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Events in Chepstow

Come and meet your favourite author at one of our events here in Monmouthshire, just a short drive from Bristol, Newport, Monmouth and the Forest of Dean.

Book signings take place at The Chepstow Bookshop where you can buy the book, meet the author and have your book signed.

Our evening events are held at The Drill Hall unless otherwise stated.  Enjoy drinks from the bar, hear the talk and take the opportunity to have your book signed and meet the author.   

Buy tickets now from the list below.  The total p&p is a flat rate £2, you could even choose a book from our reading ideas and local sections, the total p&p will remain £2.

If you are unable to attend an event, you could order a book to be signed for you.

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Wednesday 29th October 7.30pm at the

Chepstow Drill Hall

The SAS hero and author of “Bravo Two Zero” returns to Chepstow to talk about his new Nick Stone novel “For Valour”, his most heart-stopping adventure yet.

Tickets £4 (redeemable against the price of the book).


Andy McNab Ticket £4 each

Thursday 30th October 7.30pm at the

Chepstow Bookshop

Join us a glass of wine as we prepare for Halloween, with Tiffany Murray the author of the superbly chilling ghost story “Sugar Hall” which is based on the stories of the Slave Boy that surround Littledean Hall in the Forest of Dean.

Tickets free, but limited.


Tiffany Murray Ticket £0 each

Paul Atterbury Tickets £3 each

Saturday 6th December 2.30pm at the

Chepstow Drill Hall

Paul Atterbury from BBC’s “Antiques Roadshow” talks about his new book “Antiques Roadshow: World War I in 100 Family Treasures”  The talk will take some of the most fascinating and moving stories and show how they fit in to the wider history that was occurring around them.

Tickets £3 (redeemable against the price of the book).


Peppa Pig Ticket £3 each

Monday 29th September 7.30pm at the

Chepstow Drill Hall

Charles Spencer, author of “Blenheim: Battle for Europe”, tells the shocking stories and fascinating fates of the men who signed Charles 1’s death warrant.  Look out for a special mention of Marten’s Tower in Chepstow Castle.

Tickets £3 (redeemable against the price of the book).


Charles Spencer Ticket £3 each

Friday 10th October 7pm at Chepstow Library

The acclaimed author Rachel Joyce discusses her

new book “The Love Song of Queenie Hennessy.”

Told in simple, emotionally-honest prose, with a mischievous bite, this is a novel about the journey we all must take to learn who we are; it is about loving and letting go. And most of all it is about finding joy in unexpected places and at times we least expect.

Tickets free, but limited.  Available from The Chepstow Bookshop or Chepstow Library.


Rachel Joyce Ticket £0 each

Wednesday 15th October 7.30pm at the

Chepstow Rugby Club,  Lower Western Avenue, Bulwark, Chepstow NP16 5NW

Former Wales captain and British Lions No. 8 forward, is one of the most highly respected rugby correspondents currently working in the British and international media. Knowledgeable, witty and erudite, he is The Observer's chief rugby writer, and BBC 1's international rugby commentator, whilst he also makes regular appearances on BBC Wales' rugby program Scrum V.  “The Head of Gonzo Davies” is his first novel.

Tickets £2 (redeemable against the price of the book).


Eddie Butler Ticket £2 each

Owen Jones Tickets £2 each

Thursday 13th November 7pm at the

Chepstow Drill Hall

The broadcaster, Guardian columnist and author of “Chavs” talks about his timely new book “The Establishment : And How They Get Away with it.”

“Owen Jones displays a powerful combination of cool analysis and fiery anger in this dissection of the profoundly and sickeningly corrupt state that is present-day Britain. He is a fine writer, and this is a truly necessary book.” - Philip Pullman.

Tickets £2 (redeemable against the price of the book).


Thursday 20th November 7.30pm at

Chepstow Library

Dave Hicks discusses explores the responsibility adults and educators have in preparing children for a future that will be very different from today. His talk will explore the nature of climate change, the impact it will have on our lives, and why there are some who still see this as just a lot of hot air.

Tickets are free but limited.  In association with Transition Chepstow www.transitionchepstow.org.uk


What Shall We Tell the Children Tickets £0 each

Gareth Thomas ticket £3

Monday 17th November 7.30pm

at St Pierre, Chepstow

Gareth Thomas had it all. He was a national hero, a sporting icon. He was a leader of men, captain of Wales and the British Lions.  Gareth's inspiring and moving story transcends the world of sport to tell a universal truth about feeling like an outsider, and facing up to who you really are.

Tickets £3 (redeemable against the price of the book).

Wednesday 8th October 7pm at the

Drill Hall

The broadcaster Charlotte Green is a true national treasure. Until her retirement in early 2013, Charlotte was the voice of Radio 4, join us to meet the woman behind the voice.

Tickets £3 (redeemable against the price of the book).


Charlotte Green Ticket £3 each

Sunday 7th December from 11am at the

Chepstow Bookshop


Peppa is back!  Meet Peppa in the bookshop from 11am, bring your camera to get a photo and look out for muddy puddles.

Tickets £3 (redeemable against any Peppa book).



Moone Boy Event Ticket £3 each

Friday 31st October 2pm

at The Drill Hall, Chepstow

We are extremely excited to welcome Chris O’Dowd and his writing partner Nick V Murphy to talk about their new children’s book “Moone Boy The Blunder Years”, based on the award winning TV show.  Suitable for children over seven (and also fans of “Bridesmaids” and “The IT Crowd).

Tickets £3 (redeemable against the price of the book).