Bookwise Nottingham

02 Apr 2020

Sort out your books for us

Dear Bookwise Customers

We are very sad that our lovely shop is closed, like almost everything else, because of the corvid-19 regulations.  Thank you so much – donors and customers – who have helped to make Bookwise Goose Gate such a resource for so many people, a great fund-raiser for Music for Everyone (every penny goes to them) and such a pleasure to volunteer in.

We can hardly wait for the day when all this will be over, we take down the shutters and welcome you all back through the door once more!

While you are stuck at home, perhaps you will sort through your bookshelves and pick out a few great books that you feel able to donate to us.  Please keep them on one side.  Books on any subject – and sheet music or CDs – in good condition are welcome, but we have a big demand for paperbacks in these categories:

contemporary fiction   literary classics   Shakespeare plays   poetry

local interest   philosophy   history   archaeology   art history   fine art   sport

Greek and Roman classics in translation   photography   psychology   popular science

 

Keep well everyone, keep reading!

All best wishes, Your Bookwise Team

 


14 Nov 2018

Notts TV features Bookwise

November is National Novel Writing Month.  Bookwise in Goose Gate featured as the filming location for a Notts TV package promoting it.  Three interviewees appeared on the Ey Up Notts magazine programme but of course we like to think that the bookshop backdrop was the star of the show!  Watch the package by clicking here – second item, about 7 minutes in.

Delighted, through this event, to have met Matt Turpin from Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature and to have started to link Bookwise into our city’s great project.

 


11 Nov 2018

Bookwise cameo appearance in new film

Bookwise Goose Gate was delighted to host the film crew of Adrift in Soho a while back, for a couple of scenes demanding a ‘retro’ bookshop setting.  Lots more Nottingham locations feature in this acclaimed independent film of the 1961 cult novel  by Colin Wilson.  Free viewing at 12 noon on 19 November at the Broadway Cinema – make sure you book ahead – asap.  Since the filming, Bookwise has grown bigger and even better of course – come and see.


10 Goose Gate, Hockley, Nottingham NG1 1FF

Opening hours: 10.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Saturday.

Closed on Bank Holidays.

Small on the outside, big on the inside!

High quality stock at bargain prices attractively displayed.   Special collections a regular feature.  Impressive stock of secondhand sheet music.

Please click on ‘View larger map’ below to read our 5-star reviews!


Nearby attractions:

  • Cultural Quarter
  • Broadway Cinema
  • National Video Arcade
  • Lace Market
  • Independent restaurants and coffee shops

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