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Val McDermid portrait
Fri 12th Oct 2018

Val McDermid

Author Event


We are delighted to announce that the Queen of Crime herself, Val McDermid, will be with us on Fri 12th Oct to talk about her new novel, Broken Ground.

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Wed 10th Oct 2018

Gill Meller

‘Pop-up’ Dining – Sorry, this event is now SOLD OUT


After the success of our first pop-up dining event last Autumn with Olia Hercules, we’re delighted to announce that this October we welcome another of our favourite chefs, Gill Meller, to ‘pop-up’ at Mainstreet. He will be cooking for us from his beautiful new book, Time.

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Author Alexander McCall Smith
Thu 4th Oct 2018

Alexander McCall Smith

Author Event


2018 marks 20 years since the first No.1 Ladies Detective Agency was published, so we are truly delighted to announce that Alexander McCall Smith will be at Mainstreet on 4thOctober to talk about his most recent work.

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Michael Palin cr. john swannell
Tue 25th Sep 2018

Michael Palin

Author Event – Sorry, this event is SOLD OUT


We are delighted to announce that globe-trotting national treasure, Michael Palin will be joining us at Mainstreet to talk about his new book, Erebus on Tues 25th September.

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Author Clare Balding and her dog
Mon 24th Sep 2018

Clare Balding

Author Event


This Autumn we are delighted to welcome back a Mainstreet favourite… Clare Balding will be with us on Mon 24th Sept talking about her bestselling children’s books.

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