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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.

Neil Parkhouse "...&Wye Valley Lines" Tickets £3

Thursday 3rd July 7.30pm at the Chepstow

Drill Hall


Neil Parkhouse gives an illustrated talk on his extensively researched book on local railways, “West Gloucester & Wye Valley Lines”.  Ideal for anyone interested in this key area of our local history.

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

If you are unable to attend and would like a signed, dedicated copy of this book, “West Gloucester & Wye Valley Lines”, please click here to order.

Tuesday 8 July 7.30pm at the Chepstow

Drill Hall

Internationally acclaimed wildlife expert George Peterken, who lives in the Lower Wye Valley, talks about his new book on “Meadows.”

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

If you are unable to attend and would like a signed, dedicated copy of this book, “Meadows”, please click here to order.

George Peterken "Meadows" Tickets £3 each

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Wednesday 9th July 7.30pm at the

Chepstow Drill Hall

Mike Hall - “The Severn Tsunami?”

Historian and geographer Mike Hall gives an illustrated talk on the seven meter high wave which swept up the River Severn on the 30th  January 1607, flooding the land on either side.

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

If you are unable to attend and would like a signed, dedicated copy of this book, “The Severn Tsunami?”, please click here to order.

Mike Hall "The Severn Tsunami?" Tickets £3 each

Julia Gregson and Alex Pownall - “Crossing Borders”

Thursday 10th July 7pm at the Chepstow Library

Free - No ticket required


Author Julia Gregson and photographer Alex Pownall discuss the inspirational women who live here in the Lower Wye Valley. Special guests to be announced.

Tea and coffee will be provided by The Friends of Chepstow Library.


Tuesday 5th August 7.30pm at the

Chepstow Drill Hall

An evening with one of the UK’s (and Wales’s) most successful ever cyclists. Nicole Cooke won gold in the 2008 Olympics and then the World Road Race title. She also won the women’s Tour de France twice.

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


Nicole Cooke Ticket £3 each

Wednesday 27th August 7.30pm at the

Chepstow Drill Hall

Join us for an evening interview with the author Sarah Waters.  Sarah’s previous books include “Tipping the Velvet”, “Nightwatch” and “Fingersmith” all of which have been adapted for TV.   Her new novel “The Paying Guests” is beautifully described with excruciating tension, real tenderness, believable characters, and surprises.

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


Sarah Waters Ticket £3 each

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 McNabTicket £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 Hill” 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

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 book and talk take 100 of the most fascinating and moving stories and shows how they fit in to the wider history that was occurring around them.

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


Paul Atterbury Tickets £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).



Peppa Pig Ticket £3 each