Past Events Archive

Here are some of the past events we’ve hosted at Simply Books…


LIVE AUTHOR EVENT

Robin Ince
20th Oct 2021
7:30 pm

Discussion and Q & A with the author

(includes a SIGNED/dedicated copy of
The Importance of Being Interested)


“Robin’s take on science is human, funny but also deeply enthralling.”

Professor Alice Roberts


BOOK SIGNING

Sarah Moss
9th Nov 2021
12:00 pm

Sarah will be coming to the shop to sign copies of The Fell this Tuesday 9th November at 12pm.


“One of the best writers at work in Britain today”

Fiona Mozley, author of Elmet


DISCUSSION AND Q&A WITH THE AUTHOR

Yotam Ottolenghi & Noor Murad
10th Nov 2021
7:00 pm

Culinary legend YOTAM OTTOLENGHI and long-time collaborator NOOR MURAD will be joining us for a live stream event.


‘Ottolenghi’s test kitchen under a railway arch, where he and his team conjure up new recipes, has always felt like my version of Dahl’s chocolate factory’

Marina O’Loughlin, The Sunday Times


BOOK SIGNING

Michael McIntyre
17th Nov 2021
4:00 pm

t’s a huge coup to have MICHAEL McINTYRE with us to sign copies of his new autobiography A Funny Life.


DISCUSSION AND Q&A WITH THE AUTHOR

Tony Redmond
17th Nov 2021
7:30 pm

Join us for an ‘in person’ event with inspiring frontline doctor DR TONY REDMOND OBE.


‘A true Humanitarian.’ David Nott, author of War Doctor


DISCUSSION AND Q&A WITH THE AUTHOR

Ann Pratchett
29th Nov 2021
7:00 pm

On Monday 29th November we will be joined by novelist and fellow bookshop owner ANN PATCHETT for a live stream event.


‘Patchett’s essays are both sharp and humane … like a hugely enjoyable conversation with a particularly brilliant friend’

– Sadie Jones


DONATION

Gift a Book
17th Dec 2021
5:00 pm

Each ticket counts as a single donation.

The closing date for making donations this year will be Friday 17th December.


DISCUSSION AND Q&A WITH THE AUTHOR

Hannah Kent
10th Feb 2022
7:00 pm

On Thursday 10th February we will be joined by novelist HANNAH KENT for a live stream event.


‘So beautiful and so raw . . . Impossibly good’

– Evie Wyld, author of The Bass Rock


MEET THE AUTHOR

Beth Morrey
24th Feb 2022
7:30 pm

On Thursday 24th February we will be joined by novelist BETH MORREY for a ‘meet the author’ event.


‘Glorious! An uplifting celebration of mothers, daughters and female friendship – it left me feeling better about the world. I loved it, such a joy’

– Clare Pooley, author of The Authenticity Project


IN PERSON

Coffee and Conversation
20th May 2022
11:00 am

Join Andrew for his monthly meet-up


Talk and Q & A

Suzan Holder
28th Jul 2022
7:30 pm

Simply Books, 228 Moss Lane, Bramhall, SK7 1BD


Hear how living with Slade star Noddy Holder, producing TV’s Loose Women and meeting Sir Paul McCartney inspired Suzan’s hilarious romantic comedy with a musical twist ‘Shake It Up, Beverley’.


ONLINE

Coffee and Conversation
3rd Aug 2022
11:00 am

Join Andrew for his monthly meet-up


Book signing & photo opportunity

Cressida Cowell
28th Sep 2022
4:30 pm

Simply Books, 228 Moss Lane, Bramhall, SK7 1BD


Hold tight for an epic quest filled with adventure, friendship and a futuristic twist that will have you desperate to travel Which Way to ANYWHERE…


Book Signing

Andy Griffiths
13th Oct 2022
4:30 pm

Simply Books, 228 Moss Lane, Bramhall, SK7 1BD


“The books are packed throughout with hilarious cartoon drawings and will appeal to all children – even the most reluctant of readers. Think Australia’s Tom Gates!”


Talking about her new book

Kate Mosse
18th Oct 2022
7:30 pm

Fords Lane Church, Bramhall, Stockport SK7 1DQ


Don’t miss this chance to spend a brilliant evening with one of the country’s most acclaimed and beloved authors!


BOOK & EVENT

Apollo Remastered
14th Nov 2022
7:00 pm

VIRTUAL EVENT


The definitive book about the Apollo missions: extraordinary, newly restored images from the NASA archives


** NEW DATE **

Brian Bilston
15th Nov 2022
1:30 pm

Fords Lane Church, Bramhall, Stockport SK7 1DQ


 ‘If you like a) laughing or b) words which rhyme with each other, you will love Brian Bilston’ –Richard Osman


BOOK SIGNING

Alex T Smith
24th Nov 2022
4:00 pm

PRE BOOK A TICKET OR JUST COME ALONG ON THE DAY!


‘Hey! Why am I in a Christmas book? The only thing I like about Christmas is Brussels Sprouts!’


Simply Books presents…

Isabel Losada
30th Nov 2022
7:00 pm

Simply Books, 228 Moss Lane, Bramhall, SK7 1BD


“Isabel gave my spirit a lift and my feet somewhere to stand.”
Sir Mark Rylance


BOOK & EVENT

Maggie O’Farrell
1st Dec 2022
6:30 pm

LIVE STREAMING


‘I thought I had made myself clear. I want something that conveys her majesty, her bloodline. Do you understand? She is no ordinary mortal. Treat her thus.’


IN PERSON

Coffee and Conversation
14th Dec 2022
11:00 am

Join Andrew for his monthly meet-up


IN PERSON

Coffee and Conversation
11th Jan 2023
11:00 am

Join Andrew for his monthly meet-up


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