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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: 29th August

Time: 10am

Baby Book Club

Stories & rhymes perfect for 0-3 year olds!

Headline Event

The Mystery of Wallis Simpson

with Anna Pasternak

Baby Book Club

Date: 5th September & 17th September

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: 4th September

Time: 11.00am

Caffe e Conversazione

Date: 27th August

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: 6th September

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: 15th August

Tme: 2.00pm

We entertain the children while you relax in the cafe!


Date: Wednesday 25th September

Time: 7:30pm

Venue: St Michael's Church, St Michael’s Avenue, Bramhall, SK7 2PG

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Join Sue for fun stories and creative activities at our popular Rescue Chair event!



Join us for a fascinating evening as biographer and journalist Anna Pasternak  delves into the life and legacy of Wallis Simpson  - one of the most misjudged women in British royal history.


Tickets - £10

An exciting opportunity to work with a published author on writing stories with a magical theme.

Join us on our Simply Books Annual Picnic...we're off to Saltaire Village (nr Bradford)

Join us for an evening ‘in conversation’ with best-selling Scottish author Mary Paulson-Ellis talking about her two intriguing historical mystery novels - her debut The Other Mrs Walker and her new book The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing.

Meet Cressida and purchase a signed and dedicated copy of KNOCK THREE TIMES – our signing event with Cressida is pre-publication so you’ll be amongst the first to get your hands on the new book.

BOOK NOW - we are delighted to welcome Dame Jacqueline Wilson to Simply Books!

A delightful romantic comedy – with an outstanding soundtrack – from the creators of Love Actually and Slumdog Millionaire.

Join us for a fascinating evening with  best-selling biographer Anna Pasternak as she delves into the life and legacy of one of the most misjudged women in British history.

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

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


The thrilling new live-action adaptation of a Disney classic for all the family! Child and adult tickets

Tips and techniques for budding artists - using a variety of mixed media create your own masterpiece to take home.

We are excited to welcome Joanna Cannon, author of the best-selling The Trouble With Goats And Sheep. Joanna will be talking about her powerful new memoir Breaking & Mending  - the heartfelt and heart-rending story of her life as a junior doctor.