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Cabot Circus, Bristol

Cabot Circus, Bristol

Foyles, 6 Quakers Friars, Cabot Circus, Bristol, BS1 3BU
Tel: 0117 376 3975

Email: CabotCircus@foyles.co.uk

Opening hours
Monday-Saturday10.00am - 8.00pm
Sunday11.00am - 5.00pm
Bank Holidays 10.00am - 6.00pm

About This Bookstore

Hurrah! Foyles Bristol has been selected in the Independent's Top 50 UK Bookshops 'Its glass front and modern design lure customers in and make the browsing experience a pleasure'.

We've settled into our new home in Quakers Friars, Cabot Circus and, as always, are offering the widest possible range of books over two floors. Whether you're looking for the latest bestseller, books for children or something a little more unusual, our expert, local staff will be able to help. Pop in to browse, find something new, or sit down with a good book, plus see below for an updated list of author events and exhibitions in our new gallery space.

The first floor is a haven of peace from the hustle and bustle of the busy city. With a gorgeous view overlooking Quakers Friars, there is no better place to sit down with a hot drink and a good book than our café. We are proud to be serving locally produced coffee from the roasters at Extract Coffee. Head over to http://extractcoffee.co.uk/ to find out more about their delicious coffee blends.

Foyles Bristol bookstore external viewStore Departments:

Art, Bestsellers & New Titles, Biography, Business, Children's, Cookery, Fiction, Film & Drama, Gardening & Natural History, Gifts & Stationery, Health & Lifestyle, History & Politics, Humanities, Languages, Local history & writers, Mind, Body & Spirit, Music, Popular Science, Reference, Sport, Travel

 

In Our Bookstore Now

 

Khadi papers - Khadi Papers

 

We now stock the beautiful, handmade, ethically sourced Khadi papers and cards for artists.

 

- Magazines
As well as stocking all of the old favourites such as The New Yorker, New Statesman and the Times Literary Supplement, we are now proud to stock such titles as the Literary Review, Mslexia, Cineaste, Curve and Gay and Lesbian Quarterly.

 


We have some really exciting events coming up within the store - please see below for more information.
All of this, and much more instore!

Upcoming Events

Meet… Maisy! Meet… Maisy!
30th July 2015 11am - 12 Noon | Bristol Children's Event, Free Event

Children of all ages are invited to meet beloved picture book character Maisy as she makes a very special guest appearance at Foyles at Cabot Circus, Bristol.

The Amazing Human Body Detectives Science Workshop The Amazing Human Body Detectives Science Workshop
6th August 2015 2pm - 3pm | Bristol Children's Event, Chargeable Event

Join Maggie Li, author of The Amazing Human Body Detectives, as she takes us on a mad and magical tour of the human body. Guess where the 3D body parts go on our giant floor map, and learn some of the weird and wonderful ways the human body works as Maggie talks you through the eyes, skin, nose, mouth, brain and more.

Holly Webb: The Truffle Mouse Holly Webb: The Truffle Mouse
13th August 2015 11am - 12 Noon | Bristol Children's Event, Free Event

Join renowned author Holly Webb as she celebrates her 100th book, The Truffle Mouse. Told in the same touching style as A Cat Called Penguin, Looking for Bear and The Chocolate Dog, Holly’s latest follows Alice whose parents have split up and who now has to shuffle between two houses, neither of which feel like home. Luckily, she has her pet mouse Truffle, a small chocolaty-coloured mouse who somehow makes everything better.

Animal Science with Zoologist Nicola Davies Animal Science with Zoologist Nicola Davies
20th August 2015 11am - 12 Noon | Bristol Children's Event, Chargeable Event

Drawing on her books Talk, Talk, Squawk! and Deadly! as well as her many other fiction and non-fiction books for children, Nicola offers an eye-opening introduction to the science of animals, and tells stories of her own thrilling encounters with creatures great and small.

Illustration Workshop with Petr Horáček Illustration Workshop with Petr Horáček
20th August 2015 2pm - 3pm | Bristol Children's Event, Chargeable Event

In this lively picture book workshop, award-winning illustrator Petr Horacek will tell tales of Little Mouse as he shows children how he draws his most beloved characters. Petr will also lead the group in a collage workshop where children will have the chance to make and take home their very own concertina picture book featuring Little Mouse.

Latest Blogs

9th June 2015 - 12 Midnight Charlotte Pope

Graphic novels have evolved considerably from their superhero origins, but many readers remain dismissive of the genre. Charlotte Pope, from our Bristol branch, explain why they can be so powerful and suggests some starting points for those who haven't tried them before.

9th January 2015 - 12 Midnight Charlotte Pope

One of the most fun things about becoming a parent is rediscovering the magical world of children's picture books. Charlotte Pope, who runs the Children's department at our Bristol Cabot Circus branch, picks out some of the best recent titles that should make bedtime stories fun for all involved.

14th October 2014 - 12 Midnight Charlotte Pope

Charlotte from our Bristol branch on how the books we read at school often resonate with us throughout lives, as well as starting us out on a lifelong journey of literary discovery.

26th June 2014 - 12 Midnight Charlotte Pope

Charlotte from our Bristol branch looks at how the First World war has been remembered by writers in the century since the outbreak of hostilities.

19th February 2014 - 12 Midnight Charlotte Pope

To mark LGBT History Month, Charlotte Pope, from our Bristol Cabot Circus branch, looks back at how, prior to their decriminalisation in Britain in 1967, gay and lesbian relationships in fiction rarely offered happy endings for their taboo-confounding protagonists.

Latest Blog
Writing tips from a bestselling author
23/07/2015

Bestelling author Jane Green, whose latest novel Summer Secrets, has just been published, shares her top five writing tips for would-be authors.

Sweet dreams are made of...
17/07/2015

Star baker Kate Doran has been recreating childhood favourites with a twist on The Little Loaf blog since 2011. You can now learn to create homemade treats such as homemade Jaffa cakes, marshmallows and 100 more nostalgic treats with her new book, Homemade Memories. Here she shares one of her favourites, Cinnamon Breadcrumb Ice Cream.

Living on the edge
14/07/2015

Malachy Tallack, author of 60 Degrees North, explains what drew him to travel through the world's remotest frozen wildernesses and isolated communities, as well as sharing his five favourite travel books.

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