One Tree Books

Bookshop Opening Hours

9:30am – 3pm

Cafe Opening Hours

9:30am – last orders 2:30pm

Contact us on 01730 261199

We have made a number of changes to ensure the shop is as safe as possible.

  1. We are limiting the numbers in the shop so people are able to maintain social distancing.
  2. We have reconfigured the furniture so there is a one-way system
  3. Disposable plastic gloves and hand gel will be available to enable safe book browsing

For those who would prefer not to come into the shop we can deliver to the town and nearby, just give us a call with your requests.

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Book Club

Everyone is welcome – either let us know beforehand or just turn up on the night. If you would like to be added to the emailing list just go to our contacts page and put  your details in with ‘Book Club’ in the Subject line.  Our book club meetings cost £4 which includes a glass of wine.

BOOK CLUB: Where the Crawdads Sing – Delia Owens

POSTPONED – until further notice

For years, rumors of the ‘Marsh Girl’ have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say.

Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life – until the unthinkable happens.

The discussion will be led by Jane Owen and Tim O’Kelly

 

CLASSIC BOOK CLUB: Cannery Row – John Steinbeck

Wednesday 20th May  from 7:30pm

‘Cannery Row in Monterey in California is a poem, a stink, a grating noise, a quality of light, a tone, a habit, a nostalgia, a dream’. Meet the gamblers, whores, drunks, bums and artists of Cannery Row in Monterey, California, during the Great Depression. They want to throw a party for their friend Doc, so Mack and the boys set about, in their own inimitable way, recruiting everyone in the neighbourhood to the cause. But along the way they can’t help but get involved in a little mischief and misadventure.

It wouldn’t be Cannery Row if it was otherwise, now would it?

The discussion will be led by Elizabeth Griffiths

 

 

Events

Welcome to our events page. Below is a list of our current programme – please contact us for more information or if you would like to hold an event in the shop.

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MAH-JONG at One Tree Books

Postponed until further notice

Mah-Jong expert Sheila Lucas is running a 4 week course from February 25th on a Tuesday afternoon for up to 12 people. Sessions cost £10 and are suitable for beginners and intermediate players. For more details please ask in the shop or contact Sheila directly: sheilalucasme@icloud.com


Date to be confirmed: Martin Muncaster

Book Launch: The Voice, The Face

Martin will be here to launch his memoir The Voice, The Face – a fascinating account of his life and career, as the first presenter on South Today through presenting such TV shows as Songs of Praise and working extensively on Radio 4.


 

 

 

 

One Tree Cafe

From small beginnings in 2000, the Cafe at One Tree Books continues to flourish by offering a wide selection of locally sourced and prepared dishes for you to enjoy. We have lots of delicious treats in store, from freshly baked pastries, granola and yogurt or bacon sandwiches for breakfast; soup of the day and a selection of quiches and salads for lunch and a wide selection of home-made cakes. Locally roasted coffee, tea and hot chocolate are always available with a choice of a variety of milk to suit everyone's taste. The cafe also is home to our exhibiting artist of the month and the walls are always full of stunning visual images. Find out more about our artists here: 

Book Doctor

An appointment with our book doctor makes a great gift - for a birthday or a wedding, or just to treat yourself or a friend.  Our personal service begins with a consultation usually lasting 30 minutes or so which includes coffee and a welcome pack, discussing your reading tastes and getting an idea of what you love most about books. We then send out a monthly book choice to any address in the UK (other destinations available on request).

Prices start at £60 for 6 months, or £120 for 12 months.