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February 2020
£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. 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 North, and her first collection will…

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March 2020
£15

Poetry Surgery with Charlotte Lunn

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

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 Derbyshire and Nottingham including but not limited to Derby Poetry Festival, Hockely Hustle, Belper Goes Green as well as supporting Grawl!x for their third album launch. She has since been commissioned by Shottle Hall and…

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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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£8

Dan Webber – Genre Fluid Poetry Show

23/10/2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

There are just a handful of tickets left for this! Book now to avoid disappointment by calling us on 01629 823272. *** The stand-up poet, reluctant bear and attempted vegan strips… away labels of life, love, the arts and the LGBTQ+ community in this fast-paced, honest and hilarious debut. Under constant pressure from marketing people to decide whether he is a comic or poet, Dan navigates through the confusing world of definitions. Being constantly told you’re a comic at poetry…

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September 2019
£3

In conversation with Ariane Bankes

21/09/2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Ariane Bankes discusses Arthur Koestler on Saturday 21st September, 6.30pm (drink included) Please call the bookshop on 01629823272 to book a ticket. Ariane Bankes will be in discussion with our Les Hurst about the new edition of Arthur Koestler’s ‘Darkness at Noon’ and D J Taylor’s ‘Lost Girls: Love, War and Literature 1939-1951’. Ariane is the niece of Arthur Koestler, who married her aunt Mamaine, and daughter of George Orwell’s friend and Mamaine’s twin, Celia Paget. _____________________________________

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October 2019
£7

Book Signing with Tom Cox

05/10/2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

We are delighted to have Tom Cox returning to Scarthin Books for the release of his new book ‘Ring the Hill’ on Saturday 5th October 2019 at 7pm. Tickets £7 (drink included) Call to book on 01629 823272. Please book early to avoid disappointment. Due to the popularity of this event and it selling out, we also have a talk with Tom Cox at 5pm on the same day. Tickets are still available for this. Please call to book. ____________________________

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September 2019
Free

Scarthin Book Club Number 26

30/09/2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

For our next Book Club, we will be discussing F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ‘The Great Gatsby’. The book will be available to purchase from Scarthin Books with a £1 discount. Tea and cake will be available to buy on the night. Please bring your own alcohol. Happy Reading! __________________________

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