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LONDON: Henry Moore met W H Auden in September 1973 to discuss a series of lithographs based on the poet's work. Auden died 10 days later and never saw the results; the lithographs, shown soon after completion but not seen in London for more than 20 years, are now being exhibited until Sept 14 at the Poetry Place, 22 Betterton St; 11am-6pm (closed Sun), free. 0171 240 4810.

Antiquarian bookfair takes place at the Hotel Russell, Russell Sq; Sun 11 (2-7pm), Mon 12 (11am-7pm), free.

John Motson signs copies of his book Motty's Diary: A Year in the Life, at Waterstone's, 1 Whittington Avenue, Leadenhall Market, EC3; Thur 15, 1pm, free. 0171 937 7882.

EDINBURGH: Quintin Jardine launches his latest crime novel Skinner's Ordeal at James Thin Books, 57 George St; Mon 12, 6.30pm, free. 0131 225 4495.

Poets Margaret Fulton Cook, George Gunn, Gordon Meade and Janet Paisley read at The Famous Grouse House, Venue 34, 5 Chambers St; Fri 16, 7.30pm, pounds 3.50. 0131 661 5687.

Antiquarian bookfair continues until Aug 31 at the Consort Suite, Roxburghe Hotel; 10am-6pm daily (Sundays noon-6pm), free.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS: Richard Holmes talks about his book War Walks: From Agincourt to Normandy, which accompanies the TV series, at Waterstone's, 34-40 Calverley Rd; Tue 13, 7pm, free. Book tickets on 01892 535446.

EAST SUSSEX: the fifth International Storytelling Symposium is at Emerson College, Forest Row, from 18-31 August. The first week's workshops tackle Storytelling in Education; week two (participants can attend either, or both) examines the practice of storytelling. Fees are pounds 165/pounds 150 pw, with accommodation (pounds 60) and meals (pounds 60) extra. 01342 822238.