Books events in East Renfrewshire

View all the upcoming Books events taking place throughout East Renfrewshire below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in East Renfrewshire

#StreamMyStory

#StreamMyStory

17th June 2021 - 31st August 2021
Online Event

Scottish Public Libraries will host #StreamMyStory author events online for children to enjoy in the summer holidays!
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East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

23rd August 2021 - 18th December 2021
Various Locations East Renfrewshire

Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!
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Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Fringe by the Sea: Helen McClory

Fringe by the Sea: Helen McClory

13th August 2021

Helen McClory, one of the most talented, innovative and original new fiction voices of the decade, will be in conversation with Jennifer Crichton, founder of The Flock.

Find out about Fringe by the Sea: Helen McClory on What's On Edinburgh
Edinburgh International Book Festival Online Themes: Poetry - The Art of the People

Edinburgh International Book Festival Online Themes: Poetry - The Art of the People

14th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

This year’s poetry series celebrates those poets whose collections work to fill in the gaps in our understanding of ourselves, our society and communities and our planet.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Online Themes: Stories and Ideas for a Changing World

Edinburgh International Book Festival Online Themes: Stories and Ideas for a Changing World

14th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

How do we begin to make sense of the ever-changing world we are living in? In this series we look at stories and ideas that offer positive prescriptions for a better future.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Blood Legacies - Confronting our Colonial Past

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Blood Legacies - Confronting our Colonial Past

14th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

This series explores how the West’s traditional narratives around race and colonialism are increasingly agreed to be toxic and unacceptable.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Generation Next - Empowering Voices

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Generation Next - Empowering Voices

14th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

This year’s series of events for young adults takes a fearless and unflinching look at the issues affecting young people today.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Giants of Literature: Wisdom in Fiction

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Giants of Literature: Wisdom in Fiction

14th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

This year we are delighted to welcome some of the most exciting voices of literature to our stages and screens to impart their wisdom with us.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: On Belonging - Migration Stories

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: On Belonging - Migration Stories

14th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

This series looks at stories of migration: from the often brutal catalysts for moving, to the arduous journeys undertaken, to the process of trying to adapt to a new home.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Pride and Prejudice - Celebrating LGBTQIA+ Voices

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Pride and Prejudice - Celebrating LGBTQIA+ Voices

14th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

Join us for our series celebrating the stories and voices blazing a trail for the LGBTQIA+ community today.

Fringe by the Sea: Irvine Welsh

Fringe by the Sea: Irvine Welsh

14th August 2021

Join Irvine Welsh at Fringe By The Sea as he chats about his books, film, career and life!

Find out about Fringe by the Sea: Irvine Welsh on What's On Edinburgh
Fringe by the Sea: Paul Murton

Fringe by the Sea: Paul Murton

14th August 2021

Join us at Fringe by the Sea for this talk with Paul Murton, presenter of the acclaimed BBC series Grand Tours of Scotland!

Find out about Fringe by the Sea: Paul Murton on What's On Edinburgh
Edinburgh International Book Festival Online Themes: Scotland - Exploding the Myths?

Edinburgh International Book Festival Online Themes: Scotland - Exploding the Myths?

15th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

Join us for a captivating look into the past, present and future of Scottish writing.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: A Planet in Crisis - Ideas for Action

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: A Planet in Crisis - Ideas for Action

15th August 2021 - 31st August 2021

In this series of events we turn to those who offer positive calls to action and creative perspectives for protecting our planet – giving us hope that it’s not too late.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Body Matters

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Body Matters

15th August 2021 - 26th August 2021

Expect fun and frank discussions about a subject integral to almost everything we do as we consider the all-important role our bodies play in our sense of self.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Dazzling Debuts

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Dazzling Debuts

15th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

The Book Festival has long been a champion of new writing and new writers and this year we welcome a host of authors whose dazzling debuts are already making big waves in the literary world.

Fringe by the Sea: Gavin Francis

Fringe by the Sea: Gavin Francis

15th August 2021

Award-winning writer and doctor Gavin Francis discusses two of his books at Fringe by the Sea.

Find out about Fringe by the Sea: Gavin Francis on What's On Edinburgh
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: On Influence - The Art that Shapes Us

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: On Influence - The Art that Shapes Us

16th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

In this series, we take a close look at the art and artists who have been a source of inspiration to others. From musicians and painters to writers and poets.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Performing Stories

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Performing Stories

18th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

In addition to an array of immersive evening events filled with music, spoken word and storytelling, these are literary events to lose yourself in.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: The New York Times Series

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: The New York Times Series

18th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

Led by expert journalists and editors from The New York Times, we talk about the actions, decisions and revolutions that got us to where we are today, and where we could potentially go from here.

Events in Fife

Bookbug Online Group Session

Bookbug Online Group Session

Selected dates between 25th January 2021 - 23rd August 2021

These weekly online Bookbug sessions are fun for little ones aged 0-4 and their grownups, using Zoom.

