London Bookshop Crawl


The 2021 London Bookshop Crawl Programme will be announced in November. 

The 2020 London Bookshop Crawl was an amazing weekend - many thanks to all of the bookshop and bookshop crawlers who got involved! Below you can see what went on. 

Friday February 21st

Author Event at Tales on Moon Lane

with Penny Chrimes

Suitable for age 9+


Bunk off and

Book Shop

1pm - 5pm

an afternoon exploring the bookshops of an area of London, with the chance to stop for tea & cake and chat books with other book lovers. 

Tour of the Freud Museum


Tour the collection's highlights 

(Free with admission ticket)

Bookshop Lock-In 

at West End Lane Books

277 West End Ln, 

West Hampstead, NW6 1QS

Free drinks, 20% off all books and stationery

6.30pm - 8pm

Saturday February 22nd

Guided Groups

10.30am - 12.30pm

Various locations

A shorter tour of some bookshops in a specific area, with the chance to talk books with other book lovers. 

BrOOKS Bookshop Meet Up

Meet other bookshop crawlers & 

visit bookshops with them!


How to Draw Dinosaurs

Author event at Pickled Pepper Books

11am - 12pm

10 Middle Ln, Crouch End, N8 8PL

All Ages!

Hemingway Book Event

Crofton Books

Join us on the 22nd Feb for a book signing and Q&A’s with the great granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, and author of Ernest’s Way, an international journey through Hemingway’s Life, Cristen Hemingway Jaynes.

Event starts at 2pm.

Free event.

Books will be available to purchase. 

Illustration Exploration

House of Illustration

1pm - 3.30pm

Discover Story Adventure

Discover Children's Story Centre

2pm - 4pm 

All Ages!

Sunday February 23rd

Book Swap Brunch


10.30am - 12.30pm

Bring your unwanted books and swap them for

some you do want!


12.30 - 1.30pm

Kings Cross Guided Group

1.30 - 3.30pm​

Rare Books Rendezvous

The British Library


All Weekend

Self-guided tours, perks/discounts/freebies in bookshops, bookshop crawl challenges!


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