We’re taking Stories for Homes 2 on the road to celebrate the launch of both the paperback and Kindle editions. We have a variety of events planned: festival appearances; book shop readings; and evenings of music and words. New events are being planned, so do check back here regularly for happenings in your area. Copies of Stories for Homes 2 will be available to buy at all our events, and any of the authors present will be happy to sign it for you!

Upcoming Events

Stories for Homes at Brixton Bookjam

The Brixton BookJam is a free quarterly literary event that is unpredictable, eclectic, and aims to curate the very best in South London writing. We are delighted to have a slot in the upcoming Bookjam reading event, led by SfH contributor Andy Leach.

When: Monday 4th June 2018, 8pm

Where: The Hootananny, Brixton, 95 Effra Road, London SW2 1DF



Previous Events


Readings from Stories for Homes 2 at the Shelter Shop, Brighton

An afternoon of readings at the Shelter store in Brighton. The perfect excuse for a day at the seaside! As usual, we will have copies of both Stories for Homes anthologies for sale on the day.

When: Friday 9th March 2018, 3pm

Where: Shelter, 93 Western Road,  Brighton, BN1 2LB

Readings from Stories for Homes 2 at The Big Green Bookshop

Join us for an evening of readings and bookish chat at The Big Green Bookshop, one of North London’s best independent bookshops.

When: 18th January 2018

Where: The Big Green Bookshop, Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, Wood Green, London, N22 6BG

Readings and Songs at The Ivy House, London

A pay-to-enter pub event, with readings and music at The Ivy House, a co-operatively owned pub in South East London. All money raised goes directly to Shelter.

When: 19th January 2018, 8pm

Entry fee: £5, payable at the door

Where: The Ivy House, 40 Stuart Road, London, SE15 3BE

Stories for Homes 2 Paperback Launch Event, supported by Folkestone Book Festival

See photos and read a round up of this event HERE.

Come hear authors reading stories from Stories for Homes 2 and celebrate the launch of the paperback edition. This event is being kindly supported by Folkestone Book Festival.

When: 25th November 2017, 6:30pm

Where: Brewery Tap Project Space, 53 Tontine Street, Folkestone, CT20 1JR

Open Mic Event

See photos and read a round up of this event HERE

Stories for Homes is co-hosting an open mic evening with Rae Stoltenkamp as she launches her YA SciFi sequel When Rainbows Cry.

When: 2 December 2017, 4-7pm

Where: The Rosemary, 178 New Cross Road, London, SE14 5AA, tel: 020 7998 6922

More information here

Stories for Homes 2 Concert

An evening of music and readings, with folk music from Andover Museum Loft Singers and classical musicians.

When: 9th December 2017, 7:30pm

Where: St Michael’s Church, West Andover, Hampshire.

Stories for Homes 2, A Celebration

Join the team and contributors for an evening of celebration and reflection. The Bookseller Crow in Crystal Palace is a wonderful local independent bookshop which has been hugely supportive of the Stories for Homes project. Come browse their shelves, listen to some readings, hear how the project started and what we are doing to support Shelter. There may also be wine!

When: 15th December 2017, 7:30pm

Where: Bookseller Crow on the Hill, 50 Westow Street Crystal Palace London SE19 3AF
020 8771 8831

Readings and launch of the Stories for Homes auction at the Alexandra

Kicking off our events in 2018, an evening of readings at the iconic Alexandra pub in Wimbledon and the launch of our fundraising auction.

When: 8th January 2018, 7:30pm

Where: Alexandra Pub, 33 Wimbledon Hill Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 7NE