Find out about Bookbug Online Group Session on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

Say It Loud: Dave Haslam: Book Reading And Q&A

Say It Loud: Dave Haslam: Book Reading And Q&A

8th September 2021

Join Dave Haslam as he discusses his life and career as a DJ and writer at Broadcast Glasgow on Wednesday 8th September!

Find out about Say It Loud: Dave Haslam: Book Reading And Q&A on What's On Glasgow
Gelong Thubten: A Monk’s Guide To Happiness Live

Gelong Thubten: A Monk’s Guide To Happiness Live

10th September 2021

Mindfulness pioneer Gelong Thubten will bring 'A Monk's Guide To Happiness' to Oran Mor Glasgow on Friday 10th September 2021.

Find out about Gelong Thubten: A Monk’s Guide To Happiness Live on What's On Glasgow
The Big Glasgow Comic Mart

The Big Glasgow Comic Mart

30th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

The Big Glasgow Comic Mart returns on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st October to Glasgow City Centre and the Trades Hall after a long hiatus!

Find out about The Big Glasgow Comic Mart on What's On Glasgow
BGCP Comic Con: Largs

BGCP Comic Con: Largs

12th March 2022

Returning for a fourth year, BGCP Comic Con presents Largs Comic Con 2022 on Saturday 12th March!

Find out about BGCP Comic Con: Largs on What's On Glasgow
BGCP Comic Con: Shawlands

BGCP Comic Con: Shawlands

1st May 2022

BGCP Comic Con is coming to Shawlands in May 2022, with an array of awesome themed activities, traders and fun for all ages!

Find out about BGCP Comic Con: Shawlands on What's On Glasgow
BGCP Comic Con: Loch Lomond

BGCP Comic Con: Loch Lomond

2nd July 2022 - 3rd July 2022

BGCP Comic Con returns to Loch Lomond Shores on 2nd & 3rd July with a family-friendly event suitable for heroes of all ages!

Find out about BGCP Comic Con: Loch Lomond on What's On Glasgow
BGCP Comic Con: Dunoon

BGCP Comic Con: Dunoon

30th July 2022

BGCP Comic Con has made the decision to cross over to Dunoon on Saturday 30th July to present Dunoon's first ever Comic Con in the newly refurbished Queen's Hall!

Find out about BGCP Comic Con: Dunoon on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

Leadhills Miners Library

Leadhills Miners Library

Selected dates between 31st July 2021 - 26th September 2021

Leadhills Miners Library is the oldest subscription library in the British Isles and is now a museum of literature and village life, open weekends May to September!

Find out about Leadhills Miners Library on What's On Lanarkshire
BGCP Comic Con: Rutherglen

BGCP Comic Con: Rutherglen

5th February 2022

It's that time of year to suit up, put on your best cape and mask to make your way to the the iconic Rutherglen Town Hall on Saturday 5th February for the return of BGCP Comic Con: Rutherglen!

Find out about BGCP Comic Con: Rutherglen on What's On Lanarkshire
Cumbernauld Comic Con

Cumbernauld Comic Con

26th February 2022 - 27th February 2022

The Big Glasgow Comic Page is coming to Cumbernauld! There will exhibitors and traders selling comics, graphic novels, crafts, art, Funko Pop figures and much more!

Find out about Cumbernauld Comic Con on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

16 Years: Gigs in Scotland 1974-1990

16 Years: Gigs in Scotland 1974-1990

30th July 2021

Join Beacon Arts Centre for a special event as Chris Brickley, author of 16 YEARS: Gigs in Scotland 1974-1990, discusses the live music experience in Scotland!

Find out about 16 Years: Gigs in Scotland 1974-1990 on What's On Renfrewshire
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Selected dates between 23rd August 2021 - 18th December 2021

Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!

Find out about Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions on What's On Renfrewshire
Film & Comic Con Glasgow

Film & Comic Con Glasgow

20th August 2022 - 21st August 2022

The Film & Comic Con Glasgow returns to Braehead Arena on the weekend of the 20th & 21st of August!

Find out about Film & Comic Con Glasgow on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Events in Other Areas

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Popular Events

DinoCHUMs Treasure Hunt
DinoCHUMs East Ren is a family friendly, app-based Treasure Hunt being held in Rouken Glen Park, for residents of East Renfrewshire, as part of the wider Choose How U Move East Ren programme!
Cathcart Cemetery Summer Tour Programme
Join the Friends of Cathcart Cemetery for a tour of this magnificent late Victorian Garden Cemetery in the Southside of Glasgow!
Hill Top Hike
Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers on Sunday 1st August as they explore the hilltops near the visitor centre!
Craft Fayre
Support local artisans in your community by popping along to this Craft Fayre being held on Saturday 7th August at Pro Soccer in Rouken Glen Park!
East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Summer Camps
East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure are running their popular All-Stars camps 5 days a week throughout the Summer Holidays!