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  • Blackwell's High Holborn Book Quiz - Now with added Beer Trivia!

    Tuesday, August 2nd at 18:30 - 20:30
    Are you ready friends? It's that time again! We're quizzing at Blackwell's High Holborn and though I'm sure you all know them by now I'll lay out our groundrules...
    * Bring your own bottle but we're on-hand with cups and bottle openers
    * Four team members per team and please make sure you reserve a ticket for every quizzer.
    * Spot prizes of books throughout the night, and grand prize of £10 Blackwell's vouchers per team member, plus the glory and bragging rights etc etc.

    Plus an extra special twist this time around, to celebrate the publication of CAMRA's Beer Anthology by the wonderful CAMRA books, we will have a round themed around beer in literature!

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  • An Evening of Fantasy with Edward Cox, James Barclay, and Jon Wallace

    Tuesday, August 9th at 18:30 - 20:00
    Blackwell's High Holborn are thrilled to be hosting an evening of endings and beginnings as Edward Cox concludes his series with The Watcher of Dead Time, while James Barclay starts anew with Heart of Granite. Both featuring the battleground and fantastic military fantasy, they will be joined by Jon Wallace whose newest book Rig concludes his own stunning trilogy.

    Join us for a discussion of these exciting new titles, followed by a Q&A with all three authors. Don't miss out on a packed evening of Sci-Fi and Fantasy from Gollancz.

    Tickets are free, but booking is essential - reserve your ticket now.
  • Fiction Book Club at Blackwell's High Holborn

    Tuesday, August 30th at 18:30
    Join us for the second meeting of our fiction bookclub where we’ll be talking about Anthony Doerr’s fantastic All The Light We Cannot See – it’s completely free (bring your own bottle) and we’re always thrilled to meet new members.

    So if chilled book chat is your thing, this is the book group for you! Plus, we’ll give you a discount off the book for the next month’s group.

    Let us know you’re coming…
  • Workstorming at Blackwell's High Holborn with Rob Kendall - The Conversation Expert

    Thursday, September 8th at 18:30
    A huge portion of our working day is devoted to conversation, whether person to person, over the phone, or via email. Despite this, much of the talking we do can leave us feeling unheard, bogged down in trivial disputes, or as if we are going in circles. In his new book Workstorming, Rob Kendall roots out the typical warning signs that indicate a conversation is about to go wrong, and explains how to change the way you speak and listen to achieve positive outcomes at work.

    Blackwell's are excited to be joined by Rob in the shop to celebrate this latest publication, for a talk and Q&A session all about the importance of conversations. Rob has worked with over 70 organisations across 5 continents. He is also a Non-Executive Director of BAFTA and EMMY winning visual effects company Jellyfish Pictures.

    Tickets are £3 and can be booked here.