We are one of the North of England’s best-known independent bookshops and have been selling books in the pretty spa town of Ilkley for over 40 years.
We are also proud to be the official bookseller for the annual Ilkley Literature Festival in October.
As an independent bookshop we stock titles in a wide range of subjects including fiction, politics, current affairs and the environment, as well as Yorkshire and local interest books. We also have a World Travel Department which has a great range of maps, guides, coffee-table books and globes.
We have a dedicated music department. Grove Music sells an extensive range of CDs (mainly classical, jazz and folk), as well as sheet music and accessories.
Ilkley Literature Festival 2019 is on the horizon and we are now getting ready! Come in and pick up a copy of the free programme, where you will find information on all the events. We are beginning to stock event titles too - and can order for you. From Tuesday 27th we will be selling tickets FOR KING'S HALL EVENTS ONLY (subject to availability). All other event tickets are available from the Festival directly (please see programme or Festival website for full details).
Nadiya Hussain's latest Time To Eat - which accompanies her new TV series - is out now. It brings together some of her favourite recipes. Not only delicious, they are quick and easy, perfect for those of us with busy lives.