We have a year-round events programme which will finish this year with astronaut Chris Hadfield talking at the Savoy Theatre. Thanks to all who have supported our 2014 calendar. Watch this space for news on next year’s events schedule.
We have a fantastic range of signed copies at this time of year as they make an excellent present. Signed copies in our stores include new books from Hilary Mantel, John Cleese, Paul Merton, Clare Balding, Chris Froome, Kate Mosse and David Mitchell. Visit our signed copies page here to see our current selection.
We enjoyed a wonderful weekend at the Abergavenny Food Festival as the official bookseller. Thanks to everyone involved and to all the great authors who came and signed books at the venues and at our bookstall. We now have signed copies of some of the best new cookery books from authors like Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall, Marcus Verberne, Hattie Ellis, Neil Ridley and Joel Harrison, and lots more available in our shops.
We have two Book Groups. We welcome new members and are happy for people to come along who are considering joining the group and just wish to experience it first.
Our Ross-on-Wye group meet in the Ross store on the 1st Wednesday of every month. Our Monmouth group meet in the Monmouth store on the 1st Thursday of every month. Details of the meetings and the books we are reading can be found on our book group page here. Read more
It is always good to get feedback from customers, especially of course when it is positive! We were visited recently by Emma Drabble, who posts photos and words on Blipfoto on a daily basis. This great photo and these lovely words are the result of her visit to our shop at the end of January. To see all Emma’s Blipfoto entries visit the site here: http://www.blipfoto.com/farmingemma
Some authors go the extra mile to support booksellers, and artist and author Jackie Morris is perhaps one of the most dedicated. Read about Jackie’s latest idea for International Book Giving Day on February 14th – details here. Jackie regularly visits bookshops around the country, signing her fantastic books, displaying her beautiful artwork , giving drawing classes and reading to avid listeners. Read more