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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!


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This is Going to Hurt

our special events and ticketed literature readings


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

An evening with Julie Carter


Join us for an evening with local author Julie Carter to discuss her book 'Running The Red Line', a book about fell running and competing, about the beauty of the fells, and above all about human emotion.


We're sorry, you've missed this event! Check back for details on future events we may hold with Julie Carter.

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

A Farmer's Diary with Sally Urwin


Sally Urwin and her husband Steve own a farm in Northumberland which they share with Mavis the sheepdog and many, many sheep. Join us for an eveving with Sally to talk about the highs and lows of farming, share her grit and humour and listen to her experiences of our wild landscape.


Thursday 9th May at 7:30pm at the bookshop


Tickets £6




An evening with The Yorkshire Shepherdess


Join us for an evening with Amanda Owen to discuss her new book 'Adventures of A Yorkshire Shepherdess' where she will be talking about life in the Yorkshire Dales with her family.


Monday 10th June at 7:30pm at Hundith Hill Hotel, near Cockermouth, CA13 9TH


Tickets £10, book £10 on the night with a ticket

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The Beekeeper of Aleppo with Christy Lefteri


Join us for an evening with Christy Lefteri to talk about her new book 'The Beekeeper of Aleppo' (published on 2/5/19). For readers of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and The Kite Runner.


Tuesday 7th May, 7:30pm at the bookshop


Tickets £6

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