Roddy Doyle is one of Ireland’s most globally-renowned writers. He is a Man Booker prize-winning novelist with a prolific career spanning novels, short stories, children’s books, and screenplays. Celebrate thirty years since the publication of his first novel The Commitments, ahead of the publication of his much anticipated new novel, Smile, and join an intimate audience in the Chapel at The House of St Barnabas, as we delve into the world of this Dublin writer’s stories and experiences.
Please use the door at 1 Greek Street for access the event which will take place in the beautiful Chapel of St Barnabas. Doors open at 6:30 pm for a 7:00 pm start. Guests are invited to enjoy the bar and garden of the not-for-profit members' club before and after the talk.
The House of St Barnabas is delighted to bring you an evening of literary exploration and inspiration in partnership with London Book and Screen Week. 10% of the revenue from each ticket will support the work of their Employment Academy, helping people affected by homelessness back into lasting work.
London Book & Screen Week unites readers, writers, gamers and film fans, with hundreds of events taking place across the capital that celebrate stories and the written word in all its forms. Taking place from 13th–19th March 2017, London Book and Screen Week is the capital’s biggest ever celebration of books, and the films, TV programmes and virtual worlds they’ve inspired. This seven-day, citywide, landmark event brings storytelling and the written word to life, uniting the capital’s avid readers, writers, game, film and TV fans with a whole host of events taking place right across literary London.
Please note that tickets cannot be transferred, exchanged, or refunded once purchased other than if the event is cancelled or if the event is postponed and you are no longer able to attend the event.
The House of St Barnabas' business operating model is a not-for-proﬁt and all surpluses generated by the Charity’s trading enterprise The House of St Barnabas Events Ltd Company No: 06845128 are donated directly to The House of St Barnabas charity reg no 207242.
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