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The New Bookshop

42 - 44 Main Street


CA13 9LQ

Tel: 01900 822062

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Indian cookery event with Dan Toombs

Carmela Sofia Sereno talking about her new book Passion for Pasta and demonstrating pasta making.

Jason Hewitt speaking about his new book 'Devastation Road'.

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Richard & Judy' and signing copies of 'The Night Book'.


The Shepherds Life by James Rebanks

An afternoon with Markus Zusak to discuss his new book 'Bridge of Clay'

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Cookery event with Katy Beskow!


15 minute vegan
This is Going to Hurt

our special events and ticketed literature readings


An evening with Matterdale sheep farmer and best selling author James Rebanks.

In Conversation with Ann Cleeves


Join us for an evening with Ann Cleeves  to discuss her new book 'The Long Call'. The evening will be an in conversation with local author Ruth Sutton.


Thursday 3rd October at 7:30pm at United Reform Church, Cockermouth.


Tickets - £8

Books will be £10 on the night

An evening with award winning comedian Adam Kay talking about his new book.

An evening with Karen Campbell


Join us to discuss Karen Campbell's new book The Sound Of The Hours, a 'moving, complex and beautifully written saga'.


Thursday 10th October at 7:30pm in the bookshop


Tickets - £5







Margaret Atwood: Live in Cinemas


The Kirkgate Centre will be showing a live stream of Margaret Atwood: Live in Cinemas at 7pm on Tuesday 10th September. We'll be at the event selling copies of Atwood's new book - The Testaments, a sequel to The Handmaid's Tale.


Get your tickets from the Kirkgate Centre website or by calling them on 01900 826448. Tickets - £12.50

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