Category Archives: Events

Meet Father Christmas

 

                       Come and meet

        Father Christmas

        in our magical bookshop grotto

Saturday 15th December    from 1pm at Urmston                      Bookshop

with a lovely gift for every child.                                                       Tickets cost £7.00

Parents enjoy a mince pie and                                                           Tel: 0161 747 7442

mulled wine

The Stress Solution with Dr Rangan Chatterjee

Urmston Bookshop is bringing Dr Rangan Chatterjee, star of the hit BBC series Doctor in the House and author of The Stress Solution and bestselling The 4 Pillar Plan, to Urmston.

Wednesday 30th January at 7pm

Urmston Library

‘My goal is to empower you to become the architect of your own health. I believe that when we are healthier, we are happier because when we feel better, we live more.’ Dr Chatterjee

‘Small changes make a big difference – we can all benefit from reading this’ Jamie Oliver on The Stress Solution

Tickets cost £3.00; this includes a glass of wine and is redeemable against the cost of a book. Tickets can be bought from Urmston Bookshop or Urmston Library, or by phoning 0161 747 7442

Sarah Ward – world renowned crime author and book reviewer

Sarah Ward, writer of deadly Derbyshire Noir, will be appearing at Urmston Bookshop on

Wednesday 24th October at 7pm

Sarah’s last book, A Patient Fury, was the Observer’s Book of the Month for October and her writing has been described as ‘deliciously twisty and full of intrigue’ by Melanie McGrath.  Marian Keyes says ‘brilliant! Great writing, excellent characters, what a plot!’

Hear Sarah talk about her fourth book in the Peak District-based DC Childs series, The Shrouded Path.

November, 1957: Six teenage girls walk in the churning Derbyshire mists, the first chills of winter in the air. Their voices carrying across the fields, they follow the old train tracks into the dark tunnel of the Cutting.

Only five appear on the other side. 

Tickets cost just £3 and include a glass of wine.  Ticket price redeemable against the cost of a book on the evening

To book tickets call in to Urmston Bookshop, 72 Flixton Road M41 5AB, phone on 0161 747 7442, or email books@urmston-bookshop.co.uk

 

 

Urmston Bookshop presents: Michael Billington at St. Clement’s Church Urmston

In this, the first substantial book on the area since 1898, local historian Michael Billington, himself an Urmstonian, draws on a variety of sources to tell the history of the area.

This event will be held in St. Clement’s Church, Stretford Road, Urmston, Manchester M41 9JZ

Thursday 26th July 2018 at 7pm

Tickets are £3 and include glass of wine and is redeemable against the cost of a book on the night.

To book tickets: call into the shop, phone 0161 747 7442, or

email:  books@urmston-bookshop.co.uk

 

 

Urmston Bookshop presents Anne Youngson

Wednesday 6th June

                                                               7pm                                                                       

 

Tickets cost £3.00; this includes a glass of wine and is redeemable against the cost of a book on the evening.

Anne’s debut novel is a beautiful, affecting novel of late love by an extraordinary new writer.

 

The Observer Promising first-time British novelists 2018: ‘A novel about self-discovery and second chance’ Insightful, emotionally acute and absorbing’

Daily Express: ‘Meet Me at the Museum starts so quiet and small like a bud tightly closed against the winter then it unfurls into something so alive and truly beautiful’.

To book tickets: call into the shop, phone 0161 747 7442, or

email books@urmston-bookshop.co.uk