Village Books is located in the heart of lovely leafy Dulwich Village. They are a small but beautifully stocked award-winning independent bookshop with a terrific range of books to suit all the family. They also hold author events every month and have events with Michael Palin, Graham Norton, Philip Pullman, Jacqueline Wilson, Judith Kerr, Dan Snow, Yotam Ottolenghi, Adam Kay, Evan Davis, Alexander McCall Smith, Robert Harris, Gail Honeyman and many more. Here’s what’s on in March…
An Evening of Storytelling, Family Secrets and the Bonds that Ties us Together
Join Village Books and Alleyn’s School Enterprises for an evening with three novelists whose books have been bestsellers and whose works have been gathering praise from famous names.
Ruth Hogan’s debut novel The Keeper of Lost Things was a Sunday Times Bestseller, and has sold over 800,000 copies since publication. Hannah Beckerman’s novel If Only I Could Tell You is a life affirming novel with a secret that will break your heart and an ending that will put it together again. Harriet Evans’ latest novel, The Wildflowers, was a Richard and Judy Book Club pick for 2018.
Tuesday 5th March, 7.30pm
Lower School, Alleyn’s School, Townley Road, SE22 8SU
War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line with Dr David Nott
Join Village Books and Alleyn’s School Enterprises for an evening with David Nott who will be discussing his new book War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line.
David Nott is a consultant surgeon for the NHS but for more than twenty five years, he has taken unpaid leave from his job to volunteer in some of the world’s most dangerous war zones. From Sarajevo under siege in 1993, to clandestine hospitals in rebel-held eastern Aleppo, he has carried out life-saving operations and field surgery in the most challenging conditions.
Wednesday 13th March, 7.30pm
The Great Hall, Alleyn’s School, Townley Road, SE22 8SU
Farrow and Ball: Recipes for Decorating with Joa Studholme
Joa Studholme has worked for Farrow & Ball for 23 years and creates colour schemes for more than 4,500 rooms per year. In Recipes for Decorating she shares her unrivalled experience by offering a wide range of precise colour ‘recipes’ for successful decorating schemes, showing exactly which of Farrow & Ball’s internationally renowned paint colours work well together, whatever your decorating style.
Joa will be talking about how to select the right range of colours for your home, how colour can create a harmonious room, and how to combine colour with light and space to get the most of out of every area.
Tuesday 26th March, 7.30pm
Bell House, 27 College Road, London, SE21 7BG