Here's the current list of UK events, as of the beginning of August 2002, taken from Bloomsbury's own site http://www.bloomsburymagazine.com/WritersArea/grapevine.asp?edition=ch&id=81:
The Edinburgh literary Festival website is at http://www.edbookfest.co.uk/programme/ You need tickets for Edinburgh Festival events (they're three pounds 50).
Date: 16 August 2002 Time: 13:00
Book signing at Blackwells Sheffield. Mappin Street Sheffield S1 4DT. Contact Joz Rhodes on 0114 278 7211 for further details.
Date: 16 August 2002 Time: 19:00
Reading and book signing at Waterstone's Deansgate Manchester.
91 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 2BW Contact Jon Atkin on 0161 837 3000 for further details.
Date: 17 August 2002 Time: 13:30
Neil Gaiman will be appearing at the Consignia Theatre, Edinburgh. For more details about the Edinburgh Book Festival visit the website.
In theory this is the CORALINE reading and talk for kids -- it's lunchtime on Saturday.
Date: 17 August 2002 Time: 18:00
Edinburgh Festival: Author's Heroes event with Celia Rees and Harry Horse (children's event).
(A reading from favorite children's books. I'm looking forward to this one.)
Date: 18 August 2002 Time: 18:00
Neil Gaiman will be appearing in the Lloyds Children�s Theatre, Edinburgh. For more details about the Edinburgh Book Festival visit the website.
(And in theory, this is the Coraline reading and talk for not-kids to come to, which is why it's 6.00pm on a Sunday.)
Date: 19 August 2002 Time: 19:00
Reading and signing at Hanna's Bookshop.
Eason, Hanna's Bookshop, 1 Dawson St, Dublin 2, Ireland. Tel: 01 677 1255
Date: 20 August 2002 Time: 19:00
Book signing at Waterstones, 20-21 St Margaret's Street, Canterbury. Contact James Henry tel 01227 456343.
Date: 21 August 2002 Time: 14:30
Book signing at Harrods, London Children's Book Dept, 4th Floor, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7XL.
Contact Jane Robertson in the Children's Book Dept on 0207 730 1234 for further details.
Date: 22 August 2002 Time: 13:00
Book signing at Forbidden Planet, 71 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1DG. Contact the shop on 020 7420 3666 for further details.
Date: 22 August 2002 Time: 19:00
Bloomsbury/Foyles event at the Congress Centre, Great Russell Street, London.
Contact Jane Gregory at Foyles on 020 7440 1553 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Date: 23 August 2002 Time: 18:30
Book signing at Ottakars, Glasgow, 6 Buchanan Galleries, Buchanan Street, Glasgow, G1 2GF.
Contact Shirley Roger on 0141 353 1500 for further details.
Date: 24 August 2002 Time: 14:00
35 Commercial Street, Dundee, DD1 3DG
Contact Justine Crudis on 01382 200322
Date: 24 August 2002 Time: 18:00
Neil Gaiman, Anne Fine and Paul Magrs will be appearing at the British Council Showcase at The Lloyds Children�s Theatre, Edinburgh. For more details about the Edinburgh Book Festival visit the website.