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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: 16/11/2017
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: Bristol Store

    Hit the Road, Jac!: 7 years, 20 countries, no planAn evening with Jacqui Furneaux

    Join local author Jacqui Furneaux and her beloved Enfield motorcycle in store as she gives an illustrated talk about the amazing worldwide adventures captured in her book Hit the Road Jac!

  • Date: 23/11/2017
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: London Store

    The Red Atlas: How the Soviet Union Secretly Mapped the WorldAn evening with John Davies

    Join us at Stanfords as we welcome John Davies, co-author of The Red Atlas.
    After the collapse of the Soviet Union an astonishing treasure trove came to light – hundreds of thousands of maps showing in chilling detail countries and cities throughout the world. The story of this amazing cartographic enterprise has never been told ... until now!

  • Date: 09/11/2017
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: London Store

    11 Explorations into Life on EarthAn Evening with Helen Scales

    Join us at Stanfords as Helen Scales talks about her new book 11 Explorations into Life on Earth.
    Helen will be talking about interviewing lecturers including David Attenborough and Richard Dawkins, accessing the RI's amazing archives and finding out about the most unusual creatures - from jaguars and sloths to chimps and knife-fish - who have been introduced to spellbound young audiences. She'll also spill behind-the-scenes secrets about the most amazing experiments, badly-behaved animal co-stars and nervous lecturers.

  • Date: 16/11/2017
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: London Store

    Icebreaker: A Voyage Far NorthAn Evening with Horatio Clare

    Join us at Stanfords as Horatio Clare talks about his new book Icebreaker: A Voyage Far North.
    'We are celebrating a hundred years since independence this year: how would you like to travel on a government icebreaker?' A message from the Finnish embassy launches Horatio Clare on a voyage around an extraordinary country and an unearthly place, the frozen Bay of Bothnia, just short of the Arctic circle. Travelling with the crew of Icebreaker Otso, Horatio, whose last adventure saw him embedded on Maersk container vessels for the bestseller Down to the Sea in Ships, discovers stories of Finland, of her mariners and of ice.

  • 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: 22/11/2017
    Time: 7:00pm
    Location: Chemistry Building University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TS

    Blue Planet IIAn evening with James Honeyborne and Mark Brownlow

    Join James Honeyborne and Mark Brownlow authors and producers as they discuss the new book Blue Planet II and the BBC TV series it accompanies and how they brought to life the different habitats of the oceanic world.

  • Date: 04/10/2017
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: London Store

    The Land Beyond:An Evening with Leon McCarron

    Join us at Stanfords as Leon McCarron discusses his new book The Land Beyond: A Thousand Miles on Foot through the Heart of the Middle East.
    There are many reasons why it might seem unwise to walk, mostly alone, through the Middle East. That, in part, is exactly why Leon McCarron did it.

  • Date: 11/10/2017
    Time: 6:30pm
    Location: Bristol Store

    Britain’s Best Small Hills with Phoebe Smith

    Join award-winning travel writer Phoebe Smith as she discusses her new book Britain's Best Small Hills.
    Hear tips on great outdoor experiences tailored not just for the hard-core wilderness enthusiast but for novices and newbie hillwalkers alike.

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