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Quiz night

Our annual Literary Quiz night is back!

Banish your autumn blues with Neil Pearson at our Literary Quiz!

Book Aid International’s annual Literary Quiz night especially for the book industry returns for a 7th year – and it is bigger and better than ever!

Back by popular demand, actor Neil Pearson (of Drop the Dead Donkey and Bridget Jones’ Diary fame) will return as quiz host.

Date: Tuesday 24th October
Time: Doors open at 6pm for a 7pm start
Venue: The Warwick, 1-3 Warwick Street, Soho, W1B 5LR
Entry fee: £18 per person (teams of six maximum). Includes light finger food.

Owing to the popularity of the event, Book Aid International’s quiz now has a new central London home at The Warwick in Soho with room for even more literature lovers to participate.

The night will feature a raffle with the chance to win prizes including a dinner for two, wine tasting and The School of Life goodies.

So gather your friends, swat up and join us for a fun-packed evening in support of readers around the world who face the greatest challenges to accessing books.

To book your place or for more information, please email events@bookaid.org or call 020 7326 5801.


Jonathan Dimbleby

Support our work at an evening with Jonathan Dimbleby

We are delighted to announce a very special event to celebrate the publishing industry’s support of our work:

A life in travel: An evening with Jonathan Dimbleby

On 29th September, join Jonathan Dimbleby as he talks to Fiona Campbell, Controller BBC News Mobile & Online about the fascinating journeys, places, people and books that have influenced his work.

Held at Hachette UK’s stunning rooftop venue and terrace with breath-taking views over London and the Thames, this is an event not to be missed!

Date: Thursday 29th September 2016
Time: 6:30pm
Venue: 6th Floor, Hachette UK, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment, London, EC4Y 0DZ
Entry fee: £20 per person. Book nine places and get a 10th free!

The event will include questions from the audience, a fundraising raffle and drinks and Canapés . This event is generously sponsored by Hachette UK.

All proceeds will be used to support Book Aid International’s work in sub-Saharan Africa. Donations in addition to the ticket price are gratefully received.

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

To book your place or for further information, please contact jenny.hayes@bookaid.org or call 020 7326 5801.

About Jonathan Dimbleby

Writer, broadcaster and film-maker Jonathan Dimbleby has had a fascinating career. He has been involved in political and current affairs programme-making since the beginning of his career and has presented Any Questions? for BBC Radio 4 since 1987. His work has taken him all over the world. From his award-winning report on the Ethiopian famine of 1973 and more recent travel documentaries through Africa, Russia and South America to his World War Two books and documentaries, he has seen and experienced a lot.