What we're about

Literature and Laughter for Ladies is a book club in Manchester which has been running since November 2013, albeit under a different name.

We hold a monthly book club night (currently on Zoom) but it’s not just about the books! Pre-covid, we also ran lots of social events from library tours, theatre and cinema trips, book-related days out and coffee mornings - with a few random events thrown in for good measure! We've managed to remain an active group through Covid with afternoon tea parties, adult panto, a Saturday Nightclub (drinking and dancing in front of our laptops), quiz nights, Bhangra Blaze and burlesque!

If you love books and are new to Manchester, want to make new friends or just do something a bit different, come along and join us. Hopefully you'll read some great books along the way (but not always)!

Everyone is welcome and you can come along to any of our social events, without ever having been to a book club night. Just click the RSVP button if you like the sound of it.

Please note that there is an annual £3 membership which goes towards the Meetup hosting fee (a cost of almost £100 every 6 months) and can be paid here: https://www.meetup.com/Literature-and-Laughter-for-Ladies/dues/

Any surplus at the end of the year will be donated to Emmeline's Pantry, a food bank we have supported for 5 years.

We look forward to meeting you.

Helen and Rachel, Organisers of Literature and Laughter for Ladies

The small print

RSVP's: Please only sign up to an event if you fully intend to come along.

We would appreciate it if could change your RSVP if your plans change and you can no longer make it, wherever possible, no later than 24 hours before the event. If you 'no show', it stops someone from the waitlist taking your place who would have loved the opportunity to join. It also saves us delaying the start time of the event if we think you're still coming along.

In line with the majority of Meetup groups, we operate a “3 no-shows and you're out” policy.

Disclaimer: Literature and Laughter for Ladies is not a business, we simply facilitate people getting together. Meetup, Literature and Laughter for Ladies, its Organisers and Event Hosts accept no responsibility and/or liability for any situations that may occur at our Meetup events, or third party events.

You are responsible for purchasing your own ticket for our events (where applicable). If a pre-booked, ticketed event is cancelled by a third party, it is your responsibility to organise a refund with the venue.

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Release the Books - Chapter 4. **NO actual Meetup**

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June book club - Wild by Kristin Hannah

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Literary Classics in an Hour at Hope Mill

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July book club - The theme is Summer

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Singin' in the Rain

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