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Due to popular demand there are three 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
To contact Marjorie, please email firstname.lastname@example.org marking the subject line of your email ‘FAO: Marjorie Gee‘.
Venue and Time: Book Club 1 meet 10-11am on the first Wednesday of the month at Walkden Congregational Church.
Book Club 2 convenor: Diana Battersby
To contact Diana, please email email@example.com marking the subject line of your email ‘FAO: Diana Battersby‘.
Venue and Time: Book Club 2 meet 12-1pm on the first Wednesday of the month at Walkden Congregational Church.
Book Club 3 Convenor: Lynda Pearson. To contact Lynda, please email firstname.lastname@example.org marking the subject line of your email ‘FAO: Lynda Pearson‘.
Venue and Time: Book Club 3 meet on the first Wednesday of the month between 11am and 12noon at Walkden Gateway.
There is a small charge (£1.50 per person for Book Clubs 1 and 2, £1 for Book Club 3) for each session to cover the cost of room hire.
Book Club 1 Programme 2023
|Date||Book and author|
|The Talented Mr Ripley Patricia Highsmith|
|1 Feb||In the Wars Dr Waheed Arian|
|1 Mar||How to Kill Your Family Bella Mackie|
|5 Apr||Born a Crime Trevor Noah|
|3 May||Lessons in Chemistry Bonnie Garmus|
|7 Jun||One of Those Faces Elle Grawl|
|5 Jul||The High House Jessie Greengrass|
|2 Aug||Maureen Fry and the Angel of the North Rachel Joyce|
|6 Sep||All the Broken Places John Boyne|
|4 Oct||Marple (12 new stories) Various authors|
|1 Nov||Unsettled Ground Claire Fuller|
|6 Dec||Shrines of Gaiety Kate Atkinson|
Book Club 2 Programme 2023
|Date||Book and Author|
|Exit Belinda Bauer|
|1 Feb||The Frequency of Us Keith Stuart|
|1 Mar||The Offing Benjamin Myers|
|5 Apr||The Paris Library Janet Skeslien Charles|
|3 May||The Fountains of Paradise Arthur C Clarke|
|7 Jun||The Lamplighters Emma Stonex|
|5 Jul||Lessons in Chemistry Bonnie Garmus|
|2 Aug||Where the Crawdads Sing Delia Owens|
|6 Sep||the 100 Years of Lenni and Margot Marianne Cronin|
|4 Oct||Landlines Raynor Winn|
|1 Nov||Lean Fall Stand Jon McGregor|
|6 Dec||Diary of a Somebody Brian Bilston|
Book Club 3 Programme 2023
|Date||Book and Author|
|Girl A Abigail Dean|
|1 Feb||The Snow Child Eowyn Ivey|
|1 Mar||A Proper Story Yo Mullen|
|5 Apr||The Beekeeper’s Apprentice Laurie R King|
|3 May||The Girl with the Louding Voice Abi Daré|
|7 Jun||Brick Lane Monica Ali|
|5 Jul||Hamnet Maggie O’Farrell|
|2 Aug||Beloved Toni Morrison|
|6 Sep||Me Before You Jojo Moyes|
|4 Oct||This Is How You Lose Her Junot Diaz|
|1 Nov||Brouhaha Ardal O’Hanlan|
|6 Dec||On Chapel Sands Laura Cumming|