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Welcome to the Foubears Books What's On page where we have all our events listed. You'll find details about one off events and also the regular Children's Book Groups for Ages 5-8 and 9-11, as well as the brand-new Baby and Toddler Group.

 

Contact Us if you have any questions or would like to know more about any of the events listed. 

  • Reading Children's Book Group - Ages 5-8
    Reading Children's Book Group - Ages 5-8
    Sun, 14 Apr
    Caversham
    14 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 11:00
    Caversham, 20 Prospect St, Caversham, Reading RG4 8JG, UK
    The book group bought to you by Reading Children's Book Group. This month the theme is Green. All children must be accompanied by an Adult
  • Fourbears Baby Group
    Fourbears Baby Group
    Fri, 19 Apr
    Caversham
    19 Apr 2024, 10:30 – 11:00
    Caversham, 20 Prospect St, Caversham, Reading RG4 8JG, UK
    Join us for some stories, rhymes and the bubble machine
  • Reading Rep - The Rumble Under the Rug On Tour
    Reading Rep - The Rumble Under the Rug On Tour
    Sat, 20 Apr
    Caversham
    20 Apr 2024, 14:00 – 15:00
    Caversham, 20 Prospect St, Caversham, Reading RG4 8JG, UK
    Join us on an immersive interactive workshop for 18 months - 6 year olds. There’s something rumbling under the rug. What could it be? Is it an alien, a tiger, or a monster? Never fear – Dr. Hubbub has arrived to investigate, but they need your help!
  • Tessa Venuti Sanderson Book Launch - Ruby Luna's Odyssey
    Tessa Venuti Sanderson Book Launch - Ruby Luna's Odyssey
    Fri, 03 May
    Caversham
    03 May 2024, 19:00 – 20:00
    Caversham, 20 Prospect St, Caversham, Reading RG4 8JG, UK
    Tessa is celebrating the launch of her third Ruby Luna book. Perfect for 11-15 year olds. Perfect for parents who want some help talking about pleasure and consent.
  • Fourbears Fest - Margaret Bateson-Hill - Storytime
    Fourbears Fest - Margaret Bateson-Hill - Storytime
    Fri, 17 May
    Caversham
    17 May 2024, 16:30 – 17:30
    Caversham, 20 Prospect St, Caversham, Reading RG4 8JG, UK
    Storytelling of two original but traditional style tales inspired by folk craft: Lao Lao of Dragon Mountain and Masha and the Firebird. For ages 5+
  • Fourbears Fest - Wine with Words - Summer Reads
    Fourbears Fest - Wine with Words - Summer Reads
    Fri, 17 May
    Caversham
    17 May 2024, 19:00 – 21:00
    Caversham, 20 Prospect St, Caversham, Reading RG4 8JG, UK
    Wine Tasting is back! Come along and taste 6 different wines and find out about some of our favourite Summer Reads. Friday kicks off Fourbears Fest 24, a weekend filled with events
  • Fourbears Fest - Neill Cameron Comic Book Workshop
    Fourbears Fest - Neill Cameron Comic Book Workshop
    Sat, 18 May
    Caversham
    18 May 2024, 10:00 – 11:00
    Caversham, Caversham Baptist Church, 1 Prospect St, Caversham, Reading RG4 8JB, UK
    BROTHERS. ROBOTS. SUPERHEROES. Neill Cameron is the best selling writer and illustrator of the Mega Robo Bros series. Join us for a draw-along comic book workshop.
  • Fourbears Fest - Holly Webb
    Fourbears Fest - Holly Webb
    Sat, 18 May
    Caversham
    18 May 2024, 11:30 – 12:30
    Caversham, Caversham Baptist Church, 1 Prospect St, Caversham, Reading RG4 8JB, UK
    Best selling children's author Holly Webb talks about the adventures of puppies and kittens from her hugely successful Animal Stories series. Aimed at ages 7+
  • Fourbears Fest - A F Harrold
    Fourbears Fest - A F Harrold
    Sat, 18 May
    Caversham
    18 May 2024, 13:00 – 14:00
    Caversham, Caversham Baptist Church, 1 Prospect St, Caversham, Reading RG4 8JB, UK
