Sarah Moss

Thursday 17 January

7pm in the Bookshop

Sarah Moss discussing her sixth novel, Ghost Wall

We think it's a fantastic read, and we're not alone:

"I have never read a novel this slender that holds inside it quite so much" Jessie Burton

"Sarah Moss is a writer of exceptional gifts. I love her work." Margaret Drabble

Tickets £8 if purchased in the shop or £8.50 on our website.

Includes refreshment.

Our Castle by the Sea

Half Term Writing Workshop with Lucy Strange

Thursday 21 February, 10.30am in the Bookshop

Join author Lucy Strange for a writing workshop inspired by sea myths and her latest novel Our Castle by the Sea.

For ages 9-12.

Tickets: £10 if purchased in the bookshop or £10.50 on our website.

Includes a copy of the book which can be collected from the Bookshop ahead of the event.

Lucy Strange
The Age of Light

Tuesday 26 February

12.30pm in the Bookshop

Whitney Scharer discussing her debut novel, The Age of Light

Model. Muse. Lover. Artist. Photographer Lee Miller and Surrealist artist May Ray in 1920s Paris.
"A startlingly modern love story and a mesmerizing portrait of a woman’s self-transformation from muse into artist." Celeste Ng, author of Little Fires Everywhere
"Whitney Scharer’s storytelling is utterly immersive and gorgeous in its details . . . powerful, sensual and and gripping." Madeline Miller, author of Circe
Tickets: £6 in the shop or £6.50 on our website.
Includes refreshment.


Whitney Scharer

We're now running a regular Bookshop Book Club

Join us to discuss the chosen books and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee in the Bookshop café.

Our next meeting will be Tuesday 15 Jan, 12.30pm - 1.30pm, The Butchering Art by Lindsey Fitzharris.


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We stock an extensive range of carefully chosen new adult and children's books.

Our experienced staff are always available to offer advice, and help you to find the very best books.

If we don't have what you're looking for in stock, we can order many books for collection the following day.

As well as books we sell beautiful and unusual greetings cards and wrapping paper.

We host regular events with a variety of speakers. During half-terms and holidays we often run free children's activities.

In our small and peaceful cafe we serve delicious homemade cakes, and hot and cold drinks.

We welcome browsers, families, well-behaved dogs, teachers, gift-buyers, passers-by and readers of every kind.

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