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February 3, 2023

Steve Wharton and Sue Allan – Contemporary Cumbrian Folk Songs

Friday 3rd February, 730pm Cakes and Ale, Carlisle Tickets £6 (includes glass of wine/beer and £3 off either book) Tickets available...

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March 5, 2023

Robin Ince: An Obsessive’s Tour of the Bookshops of Britain

Sunday 5th March, 7pm Cakes and Ale cafe Ticket and book : £1699 (includes a drink) Ticket only : £5 (includes a drink) Tickets...

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February 7, 2023

‘Cheers Mr Churchill!’ with Andrew Liddle

Tuesday 7th February, 7pm Cakes and Ale cafe Tickets: £20 (includes a copy of the book and a drink) OR £5 (includes £3 off the book on...

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The Saint of Lost Things by Tish Delaney

A Helen’s Reads Review  Lindy Morris lives with Auntie Bell on the edge of Donegal, in a bungalow on Granda Morris's land, although...

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Crossroads by Jonathan Franzen

A Helen’s Reads Review  Meet the Hildebrandt family: firstly there is Russ, assistant pastor of the First Reformed church in New...

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Bournville by Jonathan Coe

A Helen's Reads Review Bournville follows four generations of one family, whose lives are shaped and influenced by the Birmingham suburb where they...

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June 29, 2023

M. W. Craven ‘Fearless’ Book Launch

Thursday 29th June 2023, 730pm Tithe Barn, Carlisle  Tickets: £18 99 (includes a copy of the book) OR £8 (includes £3 off the book on the...

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January 29, 2023

Young Adult Book Club

Our next YA book club will be meeting on Sunday 29th January in Cakes and Ale cafe The chosen book is always available to order from Bookends with...

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Children’s Storytime

EVERY SATURDAY! Every Saturday morning at 11 am our storyteller Lee will read a couple of children's books at Bookends From classic tales to the...

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February 13, 2023

Afternoon Book Club

The daytime group meets every second Monday of the month at 2pm in Tullie House cafe If you wish to join this book group, please email...

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