Poetry Open Mic Night

Event Date: 26th July 6pm Join us for a fun open mic poetry reading night! Read your open at our lovely bookshop starting at 6:00pm. There will be an initial 3 poem or 5 minute limit (whichever comes first) and then the possibility of encores. Book here

Poetry Reading – It doesn’t have to be perfect, darling

Event Date: 20th July 6:00 pm Presented by: Ashley Oakley …It really doesn’t. This eclectic collection of poetry is the first book Ashley has published, and it was motivated by the notion that nothing is perfect; poetry, work, relationships, life. That imperfection is part of what makes it beautiful, human. This book wasn’t born from […]

Author Event – Neil D’Arcy-Jones

Event Date: 13th July 2pm Presented by: Neil D’Arcy-Jones Join journalist and writer Neil D’Arcy-Jones as we celebrate the release of his Pocket Mountain Guides Essex Walks book.Neil will be taking a small group out from Read on Sea for a mystery mini-walk taking in a part of the Leigh Walk from the book, telling […]

POSTPONED – Author event – Tracksuit Millionaire

Event Date: 12th July 6pm Presented by: Matthew Bray Ever wondered what it’s like to step into the mind of a criminal? The motivations and inner workings? Or maybe you’re just eager to build a business but unsure of where to begin and need guidance. Perhaps you’re just trying to make sense of life and […]

Live music presented by Isabel Inkcap

Event Date: 6th July 5:30pmTicket Price – £6 (charged on entry) Presented by: Isabel Inkcap Isabel Inkcap creates a magical and timeless sound, characterised by her haunting voice and powerful melodies. She takes inspiration from many different genres although her roots will always lie in traditional folk music. Those who listen find themselves enchanted by […]

Author Event – Influencer Marketing Strategy

Event Date: 5th July 6:00 pm Presented by: Gordon Glenister Join us in welcoming Gordon Glenister as he discusses how to connect to your audience through Influencer Marketing and Membership Expertise! Gordon is a highly experienced sales and marketing professional; who has worked with a number of recognised businesses over the years including many household […]

Live music presented by Jason Lane West and Alex Field

Event Date: 29th June 5:30pmTicket Price – £5 (charged on entry) Presented by: Jason Lane West and Alex Field Join us Saturday 29 of June for an evening of laid back jazz with saxophonist Jason Lane West and guitarist Alex Field. Book here

Live music presented by The Regency Duo

Event Date: 22nd June 6:00 pmPresented by: The Regency Duo Ticket Price – £6 (charged upon entry) Formed in 2021, Regency Duo comprises violinist Eliza Nagle and guitarist Declan Hickey. While owing their name to the cultural heritage of the early 19th century, the duo are equally devoted to contemporary music. Current programmes include works […]

Change Everything by former Green Party Leader Natalie Bennett

Event Date: 14th June 6:00 pm Please welcome Natalie Bennett, former head of the Green Party, as she presents her latest book, Change Everything. We are living in a social, political, economic and environmental emergency. The status quo is profoundly unstable; change is inevitable. Now is the time to get together to build a farhealthier […]