Writing Group open to new members

A local literary fiction writing group is open to new members. The group meets every six weeks on a Sunday afternoon at Kemptown Bookshop to discuss their individual works in progress. It’s free. For full…

Easter opening hours

We’re looking forward to welcoming you into the shop over the Easter weekend. Our opening hours are changing slightly to: Friday 29th March (Good Friday): 10-4pmSaturday 30th March: 9-5.30pmSunday 31st March (Easter Sunday): closedMonday 1st…

Christmas Opening Hours

We’re looking forward to welcoming you into the shop over the Christmas season. Our opening hours are Monday to Saturday 9-5.30pm and Sunday 10-4pm until the Christmas weekend when they change to: Saturday 23rd December:…

New Twenty-somethings book group

From August 2023, we’ll be running a monthly book group aimed at twenty-somethings. The group will complement our monthly book club, which has been running since last autumn. The Twenty-somethings book group is run by…

Hardback book sale – a third off!

All our adult fiction and non-fiction hardbacks have a third off this week. Pop in to grab yourself a bargain. We’re open from 11-4pm from Wednesday 28th December to Saturday 31st December. We’re closed on…

Christmas Opening Hours

We’re taking a break over the festive period and we hope you are too. Our opening hours will be: Christmas Eve – 9-3pm (children’s storytelling at 10.30am as usual)Christmas Day – closedBoxing Day – closedTuesday…

New book subscription service launched

Are you stuck for the perfect gift for the friend who has everything? Or are you just looking to expand your own reading? Our new book subscription service could be the answer. The monthly subscription…

We’re hiring!

We’re looking for a bookish barista to join our bookselling team on a part-time, flexible basis, starting at the end of November. You’ll be a trained barista who also has a passion for books. You’ll…

New adult book group

Our new adult book group launches in October. Meetings will take place on the last Wednesday of every month from 7-9pm in The Bookroom Cafe, upstairs at the bookshop. It’s a chance for local people…

FREE children’s storytelling every Saturday

From Saturday 22 October, we’ll be offering book readings for children up to the age of eight every Saturday at 10.30am for an hour on our children’s floor. Our storytellers will read from some of…