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Thursday 29 June at 7.30 pm
at The Wanstead Tap

Donal Ryan Sarah Winman

Donal Ryan and Sarah Winman in conversation

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Holding the Baby

Share your memories of parenting and childcare in the East End. Details…

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Newham Bookshop

745-747 Barking Road
London E13 9ER
Telephone: 020 8552 9993
Tuesday – Friday
9.30 am – 5 pm
Saturday 10 am – 5 pm


Rachel Archer’s play Uncovered at Southwark Playhouse

We’re pleased to tell you that Rachel Archer has written a short play which will be performed as part of Little Pieces of Gold’s Night of New Writing at Southwark Playhouse on Sunday 18 June at 7 pm. More details and to book tickets…

Jacqueline Wilson

Saturday 27 May at 2 pm at Conway Hall

Event sold out!

Jacqueline Wilson discusses her work, life and Second World War novel Wave Me Goodbye

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The Liar's Quartet

Thursday 15 June at 7.30 pm at The Wanstead Tap

Event sold out!

Mark Thomas: The Liar’s Quartet

Bravo Figaro!, Cuckooed, The Red Shed
– Playscripts, Notes and Commentary
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Stars of stage and screen read poetry and prose
at The Wanstead Tap to support Care4Calais

Niall Buggy

Niall Buggy

Julie Christie

Julie Christie

David Calder

David Calder

Andy de la Tour and friends

Andy de la Tour and guests

A packed house

A packed house

Photographs by Andrew Baker. ©Andrew Baker – no reuse, no archive.

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Publication day book signing

Nadiya Hussain at Newham Bookshop

Crowds of fans battled their way through rain and snow to meet Nadiya Hussain at Newham Bookshop, where she signed copies of her debut novel The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters, and her other books. Click here for details of the book.

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Sunday 22 January at 6 pm at The Wanstead Tap

Sold out!
Fundraising event for refugee charity Care4Calais

An evening of poetry and prose readings with
Julie Christie, Niall Buggy, David Calder,
Andy de la Tour and Susan Wooldridge

Julie Christie
Niall Buggy
David Calder
Andy de la Tour
Susan Wooldridge

We’re delighted to welcome actors Julie Christie, Niall Buggy, David Calder, Andy de la Tour and Susan Wooldridge to The Wanstead Tap for an evening of readings of poetry and prose. We are sure you will enjoy this event which is being held to raise funds for the refugee charity Care4Calais. All proceeds from ticket sales will go to the charity, which was founded by a group of UK volunteers and aims to deliver essential aid and support to refugees in Calais and other areas, and to encourage the wider public to be more welcoming towards refugees.

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Tickets online from
Newham Bookshop £15.
All proceeds to Care4Calais

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You can now buy tickets online for Newham Bookshop’s events, and for some events in partnership with other organisations. Click on the logo, and you will be taken to secure website run for us by The Little Box Office Ltd, a British company which provides online ticketing for theatres, music and book festivals.