Local History Society Meeting

The next meeting of the local History Society is on Saturday 10th June at 2pm in Rem’s Wine Bar, Market Street. All are welcome.

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British Book Awards

The British Book Awards Book of the Year

The Essex Serpent – a must read if you haven’t already!

Endlessly absorbing – The Guardian. Makes you alive to the strangeness of the world.

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Afternoon Tea Concert

The Pleyel Ensemble are back!

Sunday 28th May at 3pm in the Methodist Church, Chapel en le Frith.

Music and cakes; what’s not to love.

Tickets £10 on sale at the shop

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Secrets of Death by Stephen Booth

Stephen’s latest book Secrets of Death is out in paperback. This is his 16th book in the Cooper and Fry series set in and around the Peak District. On sale now in the shop.

Stephen will be at the shop later in the summer with his new book.

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BRAND NEW Secret Peak District

Mike Smith’s latest book, Secret Peak District is now on sale here. The Peak District, given that its features, both natural and man-made are known to millions, it might be thought that are very few secrets to be found in the region, but this is far from true.

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LitWits Book of the Month

Grace Williams Says it Loud by Emma Henderson is the Litwits book this month. The next meeting will be on Wednesday 24th May at 7.30pm

See the Book News page for more information


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Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2017

The shortlist has been announced as follows: The Power,  First Love,  Do Not Say We Have Nothing, Stay With Me, The Dark Circle and The Sport of Kings. All on sale in the shop. Continue reading “Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2017”

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Super Readable Books!


We have a growing range of children’s and teenage books in stock for challenged or reluctant readers! Continue reading “Super Readable Books!”

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Giro d’Italia

Giro d’Italia a new book by Colin O’Brien is the story of the world’s most beautiful bike race. This year is its 100th race, it has been contested since 1909, halted only by World Wars, it helped unite a nation.   Continue reading “Giro d’Italia”

English 4 – 11 Picture Book Awards 2017

The shortlist for the English Association Picture Book Awards 2017 have been announced.The winners will be revealed on Wednesday 10th May. See Younger Readers page for more details.


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