David's Bookshop & David's Music
Eastcheap, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3DE
Books: 01462 684631 / Music: 01462 475900

Event Information


Saturday 21 April 2018

It's that time of year again! 

We cannot wait for this years Record Store Day! Celebrating independent record shops internationally, with special one off releases, available for the first time 21st April - in-store only. As always we will be stocking (almost) all of the lovely limited edition records! We'll also have DJs providing the soundtrack to the queue and an afternoon of awesome live music in store!

In accordance with tradition, the staff will be up nice and early to bring the waiting queue tea, coffee + toast, and hand out lists.

We'll open at 8am and make our way through the queue! As with every year, we do adhere to the strict code of conduct which means the special releases are sold first come, first served on the day, and cannot be reserved.

You can view our list here, but please note it is subject to change up until the day - we'll try and keep you updated!

Providing a soundtrack to the morning will be DJ Malc (Soul expert) & DJ Rob Hague (from H-towns Rags n Wax!) followed by an afternoon of -free- live music!

1pm Rhi

2pm Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker

3pm Alex Francis

Rhi - Signed to London's Tru Thoughts label. Her fantastic debut 'Reverie' out for the 1st time on vinyl for RSD, purple vinyl (w/bonus remix track!) 'atmospheric, woozy beats, soft pads+slow clicks'. >>> Rhi

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker - Signed to the mighty Rough Trade Records, the double BBC Folk Award nominees have just released 'Seedings All' to rave reviews! >>> Josienne & Ben

Alex Francis - Alex is somewhat of a local hero, and we're psyched he has agreed to come and play for us! Bringing his emotive blend of rock and soul, which has spurned an organic rise to prominence that few singer songwriter's have experienced. In 2016 Alex won the support of Time Out Magazine’s ‘Rising Stars’ artist programme and went on to collaborate with pop legend Melanie C on ‘Hold On’... what a great day this is shaping up to be! >>> Alex Francis

If you have any questions about the day, let us know! See you all soon!

Forthcoming Events

Letchworth Raised, Tommy Barnes will Discuss and Sign, A Beer in the Loire
Tuesday 11 September 2018 - 7:30 pm

Sunday Times Top Five bestseller, Ann Cleeves will Discuss and Sign her Final Book in the Shetland Series, Wild Fire Wednesday, 12 September at Davidís Bookshop, 7:30 pm
Wednesday 12 September 2018 - 7;30

Striking a Light The Bryant and May Matchwomen and their Place in History, A talk by Author Louise Raw
Thursday 13 September 2018 - 7:30 pm

Damian Le Bas will Discuss and Sign his Book, The Stopping Places, A Journey Through Gypsy Britain
Wednesday 19 September 2018 - 7:30 pm

Top-Selling Historian Ben Macintyre will Discuss and Sign his Book, The Spy and the Traitor at the Spirella Ballroom
Thursday 27 September 2018 - 7:30 pm

Leading Historian and Archaeologist, Neil Faulkner will Discuss and Sign is Book, A Radical History of the World
Tuesday 09 October 2018 - 7:30 pm

Sunday Times Bestseller, Elly Griffiths will Discuss and Sign her Crime Novel, The Stranger Diaries
Tuesday 06 November 2018 - 7:30 pm

Editor, Katie Macdonald will Discuss The Conscientious Objectorís Wife , A 100-Year Old Love Story in a WW1 Prison
Thursday 15 November 2018 - 7:30 pm

Past Events

Davidís Bookshop Hosts an Art of the Short Story Panel with Two Short Story Writers, Tom Rachman and Ho Lin In Conversation with Hodder Fiction Editor Francine Toon
Saturday 14 July 2018 - 6:15 pm

Local Writer and Campaigner Jane Fae will Discuss her Book, Transition Denied, Comforting the Crisis in Trans Healthcare
Monday 09 July 2018 - 7:30 pm

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Where is David's Bookshop?

David's Bookshops are located in Eastcheap, Letchworth Garden City, only a few minutesí walk from the railway station in the heart of the Town Centre. There is ample parking nearby.

Looking for a book?

If you are looking for a specific book that you have been unable to find, please contact David's Bookshops and we will try and source it for you.

Contact Information

David's Bookshop

01462 684631

David's Music

01462 475900

School Orders

01462 475924



Opening Times

David's Bookshop

Monday - Friday 8am - 7pm
Sat 8am - 6pm / Sun 10am - 5pm

David's Music

Monday - Friday 9am - 7pm
Sat 9am - 6pm / Sun 10am - 5pm

David's Cafe

Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 10.30am - 4pm
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