The Barrister’s Book Chamber

An eclectic collection of antique books together with vintage and used.  Browse for a classic and visit the Tea Room.

Ever wanted to run your own bookshop?

Enjoy the Book Chamber experience

Little Free Library

Want to try a different author but not sure who?  Why not take a look at the Little Free Library.

A time to relax

Step back in time when you enter the Book Chamber.  Grab a drink, a comfy seat and browse the books amongst the candle light whilst curled up in front of the fire.

Loyalty Scheme

Join the Loyalty Scheme to claim free books, drinks and seasonal gifts.

Reserve the Chamber for your own private function.

The Musings of the Barrister

The Barrister has started to blog

Take a look at the ramblings of the Barrister as she goes about the daily business of being a book seller

Writing and Poetry Workshops

With our resident author/poet - Ms Amy Olivia Hartley

Here at the Barrister's Book Chamber you can indulge in your writing passions and strive to achieve those all important ambitions.  

Titanic Mother's Day Afternoon Tea

Sunday 11th March 2018

Treat that all important mother in your life to an Afternoon Tea she will always remember.  Step back in time, experience a luxurious treat and indulge in a traditional High Tea at the Book Chamber.

All aboard the Titanic!

The Book Chamber will open on Sunday 11th March to only those with a reservation.  Experience beautiful music, memorabilia, books, period costume...but no water!

Contact the Chamber to book your table

Afternoon Tea will be served at two sittings  for £15 per person.  Table space is limited so please call now to book your place aboard the Titanic.

Harry Potter Night!

On the 18th February 2018 6.00-9.00pm, for one night only...

The Barrister's Book Chamber will, for one night only, close it's doors and turn into Flourish & Blott's book shop from the famous Harry Potter novels.  Join us for a magical evening, drink some butter beer, try some unusual scrumptious delights and listen to Hagrid as he relays excerpts from the novels.  

Prizes will be given to the best dressed wizard and we will be raffling off some extra special wands to help you with those spells!

Entry is strictly limited - Tickets go on sale 11th December 2017

Collect your Hogwart's letter with the extra special tickets inside from the Book Chamber!  Tickets go on sale from Monday 11th December and are priced at £10 for an adult, £7.50 for under 12s with family tickets available at just £30 (family of four).  It will be first come, first served!


Afternoon Tea at the Book Chamber

Book your place for a unique experience

Here at the Chamber we have pleasure in inviting you to Afternoon Tea.  You will dine on a selection of sandwiches and a wonderful array of delicious cakes finished off with fresh fruit, chocolate sauce and decadent truffles.  At just £12 for one or £23 for two, it makes for a truly memorable experience.

Contact us now to make a booking.

Take a look at the Gallery to see more pictures

Tea at the Chamber is a vintage treat!

Where to find us

Set in the quaint market town of Retford

Lots of parking available in a Pay & Display car park right outside the shop.

The Barrister’s Book Chamber

35 Churchgate, Retford DN22 6PA



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