Heard ... that David Grossman will be at Waterstone's tonight, reading from and signing copies of his novel The Zig-Zag Kit (Bloomsbury). Set in Israel, a magical narrative follows the adventures of an imaginative young boy on a runaway train. At 7pm, 68/69 Hampstead High Street, London NW3 pounds 2 (0171-794 1098).
Jived ... to the swinging sounds of Lindisfarne. A purely acoustic group, renowned for their musical virtuosity and superb musicianship, they enjoy a close rapport with the audience and a celebratory mood. At The Spitz, London E1, 8pm, pounds 12 (0171-247 9747)Reuse content