Events

Hosting a regular programme of author talks, book signings and themed events is an important and exciting part of what we do. We work hard to bring an exciting mix of bestselling authors and some of the best new writers to Oswestry.  Booka prides itself on creating an ‘event experience’ for both audience and author. As well as the bookshop we make use of a number of outside venues for our larger events.

In addition to our own events, we also provide bookselling services to support the appearance of authors and celebrities at a number of Festivals and Shows.

An Evening with Jeffrey Archer

An Evening with Jeffrey Archer

Booka Bookshop, in association with Moreton Hall School, are delighted to present an evening with international bestselling author Jeffrey Archer, to tie in with the publication of his new novel, This Was a Man – the final captivating instalment in the Clifton Chronicles series. This Was a Man opens with a shot being fired, but…

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Literary Lunch with Victoria Hislop

Literary Lunch with Victoria Hislop

Join us for a literay lunch with Victoria Hislop, the international bestselling author of The Island, The Thread, The Return and The Sunrise, as she talks about her extraordinary new novel Cartes Postales from Greece. Week after week, the postcards arrive, addressed to a name Ellie does not know, with no return address, each signed with an…

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Shetland Tea & Murder Mystery with Ann Cleeves

Shetland Tea & Murder Mystery with Ann Cleeves

Join us for a Shetland Afternoon Tea with award winning crime writer Ann Cleeves as she talks about her latest Shetland novel, Cold Earth, and sets a special Shetland murder mystery for you to solve! Cold Earth is the seventh book in Ann Cleeves’ Shetland series. In the dark days of a Shetland winter, torrential rain triggers…

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Talking Antiques with Judith Miller

Talking Antiques with Judith Miller

Antique collector or bargain hunter? – join us for an afternoon of insight, tips and valuations as we talk antiques with leading expert Judith Miller. Many of us relish the challenge of the great antique hunt and our taste for bargains has been honed by TV’s Bargain Hunt, Cash In The Attic and best of all, the…

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War & Words with Emma Chapman & William Ryan

War & Words with Emma Chapman & William Ryan

Join us for an evening in the company of  Emma Chapman and William Ryan as they talk about their latest novels, The Last Photograph and The Constant Soldier, both gripping and emotionally charged stories set against the backdrop of war. Emma Chapman’s The Last Photograph, explores the life of Rook Henderson, an award-winning photojournalist, still carrying the…

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Alexander McCall Smith Event

An Evening with Alexander McCall Smith

Join us for an evening of sheer delight as Alexander McCall Smith talks about his latest novels including, Precious and Grace, The Bertie Project, My Italian Bulldozer and The Sands of Shark Island. Alexander McCall Smith is one of the World’s most prolific and most popular authors, renowned for both his stand alone novels and his bestselling…

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An Evening with Damon Hill

An Evening with Damon Hill

  SORRY – THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT! Join Booka Bookshop for an evening in the company of former Formula One World Champion Damon Hill as he talks about his new  autobiography Watching the Wheels. 2016 marks the twentieth anniversary of Damon Hill’s coronation as Formula One World Champion. For the first time ever…

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Eowyn Ivey – To The Bright Edge of the World

Eowyn Ivey – To The Bright Edge of the World

Join us for a journey to Alaska as international bestselling author of The Snow Child, Eowyn Ivey, talks about her dazzling new novel To The Bright Edge of the World. Four years since The Snow Child became a global sensation, selling over three-quarters of a million copies world-wide, author Eowyn Ivey has returned with her highly-anticipated second novel,…

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Jo Baker – A Country Road, A Tree

Jo Baker – A Country Road, A Tree

Join us for an evening with Jo Baker, the bestselling author of Longbourn, as she talks about her new novel, A Country Road, A Tree. Paris, 1939: The pavement rumbles with the footfall of Nazi soldiers marching along the Champs Elysees. A young unknown writer- Samuel Beckett- recently arrived from Ireland to make his mark,…

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SHORE TO SHORE: Celebrating Poetry & Community with the Laureate & Friends

SHORE TO SHORE: Celebrating Poetry & Community with the Laureate & Friends

Picador and Booka Bookshop present: SHORE TO SHORE – Celebrating Poetry & Community with the Laureate and Friends with Carol Ann Duffy, Gillian Clarke, Imtiaz Dharker, Jackie Kay, John Sampson plus special guest poet. Carol Ann Duffy has been a bold, original voice and one of Britain’s best loved poets since the publication of Standing…

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