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We are an independent bookshop and cafe located in the centre of Oswestry, a thriving market town on the border, where Shropshire meets Wales. Since opening in October 2009, we have quickly established ourselves through the quality of our books, our distinctive cards and gifts and our first class customer service. Our shop has a chilled and relaxed atmosphere with a cafe selling coffee, teas and delicious homemade cakes. We aim to provide that shopping experience you will never be able to buy online!
Take a look at this video clip of the Booka Story, courtesy of Oswestry Noise http://bit.ly/10toZgY
Our Booka Manifesto sums up what we’re all about!
Booka was listed as one of the 50 best bookshops in the UK by The Independent in January 2012.
- Midlands & Wales Independent Bookshop of the Year 2014 (Bookseller Industry Awards)
- Shortlisted & Highly Commended for Independent Bookseller of the Year 2013 - Midlands & Wales Region (Bookseller Industry Awards)
- Independent Retailer of the Year 2013 – Oswestry Chronicle Business Awards
The Booka Team
Booka is owned and run by Carrie and Tim Morris, ably assisted by Jess, Louisa, Rosie & Ruth. Hannah and Ella help out on a Saturday, as do Chloe, Tash and Bronagh when they’re home from college.