People's Bookshop


„This is a brilliant intiatitve. Just what is needed when people are searching for ideas about how we can combat the Coalition's attacks on our community and about what sort of society we want to build out of the debris they leave behind.”

John McDonnell MP

North East People & History

Out of the Old Earth

Harold Heslop

Harold Heslop was born 1898 in the mining village of New Hunwick, near Bishop Auckland in the heart of the Durham Coalfield. He went on to publish seven novels and left a mass of unpublished manuscripts. For Durham and the North East, he is an undiscovered gem. more



„Life-transforming ideas have always come to me through books”

Bell Hooks

The People's Bookshop

Third Floor, The Attic
Saddlers Yard
70, Saddler Street
Phone: 0191 384 4399

Opening Times

Monday - closed
Tuesday - 12.00 - 17.30
Wednesday - 12.00 - 17.30
Thursday - 12.00 - 17.30
Friday - 12.00 - 17.30
Saturday - 12.00 - 17.30
Sunday - closed

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