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37, Connaught Avenue Frinton-on-Sea ESSEX CO13 9PN
Tel: 01255 851505

Caxton Books & Gallery, owned by Judith Charlesworth and Sally Johnson, is a well-established independent bookshop in the heart of Frinton’s renowned Connaught Avenue, just a stone’s throw from the sweeping sands of Frinton Beach. The Gallery exhibits local and East Anglian artwork, ceramics and jewellery. We also have an exciting range of artistic greetings cards and other book-related products.

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'A memoir to stand alongside the classics by the likes of Jeanette Winterson and Lorna Sage ... compelling and ultimately joyous' Sunday Times

Tara Westover and her family grew up preparing for the End of Days but, according to the government, she didn’t exist. She hadn’t been registered for a birth certificate. She had no school records because she’d never set foot in a classroom, and no medical records because her father didn’t believe in hospitals. As she grew older, her father became more radical and her brother more violent. At sixteen, Tara knew she had to leave home. In doing so she discovered both the transformative power of education, and the price she had to pay for it.

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CHILDREN’S POETRY COMPETITION 2018

This year, the theme for Frinton Literary Festival Children’s Poetry Competition is: OUR POLLUTED WATERS Children are free to interpret this in any way they …

Book Club

AUGUST BOOK CLUBS IN THE SHOP

Monday 6th August at 10.30am and 7pm.  Wednesday 8th August at 7pm.  Friday 10th August at 10.30am. I AM, I AM, I AM is a memoir with a difference …

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JULY BOOK CLUBS IN THE SHOP

Friday 6th July at 10.30am. Monday 9th July at 10.30am and 7pm.  Wednesday 11th June at 7pm. These Dividing Walls by Fran Cooper Step into Paris as …

Events

Two Great Author Events for IBW

To celebrate Independent Bookshop Week Come and hear about Oggy Boytchev’s  latest book…a vivid & highly original novel THE UNBELIEVER     Tuesday 19th June …

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Join our Tiger Tea Party

To celebrate Independent Bookshop Week Join our Tiger Tea Party on Wednesday 20th June at 3.30pm We will have: Tiger Cup Cakes Tiger Masks to …

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JUNE BOOK CLUBS IN THE SHOP

Friday 8th June at 10.30am. ‘One of the most stunning debuts I’ve ever read…Read it!’ David Baldacci WHO REALLY KILLED THE HADLER FAMILY? I just …

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Crime & Wine with Author Jill Dawson

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that award-winning poet and novelist Jill Dawson will be joining us to talk about her recent novel The Crime …

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Independent Bookshop Week Bear Hunt

To celebrate Independent Bookshop Week & 25 years of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt… We’re inviting you to go on a Bear Hunt in …

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