We woke at 4.30 after very little sleep due to a restless Molly and late night packing.

My dad had drawn the short straw at being the one to take us to the airport. At 5.15am we were still playing Tetris with our gear and my dad’s fairly spacious car. I drew the short straw of having to squeeze, really squeeze myself into the middle seat between Molly in her car seat and a cello or some other large piece of luggage.

At 5.30 we set off to Heathrow. Luckily we were e...

The New York Times recently wrote:
“The Bookshop Band is not just good but achingly good… If America’s independent booksellers can’t figure a way to get these two, plus Molly, to tour America, they’re doing something wrong.” 

It’s been months in the planning, but finally we’re very excited to announce... our debut US Tour!!!!


Jan 16th - Little City Books - Hoboken, NJ

Jan 17th - Short Stories - Madison, NJ

Jan 18th - Turn of the...

Pioneering partnership from Oxford arts and sustainability organisations sees release of environmental research music video.

Tandem Collective, Upcycled Sounds and Oxford University's Environmental Change Institute have partnered with The Bookshop Band and Eilidh Nicoll, to create a song and animation responding to research from Kate Raworth and Professor Yadvinder Malhi. The project was funded by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Today, on 28th No...

We're thrilled to let you all know that our next outing is going to be a pair of concerts at the V&A Museum in London, with some new commissions on the theme of banned books and censored material. As a starting point they have asked us to delve into their boxes to look at the newly acquired Oz Magazine archive - an Underground Press print publication that ran in the UK between 1967 to 1973 and was the subject of the famous obscenity trial in 1971.

These very speci...

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