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Autumn Winter Thoughts

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 […]

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Thoughts for 2022

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, […]

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Getting Ready for Lent 2021

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 2020

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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