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Book Events at the Richmond Walking & Book Festival, Sept 22nd-30th 2018:
Along with a choice of Walks organised by the Swaledale Outdor Club,
Saturday September 22nd:
Children’s Event at Richmond Library, 10.30am, free;
‘A Celebration of Birds’ with James Macdonald Lockhart & Karen Lloyd, 7.30pm;

Sunday September 23rd:
Yorkshire Tea & Tales - book in advance from 07775 618 472
CANCELLED - many apologies and refunds available from the Georgian Theatre Royal, tel 01748 825 252: Salley Vickers and ‘The Librarian’, 7.30pm*;

Monday September 24th:
James Herriot’s daughter, Dr Rosie Page, 2.30pm;
Updating and Using Maps with Ordnance Survey & The Dales 30, 7.30pm;

Tuesday September 25th:
Jane Hatcher & Bob Woodings: ‘Life in Georgian England – A Diary & Its Secrets’, 2.30pm;
Festival Reading Group with Peter Robinson & his Richmond-based
‘Before the Poison’, 7.30pm;
‘Yorkshire: A Lyrical History’ with Richard Morris, 7.30pm;

Wednesday September 26th:
‘Crimes & Ballads’ with Peter Robinson & Martin Carthy, 7.30pm*;

Thursday September 27th:
‘Aftermath’ with Graham Berry, 2.30pm;
Poetry Evening with Bloodaxe Editor, Neil Astley and Tara Bergin, 7.30pm;
‘The Shout’ with Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team, 7.30pm;

Friday September 28th:
Macmillan Coffee Morning, 10.30am;
‘From manuscript to Castle Hill Bookshop –
An Evening with HarperCollins Publishers’, 7.30pm;

Saturday September 29th:
Children’s Event at Richmond Library, free, 10.30am;
‘Stable Lass’ with Gemma Hogg, 7.30pm and

Sunday September 30th:
Helen Pankhurst ‘Deeds Not Words’, 2.30pm.*

Tickets available from & Castle Hill Bookshop except events with an asterix*: where tickets are available from the Georgian Theatre Royal:, 01748 825 252.

Hope to see you here!

Books we've discussed recently on BBC Radio Tees
'The President's Hat' & 'The Red Notebook' by Antoine Laurain;
'The Music Shop' by Rachel Joyce;
'My Name is Lucy Barton' by Elizabeth Strout and
'The Accidental Further Adventures of The Hundred-Year-Old Man' by Jonas Jonasson.

Sunday April 29th 2018
As seen in the Observer:

“We are based in a truly stunning little dales town, Richmond, which is very popular with walkers,” says Wendy Patch, who has worked here for almost 30 years. “People often call in as they pass by on the coast-to-coast walk, and we publish the invaluable coast-to-coast accommodation guide( We stock a wide range of maps and co-run an annual walking and book festival.”

Top five sellers

The Lost Words Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris
The Underground Railroad Colson Whitehead
The Wood John Lewis-Stempel
Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different Ben Brooks (illustrated by Quinton Winter)
From a Low and Quiet Sea Donal Ryan

Five recommendations
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine Gail Honeyman
"A charming book"
The Extra Mile Alastair Sawday & Laura Collacott
"An invaluable resource for those fed up with motorway services"
Bookworm Lucy Mangan
"A laugh-out-loud account of Lucy's book dependency"
Where The World Ends Geraldine McCaughrean
"An unputdownable book aimed at children, set in St Kilda"
Swell: An Autobiography Jenny Landreth
"A history of swimming suffragettes".

We're a HarperCollins Indie Development Award Winner!
We've won one of
HarperCollins' Indie Development Awards
and plan to run more Pop-Up Bookshops
in the northern Yorkshire Dales and in Catterick Garrison.
We're thrilled...



  Coast to Coast
Take a look at our website, Coast to Coast. It has been refreshed to reflect the new Accommodation Guide and also you can now purchase various maps and guides on the walk itself.