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June 2021

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

June 18, 2021 @ 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, 2021 @ 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, 2021 @ 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, 2021 @ 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, 2021 @ 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, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Limestone Books, 3 The Shambles
Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9EH United Kingdom
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Free

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, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Limestone Books, 3 The Shambles
Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9EH United Kingdom
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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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March 2022

Poetry Readings & Chat in celebration of World Poetry Day 2022 – 4pm-5.15pm

March 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

World Poetry Day 2022 is coming up. To mark the occasion, join us in the shop for some 'after hours' poetry readings and chat with local poets John Killlick, Jean Stevens, David Driver and JR Carpenter. Each poet will read a poem or two of their choice, and then be available for questions and book signing. John has been writing poetry his whole life, and has contributed poems, essays and reviews to a wide variety of publications, including Poetry Review,…

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Dales Detective Book Launch and Signing with Author, Julia Chapman

March 31 @ 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Limestone Books, 3 The Shambles
Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9EH United Kingdom
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The new Dales Detective Book - Date with Betrayal - is published on Thurs the 31st of March. Author, Julia Chapman, will be in the shop signing books and chatting to customers. Pop along anytime between 2.30pm and 6.30pm. If you'd like a signed book, but can't make the date, drop us an email: tanya@limestonebooks.co.uk  

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May 2022

Book Signing – Alexandra Potter, author of ‘One Good Thing’

May 12 @ 10:30 am
Limestone Books, 3 The Shambles
Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9EH United Kingdom
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Alexandra Potter, best selling Yorkshire author, is coming in to sign copies of her new Dales based book 'One Good Thing' on Thursday 12th of May at 10.30am. Info on the book is below, for author info see: www.alexandrapotter.com If you can't make the date but would like a signed copy, just send an email to tanya@limestonebooks.co.uk One Good Thing is the new heartwarming, hilarious alternative love story, from the author of Confessions of a Forty-Something F**k Up. Nothing is…

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