Events

Forthcoming Events

Past Events

June 2018 Cornish Short Stories. A Collection of Contemporary Cornish Writing.

A great afternoon, listening to three of the authors from Kernow who...

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February 2018. Three books, three publishers, local authors.

There was an interested audience to hear about the three different ways...

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January 2018. Jenny Alexander, Free-Range Writing

A great turn out for Jenny Alexander’s talk about her latest...

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December 2017 – Hark, the Glad Sound of Cornish Carols

Nedelek Lowen! Beautiful singing in the shop from Hilary Coleman and...

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November 2017 – Plymouth Hidden Railways by Paul Burkhalter

A very interested audience to listen to Paul Burkhalter talking about...

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October 2017 – Duffy’s Lucky Escape by Ellie Jackson.

The Book Shop hosts author Ellie Jackson’s powerful new children’s book...

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October 2017 – North Cornwall Book Festival.

Such an exciting four days with such a range of events, most sold out...

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August 2017 Boconnoc : The History of a Cornish Estate by Dr Catherine Lorigan Copy

What a great introduction to the​ book on Boconmoc by the author Dr...

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July 2017 – There’s a Tiger in My Garden – Lizzy Stewart

 Lizzie Stewart charms the children as she reads from her picture book...

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August 2017 – Cornish Tales come to life with Sue Field

So much pleasure and so much fun listening to Sue and Nellie her puppet...

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June 2017 – Independent Booksellers Week – Book Crawl & Harry Potter’s 20 years

Book crawl. Three happy customers who found just what they wanted on...

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June 2017 – The Witchfinder’s Sister by Beth Underdown

What a treat! A packed shop listens to Beth Underdown read from her...

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May 2017 – Bodmin Moor Poetry Festival

Happy selling, happy listening to inspiring poetry, happy enjoying the...

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June 2017. The Boy in the Dark by K. McKechnie

A very enjoyable and informative talk from Ken McKechnie. As the story...

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April 2017 – The Mummy’s Revenge, Andrew Beasley

So pleased to welcome back Andrew Beasley. Children and parents alike...

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April 2017 – The Railways of Devon and Cornwall Around the Early 1960s by Michael Clemens

A very interested audience listens intently to Michael Clemens talking...

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March 2017 – Wild Gestures – Stories by Lucy Durneen

Returning from her tour of Australia where she launched her book of...

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Feb. 2017 – Cornwall’s First Golden Age by Bernard Deacon

Cornwall’s First Golden Age by Bernard Deacon re-tells the story of...

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Dec. 2016 – Moon Gardening by J. Harris & J. Rickards

A good audience who left convinced that Moon Gardening works and that...

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Nov. 2016 – Our Bookshop Reading Ambassadors

Our Bookshop Reading Ambassadors from Callington, St Nicholas Downderry...

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Oct. 2016 – North Cornwall Book Festival.

Children, young adults and adults alike enjoy a feast of talks...

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Oct. 2016 – Books Are My Bag – Stories Come to Life

Children and adults alike enjoy listening to Roger reading the funny...

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Sept. 2016 – A day with Megan Rix, children’s author.

A day with Megan Rix, children’s author, passionate about dogs...

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Aug 2016 – Wyl Menmuir’s whistle-stop signing of The Many

We had the pleasure of greeting Wyl on Friday 26th August on his...

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Aug. 2016 – Marcia Willett and The Songbird

Marcia Willett meets her keen readers in the shop and signs her books...

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Independent Booksellers Week Competition Winners Announced

Well it’s been a great week to be an independent Bookseller, and...

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May 2016 – Bodmin Moor Poetry Festival

A lot of inspiring readings, a very happy atmosphere and what seems to...

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May 2016 – Lisa Woollett and the Bookshop Band

A very entertaining evening event at the Liskerrett Centre on Sunday...

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April 2016 – Smuggling with Jeremy Rowett Johns

Author Jeremy Rowett Johns gave a fantastic talk at The Book Shop about...

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Our Bookshop Reading Ambassadors Project

Our Bookshop Reading Ambassadors from local primary and secondary...

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Feb. 2016: Michael Messenger – Caradon and Looe Railway

Originally published in 1978, Messenger’s book is now being...

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March 2016 – Christopher Hill School Visits for WBD

Celebration of World Book Day, children’s author and playwright...

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Dec. 2015: Julian Hight – World Tree Story

A packed shop and an interested audience to listen to Julian Hight...

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Oct. 2015: North Cornwall Book Festival

Twenty different authors for both children and adults. Talks, book...

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Oct. 2015: Orion and the Dark Brought to Life

A great pairing of Emma Yarlett reading from her picture story book...

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Oct. 2015: National Event – Books are my Bag

Sam, a frozen live sculpture, in the window; unicyclists going round...

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July 2015: Richard Hoskin – The Miner & the Viscount

Born and bred in Liskeard, Richard meets a good number of local people...

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May 2015 – Bodmin Moor Poetry Festival

A wide range of poets, including two T.S. Eliot prize winners: David...

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May 2015: National Event – World Book Night

Three different titles were handed out to the local community: at the...

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May 2015: Bodmin Moor with Peter Moore and Mark Camp

Two different approaches to the discovery of the Moors, yet both will...

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April 2015: Patrick Gale – A Place Called Winter

A full studio at Sterts Theatre to listen to the fascinating story of...

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March 2015: Steph Haxton – Exposed to All Villainies

A local author with a local story. Stephanie brought the past to life...

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March 2015: National Event – World Book Day

Children from local schools visited us with their vouchers and chose...

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Nov. 2014: Nick Barclay – The Great Cornish Food Book

A gourmet event! Nick presented the book to which he has contributed...

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Oct. 2014: James Evans and Mary Martin – Pomona

What a great pleasure to discover with James Evans and Mary Martin a...

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