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October 2019

Onlyness – Book Launch & Signing

October 29, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Limestone Books, 3 The Shambles
Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9EH United Kingdom
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On Tuesday the 29th of October, John Killick launches his new book - 'Onlyness' - which explores the predicament of being an only child. John will give a reading from 5.30pm in the shop, and then be available for discussion and book signing. Light refreshments will be available. Further information on the book:  'What is the true effect of being an only child? Is it a curse or a blessing, a joy or a challenge? Beginning with a researched account…

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November 2019

Time Please! Talk & Book Signing

November 2, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Limestone Books, 3 The Shambles
Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9EH United Kingdom
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On Saturday the 2nd of November David Johnson joins us to give a short talk about his new book - 'Time Please!' - all about the lost pubs and alehouses of the Yorkshire Dales. Read all about it in the Yorkshire Post: https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/people/short-measures-bar-fights-and-beheadings-in-the-lost-pubs-of-the-yorkshire-dales-1-10042973?fbclid=IwAR0MZ1ie28PD5g2wX6C8r5B2633vSS5J7RTOKz4yQHU8ZogBvByxc2XxMCk Copies of the book will be on sale and David will be happy to sign. The talk starts at 12.30pm and all are welcome.

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Susan Parry, Crime Writer – Author Talk & Book Signing

November 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Limestone Books, 3 The Shambles
Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9EH United Kingdom
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Swaledale crime writer, Susan Parry, is the author of ten crime novels in her Yorkshire Dales Mystery series. The books, which are set in some of the loveliest parts of the Dales, feature forensic archaeologist Dr Mills Sanderson, who uses her expertise to assist the police with their homicide investigations. Susan is an analytical chemist and her research career at Imperial College involved forensics investigations, including some high profile murder cases. At this event she will be talking about how…

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Never the Twain – Author talk and book signing

November 30, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Limestone Books, 3 The Shambles
Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9EH United Kingdom
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On Saturday the 30th of November Jane Fenwick will be joining us to talk about her murderous Gothic romance, 'Never the Twain'. The event will start at 12.30pm and all are welcome. Jane will be on hand to sign copies of the book, now available in our shop for £6.99.

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Sue Vickerman – ‘Adventus’ poetry collection signing

November 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Limestone Books, 3 The Shambles
Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9EH United Kingdom
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Sue Vickerman joins us to sign copies of her poetry collection 'Adventus'. These poems reflect on Christmases past and current; on lives lived; on year endings and beginnings; anxieties, hopes, and an uncertain future. Though they are perennial poems, they may also serve as daily readings starting from the first day of December. This is a free, pop-in event, from 4pm-5pm. Copies of the book on sale for £7.50. Sue has received four UK Arts Council writers’ grants; the latest, to support…

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December 2019

Heather Dawe – Talk and Book Signing

December 5, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Royal Oak, Settle (Back Room), Market Place
Settle, BD24 9ED
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Former winner of the 3 Peaks Cyclocross, Heather Dawe, joins us to talk about her love of running, cycling and climbing in wild and mountainous places. For the last eight years or so she has been writing and painting about these places too, and her books 'A Cycling Year' and 'High Inspiration' will also be on sale. This is a free event but you do need to reserve your seat. Please telephone the shop on 01729 268180, or call in…

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January 2020

Book Launch – The Boxing Diaries, Marion Dunn

January 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Settle Victoria Hall, Kirkgate
Settle,
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Free

Free event at Settle Victoria Hall to celebrate the release of Marion Dunn's memoir, 'The Boxing Diaries: How I Got Hooked'. To reserve tickets, contact Victoria Hall on 01729 825718 or email info@settlevictoriahall.org.uk You can see Marion discussing her book on Breakfast TV with Louise Minchin on the 16th of Jan, and hear her on Woman's Hour on the 27th. On turning fifty, Marion Dunn had a sudden desire to try boxing. Despite the immense effort this required - the…

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Book Club

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Limestone Books, 3 The Shambles
Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9EH United Kingdom

Limestone Books' very own Book Club starts today. SO EXCITED to be talking about books with a grand bunch of people. We'll be discussing 'An American Marriage' by Tayari Jones. Winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction 2019, it focuses on a young, newly married black couple in America, whose lives are torn apart by a miscarriage of justice.

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April 2020

CANCELLED: Dales Detective – Book launch and signing

April 11 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus issues we must cancel this event. Signed copies will be available in the shop as from the 2nd of April. Hurray!!!!

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CANCELLED Pop Up Bookshop @ Settle Poetry Sessions, Victoria Hall

April 24 @ 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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