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The Grove Bookshop, 10 The Grove, Ilkley, LS29 9EG.

We are open 7 days a week. Monday to Saturday 9am-5.30pm; Sundays 11am-4pm



At present we are only able to hold events via Zoom.

In pre-Covid days, our events included well-known author signings, readings, afternoon teas and quizzes. We will be reinstating these as soon as we feel it is safe to do so.


Events have included

Dark Side of the Dales
Mark Bridgeman

book launch

This new book brings together twenty true stories from Yorkshire's darker past. Robberies, murder and mystery ... some forgotten, some only half-remembered, vividly brought to life. Find out about grisly deeds in Otley, Ilkley, Skipton and the Dales. This should be a fun and fascinating evening that will take place via Zoom, (booking essential).


Seashaken Light

Sussi Louise Smith

Sussi was with us (via Zoom) to launch her beautiful first collection of poetry.

"Sussi Louise Smith hands you a mirror and makes you travel into your own soul, because she is not just a poetess or a child of the sea. She is a witch, who packed sunsets, silence ... waves and immortality into a bottle ... for you to take a sip." Johanna Gustawsson



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Dark Side of the Dales
Mark Bridgeman


Sussi Louise Smith