Events

An Evening with Eleanor Medhurst

26 Jun 2024 – 18:30 - 20:00 BST
Waterstones Liverpool

Join Waterstones Liverpool for a wonderful evening with lesbian fashion historian Eleanor Medhurst, to hear all about her fantastic new book, ‘Unsuitable: A History of Lesbian Fashion’.

The First Cold War w/ Barbara Emerson

26 Jun 2024 – 18:30 - 20:00 BST
Pushkin House & Online

Pushkin House are pleased to invite you to the launch of Barbara Emerson’s new book, ‘The First Cold War: Anglo-Russian Relations in the 19th Century’, which she will discuss with Dame Deborah Bronnert, former British Ambassador to Russia.

Thank You Mr Crombie: An Evening with Mihir Bose

27 Jun 2024 – 18:30 - 20:30 BST
Birkbeck University

Birkbeck University is pleased to welcome the author, journalist and broadcaster Mihir Bose on Thursday 27th June. Mihir will spend the evening discussing his latest book, his memoir, ‘Thank You Mr Crombie: Lessons in Guilt and Gratitude to the British’.

Power the People w/ Lynne Jones, Ali Ansari & Erica Benner

28 Jun 2024 – 17:30 BST
Chalke Valley History Festival

How have the massed voices and actions of ordinary people played a part in our history? From the self-ruling peoples of Ancient Greece and Renaissance Florence, to the protests of Les Barricades, Tianamen Square and Extinction Rebellion, our expert panel comprised of Ali Ansari, life-long activist Lynne Jones OBE and political philosopher Erica Benner will bring to bear their deep knowledge and personal experience of people power through time in this wide-ranging discussion.

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Fixing France w/ Nabila Ramdani

29 Jun 2024 – 13:15 BST
Chalke Valley History Festival

Join Nabila Ramdani, author of ‘Fixing France’, for this talk about the broken Fifth republic.

Unsuitable w/ Eleanor Medhurst

4 Jul 2024 – 19:00 BST
Waterstones Glasgow

Join Waterstones Glasgow for this talk from Eleanor Medhurst, author of ‘Unsuitable: A History of Lesbian Fashion’.

Nabila Ramdani author photo

Fixing France w/ Nabila Ramdani

6 Jul 2024 – 11:00 – 12:00
Bradford Literature Festival

Join journalist, Nabila Ramdani, as she discusses her new book, ‘Fixing France: How to Repair a Broken Republic’, charting the course of France’s Fifth Republic, formed in the wake of the 1958 Algerian war of independence.

Unsuitable: Eleanor Medhurst in conversation w/ Zara Siddique

11 Jul 2024 – 19:30 BST
The Queer Emporium

Eleanor Medhurst, the person behind the blog Dressing Dykes, will be coming to Cardiff to celebrate the publication of her book, ‘Unsuitable: A History of Lesbian Fashion’, in the company of Zara Siddique, co-founder of Lez Read!