Silverwood Events

Silverwood Events runs a programme of exciting and unusual events across the North West. Uniquely Silverwood Events marries interesting authors and illustrators with quirky and unusual venues. Attending a Silverwood Event is a truly unique experience.

As well as events we run conferences, programme festivals, organise literary dinners. Supporting all our events we can offer a full book sale service.


Alison Weir – Bestselling Historical Novelist

Meet Alison Weir, the top-selling female historian (and the fifth bestselling historian overall) in the United Kingdom, and has sold over 2.7 million books worldwide. Alison will be marking the publication of Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen at the impressive King’s School in Chester. The novel is the third in the Six Tudor Queens series of novels which explores the lives of Henry VIII and which began with Sunday Times bestseller Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen and Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession. Alison will introduce her new book, talk about her career as a historian and as a novelist and will answer audience questions. Alison is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences and an Honorary Life Patron of Historic Royal Palaces, and is married with two adult children.

Date: Wed, May 9, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: The King’s School Chester
Wrexham Road
Chester
CH4 7QL

Admittance is priced at £5 (excluding booking fee), this is redeemable against the cost of a book on the night. The event will last approximately one hour, this includes time for audience question and answers. The end time is based on an estimated time of when book sales and signing at the close of the talk have ended.


An Evening with The Hairy Bikers

Meet Si King and Dave Myers, better known as television’s popular Hairy Bikers. The pair will be visiting the Croston Theatre at Westholme School to regale audiences with stories about their career and to give a special introduction to their new cook book The Hairy Dieters Make It Easy.

The Hairy Bikers have written eleven books to date, including Perfect Pies, Big Book of Baking and Great Curries.

With their irresistible enthusiasm, Si King and Dave Myers, have become national treasures. Big hearted, down-to-earth cooks with a love of good food, they have been cooking together for more than twenty years.

Date: Wed, June 13th, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Venue: The Croston Theatre, Westholme School
Meins Road
Blackburn
BB2 6QU

Admission is the cost of the book £16.99 (excluding booking fee) and all attendees will receive their copy on the night.


ideas for presents

Can’t get to an event or missed one of them? We have loads of signed books available on our sister site Book, Bean and Ice Cream. Why not click on the link to find out what treats are available? Did we mention they make great presents for families and friends?