Photo highlights of Independent Bookshop Week

Photo highlights of Independent Bookshop Week

The annual extravaganza of indie booksellers returned last week with a barrage of book-centric events, readings, publicity and costumes. Lisa Campbell documents the highlights of the action-packed seven days.

Independent Bookshop Week
David Headley from Goldsboro Books and Sheila O’Reilly right from Dulwich Books with presenter Jo Good on BBC London 94.9FM on Monday (22nd June).


Independent Bookshop Week
A dedicated Peter Pan window was painted by Birlinn’s Stephen White at the Main Street Trading Company in St Boswell’s. 


Independent Bookshop Week
Bestselling début author Emma Healey right visited Jarrold’s in Norwich and became a bookseller for the day.


Independent Bookshop Week
Dan Whelan, author of The Box of Demons (illustrated by Chris Riddell, published by Macmillan), marked IBW at Booka Bookshop in Oswestry.


Independent Bookshop Week
Claire Grint of Cogito Books in Northumberland celebrated IBW with readers.


Independent Bookshop Week
David’s Bookshop in Letchworth went a step further, challenging customers to take part in a 24-hour “readathon”. 


Independent Bookshop Week
Poet Michael Rosen centre visited Tales on Moon Lane in London’s Herne Hill with Bloomsbury staff Glen Holmes and Charlotte Armstrong.


Independent Bookshop Week
The Paying Guests author Sarah Waters left showed her support for indies by dropping in on Dulwich Books to collect her IBW book award from O’Reilly.


Independent Bookshop Week
Tim and Carrie Morris dedicated Booka Bookshop’s front window to the week-long event.
 


Torbay Bookshop celebrating with a catching window display.


Independent Bookshop Week
Far From the Madding Crowd Bookshop in Linlithgow staged a Bookshop Party with illustrator Stevie “Stref” White, who has just published a graphic novel adaptation of Peter Pan with BC Books.


Independent Bookshop Week
Patrick Neale and Polly Jaffé donned IBW T-shirts at Jaffé & Neale Bookshop & Café in Chipping Norton.


Independent Bookshop Week
Stoke Newington Bookshop in east London displayed bunting to mark a week of festivities.