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Colchester bookshop proudly indie since 1978 overnight ordering, events, bookclubs. Deliver nationally. To order books email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Winter Soiree 2023:
7th December, 6pm
3 Authors & a Goodie Bag
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
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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 excellent independent book shop with knowledgeable about friendly staff. There are specialist reading sections over 2 floors in the shop and a lovely selection of greetings cards in a dedicated area by the entrance of the shop.
Some of the friendliest staff in Colchester, always a pleasant experience when I go in, and their enormous selection of books never fails to make me leave with something I didn't need, but desperately wanted