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We’re looking forward to re-opening on Tuesday 13 April

From 3 to 12 April
Open for payment and collections through the door, Tuesday to Saturday
from 10 am to 12 noon.
From Tuesday 13 April
Open Tuesday to Saturday
from 10 am to 5 pm.
Face coverings, four customers at a time.
We can send books by post, usually £3 in the UK.

Redeem your
World Book Day
vouchers any time up to Friday 23 April.
We will honour them.

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Thank you to all our customers, local, national and worldwide, for your loyalty and support over the last year.



Wednesday 2 March at 6 pm
at Stratford Picturehouse
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Tickets £3
from Stratford Picturehouse
Juno Dawson

Juno Dawson

Holly Bourne

Holly Bourne

Lemn Sissay

Lemn Sissay

Sara Barnard

Sara Barnard

Happy authors and readers at World Book Day Teenfest Live

World Book Day Teenfest Live

Sara Barnard, Holly Bourne and Juno Dawson at Stratford Picturehouse for World Book Day Teenfest Live.

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Audience members…

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…at Stratford Picurehouse…

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…queuing to buy books…

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…and getting them signed by the authors.

Join us at World Book Day Teenfest Live

World Book Day Teenfest Live

Newham Bookshop and Stratford Picturehouse invite you to World Book Day Teenfest Live at Stratford Picturehouse.

This is the only official World Book Day event especially for teens.

With authors Juno Dawson, Holly Bourne and Sara Barnard and our host, performance poet, author and playwright Lemn Sissay.

Join us for an awesome night of books, writing and creativity at World Book Day’s first ever live premiere, as we find out about the books that make you you!

Hear from and chat with our amazing author panel, enjoy live music and bag some exclusive goodies too.

Plenty of books will be available to buy on the night — signed in person by the authors.

Watch out for online events


Family lessons for
Writing and Reading Newham
available here

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Interested in learning more about Newham Bookshop and some of the people connected with it? We have four lessons for classroom or family use developed from On the Record’s oral history project centered around Newham Bookshop, Writing and Reading Newham. Click here for full details.


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Newham Bookshop is LoveReading’s
Bookshop of the Month

We are proud that Newham Bookshop is LoveReading’s Bookshop of the Month. The article features a Q&A with Vivian Archer, which you can read here.


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