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*CANCELLED* A Celebration of A Writing Life and Honorary Fellowship at Oxford Literary Festival

Date: 3 April 2020
Venue: Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford
Time: 4.00pm

One of the world’s most prolific novelists Alexander McCall Smith talks about a writing life that has seen him publish more than 80 books. After this event, he will receive the honorary fellowship of the FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival. McCall Smith became a household name with the publication of his series The No 1 […]

*CANCELLED* Shoreham Wordfest (Shoreham, UK)

Date: 22 May 2020
Venue: The Shoreham Centre
Time: 7.30pm

Join master storyteller Alexander McCall Smith for a special Shoreham Wordfest evening of sheer delight. Listen as he recounts the latest goings on with Mma Ramostwe and her friends in Botswana as he brings you up to date with the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, giggle at the exploits of Detective Ulf Varg in Sweden, […]

*CANCELLED* Alexander McCall Smith at Charleston Festival (Lewes, UK)

Date: 23 May 2020
Venue: Charleston Trust, Firle, West Firle, Lewes BN8 6LL
Time: 12.30pm

Alexander McCall Smith is one of the world’s most prolific and popular authors. Following the publication of his highly successful No 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, McCall Smith has seen his books translated into over forty-six languages. These include the 44 Scotland Street and Isabel Dalhousie novels, the Von Igelfeld series, the Corduroy Mansions series, and the new Detective Varg series. On the release of ‘The Talented Mr […]

*CANCELLED* An evening with the Yellow Lighted Bookshop (Tetbuty, UK)

Date: 24 May 2020
Venue: Tetbury Goods Shed
Time: 6.00pm

Celebrating three new hardbacks:  the second in the new Detective Varg series set in Sweden, the latest instalment in the Isabel Dalhousie series as well as a new stand alone book, Pianos and Flowers – you are invited to an evening with author Alexander McCall Smith. Tickets and full information here.

*CANCELLED* Alexander McCall Smith in Penarth with Griffin Books (Wales, UK)

Date: 25 May 2020
Venue: All Saints Church, Victoria Square, Penarth
Time: 11.30am

Join master storyteller Alexander McCall Smith for this very special Bank Holiday event. Listen as he recounts the latest goings on with Mma Ramostwe and her friends in Botswana as he brings you up to date with the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, giggle at the exploits of Detective Ulf Varg in Sweden, and escape to […]