Christmas Opening Times

Our Christmas opening hours: Extra Sunday opening on 16th December 11am - 4pm 23rd December 11am - 4pm Monday 24th December 10am - 2pm Thursday 27th December 11am -4pm Friday 28th December 11am - 4pm Saturday 29th December 10am - 4pm   We will be closed for our annual holiday from Sunday 30th December until Thursday 10th January inclusive. We will reopen as normal on Friday 11th January.  

Opening times during Cheltenham Literature Festival

During the Cheltenham Literature Festival we have slightly extended opening hours:

  • Friday 5th Oct - 0930-1800
  • Saturday 6th Oct - 0930-1800
  • Sunday 7th Oct - 1100-1600
  • Monday 8th Oct - 0930-1800
  • Tuesday 9th Oct - 0930-1800
  • Wednesday 10th Oct - 0930-1800
  • Thursday 11th Oct - 0930-1800
  • Friday 12th Oct - 0930-1800
  • Saturday 13th Oct - 0930-1800
  • Sunday 14th Oct - 1100-1600

Elisa Lodato

Our new "term" started on 4th September with a great evening with novelist Elisa Lodato, talking about her writing. She discussed her first novel An Unremarkable Body; her latest novel The Necessary Marriage has just been published.

Alicia Drake

We were very pleased to welcome fashion journalist and writer Alicia Drake on 18 September, to be interviewed by Emma Hammond about her new book I love you too much.   Signed copies available in the shop.

July events

Author Chitra Soundar with her book A Jar of Pickles and a Pinch of Justice which won the inaugural Eugenie Summerfield Children's prize. Signed copies of all the short listed books are available in the shop.            

Eugene Lambert celebrated the publication of the last in his The Sign of One trilogy with family, friends and fellow authors. Signed copies are available - perfect for anyone over 12 years who loves sci-fi! 

Poppy Juice

On Friday 15th June, local poet Marilyn Timms celebrated the launch of her poetry collection "Poppy Juice" at the beginning of Independent Bookshop Week 2018. #IBW2018

Vanessa Berridge

On 16th May we welcomed back Vanessa Berridge to talk about her new book "Great British Gardeners". We have some signed copies available in the shop.  

Katy Mahood’s “Entanglement”

On 2nd May we had an informal and engaging evening with Bristol-based debut novelist Katy Mahood. It was fascinating to hear the background to her novel "Entanglement" which we would highly recommend!

Scandinavian Fika day

Visitors to the shop on Saturday 11th November enjoyed free coffee with raspberry and almond cakes to celebrate our Christmas Fika day. We were able to display a great selection of Scandinavian books and Nordic noir! Hopefully this will become an annual event...

Sam Guglani event

Local author Sam Guglani signing copies of his novel "Histories" after a fantastic sell-out event at Chapel Arts, Cheltenham. Signed copies are available in the shop.