Independent Bookshop Week 20-27 June 2015
To celebrate Independent Bookshop Week 2015 we have a whole week of exciting events planned! See below for details:
Sat 20th June - SciFi & Fantasy Day, with guest author Peter Higgins signing copies of 'Radiant State', latest in his Wolfhound Century trilogy. Plus 20% off all SFF titles all day! Admission free, refreshments provided.
Also on Sat 20th June - launch of Family Tiger Trail to celebrate Judith Kerr's children's classic 'The Tiger Who Came To Tea'. Can you find all the tigers hidden in local shops this week? Collect your tiger-spotting card at Griffin Books, and come back for our tiger tea party on Sat 27th.
Mon 22nd June - Children's author Emma Rea at 4pm. Come along after school to meet Emma, hear about her book 'Top Dog' (aimed at age 9+), and join in our canine-themed activities! Admission free, refreshments provided.
Tues 23rd June - Paul Henry poetry reading at 7.30pm at Waterloo Tea. Renowned Welsh poet Paul will be reading from his latest collection 'Boy Running' as well as playing a few songs on acoustic guitar. Tickets £5 available at Griffin Books, which includes a discount on Paul's books. Doors open 7pm, refreshments available for purchase.
Wed 24th June - Ian Rees book launch at 6pm. Rev. Ian Rees, born & brought up in Dinas Powys and now vicar of Gowerton, will be discussing his new book 'Family of Humanity', which focuses on how to reconcile Christian love and compassion with fundamental disagreement. Admission free, refreshments provided.
Thurs 25th June - Late@GriffinBooks - our regular late night shopping evening until 9pm on the last Thursday of each month. Come and browse the shelves at leisure while enjoying a glass of wine and a few nibbles. Admission free, refreshments provided.
Fri 26th June - Toddler Story Time at 11am. Join us for stories, songs and activities for pre-school children and carers until about 12. Admission free, refreshments provided.
Sat 27th June - Tiger Tea Party 2 to 4pm. If you've spotted all the tigers around Penarth, come and collect your prize and join us for a celebration 'Tiger who Came to Tea' tea party, plus 20% discount on all Judith Kerr books! Admission free, refreshments provided.
Come and support us at any of the above events to celebrate the joy of reading and independent bookshops!