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Our events play a big part of our life here at Simply Books and we love hosting them! From our regular events in the bookshop to our Headline author events and our Simply Cinema film screenings - we have something for everyone!

Simply Books events!

Our regular bookshop events


Join Sue for stories & fun creative activities!

Rescue Chair

Date: TBC

Time: 10am

Baby Book Club

Stories & rhymes perfect for 0-3 year olds!

Headline Event:

Elly Griffiths

Baby Book Club

Date: 3rd & 15th October

Time: 2.00pm

Beginners to advanced knitters -

all are



Informal Italian conversation


coffee &


An entertaining half hour chatting about books with Andrew.

Coffee & Conversation

Date: 2nd October

Time: 11.00am

Caffe e Conversazione

Date: 24th September

Time: 11.00am


Our upcoming events...

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Held on the third Thursday of every month...

Held on the first Wednesday of every month...

Held on the last Tuesday of every month...


Held on the first Thursday & third Tuesday of every month ...

Café y Conversacion

Date: 4th October

Time: 11.00am

Enjoy informal Spanish conversation

over cake

and coffee.

Held on the first Friday of every month..

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Click on the images below to find out more about our regular events!

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Knit & Natter

Date: 19th September

Tme: 2.00pm

We entertain the children while you relax in the cafe!


Date: Thursday 3rd October

Time: 7:30pm

Venue: Simply Books



Elly will be talking about her writing inspiration and introducing her new book Now You See Them – the fifth in her gripping Brighton-based mysteries. A must-read for fans of Agatha Christie and cosy crime!




Tickets: £10.00 (ticket only)

            £20.00 (including a copy of Elly's latest book, RRP £14.99)

BOOK NOW - we are delighted and honoured to welcome one of Britain's most beloved of children's authors Dame Jacqueline Wilson to Simply Books! She does very few signings and this is a ticket only event. Book now and don't miss out!

We are excited to welcome Elly Griffiths – creator of the hugely successful

Dr Ruth Galloway series and a string of other brilliant crime novels.

Joanna Cannon is the author of the best-selling The Trouble With Goats and Sheep & Three Things About Elsie. She will be talking about her powerful new memoir Breaking & Mending - the heartfelt and heart-rending story of her life as a junior doctor.

Join us for an unforgettable evening with Jeremy Dronfield as he tells the inspiring true story of a father and son's fight to stay together and survive the Holocaust.

Judi Dench stars in a compelling drama inspired by the extraordinary true story of the KGB’s longest-serving British agent.

We're still deciding on the film, check back soon for details!

The hugely popular upstairs-downstairs drama makes a big screen bow! It’s 1927 and the Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives – a royal visit.

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