May e-news & Offers

Our new BookCafe Terrace opens Saturday 4th May ~ Now you can enjoy delicious coffee & cakes, a light lunch or afternoon tea outdoors in Thirsk.  Open 7 days a week!

Andy Seed, Monday 6th May, 11am to 12 noon in the Bookshop ~ Andy’s hilarious second book “All Teachers Wise & Wonderful” is out in paperback.  Highly amusing and not to be missed!

Bloomin’ Word Cabaret Evening, Thursday 23rd May, 7pm to 9pm in the BookCafe  ~ Bloomin’ Cabaret Evenings: Where words flourish’ will be hosted by Radio 4 Stand up Poet, Kate Fox. You are invited to join us for an enjoyable Cabaret featuring a mixture of writers, singers and comedians. Tickets £5 including refreshments.

Bloomin’ songs from Holly Taymar and Christopher Bilton.  Holly and Christopher are two Yorkshire-bred twenty-somethings with a talent for writing and arranging beautiful acoustic originals, featuring a multitude of genres – acoustic, folk, country, jazz, doo-wop and a hint of hip hop.

Bloomin’ words and maybe mandolin playing, from local author Jonathan Tulloch.  Jonathan has written four novels. He has won numerous literary awards including the Betty Trask Prize (2000) and the J.B Priestley Award (2004).

Bloomin’ stand up comedy from Lydia Slack.  Funny Women 2012 semi-finalist Lydia Slack is a hill farmer’s daughter from the Peak District in North Derbyshire.

Bloomin’ stand up poetry and compering from Kate Fox, a Radio 4 regular, poet and comedian.  She’s been Poet in Residence for the Great North Run, is shortly to be Poet in Residence for Glastonbury Festival and is taking a new show “Good Breeding” to this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival. “Funny, quirky and a wonderful writer”  Sarah Millican

 Bookcafe Terrace Tea Party, Saturday 1st June, 2pm to 4pm ~ Come & meet best-selling author Gervase Phinn and enjoy a complimentary drink & treats with us, to celebrate the opening of our new Terrace.  Put the date in your diary ~ we’d love to see you here!

Pre-School Storytime & Rhymes, Every Friday 10am to 10.30am ~ Join us for stories, songs & rhymes – suitable for all young children up to 5 years old. A free event.

Saturday Storytime, Saturday 4th May 10.30am to 11am ~ Join us for Stories and a chat. Suitable for children age 2 to 7 years. A free event.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER for PRIVILEGE CARDHOLDERS 10% off all Children’s Fiction during May, To become a Privilege Card Member visit our website Privilege Card Page & fill in the e-form, or call into the Bookshop.


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