Book Club

Due to popular demand there are now two book clubs.  They are both medium sized groups and members are all welcome to choose a book they believe would be interesting for the group to read and discuss. Please see the Book Club Programmes below. 

Book Club 1: Convenor: Marjorie Gee, 0161 670 3764 – email: 

Venue and Time: The Book Club 1 meets on the first Wednesday of the month at the Walkden Gateway, 10am to 11am. For further information, please contact Marjorie.

Book Club 1 contributed to the Book Club programme on BBC Radio 4 with James Naughtie where they discussed Miss Smilla’s Feeling for Snow by Peter Høeg. The programme was broadcast on 1st October.

Book Club 2: Convenor: Diana Battersby – email:

Venue and Time: Book Club 2 meets every first Wednesday of the month between 12:00 and 13:00h at Walkden Gateway, following Book Club 1 and the Theatre Group. Book Club 2 programme is listed below the Club 1 programme   For further information, please contact Diana.

Please see the Book Clubs 1 & 2 Programmes below:

Book Club 1 Programme 2018
Date Book And Author
03 January Munich by Robert Harris
07 February Tin Man by Sarah Winman
07 March The One by John Marrs
04 April Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
02 May The End of the World Running Club by Adrian J Walker
06 June The Tobacconist by Robert Seethacker
04 July Home Going by Yaa Gyasi
01 August The Lightkeeper’s Daughter  by Jean E Pendziwol
05 September The Gustav Sonata by Rose Tremain
03 October The Marches by Rory Stewart
07 November Birdcage Walk by Helen Dunmore
05 December Early One Morning by Virginia Bailey

Book Club 1 Score Sheet August 2018

Book Club 2 Programme 2018
Date Book And Author
03 January His Bloody Project by Graeme Mackay Burnet
07 February A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
07 March When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
04 April Beloved by Toni Morrison
02 May The Ashes of London by Andrew Taylor
06 June The Harbour by Francesca Brill
04 July Dark Fire by C. J. Sansom
01 August A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
05 September The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
03 October Jean de Florette by Marcel Paignol
07 November The Golden House by Salman Rushdie
05 December Amy Snow by Tracey Rees

2017 Book Club Programme