We will inform you when the product arrives in stock. He had been a pupil of Walter Sickert and later the first controller of the celebrated Gregynog Press in Wales. The IBW 2017 judging panels were both chaired by BA President, Rosamund de la Hey. "The bookshop and its longstanding and knowledgeable staff have been fortunate to enjoy huge support from the town," Glencross said. Dismiss. Sinclair said: “I wanted to work with and around people, which is why I wanted to work in Sevenoaks Bookshop. At a bookstore in Liskeard, Cornwall, the first customer who passed through the door on Wednesday snapped Lee and Andrew Child’s Sentinel, and the second customer went to My Garden … "Although I can see the advantages, perhaps for those in city centers, we … This year’s Adult Category judges were Anna James, blogger, author and reviewer; Tim O’Kelly, One Tree Books, Petersfield; Fleur Sinclair, Sevenoaks Bookshop … Led by Vanderbilt, the UK team … "We have run book groups, hosted literary events of all sizes, installed a cafe area serving good coffee and homemade cakes and during our time, seen young customers grow into Saturday staff, then leave us to forge successful careers – some, rather appropriately, in publishing.”, She added: “Honestly, we've loved every minute” and said that the pair were “delighted” to have sold the business to Sinclair, saying she “embraced all that is best about the bookshop but brings new flair and passion to book selling, children's events, a creative writing course, and developing the shop's links with authors and festivals.". The shop, on the High Street in Sevenoaks, Kent, has been running since 1948 and for the last 15 years has been owned by Valerie Glencross and Sarah Web-Wilson, who have now decided to sell it to Fleur Sinclair, an unpublished author who works in the shop. active Company address: SEVENOAKS BOOKSHOP … Glencross said she and Web-Wilson took over the "thriving" business from Winifred Scott in the year 2000 and were "very proud" to have owned it for 15 years. Read more Bookshop owner Fleur Sinclair runs workshops and talks and says the shop is part of the community At the other end of the High Street, another long standing retailer, the Sevenoaks Bookshop … Rachel Joyce: Online Author Event. Fleur Sinclair, from the Sevenoaks Bookshop, said: "I've passed it on to colleagues and we're all unanimous in its complete brilliance. Fleur Sinclair took over ownership of Sevenoaks Bookshop in November 2015.The shop celebrated its 70th birthday in 2018 and was crowned best UK Independent Bookshop for the South East region. Basil Krish sold the business to Winifred Scott in 1985 after 37 years. The deadline for click and collect orders is 4pm 23 December. Fleur Sinclair, from the Sevenoaks Bookshop, said: "A brilliant compendium of anecdotes and allsorts... its something that I took home and loved to read it because I love all those fruity …