Wednesday 27 June, 7pm until 9ish: Nifty Needles. Weekly social craft group, bring your current project – small amount of table space available. £3 inc refreshments. Come even if you just fancy a cup of tea and a chat!
Saturday 30 June, 12.30-4: launch of our Reader in Residence programme with Matt Black. Matt will be with us for a few months, hosting story and poetry sessions at the bookshop and down by the play area in Abbey Fields, with other initiatives planned. Our launch will include live music, a cartoon-drawing workshop with artist Okse (1.15pm), various activities, free tea and cake, and we’ll incorporate watching the Carnival parade go by at around 2.45pm. Do join us, for all the fun and to find out more – there will be a treehouse inside the bookshop where Matt will be reading stories!