Events at The Book Nook


WEDNESDAYS @ 10am: Bring your little ones in from some gentle stories, a play in the pirate ship, and maybe have a coffee in the Little Nook Café! All welcome!

FRIDAYS @ 10am: Join us for a cosy session, including a story. Toys will be provided for children to play with. Tickets £2.50 per child, more details and booking here.

Monday Lego Club tickets here. £2. Six spaces only.

Tuesday Story Time. Free, drop in!

Wednesday Lego Club tickets here. £2. Six spaces only.

Thursday Story and Craft Club tickets here. £1, drop ins also welcome.

~~Author Events~~

Saturday 15th June @ 11:30am

Draw along and story with The Elephant and the Sea and ED VERE.

We kick off Independent Bookshop Week with the wonderful The Artist and How To Be A Lion author Ed Vere and his brand new picture book The Elephant and the Sea. Please book here.

Tuesday 18th June @ 3.30pm – 4.30pm

Meet and signing with KATIE KIRBY author of Lottie Brooks. Also get a free SAMPLER of The Majorly Awkward BFF Dramas of Lottie Brooks

Come along after school and meet Katie Kirby, author of Lottie Brooks. Get a book signed and also pick up a free sampler of her new book The Majorly Awkward BFF Dramas of Lottie Brooks.

Please be aware that due to time constraints Katie will only be signing books purchsed in the shop. Please book here

*** Also watch this space for details on Katie doing a book signing at the shop for the new book!***

Friday 21st June @ 4pm

Grimwood Party!!!! with NADIA SHIREEN and Party Animals ~ticketed event.

Join us for a party, Grimwood style! Get your disco clothes on and enjoy some party games and snacks with author Nadia Shireen!

We’ll be celebrating the fourth book in her hilarious series for ages 6+ Grimwood: Party Animals.

Expect all manner of silly fun, including pass the parcel, pin the tail on the fox and, of course, a game of Treebonk. Plus, get your book signed by Nadia herself!

Dress code: DISCO!

Ticket Price: £12.99 includes a hardback copy of Grimwood: Party Animals, entry to the party for two people, games, snacks and a drink. Get yours here.

Saturday 22nd June @ 11am

Draw along and puffin fun and facts with CATH HOWE and Call The Puffins.

Celebrate the newly published Call the Puffins: Muffin and the Shipwreck, and join Cath Howe as she introduces you to Muffin, Tiny and the rest of the rescue puffins on the island of Egg.

Discover the lives of real puffins, how to draw your own puffin and learn to sing the puffin promise. Please book here.

Saturday 29th June @ 11am

Giraffes Can’t Dance Takeover with GUY PARKER-REES and Gerald the Giraffe

Come along and celebrate 25 Years of the much loved children’s classic Giraffes Can’t Dance all about being yourself and finding your tune, with illustrator Guy Parker-Rees.

Listen to the stories, help Guy with his illustrations, get a book signed and actually meet Gerald the Giraffe! To join the fun please book here.

Saturday 6th July @ 11am

I’m Going to be a Princess: A Story about inspirational Black women and girls with STEPHANIE TAYLOR

Discover all about Maya’s dreams and inspirational black women. This is going to be a fun interactive event with Stephanie, all about empowering your little ones.

Perfect for ages 3+ .To join the fun please book here.

Saturday 13th July @ 2pm

Astrochimp Draw along with ADAM STOWER

Bring along your pencils and paper for a graphic novel draw along with illustrator Adam Stower. See how Adam creates his illustrations for David Walliams’ latest book Astrochimp.

This event is perfect for all budding artists and illustrators ages 6+. Please book here

Some previous events @ The Book Nook…