This year’s Celebrating Cromford Festival will take place between 14th-16th June. As soon as we have a full, detailed programme of events I’ll add it, but it should include the following: Open Day at Pisani **NEW** Monty the Mongoose **NEW** RETURN OF THE GIANT WISHING PIG **NEW** Methodist & C of E Joint Service – [...]
The first Belper Arts Festival will take place at venues throughout Belper in the heart of Derbyshire. The festival will feature literature, theatre, art, music, photography, dance and film. The festival runs from the 4th-27th May (click on the banner for a full programme listing).
What’s this? A ‘Men’s Group’ meeting? A living exhibition of Cromford trades-folk? Well, this is actually the current state of our Gift Room, at present undergoing a rather extreme makeover. It was know as the Box of Delights but may have to be renamed The Dungeon (it’s very tempting to keep it in this state!). [...]
Stephen Booth will be here on Saturday 22nd June from 2.30-4.30pm to sign copies of his latest Cooper & Fry novel, Already Dead (published on 20th June). The book will be in hardback and available at a special price of £15. Stephen will also be signing copies of the paperback edition of his previous novel, [...]
Not to let heavy snowfall get us down here at Scarthin Books, yesterday (Sunday 24th March) turned into a ‘Festival of Igloo Building’ out on the Prom, with staff, customers and locals all joining in the fun. Free drinks and soup helped to sustain those brave enough to endure the cold long enough to create [...]
Last Thursday (7th March) was World Book Day and here at Scarthin we marked the day with a wonderful story-telling event. Rachel Murray (Storyteller, pictured far left) told a selection of tales to captivated children (and staff, including Where’s Wally, far right) from Cromford Primary School and Cromford Playgroup. Their £1 WBD vouchers were exchanged for [...]
David Booker, Scarthin Books’ General Manager, is to have four of his images exhibited at the prestigious Soho Gallery in New York from 22-28th February. The four images were selected for honorable mention at the World Mobile Photography Awards on Saturday and will be exhibited alongside some of the world’s leading digital artists. David’s work [...]
Our annual SALE is now on and runs until Friday 8th February. Hundreds of over-stock items are reduced by 50-75% (Sale Table in the Art Room). There’s also 10% off all new books and 20% off second-hand. Sale excludes internet items, gifts and cafe. Diaries and calendars are all half price.
The 8th of December will see the second annual Christmas Market, with over 30 covered stalls, plus hot food, mulled wine, Christmas carols and more. The Boat Inn will be serving hot pork rolls and hosting an evening musical event.
In addition to the regular delights that are served in our cafe, starting from Monday 3rd December through til Christmas Eve (weekdays only), we are also offering some tasty Christmas additions: The Scarthin Christmas Menu 2012 Starts Monday 3rd December until Christmas Eve (weekdays only) Savory vegetable strudel (suitable for vegans) White choc ‘n’ Baileys [...]