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February 2018

Sunday Stories – book and a story with Elspeth!

February 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Sunday Stories is aimed at children between 3-7 years old (but all welcome) and is run by our Storyteller, Elspeth Chapman. Each session will last about 45 minutes and prominently features a hand-picked book from our much-loved Children’s Room, followed by some crafts or games based on the book we’ve just read. Sunday Stories is completely FREE and no booking is required, though we advise turning up a bit early in case it’s busy! We’ll start sharp at 11am, and…

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The Golden Hare Book Group

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Last of the month, repeating until November 27, 2018

Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Looking to join a new book group, or always wondered about taking part in one? Book groups are great fun, but often when done in sitting rooms with friends they can famously turn into wine groups. Nothing wrong with that, but the Golden Hare Book Group is very focused on talking about lots of different aspects of lots of different books (but don't worry, we still have wine). You also don't need to worry about joining a group where everyone knows each…

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March 2018

Muriel Spark at 100: An Evening with Alan Taylor, Rosemary Goring & Candia McWilliam

March 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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£3 - £12.99 5 tickets left

Muriel Spark has turned one hundred - and what better way to celebrate than with an event in her honour? Join Alan Taylor, Rosemary Goring and Candia McWilliam as they discuss Spark's life, and the re-issue of her work to celebrate her centenary. It promises to be a fascinating insight into Spark, her life, inspiration and writings, from three fantastic speakers. A chance to get better acquainted with one of Scotland's most famous novelists. Alan Taylor will talk about his…

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Sunday Stories – book and a story with Elspeth!

March 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Sunday Stories is aimed at children between 3-7 years old (but all welcome) and is run by our Storyteller, Elspeth Chapman. Each session will last about 45 minutes and prominently features a hand-picked book from our much-loved Children’s Room, followed by some crafts or games based on the book we’ve just read. Sunday Stories is completely FREE and no booking is required, though we advise turning up a bit early in case it’s busy! We’ll start sharp at 11am, and…

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The Readers’ Salon

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until January 31, 2019

Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Want to engage more with your own reading and to share favourites with like-minded readers? Love the idea of a book group but don’t like being assigned a particular book? Or do you just want more opportunities to talk books? Whatever the reason, we have just the group for you! Join us on the first Monday of every month as we chat all things bookish. It's free to come along and no booking is required - just turn up! We'll…

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Tender is the Night: A glamorous fragrance launch, and celebration of Fitzgerald.

March 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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£3 20 tickets left

Glamour comes to the Golden Hare as we host the launch of two new fragrances from Miller Harris, based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel Tender is the Night. Join us for a glass of fizz and an unforgettable evening of scent and celebration.     Miller Harris London are coming to the Golden Hare to launch two new eaux de parfums; Scherzo and Tender. Taking inspiration from F. Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece of change and contrast, Tender is the Night, two perfumers…

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WEIRD MATHS: with David Darling & Agnijo Banerjee

March 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Free - £12.99 24 tickets left

Join us at Golden Hare for a night of the truly weird, and truly mathematical, in this famiIy-friendly event, perfect for those who love maths...and those who fear it! Join David Darling and Agnijo Banerjee for a brilliant night of maths and fun! Find answers to questions you never even thought to ask, and get a feel for all the brilliant maths in the world outside classrooms!     Is anything truly random? Does infinity actually exist? Could we ever see…

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Sunday Stories – book and a story with Elspeth!

March 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Sunday Stories is aimed at children between 3-7 years old (but all welcome) and is run by our Storyteller, Elspeth Chapman. Each session will last about 45 minutes and prominently features a hand-picked book from our much-loved Children’s Room, followed by some crafts or games based on the book we’ve just read. Sunday Stories is completely FREE and no booking is required, though we advise turning up a bit early in case it’s busy! We’ll start sharp at 11am, and…

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Short Story Club #2: George Saunders’ Victory Lap

March 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

After the sellout success of our first short story club, we are back this month with another brilliant short story. Come along and enjoy a glass of wine as we read to you, then join in the discussion! Come celebrate the joy of the short story. This month we are reading George Saunders' story 'Victory Lap' which can be found in his short story collection 'Tenth of December'. We'll be selling the collection at ten percent off. Join us for…

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In Therapy: An Evening With Susie Orbach

March 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Riddle’s Court, 322/8 Lawnmarket,
Edinburgh, EH1 2PQ United Kingdom
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Golden Hare Books is delighted to welcome Susie Orbach to Edinburgh to discuss her incredible career as a psychotherapist and social critic, and in particular, to talk about the process of therapy and the case studies laid out in her book In Therapy. She will be in conversation with Stuart Kelly.  Orbach is not often in Scotland, and this is a chance to hear her speak that should not be missed! If you have an interest in the mind and its workings…

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