Hertfordshire author Camilla Chester will be in store from 2pm signing her new book, Eats, a culinary adventure for eight to 12 year olds with plenty of twists and turns.

It is her second children’s fiction novel, published on April 29 this year, following the story of Lucas Larks, a budding vegetarian chef and his best friend Brian Tucker. When they win a competition to cook with celebrity chefs everything comes to a boil. 

Saturday, June 17.

Psychedelic Celluloid Book Signing

Join author Simon Matthews for a book signing of Psychedelic Celluloid between 11asm and 1pm. It is a unique and carefully researched cultural history of UK film, TV and music in the swinging 60's.

Containing individual summaries of over 120 films, covering everything from John Barry to Pink Floyd via Blow Up, the Electric Banana, Serge Gainsbourg, Magical Mystery Tour, David Hemmings, Kubrick, Godard, Jodorowsdky and the London cast of Hair. With comprehensive listings of over 500 related features, documentaries, TV programmes and shorts, an unforgettable trip through the swinging 60s.

Simon Matthews has had a varied career including a spell running the British Transport Films documentary film library and several years singing in semi-professional rock groups. 

Saturday, June 17.

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Harpenden Books and Waterstones have brand new gifty editions: zingy jackets and sprayed edges. You can proudly wear your colours: choose if you’re a Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw or Hufflepuff. 

Monday, June 26, 11am.

Harpenden Books, 48 High Street, Harpenden, AL5 2SX.