£3 redeemable against the book)

We are delighted to welcome back Eddie Butler, who will talk about his debut novel, The Head of Gonzo Davies, a story for all those who love (and all those who hate) rugby.

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A Buzz in the Meadow by Dave Goulson

Monday 24th November at 7pm, Rossiter Books, Ross-on-Wye 

Ticket £3 (Redeemable against the book)

Like his bestselling book A Sting in the Tale, Dave Goulson’s A Buzz in the Meadow is another call to arms for nature lovers everywhere. Dave has that rare ability to persuade you to go out into your garden or local park and get down on your hands and knees and lookRead more

The Bookshop Book by Jen Campbell

Thursday 27th November at 7pm, Rossiter Books, Ross-on-Wye
Ticket £3 (Redeemable against the book)

Join bestselling author Jen Campbell for an evening of pure bookshop love.

Every bookshop has a story. We’re not talking about rooms that are just full of books. We’re talking about bookshops in barns, disused factories, converted churches and underground car parks. Bookshops on boats, on buses, and in old run-down train stations. Fold-out bookshops, undercover bookshops, this-is-the-best-place-I’ve-ever-been-to-bookshops. Read more

An Evening with Monty Don

Friday 28th November at 7.30pm, Blake Theatre, Monmouth 

Ticket £10 – £12 Available from the Blake Theatre

We are delighted to be supporting the Blake Theatre as booksellers at their special evening event with writer and BBC television presenter and the UK’s favourite Gardener Monty Don. Read more

You Are Here by Chris Hadfield

Wednesday 10th December at 7pm, Savoy Theatre, Monmouth 

Ticket £6 (£3 redeemable against the book)

Celebrated astronaut and YouTube sensation Chris Hadfield will give an illustrated talk about his new book, You Are Here, which creates a virtual orbit of Earth, giving us the really big picture: this is our home, from space. The millions of us who followed Hadfield’s news-making Twitter feed from the ISS thought we knew what we were looking at when we first saw his photos. But we may have caught the beauty and missed the full meaning. Read more