November 20, 2022

The Bookshop Recommends: New Nature Writing

Just a quick one to say that over on our Youtube channel, which is just stirring into life, we have begun a short series of videos […]
November 17, 2022

A Banned Book

James Hadley Chase is an unlikely pseudonym. It is so specific, so expansive, you might wonder what would prompt someone to make it up. When you […]
November 16, 2022

Carpe Diem

This is a cautionary tale I suppose. One of those moments that hits quite hard as the implications sink in. As you might imagine, we spend […]
July 1, 2021

Dead Poet Salon November 24th

Dead Poet Salon and Open Mic. 24th November, 7.30pm. This evening our Dead Poet of the month is going to be a man better known for […]
July 1, 2021

Patron’s Q&A 25th November

Patron’s Live Q&A (ON ZOOM) 25th November, 7.30pm One of the benefits we offer for our Patrons is a live Q&A Session once a month. Questions […]
July 1, 2021

Mysteries of Portsmouth 1st December

The Mysteries of Portsmouth A Talk by Matt Wingett 1st December, 7.30pm This promises to be an excellent night as author, publisher and book dealer, Matt […]
July 1, 2021

The Moon, 15th December

The Moon. Poetry. Folklore. Culture 15th December, 7.30pm. £5 on the door. The moon has held a central place in human imagination and culture for all […]
July 1, 2021

Santa’s Grotto 11th December

Santa’s Grotto Sunday, 11th December from 10am Yes, the man in red himself will be in the shop. Several of our rooms are taken over and […]
July 1, 2021

The Scent of Murder, 19th January

The Scent of Murder by Stephan Matthews 19th January, 7.30. £5 Stephan Matthews is a perfume reviewer, writer and crime fiction fan who has worked with […]