Hatchards hosts a wide range of events designed to bring readers and authors together at our shops in Piccadilly, St Pancras and Cheltenham. From book launches to panel discussions and special customer evenings, we invite you to join us throughout the year for these delightful occasions.

The Quality of Love at Hatchards, Piccadilly

The Quality of Love at Hatchards, Piccadilly

The Quality of Love at Hatchards, Piccadilly

Thursday 30th May, 18:30

Join Ariane Bankes to discuss the lives of the Paget sisters with Cressida Connolly.

Napoleon’s Library with Louis Sarkozy at Hatchards Piccadilly

Napoleon’s Library with Louis Sarkozy at Hatchards Piccadilly

Napoleon’s Library with Louis Sarkozy at Hatchards Piccadilly

Wednesday 5th June, 18:30

Join Louis Sarkozy to discuss his new book Napoleon's Library: The Emperor, His Books and Their Influence on the Napoleonic Era.

'After Nora' with Penelope Curtis at Hatchards, Piccadilly

'After Nora' with Penelope Curtis at Hatchards, Piccadilly

'After Nora' with Penelope Curtis at Hatchards, Piccadilly

Thursday 6th June, 18:30

Join former Tate Britain director Penelope Curtis to discuss her moving debut novel After Nora, in conversation with novelist Xiaolu Guo.

The Classics Book Club with Henry Eliot at Hatchards, Piccadilly - 'The Tale of Two Cities' by Charles Dickens

The Classics Book Club with Henry Eliot at Hatchards, Piccadilly - 'The Tale of Two Cities' by Charles Dickens

The Classics Book Club with Henry Eliot at Hatchards, Piccadilly - 'The Tale of Two Cities' by Charles Dickens

Thursday 6th June, 18:30

Join us for this month’s Classic Book Club to discuss Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities.

The Translation Book Club with Georgia de Chamberet - 'The Quarter' by Naguib Mahfouz

Celebrating Translation at Hatchards, Piccadilly

The Translation Book Club with Georgia de Chamberet - 'The Quarter' by Naguib Mahfouz

Monday 10th June, 18:00

Join BookBlast’s Georgia de Chamberet to discuss The Quarter by Naguib Mahfouz, translated by Roger Allen.

This Amazing Age with Julia Hobsbawm at Hatchards Piccadilly

This Amazing Age with Julia Hobsbawm at Hatchards Piccadilly

This Amazing Age with Julia Hobsbawm at Hatchards Piccadilly

Wednesday 12th June, 18:30

Join Julia Hobsbawm in conversation with Alice Sherwood to discuss the present – and future – of our working lives.

Queer Life in London with Peter Parker at Hatchards Piccadilly

Queer Life in London with Peter Parker at Hatchards Piccadilly

Queer Life in London with Peter Parker at Hatchards Piccadilly

Wednesday 19th June, 18:30

Join Peter Parker to discuss his brand new book Some Men in London: Queer Life 1945-1959.

The Classics Book Club with Henry Eliot at Hatchards, Piccadilly - 'The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner' by James Hogg

The Classics Book Club with Henry Eliot at Hatchards, Piccadilly - 'The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner' by James Hogg

The Classics Book Club with Henry Eliot at Hatchards, Piccadilly - 'The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner' by James Hogg

Thursday 4th July, 18:30

Join us for this month’s Classic Book Club to discuss The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg.

The Translation Book Club with Georgia de Chamberet - 'The Years' by Annie Ernaux

Celebrating Translation at Hatchards, Piccadilly

The Translation Book Club with Georgia de Chamberet - 'The Years' by Annie Ernaux

Monday 8th July, 18:00

Join BookBlast’s Georgia de Chamberet to discuss The Years by Annie Ernaux, translated by Alison Strayer.

Brown's Hotel: A Tale of Rulers, Writers & Rascals at Hatchards, Piccadilly

Brown's Hotel: A Tale of Rulers, Writers & Rascals at Hatchards, Piccadilly

Brown's Hotel: A Tale of Rulers, Writers & Rascals at Hatchards, Piccadilly

Thursday 11th July, 18:30

Join author and historian Andy Williamson to delve into his new book Brown’s Hotel: A Family Affair in conversation with Seth Thévoz.

The Bookshop Band Live in Concert at Hatchards, Piccadilly

The Bookshop Band Live in Concert at Hatchards, Piccadilly

The Bookshop Band Live in Concert at Hatchards, Piccadilly

Thursday 1st August, 18:30

Join The Bookshop Band live in concert at Hatchards Piccadilly to celebrate the release of their 14th studio album EMERGE, RETURN.

The Classics Book Club with Henry Eliot at Hatchards, Piccadilly - 'The Double' by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Classics Book Club with Henry Eliot at Hatchards, Piccadilly - 'The Double' by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Classics Book Club with Henry Eliot at Hatchards, Piccadilly - 'The Double' by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Thursday 1st August, 18:30

Join us for this month’s Classic Book Club to discuss The Double by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.