Monthly Archives: March 2014

Independent Booksellers Week Book Awards shortlists revealed

Malorie Blackman agreed that independent bookshops play a “crucial role” in communities, especially because they are able to stock and recommend books of local appeal. IBW Book Awards shortlists revealed (by Lisa Campbell) Independent Booksellers Week is from 28.6.14 to … Continue reading

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This weekend ….. Clay & Play Storytime and Mother’s Day Strawberry Cream Teas!

Clay & Play Storytime on Saturday March 29th 10.30am to 11.15am, stories & crafty fun with Jo Smith. £3 per child includes drink & biscuit, suitable for age 4 years +. Come along & enjoy the fun!   This Mother’s … Continue reading

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Latest Press Release – Thirsk Bookshop vies for UK Crown!

White Rose BookCafe, Thirsk received the exciting news that they have won Independent Bookseller North as part of The Bookseller Industry Awards, having revamped their premises in 2013 and added a new stream of events including cabaret evenings, Sue Lake, … Continue reading

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White Rose BookCafe is the best Independent Bookseller in the North 2014!

Excited to announce that we are officially the best Independent ~Bookseller in the North 2014! Looking forward to the finals on May 12th. Taken from The Bookseller “Regional indies crowned by Bookseller Industry Awards The Bookseller Industry Awards’ seven regional … Continue reading

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Archbishop of York John Sentamu at the BookCafe.

What a real pleasure to meet John Sentamu the Archbishop of York, here in Thirsk on 5th March, for Lent services. A lovely surprise for staff and customers.

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Shortlisted for award!

We have been shortlisted for Bookseller Industry Awards… v excited! see link below Thanks to all hard work of staff in the BookCafe, what a great team! Article below taken from The Bookseller Independents vie for regional crowns at Bookseller … Continue reading

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