For the third year consecutively Baileys will be collaborating with the Women’s Prize for Fiction to host their awards in the pop-up Baileys Book Bar.

This five-day celebration, which showcases women’s voices in literature and the outstanding contributions of female authors, will be hosted by Kate Mosse, at Waterstones Gower Street in London.

This event will shine the spotlight on the Women’s Prize for Fiction, shortlisting authors and creative women including Lily Cole, Jenny Colgan, Juno Dawson and many more.

Not only does the pop-up Baileys Bar function as a London destination to enjoy outstanding literature, but it will also double as an experiential showcase for the Baileys Treat Collective.

The collective, led by highly acclaimed artisan baker, Lily Vanilli, includes top mixologist Missy Flynn, award-winning chocolatier Lucie Bennett, ice cream supremo Sophia Brothers and leading barista Celeste Wong.

As a team of young women leading the way in food and drink innovation, this is the perfect location for them to showcase their delicious creations and serve playful and eccentric, delicious sweet treats to all who visit.

See below for a full line up of the Baileys Book Bar Schedule.


Tuesday 24th April at 6.30pm: Women, Power & Revolution

This event will see a panel of inspiring women – including author and Co-Founder of the Women’s Equality Party, and 2018 WPFF judge, Catherine Mayer, broadcaster, writer and campaigner, June Sarpong and bestselling author Kit de Waal –  discuss the topic of women, power and revolution and what revolution means to them today.

Wednesday 25th April at 1-2pm: Lunchtime Readings

Exclusive readings from each of the 2018 shortlisted novels performed by actors Tori Allen-Martin and James Rastall – the perfect escape for your lunch hour!

Wednesday 25th April at 6.30pm: Delicious Baileys Cocktail Masterclass

The Baileys Treat Collective coffee expert, Celeste Wong (@the_ girl_in_the_cafe), will also be hosting an evening workshop in The Book Bar. As one of London’s top baristas, Celeste is the perfect person to show you how to create deliciously indulgent coffee and Baileys cocktails to impress your friends at home.

Thursday 26th April at 1-2pm: Lunchtime Shortlist Readings

Exclusive readings from each of the 2018 shortlisted novels performed by actors Tori Allen-Martin and James Rastall – the perfect escape for your lunch hour!

Thursday 26th April at 6.30pm: Celebrating Emily Bronte @ 200

Celebrating Emily Bronte @ 200, a panel of Bronte enthusiasts – including Lily Cole, Juno Dawson, Louise Doughty and Dorothy Koomson – talk about their love of Emily Bronte’s only novel Wuthering Heights and why the Bronte sisters continue to exert such a powerful influence on writing today. The evening will also offer an exclusive preview of the new anthology, I Am Heathcliff – containing sixteen original short stories inspired by Wuthering Heights – published by The Borough Press in July 2018.

Friday 27th April at 6.30pm: Queens of Comedy

Celebrate the best of female comedy with an evening paying homage to witty writing. Join some of the UK’s top female comedians and writers including bestselling author Jenny Colgan and journalist, writer and comedian, Viv Groskop for this special Friday finale event guaranteed to put a smile on your face.

The Women’s Prize for Fiction – the UK’s only annual book award for fiction written by a woman – celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in writing from across the globe. The winner will  announced on Wednesday 6 June 2018.

For tickets and further information visit and follow them on Twitter and Instagram @WomensPrize.