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March 2020
Free

Scarthin Book Club Number 31

March 30 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This month we will be discussing Olga Tokarczuk’s ‘Flights’. Copies can be purchased from Scarthin Books with £1 off the RRP. Hot drinks and cake can be purchased on the night. Feel free to bring your own alcohol. Happy Reading!

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£5

CANCELLED- Sylvia Topp in discussion with Les Hurst

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

For anyone who has already bought a ticket, we will refund you. Please call us on 01629 823272. Sylvia Topp has written the never-before-told story of George Orwell’s first wife, Eileen, a woman who shaped, supported, and even saved the life of one of the twentieth century’s greatest writers. In 1934, Eileen O’Shaughnessy’s futuristic poem, ‘End of the Century, 1984’, was published. The next year, she would meet George Orwell, then known as Eric Blair, at a party. ‘Now that…

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July 2020
£9

Jo Bell & Jonathan Davidson – On Reading & Writing Poetry

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Jo Bell and Jonathan Davidson have spent many years writing and performing poetry and encouraging others to do the sam. In this event, to mark the publication of Jonathan Davidson’s new book, A Commonplace: Bricks, Apples & Other People’s Poems, they share some of their own poems and talk about how they came to be written. And because Jo’s most recent book is called How to be a Poet (co-authored with Jane Commane) they will also be talking about the…

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February 2020
Free

Scarthin Book Club Number 31

February 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

For our next Book Club, we will be discussing Miriam Toews ‘All My Puny Sorrows.’ The book is available to purchase with a £1 discount from Scarthin Books. Tea and cake will be available to buy on the night. Please bring your own alcohol. All welcome. See you there!

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£5

A Beautiful way to be crazy – A Poetry Reading with Genevieve Carver

February 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A Beautiful Way to be Crazy: A poetry reading with Genevieve Carver (minus The Unsung band) and Open Mic. Tickets are £5 including a drink. You can purchase your tickets and sign up for the open mic through Scarthin Books via nickscarthin@gmail.com or by calling us on 01629 823272 or alternatively, find us on Eventbrite! Genevieve Carver is a Sheffield-based poet searching for the humanity amidst the chaos. Her work has been appeared in publications including Iota, Envoi, and The…

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March 2020
£15

Poetry Surgery with Charlotte Lunn – SOLD OUT

March 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This event is now sold out. If you wish to be added to our reserve list or be kept up to date with future poetry workshops by Charlotte please contact us on the details below. Charlotte is a writer, spoken word poet, workshop facilitator and tea connoisseur. After studying Creative Writing at The University of Derby, she became the Events Co-ordinator at Scarthin Books and has regularly reviewed books for BBC Radio Derby. She has featured at poetry nights across…

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January 2020
Free

Scarthin Book Club Number 30

January 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We’re having a break for Christmas so we’ll see you in the New Year for our next Book Club meet, where we’ll be discussing Murakami’s ‘Hard Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World.’ Everyone that knows us at Scarthin knows how barmy we are for Murakami and every so often we have to suggest another one of his superb novels. The books are on sale now with a £1 discount so you have plenty of time to read over…

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November 2019
£5

Analog Sea

22/11/2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Printed Books in the Digital Age: A reading and discussion with Jonathan Simons, founding editor of offline publishing house Analog Sea Analog Sea are an offline publisher wishing to maintain contemplative life in the digital age. Their mission is to support offline culture by publishing high-quality printed books and a biannual journal which aims to spark conversations of an artistic and philosophical nature. We are extremely pleased to welcome founding editor Jonathan Simons to Scarthin Books for a reading and…

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Free

Scarthin Book Club Number 29

25/11/2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

For our next Book Club, we will be discussing Yoko Ogawa’s ‘The Housekeeper and the Professor’. This is available from the shop with a £1 discount. Tea and cake are available to purchase on the night. Please bring your own alcohol. Happy Reading!

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October 2019
Free

Scarthin Book Club Number 28

28/10/2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We will be discussing Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ for our October Book Club! You can purchase the book from us with a £1 discount. Tea and cake available to buy on the night. Please bring your own alcohol. Spooky reading!

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