Independent Bookshop Week

Bedford indies celebrate Independent Bookshop Week

Plans for Independent Bookshop Week 2019 (15-22 June) have been revealed, including author tours and special events, illustrated windows, limited edition and early book releases only in indies, prizes – and much more.

Celebrating independent bookshops, and their vital importance to communities across the country, Independent Bookshop Week (IBW) events will be taking places at bookshops across the UK and Ireland, with 442 bookshops taking part.

Authors touring indie bookshops during IBW include:

  • Kerry Daynes, a Consultant Forensic Psychologist, will be at Rogan’s Books (Bedford) on 19th June, talking about The Dark Side of the Mind – Book tickets here.

    Rachel Rogan - Independent Bookshop Week

  • Ed Docx will lead a section titled How To Write A Book in An Hour on 16th June at Rogan’s Books (Bedford), with 10 practical tips on how to turn your ideas into a book – Book tickets here.

Ed Docx - Independent Bookshop Week
About Independent Bookshop Week (IBW)

Independent Bookshop Week (IBW) was launched in 2006 and is part of the Books Are My Bag campaign. It is a celebration of independent bookshops nationwide, and the role ‘indies’ play in their communities. Last year, the number of independent bookshops in Booksellers Association membership grew to 883 shops, up from 868 in 2017. The thirteenth annual IBW will take place from 15 – 22 June 2019, with hundreds of events taking place around the country.

Follow #indiebookshopweek / @booksaremybag to learn more about the campaign, or visit:

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