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News & Events

The Heart Of It All

As a collection of 66 books spanning thousands of years, the Bible can be daunting in size and scope. In The Heart of It All, the Canterbury Press Lent book for 2020, Samuel Wells simplifies the Bible’s complexity and presents the entire sweep of its narrative in eighteen key themes. Although its contents range from […]

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Getting Ready for Lent

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 […]

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Christmas Update

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 […]

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Our Re-Opening Ceremony at 106 Highgate

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 […]

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ADRIAN PLASS EVENT

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 […]

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