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Meet debut local author Caroline England

Come and meet Caroline England, author of the beautifully written debut Beneath the Skin.

Hear about her path to writing and experience of the publishing world; get drawn into this genuinely absorbing character drama about four couples who are carrying the weight of secrets and lies…

Caroline England

Wednesday 11th October
7pm

Tickets cost £3.00; this includes a glass of wine and is redeemable against the cost of a book on the evening. To book phone 0161 747 7442, email books@urmston-bookshop.co.uk, or call in to the shop.

Classic Film Night – To Have and Have Not

We are showing the ‘shimmering, silvery testament to love and joy’ To Have and Have Not, starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall.

‘I don’t think there’s a better movie than To Have and Have Not. There are greater films, and more profound films, and films of more ambition and more scope and more depth. But there’s not a better movie.’ Jake Hinkson, author of The Posthumous Man and Saint Homicide.

Tuesday 18th July at 7pm

Urmston Bookshop

Tickets cost £7.00; this includes popcorn and an ice cream at the interval.

To book tickets phone 0161 747 7442, email books@urmston-bookshop.co.uk, or call in.

A book lover’s dream…meet the author of Lost for Words

Stephanie Butland will be appearing at Urmston Bookshop on Friday 30th JuneCome and meet Stephanie and hear about how she became a novelist, a motivational speaker, and sometimes even a performance poet – and about her ‘beautifully written and atmospheric’ acclaimed new novel that everyone is talking about…

Lost For Words truly is a book lover’s dream… an intriguing story set in an irresistibly charming bookshop, packed with literary references, featuring a cast of eclectic characters and with a gripping and unexpected dénouement guaranteed to keep readers on the edge of their seats.’

Friday 30th June at 7pm

Tickets cost £3.00 and this is redeemable against the cost of a book on the evening. It also includes a glass of wine or two!

To book: email: books@urmston-bookshop.co.uk, phone 0161 747 7442, or call in.

Classic Film Night

We are showing David Lean’s delightful film version of Noel Coward’s theatre sensation, Blithe Spirit.

Rex Harrison stars as Charles who, with his second wife, Ruth, are haunted by the spirit of his first wife, Elvira.  Medium Madame Arcati tries to help things out by contacting the ghost…

Thursday 1st June at 7pm

Tickets cost £7.00 and include popcorn, plus an ice cream at the interval.

To book phone 0161 747 7442, email books@urmston-bookshop.co.uk or call in.