Photo by Campbell Mitchell
‘All the Rage’
An Evening with A. L. Kennedy
8pm Friday 5th December
Upstairs at the Greyhound
We are delighted that A. L. Kennedy, Dundee-born, prize-winning novelist, dramatist, stand-up comic and Guardian blogger, will soon be heading this way.
ALK’s many publications include the novel Day (winner of the Costa and Saltire Book of the [...]
You may have noticed that for the last 6 months the bookshop has been opening on Sundays.
People do seem to enjoy the opportunity to browse books on Sunday, and it’s become quite a busy day for us.
We will therefore, be closing on Mondays from 3rd November 2014 – this will be our last Monday opening.
MEET MAISY MOUSE!
Saturday 25th October
10.00am, 10.45am, 11.30am & 12.15pm
Tickets £4 (Includes £2 book discount)
Join Maisy for half-term fun and games – Make your own Maisy ears, pin the tail on Maisy, colouring and collage, drinks and snacks! Tickets available from the bookshop.
Jayne Wallett lives in Wivenhoe. She is a painter, printmaker and teacher. She studied Illustration at Harrow School of Art. She is currently in the second year of the ‘Art Design and the Book’ MA at The Minories.
Jayne has had a long interest in the territory between life portraiture and more symbolic representations of women: [...]
Image by James Dodds
The Bookshop Year
by Martin Newell
In the whiteflag days of winter
After nondescript November
When the teazel wreaths are ruffled
By the gales of December
Then the High Street is a harbour
From St Mary’s to the White House
In the racing days to Christmas
When the bookshop is the lighthouse
With the cherries in the churchyard
When the whooper swans have [...]