Midas 2023 round-up

The team at Midas has been a busy this year, with an impressive roster of events. From buzzy book launches, to expert panel discussions, to prestigious awards ceremonies and huge festivals, here is a round-up of our highlights from 2023.


The Big Lunch: On Belonging by Kim Samuel book launch at the Eden Project

Author, Kim Samuel, with her book On Belonging at the Eden Project

London Book Fair 2023 

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man speaking to audience and holding microphone

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan speaking at London Book Fair 2023

Naked in Mayfair by The Secret Socialite x Thursday (dating app)

Host, Sarah Louise Ryan, at the Naked in Mayfair book club event

Thursday (dating app) book club for Naked in Mayfair by The Secret Socialite

Henley Festival 2023 

people sitting at tables


TikTok shop London pop-up event 

Bookshop.org event at TikTok shop in Oxford Circus

Books Are My Bag Readers Awards 2023

Booksellers and host, Radzi-Chinyanganya, at the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards 2023

Books Are Bag Readers Awards 2023 winners, booksellers & influencer Zubs (@zubscovered) 

S.O.U.L Fest 

people in cinema seats - soul banner

Waterstones Children’s Laureate Joseph Coelho library marathon event at The British Library 

Waterstones Children’s Laureate Joseph Coelho reaches the finish line of his epic library marathon at The British Library


Millie Bobby Brown

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Millie Bobby Brown at Waterstones Piccadilly

Against All Odds by Ellie Goldstein, influencer event 

(From left to right): Olivia Deane, Sophie Lee, Ellie Goldstein & Katie Piper celebrating the publication of Against All Odds by Ellie Goldstein (the first book in The UnSeen series from Katie Piper)

Move Yourself Happy by Dianne Buswell, influencer event

Dianne Buswell getting ready for her influencer event to promote her book Move Yourself Happy 
Dianne Buswell with team Midas (from left to right): Hannah McMillan & Ann Amarawansa

Julia Fox book launch 

Julia Fox with her memoir Down the Drain at Waterstones for her book launch


Cliveden Literary Festival 

Setting up for Cliveden Literary Festival

Midas team (from left to right): Madison Sotos, Henrietta Richardson & Jane Lau at Cliveden Literary Festival 2023

Wolfson History Prize winners ceremony 2023 

Wolfson History Prize 2023 finalists

Backstage team Midas Louis Jaffa & Ann Amarawansa interviewing Historian & Author Mai Musié

Backstage team Midas Louis Jaffa & Ann Amarawansa interviewing Historian & Professor Suzannah Lipscomb

Carl Frampton book launch

Carl Frampton signing copies of his autobiography at Waterstones

Patricia Cornwell book launch 


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