Thursday Evening Book Group

Books, chat, books, drinks & books... 

Join us for our regular informal book swap meetup.  

Bring a long a book to share - from Jane Austin to Dan Brown, Romance to True Crime, we cater for all genres and all tastes. 

Chat with other book lovers over a drink and take home something new to read. 

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  • bluewitchy

    I think I was the negogiants, Tun part. Though was bookcrossing before via a friends page. When I first came back (November was it? ) there were lots familiar faces but its nice to meet new people too.

    May 6

  • rainbow3

    Initially Bookfrogster and I set up the meetings in The Elephant House as it pretty central, the tables big, the atmosphere welcoming, and the grub - as it still is - pretty yummy. I can’t recall how long we continued to meet there till we turned up one autumn I think it was to find the Elephant House had begun to close around 7ish, so that night and maybe for a couple of others we re-convened across the road at Lucano’s. Then we re-established at Negotiants (possibly renamed now?) Potterrow, nr Bristo Squ, then off to the Tun, (now Hemma) then Biblos till now again we are on Holyrood Road in Hemma, Ta Da! I don’t recall ever having met at the Filmhouse, but that’s not to say it didn’t happen, I’ve not been to every single Meet-Up.

    May 5

  • bluewitchy

    Thats what 3 weeks of no sleep and life does to you no memory- can you remember other place in Bristo Square we used to go- long table at back- I couldn't remember its name at all!!? And Filmhouse we went there too sometimes (for old meetups)

    May 4

  • rainbow3

    Buzzing, bookish and brilliant!

    May 3

  • rainbow3

    Hi bluewichygrub, great to c u & Mr bluewichygrub last night too, it's been a long time! AMAZED u released so many books, well done. Seems I picked up 2 of those, just fin THE GREATCOAT-H. DUNMORE slim vol & haunting as befits a ghost story. I'll just go make a journal entry. btw Hemma used 2 b called the TUN, if I recall correctly. The Tron's the church on High St/Hunter Squ. cheers rainbow3

    May 2

  • bluewitchy

    Its ok when it used to be Tron we would meet downstairs which is why when I came back after 'break' I didn't really realise there was an upstairs!! :0 Got so many books to release this eve!!

    May 1

    • Hannah

      Great re all your books! See you soon!

      May 1

  • bluewitchy

    will now come to you straight away- are you going to be upstairs?

    April 28

    • Hannah

      Yes - we usually are at a table upstairs but I cannot guarantee this always so there's a slight chance that we may be on the ground floor.

      May 1

  • earthcaroleanne

    I'll have to see how I feel. Got a lovely cold virus in Australia.

    April 27

    • alfred n.

      When we asked for pressies, we didn't have that in mind.

      1 · April 27

  • Chrys S.

    Sorry, I have a rehearsal 8:30 to 9:30, might try and call in before hand, but unlikely.

    April 13

  • bluewitchy

    Again aim to be here and will be there at 9pm or slightly before as got talk[masked]pm at Quakers.

    April 3

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Rafaël

We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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