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Our events play a big part of our life here at Simply Books and we love hosting them! From our regular events in the bookshop to our Headline author events and our Simply Cinema film screenings - we have something for everyone!

Simply Books events!

Our regular bookshop events


Join Sue for stories & fun creative activities!

Rescue Chair

Date: 31st May

Time: 10.30am

Baby Book Club

Stories & rhymes perfect for 0-3 year olds!

Headline Event

Baby Book Club

Date: 31st May

Time: 2.00pm

Beginners to advanced knitters -

all are



Informal Italian conversation


coffee &


An entertaining half hour chatting about books with Andrew.

Coffee & Conversation

Date: 13th June

Time: 11.00am

Caffe e Conversazione

Date: 29th May

Time: 11.00am


Our upcoming events...

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Held on the first Thursday of every month...

Café y Conversacion

Date: 1st June

Time: 11.00am

Enjoy informal Spanish conversation

over cake

and coffee.

Held on the first Friday of every month..

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Click on the images below to find out more about our regular events!

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Knit & Natter

Date: 17th May

Tme: 2.00pm

We entertain the children while you relax in the cafe!


Simply Books presents ... An Evening with AJ Pearce


Join us for an evening with AJ Pearce talking about her new novel Dear Mrs Bird, one of the most talked about debuts of 2018.


Curry House expert Dan Toombs shares the secrets of fuss-free curries…

Following a very successful workshop last Autumn, local artist Alison Waters returns to Simply Books for a further day of book artistry.

Lily James heads a cast which re-unites several familiar faces from Downton Abbey!

London 1941. Emmeline Bond dreams of becoming a Lady War correspondent so when she sees a job advertisement in the newspaper she seizes her chance.


Tickets: £8 (including 'themed' refreshments and £3 towards a copy of AJ's book.)

Date: Tuesday 12th June  

Time: 7:30pm

Venue: Simply Books

Join us for an evening with AJ Pearce talking about her new novel Dear Mrs Bird, one of the most talked about debuts of 2018.

A hilarious and heart-warming comedy ... for anyone who enjoyed 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'!

We are delighted to welcome Emma to Simply Books for the launch of her new novel 'Whistle In The Dark'.

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Sue will be reading a magical story about Katinka... a perfectly ordinary pussycat with an extraordinary tail!