London Bookshop Crawl
The 2021 bookshop crawl took place entirely online and ran for an entire week. Below you can find links to the daily events that happened, and catch up on Youtube.
5 Quick Things from Lauren LaTulip + Bookshop Crawl History
5 Quick Things from Ronan Hession + Bookshops that are still Open for Business!
Discussion between Oliver Cable of Word on the Water and Bex Hughes about everything related to bookselling over the past year.
5 Quick Things from Gemma Hunt and Louise Boland + our favourite bookshop crawl routes to explore!
Ask a Bookseller
Catch up with our questions and recommendations at #LBCAskaBookseller
5 Quick Things from Annabel Steadman and Ana Drinovan + our favourite London landmarks!
Jude from Stanfords recommends some of her favourite fiction, non-fiction and travel guides to help you travel Japan without leaving your house.
5 Quick Things from Emma Aveston and Clare Fairbairn + what we're reading right now
James performance Edward Lear's The Duck and the Kangaroo
Day 5 Round Up Email
Saturday 13th February
The Big Bookish Quiz Live (ish)
On Saturday 13th February at 7.30pm we will be hosting The Big Bookish Quiz Live on our Youtube channel!
Come along and answer some fun bookish questions. There will be a Literary London round, and lots more. Suitable for all ages, the event will last roughly an hour.
Sunday 14th February
A Conversation with Books for Change 7.30pm
A discussion with campaigners Emily and Wendy, the founders of Books for Change, about the brilliant work that they're doing to increase access to diverse books in schools, and the importance of reading in general. Hosted by Emma Gaynor of Freebird.
This will be shown on our Youtube channel.
Monday 15th February
6.30pm - 7.30pm
Silent reading party time! Join us for an hour of reading together in an appropriately distanced way
A Chat with SJ Watson
7.30pm on Youtube
Bookshop crawl organiser Rhys is in conversation with novelist SJ Watson, talking about what he likes most about bookshops, how lockdown has affected his writing, and his new book as well as his answers to our 5 Quick Things!
Tuesday 16th February
Children's Literature Panel
Join our panellists on Youtube to discover more about the wonderful world of children's literature.
Chaired by presenter Gemma Hunt, with panellists Margaret Wallace-Jones, Sylvia Bishop and James Shaw.
Wednesday 17th February
Tell us what you've bought, where you've most enjoyed 'visiting' and what you've been up to during the week of the bookshop crawl.
Hosted by @ldnbkshopcrawl (twitter) / @londonbookshopcrawl (Instagram)