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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

Book signing with Ben Stokes, the English cricket all-rounder.

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Cookery event with Katy Beskow!


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our special events and ticketed literature readings


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


An evening with Cathy Bramley


Join us in March for our event with Cathy Bramley to celebrate publication of her new book, ‘Hetty’s Farmhouse Bakery’


Thursday 22nd March 7.30pm at the bookshop


Tickets £10 (and include tea, cake and a copy of Cathy's book)

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



An evening with  Tara Westover


Tara Westover's debut, Educated, is an account of the struggle for self-invention. It is a tale of fierce family loyalty, and of the grief that comes with the severing of the closest of ties.


Tuesday 24th April 7.30pm at Victoria Hall.

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An evening with Dan Toombs


An evening for curry lovers! Come along and watch 'Curry Guy' Dan Toombs cooking up a storm with recipes from his latest book full of fuss-free curries.


Tuesday 8th May 7.00pm at the bookshop


Tickets £6 (and include drink and nibbles.)

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More events coming soon ...


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