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April 2020

CANCELLED Pop Up Bookshop @ Settle Poetry Sessions, Victoria Hall

April 24, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Settle Victoria Hall, Kirkgate
Settle,
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£7.00

Helena Nelson and Settle Sessions Chair John Killick  preside over a discussion and illustration of the great variety of laughter-inducing forms of poetry that exist. Helena hails from Fife, where she writes, and runs a very influential small press – HappenStance – well known to the tribes of poets keen to place their work. Can you complete a limerick beginning: There was an old lady of Settle….in such a way that you can make the Committee laugh? If so, there is a…

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June 2021

Dales Detective pop-up bookshop!

June 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Limestone Books, 3 The Shambles
Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9EH United Kingdom
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Free

Our guest bookseller for the morning is Dales Detective author, Julia Chapman!!! Not only will she be signing copies of her own books, she'll also be recommending her favourite books from our bookshelves. It's a great opportunity to get book recommendations to tide you over until the next Dales Detective novel is released. Julia will be in our pop-up tent on the market square, just outside the shop.

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Jean Stevens, Sue Vickerman & Christina Les book signing/Naked Eye publishing promotion

June 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Limestone Books, 3 The Shambles
Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9EH United Kingdom
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Free

We're delighted to have local poets Jean Stevens and Sue Vickerman here signing copies of their poetry collections - published by Naked Eye, independent publisher based in Settle. You'll also be meet Christina Les, translator of the award winning German novel 'You're not dying', also just published by Naked Eye. For more info, see: http://nakedeyepublishing.co.uk/uncategorized/youre-not-dying-2/ http://nakedeyepublishing.co.uk/

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German Prisoners of the Great War : Life in the Skipton Camp, book signing

June 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Anne Buckley, editor of 'German Prisoners of the Great War : Life in a Yorkshire Camp', will be here to chat about, and sign copies of the book. In Munich in 1920, just after the end of the First World War, German officers who had been prisoners of war in England published a book they had written and smuggled back to Germany. Through vivid text and illustrations they describe in detail their experience of life in captivity in a camp…

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Phoebe Caldwell book signing – Out to Grass

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Phoebe Caldwell will be here to chat about, and sign copies of her new book, 'Out to Grass: Challenging the Old Age Stereotype'. The book looks at the problems of isolation and loss of identity that arise when we outlive those we have known and loved. The aim is to listen to the voices of the truly old, through conversations with elderly people in Limestone View; the residential complex that the author shares with others. Personal histories weave with national…

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Walking the Line book signing/Saraband publishing promotion

June 24 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Free

Stan Abbott, author of 'Walking the Line : Exploring Settle & Carlisle Country' will be here to chat about and sign copies of this new book. Published by award winning independent publisher Saraband. The book looks at the railway's magnificent architecture - but also the lonely and lofty fells, and stunning scenery from the Dales through the Pennines to the limestone pavements of Westmorland and the green Eden Valley. In his company, you'll also discover centuries' worth of local history…

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The Boxing Diaries book signing/Saraband publishing promotion

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Aged fifty, on a whim, Marion Dunn joined a boxing gym. Training to improve fitness quickly became something of an addiction, and then a source of transformation. This is her myth-busting tale of four years of slogging in an amateur boxing gym in northern England. Marion will be here to sign copies of the book and to chat about her boxing and training experiences. Published by award winning independent publisher Saraband. For more info see: https://saraband.net/sb-title/the-boxing-diaries/ https://saraband.net/

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September 2021

Shop 2nd Birthday

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

On Tues 28th of Sept we'll officially be 2 years old. It's been a bit of a rocky road, but thanks to the support of our amazing customers we're still here. Hurray! Celebrate with us on the day where we'll be offering FREE CAKE, & for every book you buy, you can draw a FREE RAFFLE TICKET to try to win FREE books. We'll also be running a competition to win signed hardback copies of the Dales Detective author's 'other'…

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October 2021

Book signing – Diane Allen, A Precious Daughter

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Limestone Books, 3 The Shambles
Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9EH United Kingdom
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Local author, Diane Allen, joins us to sign copies of her new novel 'A Precious Daughter'. Set between the wild fells of North Yorkshire, Canada and Liverpool, A Precious Daughter is a sweeping saga following a family's struggles in the 19th century. When Ethan Postlethwaite, his wife Grace, and their daughter Amy announce that they will be leaving the family home in the Yorkshire Dales, Grace's parents are heartbroken. Hoping for a new life prospecting for gold in the wilds…

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Robin Ince – Talk & Booksigning

October 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Limestone Books, 3 The Shambles
Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9EH United Kingdom
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Free

ROBIN INCE - comedian & co-host of Radio 4's 'Infinite Monkey Cage' - is calling in to see us on Monday the 11th of October at 1pm, as part of his 100 bookshops tour. We're opening the shop especially! If you'd like to see him do a little talk and get a signed a copy of his new book, 'The Importance of Being Interested', then come on down.

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