Gliterary Lunches

Business Blossoms in Lockdown


Yorkshire business blossoms in lockdown

World Book Day 2020


It’s World Book Day, the perfect time to reflect on some recent good reads and to get excited about forthcoming publications.  Gliterary Lunchers love conversations about books and so here are some recommendations to spark some interesting discussion.   You Will Be Safe Here by Damian Barr I am nearly finished this vivid novel which focuses […]

Networking Tables


We have now launched Gliterary Exchange, networking tables at Gliterary Lunch events. Several of you have told us that you would love to attend our Gliterary Lunches but aren’t in a position to take a table.  This got us thinking. How can we bring these likeminded women together? And so we are designating one Gliterary […]

Corporate Entertaining in a Woman’s World


I have just read a fascinating extract from Sarah Rutherford’s book, Women’s Work, Men’s Cultures which talks about corporate entertaining.  Her research suggests that although both men and women recognise the value of building client relationships, men are twice as likely to take part in corporate entertaining. She found a number of reasons were at […]

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Gliterary Lunches’ Top Tips for Entertaining Women Clients


Whether you want to say thank you for the work, warm up a potential lead or simply keep an existing relationship ticking along nicely, everyone needs to make their clients feel appreciated from time to time.  However in the absence of unlimited expense accounts, it is worth thinking carefully about your corporate entertaining plans to […]

Vote for your favourite Gliterary books and authors


  We are celebrating our 10th anniversary this year – that is ten year of brilliant books and fascinating writers.  Tell us which have been your favourites by following this link.  A reminder of the featured books and authors is below. Author Title Ajay Close A Petrol Scented Spring AL Kennedy What Becomes Alice Thompson The Existential […]

Edinburgh Gliterary Lunch is now Wednesday 8th June


The date for the next Edinburgh Gliterary Lunch is now Wednesday 8th June instead of Thursday 9th June. Details of all the authors should be confirmed this week. If you want to provisionally reserve a table now and then confirm or release it once we announce the authors, just email [email protected]

London Gliterary Lunch date now confirmed


Thursday 12th May is now confirmed as the date for our next London Gliterary Lunch and we will be back at The Kingsway Hall Hotel in Covent Garden.  We are now up to our eyes in submissions from publishers so that we can bring you the best possible selection of authors for 2016.  Watch this space!

Spring/Summer 2016 Dates


Dates for your diary for Gliterary Lunches 2016! Glasgow – 21st April London – 12th May (tbc) Edinburgh – 9th June More details coming very soon.   Sign up to our newsletter to make sure you don’t miss the announcements.

Extra Edinburgh Event Added for Christmas!


Due to the overwhelming response of Edinburgh Gliterary Lunchers for the December event, we are putting on a second event the day before.  Tickets are now available for Wednesday 2nd December if you missed out on 3rd December.  Catherine Chanter and Kate Hamer are the featured writers and the venue is The George.  More details here.