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Now open in
743 and 745 Barking Road

Thank you for all your support during the move. Now come and see the new Bookshop!

For details of events and to buy tickets, select Events from the menu below.

Friday 8 February at 7.30 pm
at The Wanstead Tap

Danny Dorling

Danny Dorling
Rule Britannia

Brexit and the
End of Empire

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Newham Bookshop

743-745 Barking Road
London E13 9ER
Telephone: 020 8552 9993
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Tuesday – Friday
9.30 am – 5 pm
Saturday 10 am – 5 pm

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.

Forthcoming events

Friday 8 February at 7.30 pm
at The Wanstead Tap

Danny Dorling
Rule Britannia
Brexit and the End of Empire

Friday 22 February at 7.30 pm
at The Wanstead Tap

Luke Turner
Out of the Woods

Watch this space for 2019 events!

Past events and news

Doreen Fletcher, Paintings
with The Gentle Author

Benjamin Zephaniah
The Life and Rhymes
of Benjamin Zephaniah

in conversation with Cilius Victor

Peggy Seeger
First Time Ever

E. Foley and B. Coates
What Would Boudicca Do?

Bobby Seagull
The Life-Changing Magic of Numbers

Will Ashon
Chamber Music
Enter the Wu-Tang (in 36 Pieces)

Robin Ince
I’m a Joke and So Are You
A Comedian’s Take on
What Makes Us Human

Nicola Streeten and Cath Tate
The Inking Woman

Iain Sinclair
Living with Buildings

1968 and After:
Culture and Education

An evening with
Shami Chakrabarti and Rachel Holmes

Martin Rowson
The Pen is Mightier Than the Word

Ed Vulliamy
When Words Fail

Marcus Sedgwick & Dr Sam George
The Battle of the Books:
Frankenstein v. Dracula

Kenney Jones
Let the Good Times Roll

Ben Okri and special guests
Rise Like Lions

Adam Dant
Maps of London & Beyond

Sarah Ivens
Forest Therapy

Shore 2 Shore
with Carol Ann Duffy
Gillian Clarke, Imtiaz Dharker, Jackie Kay
and Maura Dooley, with music by John Sampson

Viv Albertine
To Throw Away Unopened

Melanie McGrath
Pie & Mash Down the Roman Road
in conversation with Duncan Barrett

James Bloodworth
Six Months Undercover
in Low-Wage Britain

Chris Difford
Full Acoustic Show
Some Fantastic place

Michael Rosen
So They Call You Pisher!

David Hepworth
Uncommon People
The Rise and Fall of the
Rock Stars 1955-1994

Liam Young and Simon Hannah
The Labour Party, past and present

Misha Glenny: McMafia
Seriously Organised Crime

Helen Pankhurst: Deeds Not Words
The Story of Women’s Rights,
Then and Now

Laura James and Jessie Hewitson discuss autism

Literary Natives
Writers of Colour Meet Up

John Davies: The Red Atlas
How the Soviet Union
Secretly Mapped the World

Please look in our Archive,
in the main menu.