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Sunday 17 September: This Girl Can – An Evening with Judy Murray
Village Books & Alleyns School host an evening with Judy Murray on Sunday 17th September. As mother to tennis champions Jamie and Andy Murray, Scottish National Coach, coach of the Fed Cup, and general all-round can-do woman of wonder, Judy Murray is the ultimate role model for believing in yourself and reaching out to ambition. As a parent, coach, leader, she is an inspiration who has revolutionised British tennis.

7.30pm. Tickets £10 entry only/£8 under 18’s or £25 includes a copy of Knowing the Score.

Tickets available here www.village-books.co.uk/events

The MCT at Alleyn’s, Alleyn’s School, Townley Road, East Dulwich SE22 8SU

Thursday 21 September: An Evening with Rachel Joyce & Sarah Winman

7pm. Village Books in Dulwich Village invite you for an evening in the company of bestselling authors, Sarah Winman & Rachel Joyce as they talk ‘in conversation’ about their wonderful new novels, Tin Man & The Music Shop. Tickets £8, includes a glass of wine Tickets available here  village-books.co.uk/events/

The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce is a new novel about learning how to listen and how to feel; and about second chances and choosing to be brave despite the odds. Because in the end, music can save us all …

The Music Shop is BBC Radio 4’s BOOK AT BEDTIME from 17-28 July. And you can follow this link for specially collated The Music Shop playlist: bit.ly/TheMusicShopPlaylist

Tin Man by Sarah Winman is the unforgettable and achingly tender new novel from Sarah Winman, author of the international bestseller WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT and the Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller A YEAR OF MARVELLOUS WAYS.

This event is taking place in Bell House on College Road and will begin at 7pm.

Monday 25 September: Sweet talk with Yotam Ottolenghi & Helen Goh

Village Books & Alleyns School invite you to an evening with Yotam Ottolenghi & Helen Goh on Monday 25th September. Renowned for fresh evocative ingredients and bold inventive flavour, Ottolenghi has absolutely changed the way we eat and cook in this country. From Middle Eastern food to the very best Vegetarian recipes and world-famous cakes and desserts, the Ottolenghi cookbooks have become national favourites. Sweet is a return to Yotam’s roots as a pastry chef and offers a mouth-watering array of recipes for hand-crafted sweet treats, freshly made with love, flair, real ingredients and lots of attention to detail. This is the quintessential Ottolenghi flavour formula brought to baking. Come and celebrate the sweet things in life with Yotam in conversation with long-time friend and co-author Helen Goh.

Yotam and Helen will also be assembling a pudding from Sweet and at the end this will be auctioned for charity!

Tickets are £12.50 (£10 under 18’s). Tickets available here village-books.co.uk/events/  This event is taking place at Alleyns school and will begin at 7.30pm.