TODAY marks the start of Independent Bookshop Week where readers are encouraged to explore Britain’s beloved bookstores.

Independent Bookshop Week is part of the Books Are My Bag campaign and run by the Booksellers Association, and seeks to celebrate independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland.  

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Events, celebrations, reading groups, storytelling, author signings, literary lunches and face painting will take place.

Your local bookshop may have their own way of celebrating.

Here's a list of 10 independent bookshops in Oxfordshire:

  1. The Last Bookshop Jericho - Oxford
  2. Blackwell's Bookshop - Oxford
  3. Arcadia - Oxford
  4. St Philip's Books - Oxford
  5. Bookstore Ltd - Abingdon
  6. Mostly Books - Abingdon
  7. Woodstock Bookshop
  8. Coles Books - Bicester
  9. Book Stop - Oxford
  10. The Wallingford Bookshop


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