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Come and meet some of the world’s most famous writers, photographers and publishers during a Stanfords event. We present an array of travel lectures and book signings at our London and Bristol stores, giving visitors the opportunity to discuss new books and have their copy signed by the author.

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  • Date: 24/08/2017
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: Bristol Store

    A hitchhike through American politicsAn evening with Julian Sayarer

    Julian Sayarer presents a story of American politics as found along the roads between New York and San Francisco. As well as answering your questions and presenting a view of the US from its roadsides…

  • Date: 10/08/2017
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: London Store

    The Tree Climbers Guidewith Jack Cooke

    Join Jack Cooke on a tree top journey around London, exploring the city through its canopy.
    From parks and canals to cemeteries and secret gardens, Cooke climbs across the city through the branches of its trees. Escape the earthbound world for an evening and come and enjoy a bird's eye view of the capital.

  • Date: 10/08/2017
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: Bristol Store

    Travelling LightAn Evening with Alastair Sawday

    Join the environmental pioneer, campaigner and publisher Alastair Sawday as he shares his experiences and explores the value of travel with the launch of his new book, 'Travelling Light'.

  • Date: 13/09/2017
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: London Store

    The Writer AbroadLiterary Travels from Austria to Uzbekistan

    Get ready to travel around the globe with some of the world’s best-known authors. Join Lucinda Hawksley, author of The Writer Abroad, as she takes us on a literary journey around the world, through extracts from Arthur Conan Doyle in Australia, Charles Dickens in Italy, Henry James in France, Mary Wollstonecraft in Sweden, and many more.

  • Date: 28/09/2017
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: London Store

    Affluence Without Abundance with James Suzman

    Join us at Stanfords as James Suzman discusses his new book Affluence Without Abundance.
    Anthropologist James Suzman vividly brings to life a proud and private people, introducing unforgettable members of their tribe, and telling the story of the collision between the modern global economy and the oldest hunting and gathering society on earth.

  • Date: 13/09/2017
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: Bristol Store

    Where The Wild Things AreAn evening with Nick Hunt

    Nick Hunt will be talking about his new book 'Where The Wild Winds Are' and how he walked the invisible pathways of four of Europe's local winds - the Helm, the Bora, the Foehn and the Mistral - to discover how they affect landscapes, cultures and people.

  • Date: 25/07/2017
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: Bristol Store

    Jacki Hill-Murphy: 'The Extraordinary Tale of Kate Marsden' Book Launch

    Jacki Hill-Murphy is an explorer, speaker, writer and film maker based in Bristol. Stanfords are pleased to be hosting the launch of her latest book 'The Extraordinary Tale of Kate Marsden' in which Jacki tells hows she followed in the footsteps of the Victorian adventuress. Jacki will be reading from the book and signing copies.

  • Date: 26/07/2017
    Time: 6:00pm
    Location: Bristol Store

    20 Years of Harry Potter Quiz Night

    Stanfords Bristol is delighted to have been selected by Bloomsbury Publishing to host one of 20 Official Harry Potter Quiz across the UK for their 20th anniversary.
    As part of the 20 years of Harry Potter celebrations, and in conjunction with Bloomsbury, we are hosting an official Harry Potter trivia quiz.

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