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February 2022

Overstock Sale!

February 3 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Book Hive (Norwich), 53 London Street
Norwich, NR2 1HL United Kingdom
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Yes, we're having a sale! On the evening of Thursday 3rd of February, we're having a sale of 2021's overstock. New (or new-ish) books with nought wrong with 'em (except we don't have the space) -- going for incredible prices. Better yet, it's all in aid of Norman Lamb's Mental Health & Wellbeing Fund. 50% of every sale will go to the charity. Come along, nab a bargain, and support a brilliant cause. Doors 6:30pm (we'll close briefly at 5:30pm as normal to give the…

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Cai Draper – ‘SPRUNG’ (Launch)

February 19 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Book Hive (Norwich), 53 London Street
Norwich, NR2 1HL United Kingdom
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Free

We are absolutely delighted to be hosting the launch of SPRUNG - friend-of-the-shop Cai Draper's first pamphlet of poetry (some of you may remember Cai as the creator and host of the very popular New Tricks poetry workshops, which ran at The Book Hive back in 2019...) Published by the almighty Broken Sleep Books, SPRUNG is described as "an energetic and invigorating joyride through a few months in lockdown... As fresh as a change of shirt, as bright as a newly polished button, this…

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Robin Ince: The Importance of Being Interested

February 25 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Book Hive (Norwich), 53 London Street
Norwich, NR2 1HL United Kingdom
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Free

To celebrate the publication of Robin’s new book, The Importance of Being Interested: Adventures in Scientific Curiosity, the award-winning comedian is setting out on a tour of talks and book-signings at 100 independent bookshops around the UK. And now it's our turn! Robin will be coming to the shop on evening of Friday February 25th for an intimate show... Here's a description of the book -- this should give you a taster of what's in store at the event... "Comedian…

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March 2022

Sea-Change: Jessica Streeting in conversation with Patrick Barkham

March 3 - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Book Hive (Norwich), 53 London Street
Norwich, NR2 1HL United Kingdom
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Join us on March 3rd 2022 when Patrick Barkham (writer, Guardian journalist and President of the Norfolk Wildlife Trust) will be in conversation with Jessica Streeting, author of the epic poem Sea-Change, recently published by Propolis (the imprint of The Book Hive). Patrick grew up close by to Jessica's family, so has first-hand memories of the people and places that make up her remarkable, powerful book. You can read all about Sea-Change (and how it brought Stephen Fry to tears!) in this recent…

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Launch: ‘Sensitive’ by Hannah Jane Walker

March 10 - 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dragon Hall (The National Centre for Writing)

Join writer, performance poet, broadcaster and playwright Hannah Jane Walker for the launch of Sensitive: The Power of Feeling in a World That Doesn’t. Hannah Walker is a very sensitive person, along with at least a fifth of the population. Like many, she was conditioned to believe this was a weakness and a trait that she should try and overcome. When she had her first child and realised that her little girl was sensitive too, Hannah decided to find out…

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Launch: ‘Stewkey Blues — Stories’ by D.J.Taylor

March 16 - 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Book Hive (Norwich), 53 London Street
Norwich, NR2 1HL United Kingdom
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Join us to celebrate the launch of David's brand new short story collection! Some of the characters in Stewkey Blues have lived in Norfolk all their lives. Others are short-term residents or passage migrants. Whether young or old, self-confident or ground-down, local or blow-in, all of them are reaching uneasy compromises with the world they inhabit and the landscape in which that life takes place. Expect readings, wine and much merriment! Wednesday 16th March at The Book Hive Doors 6:30pm…

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April 2022

Launch: ‘Your Show’ by Ashley Hickson-Lovence, in conversation with Richard Balls

April 8 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Book Hive (Norwich), 53 London Street
Norwich, NR2 1HL United Kingdom
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Free

Join us on April 8th 2022 when Richard Balls (renowned biographer, former Sunday Times and Eastern Daily Press journalist, and passionate Norwich City Football Club supporter) will be in conversation with Ashley Hickson-Lovence, author of the upcoming Your Show: the brilliant novelisation of the life of Uriah Rennie, the Premier League’s first and only Black referee. As Nick Bradley says, “whether a fan of football or not, readers will love this novel, and its ultimate message – one of hope.” From Jamaica to Sheffield to the…

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May 2022

LAUNCH: ‘Writer’ by JM Burgoyne

May 5 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Book Hive (Norwich), 53 London Street
Norwich, NR2 1HL United Kingdom
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"If M.R. James or Edgar Allan Poe wrote Don Quixote and set it in the wild west, Writer might be the result." Martin Figura   Please join us for the launch of Writer, the highly-anticipated debut novel from local girl and friend of the shop Jax Burgoyne!   Here's the blurb...   'I do not have a future, and I do not want dreams. My dreams are stories, written by a machine. And I will not think of her.’   Luke…

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LAUNCH: ‘One Moonlit Night’ by Rachel Hore

May 12 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Book Hive (Norwich), 53 London Street
Norwich, NR2 1HL United Kingdom
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Please join us for the launch of One Moonlit Night, the powerful new novel of loyalty and betrayal, hope and despair, from bestselling author (and friend of the shop!) Rachel Hore. One Moonlit Night tells the captivating story of a husband and wife separated by secrets as well as by war. Forced to leave their family home in London after it is bombed, Maddie and her two young daughters take refuge at Knyghton, the beautiful country house in Norfolk where Maddie's…

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July 2022

Page Against The Machine: Quiet Reading Hour

July 6 - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Book Hive (Norwich), 53 London Street
Norwich, NR2 1HL United Kingdom

We know that a lot of people would love to read more to relax. But it can be a struggle to find the time or space to do so. The demands and distractions of daily life can get in the way. Or we simply can't muster the energy just to... start.

So: we're inviting you to join us for some quiet reading, after work, every Wednesday.

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