Book Club

Due to popular demand there are 3 Book Clubs.  They are all 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 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.

Book Club 3: Convenor: Lynda Pearson, 07979 913788 – email:  

Venue and Time: Book Club 3 will meet on the first Wednesday of the month at the Walkden Gateway, between 11am and 12noon. For further information, please contact Lynda

Please see the Book Clubs 1, 2 & 3  Programmes below:

Book Club 1 Programme 2021
Date Book And Author
06 January “Sea of Poppies” by Amitav Ghosh
03 February “All The Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr
03 March “The Scapegoat” by Daphne du Maurier
07 April “The Long Call” by Ann Cleeves
05 May “The Foundling” by Stacey Halls
02 June “The Women at Hitler’s Table” by Rooselle Posterino & Leah Jenczko
07 July A Room Made of Leaves” by Kate Grenville
04 August The Farm” by Joanne Ramos
01 September “The Kingdom” by Jo Nesbo
06 October “The Heart’s Invisible Furies” by John Boyne
03 November “The Last Confession of Thomas Hawkins” by Antonia Hodgson
01 December “Three Men in a Boat” by Jerome K Jerome

Book Club 1 Score Sheet January 2021

Book Club 2 Programme 2021
Date Book And Author
06 January “Death and Nightingales” by Eugene McCabe
03 February “War Doctor” by David Nott
03 March “Crow/Grief is a thing with feathers” by Ted Hughes/Max Porter
07 April “Who cares if they die?” by Wendy Dranfield
05 May “Hamnet” by Maggie O’Farrell
02 June “Runaway” by Harlen Coban
07 July “A long Petal of the Sea” by Isabel Allende
04 August “The spy and the traitor” by Ben Macintyre
01 September “Thursday Murder Club” by Richard Osman
06 October “Mind over Matter” by Ranulph Fiennes
03 November The Dry” by Jane Harper
01 December “Right Ho!” by P.J. Wodehouse

Book Club 3 Programme 2021
Date Book And Author
06 January “Wilson Indeed!” by Steve Walsh
03 February “Tidelands” by Philippa Gregory
03 March “The Uncommon Reader” by Alan Bennett
07 April “Behind the Scenes at the Museum” by Kate Atkinson
05 May “A Point of View” by Clive James
02 June “Mr Golightly’s Holiday” by Sally Vickers
07 July “The Night Wood” by Dale Bailey
04 August “Umbrella” by Will Self
01 September “Look Who’s Back” by Timur Vermes
06 October “The Night of the Miraj” by Zoe Ferraris
03 November “The Bees” by Lali ne Pauli
01 December “The Little House” by Philippa Gregory

2020 Book Club Programme