Factory Gatherings Celebrating Great Books

Get together with your book loving friends to hear about hidden river treasures, turbulent Anglo-Saxons and an inspiring lesson in bringing people together to change the world for our latest Factory Gatherings - Author Talks event on Saturday 9 October at our Stoke Factory. Don’t miss the chance to hear from brilliant writers, meet them in the Waterstones bookshop and have your copy signed too.

We’re delighted to welcome:

Kajal Odedra - UK Director of campaigning organisation Change.org - to share her formula for success Do Something to make things happen, plus inspiring stories to motivate anyone trying to bring about change.

Mudlarking author Lara Maiklem will teach us how discover the treasure just beneath our feet, hidden in river, streams, fields, beaches and the earth itself and connect with people of the past through the everyday items left behind.

Best-selling historian Marc Morris illuminates six turbulent centuries of The Anglo Saxons; the people abandoned by the Romans, who fought off the Vikings and eventually formed a new society, a new culture and brought a single, unified nation of England into being.

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