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Please join us for a book presentation of "The Birds' Wedding" - Saturday 25 October, 2014 at 14:00
Please join us for a book presentation of
THE BIRDS’ WEDDING a read-to-me picture book together with LOOKING AT BIRDS
23 pages of facts and photos

“The birds have left their cozy nests to dress up and be wedding guests. The bride, a thrush, in speckled brown, wore dill and parsley for a crown, and nightingale, her groom, was fine in top hat, tie and dandelion”….

Time: 2:00pm
Date: 25th October
Place: The English Bookshop Lauriergracht 71, 1016 RH Amsterdam.

Juice and cookies for everybody and
for the first 20 guests

Walking Tour Amsterdam - Saturday 01 November, 2014 at 11:00
This unique tour will take you off the beaten track and past some noteworthy spots in Amsterdam’s literary and cultural life, from mainstream to alternative. Please email the bookshop your reservation as the guide is only here upon request. For more information:

Fiction Bookgroup - Thursday 06 November, 2014 at 18:30
The Book Club meets the first Thursday of each month from 6:30pm. Each member of the book club can submit a wish list of four books that they wish the club to read.

From the individual wish lists we compile a longlist from which each month we will select a book for the club to read.

English tea and a lively discussion will be guaranteed.

If you would like to be included in the bookgroup please email the shop.

Writing Workshop: Poetry Critique Group - Thursday 13 November, 2014 at 18:30
We also hold a number of critique groups at the bookshop, including a poetry and novel group. These critique groups are informal and an ideal place to have your on-going work evaluated by other members of the local community. Please email the bookshop should you require more information.

English Conversation Lessons - Thursday 13 November, 2014 at 19:00
Come and join our conversation lessons this evening. The aim of this group is to improve your English, become more confident but more importantly to have fun! We help to build each others confidence and encourage each other in a non judgmental way. Each week we have an individual from the group that presents a topic in English!

We meet from 6:30pm onwards till 7:30pm. The cost is Euro 5 and includes tea and biscuits.

Time: 6:30pm till 7:30pm
Place: The Bookshop
Cost: Euro 5 per person.

Making it Real: - Sunday 16 November, 2014 at 14:00
Making it Real: does poetry with its feet on the floor of every day life have to plod? Can we import passion and politics – with a small but potent ‘p’ – into poetry? How do we bring the issues we care passionately about to life in our writing? What if we could create change with a capital

P passion politics Poetry ?