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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:, 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 or call in.

Manchester City and England Legend, David White at Urmston Bookshop

David is coming to Urmston Bookshop on Saturday 29th* April at 2pm for a question and answer session and to sign copies of his book Shades of Blue.

Shades of Blue tells the story of David’s extraordinary life: his passion for football, the drama of his games and his fight to outrun the shadow of the devastating abuse he suffered by his former coach.  Having spent years feeling that he had to conceal his secret in order to protect his father and his football career, it is only now that David has felt able to give a full and honest account of his life.

This event is free, contact us at Urmston Bookshop if you need any further information.

*Please note, due to match fixtures we have had to change the date of this event from the 8th April to the 29th April.