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Our events programme moved online for the last eighteen months but once again we are now preparing to welcome you back to physical events at the shop. Events will be posted below as they are announced.
YA Book Club:
THE COCOA BOOKCLUB (Age 18-25)
Monthly event – Daytime Book Club:
APPETITE BOOK CLUB Daytime Event (Age 18+)
11.30am at various venues
Writing Club Club:
Hosted by Revival of The Arts
St Botolph’s Music Society
Concert Elgar Cello Concerto
3rd February 7.30 pm
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Are You A Local Author?
We work with local authors in many ways and enjoy supporting the vibrant writing and author community in and around Colchester
What Our Customers Say
At Red Lion Books every customer counts and we will always do our very best to help you find the book that is perfect for you. Here are some reflections from our customers.
An independent book shop with an excellent selection of titles and authors. An informative and friendly staff with an easy to navigate selection of books. Highly recommended.
Nice independent book shop on Colchester High St. Worth finding. Good selection. Enthusiastic staff. Go there
I have been shopping at Red Lion Books for decades. It doesn't matter if I go into the shop, ring them up, or contact them online, I always get the same terrific service. The people there are knowledgeable, efficient, good humoured and helpful. I cannot count the times they have gone beyond just good service but added a little extra. During the lockdowns they were exceptionable and their attention to my requests helped keep me and my family sane. I cannot recommend them too highly.