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November 2018

Cafe Philosophique

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Does time exist, or is it an illusion? Does it flow? Is it linear? How real are our memories? When is now? TIME is the especially intriguing subject of our next Cafe Philosophique meeting in the Scarthin Books cafe, Friday 16th. November at 7.30. (light refreshments from 7) addressed by author of “Time to Tell” Ronald Green, whose last book was about NOTHING. There is a small charge of £3 towards the speaker’s travel and overnight expenses. The talk is…

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Scarthin Book Club Number 19

November 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

For our next Book Club, we will be discussing Murakami’s ‘South of the Border, West of the Sun’. This will be our last meeting of the year before we break for Christmas! We will be taking book suggestions for our January discussion in the mean time which you can send via email at nickscarthin@gmail.com or let us know at the next Book Club. The cut off for suggestions is the end of November. Then we will put them in a…

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October 2018

Cafe Philosophique with Author Duncan Simpson

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

‘Open to All’ Local Author, Duncan Simpson will be giving a talk on Youth Hostelling in Derbyshire and beyond! From 1930’s pioneers to pillars of the establishment, he will describe the grassroots movement and how it has adapted to social changes. For more information or to attend the evening please contact Dave Mitchell on: 01629 823456 or via davescarthin@gmail.com

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Cromford’s Apple Day

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Celebrating Cromford Presents: Apple Day – On the Promenade, Scarthin, Cromford Bring your apples to be pressed for juice, as well as chopping boards, knives and containers (though we’ll try our best to provide the latter where we can) Grapes, elderberries, pears and quince are also pressable. Make sure to bring a permeable bag! Or just come along for the fun… Refreshments will be available throughout the day. With music from Sally and the Graynotes and clatter from Well-heeled Appalachian…

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Games and Chilli Evening

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

A variety of games will be provided, or bring your own, if you have a favourite. Tickets are £5 each which includes chilli and dip with the proceeds going to Mencap. Drinks and cake will also be available to purchase on the night. To book a place, please contact the shop on 01629 823272 or via nickscarthin@gmail.com

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Scarthin Book Club Number 18

October 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

For our next Book Club, we will be discussing Andrey Kurkov’s ‘Death and the Penguin’. The book is available to purchase from the shop with a £1 discount. Tea and cake will be available on the night as usual. Please bring your own alcohol. This book club falls in line with Halloween so fancy dress is optional! Happy Reading!

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Ghosts – A Talk with Tom Cox

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

SOLD OUT   We’re thrilled to announce that Tom Cox will be returning to Scarthin Books for the launch of his latest book, ‘Help the Witch’. The talk will be followed by a Q&A and book signing. Spaces for this event are limited, so book early. Call us on 01629 823272 to reserve your place(s) and pay. Tickets are £7 (including a drink) Help the Witch, Hardback £12.99, published October 2018 Inspired by our native landscapes, saturated by the shadows…

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September 2018

Scarthin Book Club Number 17

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We’ll be discussing Kate Tempest’s ‘The Bricks that Built the Houses.’ The book is available to purchase with a £1 discount from Scarthin Books. Tea and cake will be available on the nigth as usual. Please bring your own alcohol. Happy Reading!

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August 2018

Scarthin Book Club Number 16

August 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We will be discussing Turgenev’s ‘Fathers and Sons’. The book is available to purchase from the shop with a £1 discount. Tea and cake will be available on the night as usual. Happy reading!

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Stephen Booth Book Signing

August 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Stephen Booth will be back with us for his annual book signing, in line with the release of his newest book in the Cooper and Fry series, ‘Fall Down Dead.’ He will be in the Art room from 2:30-4:30pm. No booking is necessary but we advise people to get down early as it’s likely to be popular!  

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