Summer has passed and autumn is here. We spent our summer supplying schools and churches with new Bibles to give away to students leaving primary schools for the next stage of their adventure and we trust that their Bibles will be a part of that too. It’s always a privilege that schools come to us […]
Dear Customers and Friends We hope you all had a joyous Christmas and New Year. Thankyou for your support throughout 2021. After a long lockdown we were delighted to open the shop properly last April and your support and encouragement has been tremendous. We have had a great Christmas at the bookshop with our books, […]
Whilst we are closed to physical customers, we are still open online and by phone and email. Remember if you live in Kendal we can deliver to you for free (just select collection instead of post if using the website). Outside of Kendal we can post your books straight to you. Lent is just around […]
Well dear friends we have come to nearly the end of the most extraordinary and difficult year that most of us (certainly me) can ever remember. We mourn for those lost and grieve with those who have lost loved ones, including customers of the bookshop here and I hope that you all have been able […]
Former Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron MP was the guest of honour at Market Place Books’ socially distanced re-opening ceremony on Thursday December 17th Market Place Books left their previous address in October and moved to 106 Highgate, but lockdown announcements meant that they only had a few weeks trading before having to shut […]
Our Chair of Trustees Letter (in pdf form below) giving the latest update on the shop, including the current trading situation, exciting news of grants received and the future of the shop with the forthcoming move of the shop premises to 106 Highgate in October 2020 MPB Update 20th July Letter
We are very excited that Adrian Plass and Bridget Plass will be performing in Kendal at an event we have organised! It will be an uplifting evening of comedy, poetry and soul searching prose Tickets are £9 and are available from our shop at Market Place Books The event starts at 7:30PM at Kendal Town […]
We hope that you like our new website. You can now shop for books online here as well as instore. The online shop here is for books only – but dont forget we have an even wider range of books, Bibles, cards, gifts, music and film in store!