Events

Village Books – March events!

Tuesday 24 March: Falastin – A Cookbook by Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley.
Join Village Books and Alleyn’s School Enterprise for a culinary evening with authors Sami
Tamimi and Tara Wigley who will be discussing their new book Falastin

Travelling through Bethlehem, East Jerusalem, Nablus, Haifa, Akka, Nazareth, Galilee and the West Bank, Sami and Tara invite you to experience and enjoy unparalleled access to Sami’s homeland. So get ready to laden your table with the most delicious of foods – from abundant salads, soups and wholesome grains to fluffy breads, easy one-pot dishes and perfumed sweet treats.

Sami and Tara are the co-authors of Jerusalem and Ottolenghi: The Cookbook, and Ottolenghi SIMPLE.

7.30pm. The Lower School Atrium, Alleyn’s School, Townley Road, East Dulwich, SE22 8SU
£10/£8 Copies of Falastin will be on sale on the night for £20 (RRP £28). Tickets here: mct.alleyns.org.uk/page.aspx?id=273

Sunday 1 March: Robin Stevens – Murder Most Unladylike
Village Books and James Allen’s Girls’ School are delighted to welcome bestselling children’s author Robin Stevens back to Dulwich! Robin will be talking about her bestselling series Murder Most Unladylike including her new book Top Marks For Murder. Robin will also be discussing her World Book Day title The Case of the Drowned Pearl. 

3pm. VWA, James Allen’s Girl’s School, 144 East Dulwich Grove, London, SE22 8TE
£10/£8 under for 18s. Visit www.trybooking.com/uk/book/event?eid=10349&

Tuesday 17 March: An Evening with Eleanor Lipman
Village Books are delighted to welcome Eleanor Lipman, author of The Inn at Lake DevineThen She Found Me and The Family Man to Dulwich. Eleanor will be discussing her new book Good Riddance: One woman’s trash becomes another woman’s treasure, with deliriously entertaining results… In a fit of decluttering, Daphne Maritch throws away the heavily annotated high street yearbook she inherited from her mother. But when it’s found in the recycling bin by a busybody neighbour turned documentary filmmaker, its mysteries – not to mention those of her own family – take on a whole new urgency, and Daphne finds herself entangled in a series of events both poignant and absurd. 7.30pm. Bell House, 27 College Rd, Dulwich, London SE21 7BG
£10 (includes a glass of wine) Tickets here www.trybooking.co.uk/PNA

Wednesday 11 March: This Too Shall Pass: Stories of Change, Crisis and New Beginnings by Julia Samuel
If change is the natural order of things, why do many of us feel ill-equipped to deal with it? In This Too Shall Pass, acclaimed psychotherapist Julia Samuel draws on hours of conversations with her patients to show how we can learn to adapt and thrive during our most difficult and transformative experiences. Illuminated by the latest social and psychological research, This Too Shall Pass unflinchingly deals with the hard times in family, love, work, health and identity.

Julia Samuel MBE is the bestselling author of Grief Works, a psychotherapist and one of the UK’s leading councillors. Seeing over 20 clients every week, she has worked in private practice and with the NHS for the last thirty years and is Founding Patron of Child Bereavement UK. She’s been featured on Desert Island Discs and has been interviewed on National TV.

7.30pm. The Lower School Atrium, Alleyn’s School, Townley Road, East Dulwich, SE22 8SU
£10/£8. Visit mct.alleyns.org.uk/page.aspx?id=272