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Urmston Bookshop presents Anne Youngson

Wednesday 6th June



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



Classic Film Night

      We are showing the classic film Dark Passage

          starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall

Tuesday 15th May 2018

Tickets cost £7; This includes popcorn and ice-cream during the interval

Tel: 0161 747 7442


Meet Sunday Times Best-Selling Authors Joseph Knox And Luca Veste


Meet Joseph Knox as he releases his highly anticipated second novel, The Smiling Man.
His first book, Sirens – ‘a firecracker of a first novel’, has been described as a ‘satisfyingly seamy slice of noir’ by The Guardian,where ‘Knox presents the city [of Manchester] as pungently and uncompromisingly as Ian Rankin does Edinburgh.’ The Timessays that Sirens ‘jumps straight into the top league of English noir’.

Joseph Knox owns Manchester and paints it in all its grimy colours‘ – Val McDermid

Meet Luca Veste, whose first standalone novel, The Bone Keeper, follows the hugely successful Murphy & Rossi crime thriller series, investigating major crimes in the city of Liverpool.
The Bone Keeper, ‘a dark and brilliant thriller from a writer who just gets better and better’ (Mark Billingham) has been described as ‘seriously creepy with a killer twist’ (Mark Edwards)

Luca Veste is ‘darkly impressive’ – The Times


Tickets cost £3.00; this includes a glass of wine and can be redeemed against the cost of a book on the evening.

Book early for this exciting and highly anticipated event by calling in, phoning us on 0161 747 7442, or sending an email  –    

Storytime with The Green Bean Company



Urmston Bookshop welcomes author Anita Frost.

Families with little people, come join author Anita Frost for an interactive storytime session, the little ones will love to discover the adventures of Green Bean from the wonderful Green Bean Collection.

‘Green Bean Collection’ here to provide learning and fun adventures for little ones through the early years! As a global online retailer, they offer stylish goods for babies, toddlers and preschool children.


Wed 12th December 2018

10:30 – 11:30   Free of Charge

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Urmston Bookshop

72 Flixton Road


M41 5Ab

Classic Film Night

We are showing The Ghost and Mrs Muir, starring Rex Harrison, Gene Tierney and George Sanders.

In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted…and forms a unique relationship with the ghost.

Tuesday 23rd January 2018


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

To book phone 0161 747 7442, email, or call in