    A.F. Harrold will juggle poems, ideas, stories and beards, talk about why books are Good Things and point at members of the audience. Expect anarchy, beards, poems, comedy and, possibly, cats.
  • Fourbears Fest - Robin Ince
    Fourbears Fest - Robin Ince
    Sat, 18 May
    Reading
    18 May 2024, 14:00 – 15:00
    Reading, Progress Theatre, The Mount, Reading RG1 5HL, UK
    Robin Ince, actor, comedian, writer, co-host of The Infinite Monkey Cage is coming to Fourbears Fest
  • Fourbears Fest - Fiona Barker
    Fourbears Fest - Fiona Barker
    Sat, 18 May
    Caversham
    18 May 2024, 14:30 – 15:30
    Caversham, Caversham Baptist Church, 1 Prospect St, Caversham, Reading RG4 8JB, UK
    An interactive session on Fiona’s new book A Swift Return including a sweet potato swift draw-along and a swift quiz. For ages 5+
  • Fourbears Fest - E L Norry
    Fourbears Fest - E L Norry
    Sat, 18 May
    Caversham
    18 May 2024, 16:00 – 17:00
    Caversham, Caversham Baptist Church, 1 Prospect St, Caversham, Reading RG4 8JB, UK
    E L Norry will be talking about her fantasy adventure series Fablehouse. We'll be delving into books 1 and 2, the real life history and background which informed the story and more.
  •  Fourbears Fest - T M Logan
     Fourbears Fest - T M Logan
    Sat, 18 May
    Reading
    18 May 2024, 16:00 – 17:00
    Reading, Progress Theatre, The Mount, Reading RG1 5HL, UK
    We will be in conversation with Sunday Times Best selling author T M Logan as he comes to Reading. His books have sold over 2 million copies in the UK. These tense psychological books explore themes of loyalty and betrayal, love and hate, trust, jealousy, secrets and revenge.
  • Fourbears Fest - Laura Shepherd-Robinson
    Fourbears Fest - Laura Shepherd-Robinson
    Sat, 18 May
    Reading
    18 May 2024, 18:00 – 19:00
    Reading, Progress Theatre, The Mount, Reading RG1 5HL, UK
    Laura Shepherd-Robinson will be discussing the best selling Square of Sevens. A brilliant historical fiction following Red, a traveller trying to solve mysteries while dealing with her past.
  • FF - Let's Get Lit - Live Podcast Recording
    FF - Let's Get Lit - Live Podcast Recording
    Sat, 18 May
    Reading
    18 May 2024, 20:00 – 21:00
    Reading, Progress Theatre, The Mount, Reading RG1 5HL, UK
    The brilliant SJ Watson (Before I Go To Sleep) and the fabulous Will Carver (Psychopaths Anonymous) are back with their outstanding Podcast Let's Get Lit. Expect hilarity, book talk and much more that will end up on the cutting room floor.
  • Fourbears Fest 24 - Maxine Nwaneri - The Future is Greater
    Fourbears Fest 24 - Maxine Nwaneri - The Future is Greater
    Sun, 19 May
    Reading
    19 May 2024, 10:00 – 11:00
    Reading, Progress Theatre, The Mount, Reading RG1 5HL, UK
    Maxine Nwaneri is interviewed by Claire Dyer as Maxine discusses her new book The Future is Greater. A Working Mothers Guide to Finding Balance deals with managing stress, feminism and Womens health
  • Fourbears Fest - James Carter
    Fourbears Fest - James Carter
    Sun, 19 May
    Caversham
    19 May 2024, 10:00 – 11:00
    Caversham, 20 Prospect St, Caversham, Reading RG4 8JG, UK
    ‘Weird Wild & Wonderful’ a wild and madcap hour with prize-winning poet and musician James Carter – not to mention Steve the melodica and Erik and Derek the ukuleles.
  • Fourbears Fest - Frances Durkin
    Fourbears Fest - Frances Durkin
    Sun, 19 May
    Caversham
    19 May 2024, 11:30 – 12:30
    Caversham, 20 Prospect St, Caversham, Reading RG4 8JG, UK
    The fantastic author of ‘What’s Science?’ and ‘What’s Technology?’ is bringing her workshop to Fourbears Books. Fact-filled non-fiction that uncovers the who, where, why and how of historical scientific and technological discoveries.
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