To help celebrate this year's Bailey's Prize for Fiction, featuring longlisted books like Stay With Me, Ayobami Adebayo, The Power by Naomi Alderman, and The Lesser Bohemians by Eimear McBride, Bailey's is opening a pop-up bar in the basement of Waterstones bookshop at the bottom end of Tottenham Court Road. It'll be open from Monday 3rd to Friday 7th April, and feature lunchtime and evening events, including readings, and cocktail making classes.
"On April 3rd the Book Bar will open its doors to shine a spotlight on the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2017 shortlist and offer a series of inspiring events with writers including Sara Pascoe, Grace Dent, Lisa McInerney, Gemma Cairney, Val McDermid, Katy Brand, Louise Doughty and Kate Mosse.
At lunchtime, actors Tori Allen-Martin and James Rastall will bring each of the six shortlisted novels to life with exclusive readings. Each evening, the bar will come to life with book events featuring some of the UK’s most inspirational women and bestselling novelists.
Readers who purchase one of the shortlisted books throughout the week will receive a complimentary Baileys to enjoy as they celebrate the brilliant novels selected by the judges for the 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction.
Queens of Comedy: Tuesday 4 April at 6.30pm
Lunchtime Shortlist Readings: Wednesday 5 April at 1-2pm
Delicious Baileys Cocktail Masterclass: Wednesday 5 April at 6.30pm
Lunchtime Shortlist Readings: Thursday 6 April at 1-2pm
Thriller Queens: Thursday 6 April at 6.30pm
Friday Finale (in association with Emerald Street): Friday 7 April at 6.30pm"
When - Monday 3rd - Friday 7th April 2017
Where - Waterstones, 19-21 Tottenham Court Rd, London W1T 1BJ
Link - Event page & tickets
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