7pm: An evening with Smoke: a London Peculiar. Smoke, the much missed little magazine about London returns in proper posh book form.
Join us for readings from From the Slopes of Olympus to the Banks of the Lea, along with a chat/Q&A with editors Matt and Jude about the book and Smoke and the world of independent publishing more generally.
Guest readers: Juno Baker, Jacqueline Downs
Admission (pay on the door – includes drink!): £3.
Bookseller Crow 50 Westow Street Upper Norwood SE19 (by zebra crossing)
SATURDAY OCTOBER 26TH
Halloween Free ghoulish lolly crafts and apple munching competitions for kids, facepainting by DoXa with her special Halloween kit complete with wounds and scars (!) & a spooky action adventure story for kids by Brooke Laing of Little Supernovas. We would like to encourage kids, adults, stallholders – everyone – to get into the Halloween spirit by dressing up in spooky attire! Now, where’s my witches hat? If you want to get in the mood early, Demi Pastisser will have eyeball cake pops and bat & pumpkin biscuits for kids (and big kids!)..
TUESDAY OCTOBER 29th
UPPER NORWOOD IMPROVEMENT TEAM (UNIT) meeting, Upper Norwood library Westow Hill SE19 (corner of Beardell Street) 7p