Join Christopher Paolini on Tour Through the UK! Tour Dates, Stops, and More!

In July we announced that Christopher Paolini would be making his way to the United Kingdom for a pre-Inheritance book release tour to promote the Inheritance Cycle. Thanks to our friends at Random House UK, we now have a complete listing of Christopher’s tour stops, locations, dates, and times. These stops include two book store events and two convention/festival events. Several events require tickets, however tickets appear to be rather cheap. Continue reading for a full list of stops!

Wednesday 28th September

Time: 18.00-20.00
Forbidden Planet event
Christopher will be signing new editions of Eragon, Eldest and Brisingr

Venue: Forbidden Planet, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR
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Thursday 29th September

Time: 18.30
Waterstones’ Deansgate event
Christopher will be participating in an event for ticketed attendees. Christopher will participate in a signing event for non-ticketed attendees following the ticketed event. Tickets are £5 and can be purchased on Waterstones’ website.

Venue: Waterstone’s Deansgate, 91 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 2BW
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Friday 30th September

Time: 17.30-18.15
Event at Bath Children’s Book Festival
Christopher will be participating in a ticketed event at the Bath Children’s Book Festival. Christopher’s event will be followed by a book signing. Event tickets cost £5.

Venue: Bath Children’s Book Festival
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Saturday 1st October

Time: 11.00 – Noon
Headline event at Brighton’s

Christopher will headline Brighton’s Fantasy Con at the Royal Albion Hotel. Christopher’s event will include an on-stage interview with Stephen Hunt from SFCrowsnest and will be followed by an audience Q&A. Christopher will be signing books following the stage event.Fantasy Con in Brighton at the Royal Albion Hotel: on stage interview with Stephen Hunt from SFCrowsnest followed by audience Q&A

Venue: Royal Albion Hotel, 35 Old Steine, Brighton, Sussex, BN1 1NT
Ticketing information can be found on

**Please remember that this tour is taking place prior to the release of Inheritance (Book 4) and that Christopher will not be signing copies of the final novel until the book hits store shelves on November 8th.

Please be sure to direct all tour questions (tickets and information) to the operator of each event, listed above. The staff of Shur’tugal will be unable to answer questions as we are simply conveying his tour information.

Will you be attending one of these events? Let us know — we’d love an on-site write-up and photos for us to post on the website (with proper credit).