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We are waiting for government guidance on indoor events and hope that our events programme will be able to resume before too long. We’re working hard to reschedule events for next year, and we will be touch to confirm new dates as soon as we can. Thank you for your patience and support.

A Night in with Stephen Fry – online event

Monday 30th November, 6.30pm

Topping & Company cordially invite you to take the most comfortable seat in the house for the online event of 2020. At 6.30pm on Monday 30th November legendary writer, raconteur, historian, actor and philosopher STEPHEN FRY joins us in our own homes for an evening of wonder. In TROY he completes the epic trilogy he […] See more »

A night in with Michael Parkinson – online event

Thursday 10th December, 6.30pm

Like Father, Like Son is the most personal book that Sir Michael Parkinson has ever written.  For the first time, he attempts to explore where his father came from and what shaped him in his life before Sir Michael was even a twinkling in his Father’s eye. On top of that it’s also the story […] See more »

An Afternoon of Christmas Storytelling with Michael Morpurgo – online event

Sunday 20th December, 3pm

“I’m essentially a storymaker, and storyteller – I’m not sure which I love most.” A son and grandson of actors, Michael Morpurgo has storytelling in his blood. This winter, the award-winning children’s author presents a very special festive event, as he brings the magic of his words to life. Morpurgo began writing stories in the early […] See more »

DATE TBC: Robert Webb: Come Again

Thursday 1st April 2021, 8pm

DATE TBC. This event will be taking place in 2021, but we cannot yet confirm the date. If you have already booked a place your booking will remain valid, and we will contact you with further information. Webb has a storytelling skill many would kill for — Ian Rankin Robert Webb, best known as one […] See more »

Alistair Moffat: The Secret History of Here

Thursday 24th June 2021, 8pm

This event will now take place on Thursday 24th June 2021. If you have already booked a place your booking will remain valid, and we will contact you to confirm the change soon. A former director of both the Edinburgh Fringe and Scottish Television, and once Rector of the University of St Andrews, Alistair Moffat is […] See more »

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