Uppsala bookshop

Dr Who Adventure Trail

Doctor Who Adventure Trail

UPPSALA | Sunday 22nd Nov at 14:00

Fun, running and saving the planet (and remember – don’t blink, there might be monsters). The afternoon begins with a mission to save the day, and a walk about town, and we finish with a traditional tea, talk and quiz.

Time: Sunday 22 November 14:00 (tea at 16:30)
Place: The English Bookshop, Uppsala
Cost 60 kr, get your ticket today!
Reason: We’ll have a blast!

Limited number of participants – get your ticket today!

Dress up as your ­favourite character – or monster! Fabulous prizes to be won.

The English Bookshop celebrates 20 years

The English Bookshop celebrates 20 years

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM | Wednesday 18th November

20 years - 20 percent off everythingSince The Uppsala English Bookshop first opened up its doors to the public that November day in 1995, a lot has happened: bigger (and bigger!) venue, a second shop opened in Stockholm, several reading groups and ­becoming a natural part of daily life in Uppsala.

On Wednesday 18th November we kick off the celebrations with 20% off everything and extra late opening hours with anniversary parties in both the Uppsala and Stockholm shops. Drop in at any time after six to mingle, enjoy snacks, drinks, and extra festivities.

The anniversary 20% discount is valid all day Wednesday in Stockholm, and all week until Sunday in the Uppsala shop.

The anniversary celebrations continue all week in Uppsala with: 
Tea and cake daily! • Goodie bags! • Surprises! • Quizzes! • Fabulous prizes! • Special offers!

Come and help us make our 20th anniversary an event to remember!

Storytelling for Children, 14th November at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

A pig in school and a dinosaur in the bath-tub?
Stories of disorder to enjoy at eleven o’clock, on Saturday 14th November at the English Bookshop in Uppsala.

There’s a dinosaur in my bathtub by Catalina Echeverri Rufus goes to School by Kim T Griswell

Poetry Afternoon Tea

Poetry Afternoon Tea

UPPSALA | Poetry Afternoon Tea, Sun 15 th Nov 16:30 (ticketed)

Knowing that the only thing to beat tea and sympathy is tea and poetry, we give you: Poetry Afternoon Tea!

Mystery Writing Workshop in Uppsala

Mystery Writing Workshop in Uppsala

WORKSHOPS IN UPPSALA | Starting Mon 16th Nov

Do you want to write a Nordic noir, a spine-tingler or a cozy crime novel? Join our mystery writing workshop, led by James van Loon, author of Blue Magic Woman.

Storytelling for Children, 3d October at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

This week, let’s have some stories all about you!
What could be more interesting?

Saturday 3rd October, eleven o’clock at the English Bookshop, Uppsala.

Things I like by Anthony Browne

Look see, look at me! by Leonie Norrington and Dee Huxley

Things I like by Anthony Browne Look see, look at me! by Leonie Norrington and Dee Huxley

Hooray! It’s story time again!

Old favourites and new discoveries, picture books and poetry, laughs and sighs.
Come along at eleven o’clock, Saturday 19th September at the English Bookshop in Uppsala.

Mrs Armitage on Wheels by Quentin Blake Mr Magnolia by Quentin Blake

Spend a Cultural Night at the bookshop!


KulturNatten 12 Sept 2015

For the Culture Night in Uppsala, Saturday 12th September,  we’re pleased and honored to present you with three great literary afficionados:

At 18.00: Jen Campbell, poet, short story writer and author of the amazingly accurate Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops-books and also The Bookshop Book.

At 19.30: Marie Phillips will discuss her Baileys prize longlisted novel The Table of Less Valued Knights and Gods Behaving Badly (also made into a film starring Sharon Stone and Christopher Walken!).

And, lastly: our grand finale at 21.00: Ann Charters, beat expert extraordinaire, will read poems and pieces by Sam Charters, among others, Things to do in Piccadilly and What Paths, What Journeys.

Read more about the Uppsala Culture Night at www.kulturnattenuppsala.se

Tribute to our favourite Terry Pratchett! –Event at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

Tribute to Terry Pratchett – Event at The English Bookshop Uppsala 20150902Oooook!
Time for another tribute to our favourite Terry Pratchett!
On Wednesday, September 2nd, at 7 pm, we will throw a launch party (of sorts) for the very last book in the Discworld series: The Shepherd's Crown. Special guest, quiz, prizes, cake and lots of friendly Pratchett fans!

Tickets 75 kr, and net proceeds will go to Terry Pratchett's very own Orangutan foundation – and all participants are very welcome to donate, too!

Be there or be a rectangular thynge!

Meet Ben Aaronovitch

Meet Ben Aaronovitch

Ben Aaronovitch is the British mastermind of the critically acclaimed Rivers of London-series, following the young Metropolitan Police Officer Peter Grant in the supernatural, underground world of London. Aaronovitch has also written for television, including two Doctor Who serials.

Join us in the Uppsala or Stockholm shop to hear Aaronovitch discuss fantasy, writing and his latest novel Foxglove Summer. There will of course be plenty of time for questions and signings!

UPPSALA Wednesday 5th August at 19.00.
Tickets 20:-.

STOCKHOLM Thursday 6th August at 10.00 (the first in a series of Breakfast talks at the Stockholm bookshop).
Tickets 30:- (incl a light breakfast)

Get your tickets at the bookshop today, seating is limited.

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