Join us for the Grand Opening of our new shop on Saturday 26 May at 12.00pm

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.

The Barrister's Book Chamber is moving!

We are moving to larger premises at 33 Churchgate, Retford DN22 6PA.  Join us for our Grand Opening on Saturday 26th May at 12.00pm.

The Barrister's Classic Movie Club

Enjoy a classic movie

The Book Chamber will be showing an eclectic mix of classic movies.  Tickets are just £5 per person and snacks are included!  Click on the link below and select the month you want.

June - Psycho (1960)

"A boy's best friend is his mother."

July - The Wizard of Oz (1939)

There's no place like home.

August - Vertigo (1958)

"Here I was born, and there I died.  It was only a moment for you; you took no notice."

September - To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

"She's committed no crime - she has merely broken a rigid and time honoured code of our society, a code so severe that whoever reads it is hounded from our midst as unfit to live with..."

October - Sunset Boulevard (1950)

"No one ever leaves a star.  That's what makes one a star."

What's going on in the new Book Chamber?

Blogging 101 - A beginner's guide to blogging

Blogging 101 – A Beginner’s Guide to Blogging

Want to learn how to start a blog, but baffled by Blogger and stumped by Wordpress? Got lots to say, but don’t know how to get it out there? Then this 6 week course is for you!


Hatha Yoga

This is a general Hatha yoga class, with a strong emphasis on harmonising the breath with movement and removing stresses and strains from the body to prepare yourself mentally and physically for the week ahead. 

Story Telling

Bring your little one to listen to a story read by the lovely Laura whilst you relax with a hot drink and a good book.


Every Wednesday morning 10.30-11.00, just bring your little one along.

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.

Ever wanted to run your own bookshop?

Magical Peter Rabbit Tea

Monday 28th May 2018*

Join us at the Barrister's Book Chamber for a very special event.  The wonderful Soprano Michelle Todd will be presenting the Tales of Beatrix Potter.  A delightful retelling of the stories complete with beautiful songs and music.  After the show you and your little one can indulge in a magical Afternoon Tea.  

Tickets go on sale soon.

Please check in at the Book Chamber for more details, ticket prices and availability.

*may be subject to change

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

Reserve the Chamber for your own private function.

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.  

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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