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.Reuse content