Opening Hours

Easter Opening Hours -
Friday 14/04/17 - 12pm-5pm
Saturday 15/04/17 - 9.30am-6.30pm
Sunday 16/04/17 - Closed
Monday - 17/04/17 - 12pm-5pm

Usual Opening Hours
Monday - Friday : 9am - 7pm
Saturday : 9:30am - 6:30pm
Sunday : 10am - 6pm

3 Upcoming Events

Q: how can I win £100 book voucher? A: at Quiz Night

Thursday 4th May 2017

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Get winning at our inaugural Quiz Night 7.30 4th May

Of course you’re brilliant…you’re on a bookshop website, for heaven’s sake! And now you can be recognised and rewarded for your skills! Join us on 4th May at 7.30pm and play to win our Quiz Night.

Entry is £5, which includes a glass of wine, and your team must have at least two players. Pit your wits against the bibliophiles and beautiful people of West Hampstead, share some jokes with your friends and favourite bookshop people and, you never know, you could walk off with £100 of book vouchers!

To book, simply call on 0207 431 3770/ email or tweet @WELBooks. Good luck and may the best team win!

Posted on 4th May 2017 in

Brexit: what happens now??

Wednesday 17th May 2017

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Entry to our talk is free, but leaving EU will be costly : discuss

We’ll remain open late on May 17th when Ian Dunt, editor of swings by to talk about his book Brexit: What The Hell Happens Now? which is helpfully subtitled Everything You Need to Know About Britain’s Divorce From Europe.

Ian specialises in issues around immigration, civil liberties, democracy, free speech and civil liberties and is a regular commentator on TV and radio. With so much at stake and so much to discuss, this will be an evening of lively debate to say the least.

Entry is free (although, as one wit on Twitter commented upon news of our event, exit will run into billions), but please do book ahead via 0207 431 3770/

Posted on 17th May 2017

See you at the other Proms!

Saturday 24th June 2017

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Sparkling line up for this summer’s Proms at St Jude’s Litfest

We’re super-excited to be the official bookseller once more at this summer’s Litfest at Proms at St Jude’s Festival. Not familiar with it? Well how’s this for starters: the festival covers music and literature and takes place over a weekend at the idyllic setting of the Lutyens-designed St Jude’s Church (the music bit) and Henrietta Barnett School (the Litfest) just up the road in leafy NW11. Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, all proceeds go to Toynbee Hall and The North London Hospice.

Among the throng at Litfest is West Hampstead’s very own bestselling author Susie Steiner and she will be in stellar company with fellow authors the legendary voice of Woman’s Hour, Dame Jenni Murray, the Guardian’s Polly Toynbee, Nina Stibbe, Dan Cruikshank, Laurence Rees, Natalie Haynes and Joel Morris and Jason Hazeley, the team behind the recent bestselling Ladybird books pastiches.

The festival runs on the weekend of 24/25 June and, in our experience, it’s a real treat: lovely music and wonderful talks in a beautiful setting

Posted on 24th June 2017

Past Events

It’s beginning to look a lot like our Winter Sale

8th December 2016

Join us 9 til 9 on the 8th for some festive fun!

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