News & Events

NEWS & EVENTS

 

Eagle eyed customers may have noticed some changes we've been making in the shop over the past couple of weeks!

The Scottish books are now all upstairs, meaning we have more room for children's books, toys and games downstairs.
The cards have a new home in a brighter area of the shop to make it easier to browse for the perfect choice!
This has also given us more room to stock our gorgeous gift ranges, including Wrendale, Dartington, Legami and Chain Bridge Honey Farm products and we are expanding our stationery range.
We have fewer clothes and pieces of jewellery, but we do still stock Seasalt, Paula Bolton, Botanic Isles and other good quality pieces - just ask us if you can't see what you're looking for.

We love our new layout and look forward to welcoming you soon to explore the changes!

 

JUNE EVENTS

THE GRUFFALO RETURNS!

Our ever popular annual children's event at the marquee is back!

Sunday 9th June 

12-2pm

The Marquee at Linlithgow Rugby Club, Mains Road, Linlithgow

Join us for face painting, craft activities, story-telling, and of course the chance to meet the Gruffalo himself! There will also be a nature trail and quidditch tournament outside (weather permitting) Organisations including Burgh Beautiful, LCDT and the RSPB will also be present on the day

Tickets are £10 which admits 5 people*

You can reserve your tickets via facebook: Far From The Madding Crowd Linlithgow, email: sally@maddingcrowdlinlithgow.com or over the phone during business hours: 01506 845509 Or of course, just pop into the shop!

LAST FEW TICKETS REMAINING!

 Celebrate the summer solstice with us!

Friday 21st June

7pm

Torphichen Preceptory

This will be an incredibly special event at Torphichen Preceptory. Three of Scotland's leading poets, Jenni Fagan, Ian Macartney and Roseanne Watt, will be joined by the beautiful sounds of the clarsach, played by Aisling Vorster.

We cannot think of a better setting for this event and are incredibly grateful to the Knights of St JOhn for making it possible.

You can reserve your tickets via facebook: Far From The Madding Crowd Linlithgow, email: sally@maddingcrowdlinlithgow.com or over the phone during business hours: 01506 845509 Or of course, just pop into the shop!

Obsession is an art in this Victorian thriller

The Doll Factory with Elizabeth Macneal

Wednesday 26th June

7pm

Linlithgow Canal Tea Rooms

The Doll Factory may be Elizabeth Macneal's first book, but it's already being developed as a TV series and was BBC Radio 4's Book at Bedtime in May 2019.

Elizabeth brings Victorian London to vivd life with the characters of Iris, Silas and Albie and a dark tale of obsession and possession that will stay with you long after the final page.

You can reserve your tickets via facebook: Far From The Madding Crowd Linlithgow, email: sally@maddingcrowdlinlithgow.com or over the phone during business hours: 01506 845509 Or of course, just pop into the shop!

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Amazing news!

We are one of six independent bookshops in the UK to be the inaugural winners of the

Pan MacMillan Innovation Award!

We're going to use the award to expand the schools festival, it should make the event sustainable for the next few years and we'll also be able to develop a digital strand which we're really excited about!

We'll keep you all updated on progress, but now it's time to celebrate!

You can read more about the award here


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 FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD WAS THE

INDEPENDENT BOOKSHOP OF THE YEAR

SCOTLAND 2017

THANKS FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT!

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