Toddler story time with Naomi

Friday 1st October @10am

Bring along your pre-schooler for a fun story time and treat yourself to a coffee!

Saturday morning story time

Saturday 2nd October @ 11am

Enjoy a coffee and a slice of cake from our cafe while the little ones listen to a story (or two). This event is free but please reserve your space by letting us know how many children and adults will be attending by emailing

Sarah Crossan Book launch

Thursday 7 October, 6:30pm-8:30pm

We are thrilled to be able to host a book launch after such a long time. We couldn’t ask for a more special return to celebrating books than hosting Sarah Crossan and her new book Tomorrow Is Beautiful. Join us on National Poetry Day to welcome this beautiful new book, hear Sarah share a selection of poems and get your book signed. Spaces are very limited so please contact us at to reserve a place.

When Poems Fall From the Sky with poet Zaro Weil

Saturday 9th October @11am

Help us celebrate Bookshop Day by joining us and poet Zaro Weil for a fun filled event!

Did you know that there are ten quintillion bugs in the world? Can you guess what they weigh? Do you believe that nature has magical secret stories to tell? Join Zaro Weil, winner of the 2020 CLiPPA Award, to hear the stories nature has to tell, ‘poems’ that fall from the sky. Zaro will share some poems from her collection and then help you create your own insect haiku. Join in with the noisy Bug Parade AND make your own polka-dot speckle-spotting shades ready to go on a colour hunt in nature.

This event is suitable for ages 6 and up. Spaces are limited so please contact us at to reserve a space.

Tom Gates book signing with Liz Pichon

Saturday 16th October @2pm

The wonderful Liz Pichon will be signing her new Tom Gates book ‘Random Acts of Fun’.

Please email to reserve a slot to meet Liz and get your book signed.

Books will be available to purchase on the day but you can also pre-order your copy on our website to collect on the day.

Diary of an Accidental Witch author event

Saturday 23rd October @1pm

Join authors Honor and Perdita Cargill and get in the Hallowe’en mood as they share their new book Diary of an Accidental Witch. This event is suitable for ages 6 and up. Spaces are limited so please contact us at to reserve a space.

Bea Black has just moved to Little Spellshire, a town with a magical secret. When her dad accidentally enrols her at the local witch school, she has to get to grips with some interesting new classes, like, NOW! Also on her to do list? Make friends, look after the grumpy class frog AND do everything humanly magically possible to stay on a broom…

But with the Halloween Ball on the horizon, will she be able to master her wand skills in time to WOW? And more importantly can she keep her newfound magical abilities a secret from dad? A perfect potion of magic and mischief, DIARY OF AN ACCIDENTAL WITCH is THE WORST WITCH meets TOM GATES.

Genie and Teeny: Wishful Thinking with Steven Lenton

Tuesday 26th October @ 11am

Join Book Nook favourite Steven Lenton for Genie and Teeny fun! Listen to a reading from the book, join in with drawalong fun and get your books signed.

Spaces are limited so please contact us at to reserve a space.