News & Events

We  stock best sellers, as well as a wide selection of classics on Special offer! 

We have five star rated books, biographies, autobiographies, walking and cycling books, cookery books, photography, Philosophy, poetry and Art books and so much more!  



Our latest scheduled events, which

will include our author signings and

readings, children's competitions and

story writing and drama workshops will be advertised here.

This Month's Independent Booksellers Children's Book of the Month is

"The Good Thieves"  by Katherine Rundell

Latest events for The Words Worth


Indie bookshop week

included a Bear Hunt & author readings/signings by: 


 Barbara Mitchelhill  who began her career writing for BBC children's television.  Barbara is an award winning author and will be reading from her new children's book 'Secret Suffragette' , signing copies and offering children the chance to dress-up and act out a scene from one or more of her successful children's books.

Kathy Tallentire reading her book  'Nana Duck', Julian Middleton, author of many children's books, Dan the story telling man andJeannie Mehta giving a talk based on her lived experience that forms the background of her fascinating book 'Unsuitable Girl'

Book Club - We are collaborating with The Royal Oak to host The Royal Oak Readers book club - which runs on the last Tuesday of every month at 7.30pm in the 'snug'.

January's read was the Man Booker, Fiction 2018, winner,

Milkman by Anna Burns.

February's was The Lighthouse by P D James

For March we have chosen Don't look Now by Daphne du Maurier

April's read is The Dry by Jane Harper

May's read is Girl, Balancing and Other Stories by Helen Dunmore.

June's read is The Tobacconist by Robert Seethaler.

July's read is The Return by Victoria Hislop


Each month the group choose a genre and a title for the following month's read. 

Come along and join us!



We can make book recommendations for you or for someone you care about And you can make them yourself and place them by the book on the shelf 

  explore our children's books that educate, thrill and bring magic into little lives.  We have TV characters, traditional stories, books for toddlers to teenagers and young adults

We sell stationery, arts and crafts, and gifts too, so you can mix and match with that perfect book to create unique gifts for those special occasions, all in one place.

Travel, outdoors, road trips, hobbies


The Words Worth Experience

We are based within the Artisan so once you've purchased a book, you can start reading straight away with a coffee in hand.

Mini Readers

Some of our fabulous mini readers dressed up for World Book Day!

Blog Archive

The Royal Oak Readers Club

 'The Royal Oak Readers'

book club.


Its successful launch was on Tuesday 11th December. 


Future meets will be held on the last Tuesday of each month at 7.30pm in The Snug bar.  Please keep an eye on The Royal Oak facebook page for any updates! 


It would be great to see you there!



Books are gifts of timeout from busy lives.  Come along, browse, have a coffee and choose your next read and let us order anything that you can't find on the shelf.


phone: 01743  290503

Many thanks to Pexels

The Words Worth Copyright All Rights Reserved.