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What’s going on in February…

What’s going on in February…

Children’s Book Sale: Starting from 4th February children’s books will be on sale right through Half Term until to 17th February! All Childrens and Young adult books are 50p or Less. Comic Book Sale: We have a load of 1970s comics, recently donated and looking great: Beanos and Dandys from 1960s-70s Victors from 1970s These […]

2016 Reading List Challenge

2016 Reading List Challenge

It’s that time of year when people make new years resolutions and one of the common ones is to read more. But what? If you want a grand master plan or just some sort of direction you might be assembling a reading list. So, here is a reading list challenge for you. Your time starts […]

Christmas Opening 2015

Gloucester Rd is Britain’s longest  independent high street and packed full of perfect presents for those that can’t face a weekend in broadmead.  Get a smokey malt whisky from Grape and Grind our friendly neighbours, buy lovely beeswax cadles from La Ruca, childrens toys from Playful Toyshop.  There are shops selling wool, fireworks, christmas trees, […]

Books Donated to Detainees

Books Donated to Detainees

Books for Amnesty was recently one of two charities to have donated hundreds of books for detainees in police custody. The donation follows a request by Sergeant Jon Hill who works in the Criminal Justice Department and is part of a police drive to ensure more reading material is available to prisoners. This is part […]

Children’s Sale and Autumn Half Term in Bristol

Children’s Sale and Autumn Half Term in Bristol

Half term is always busy and this year it coincides with Halloween. To celebrate the autumn in true Books for Amnesty style, we are having an extended children’s book sale from 21st to 31st October. All teen and children’s books will be 50p or less. We have a large children’s section with loads of great board […]

Autumn ideas and £1 Sale

Autumn ideas and £1 Sale

The sun is shining but with the equinox last week and a chill in the air, autumn is most definately here. It is harvest time. The leaves are starting to colour and the crab apples in the shops garden are starting to fall.  Perhaps it is time to harvest some books? We are celebrating Michaelmas […]