Changing Lives Since 1837 #185Appeal

CLICK HERE to support our new appeal to fund our vital, core work! Join us on our mission to raise at least £185,000 on our 185th birthday. Read more

Book Bundles for Schools

We now offer a limited number of curated book bundles for schools and youth organisations. If you are looking for a library refresh and need inspiring titles just call us to schedule a virtual (or real) visit to our saleroom in WD4 8LT. Read more

Our Covid Hardship Fund

Our grants for people affected by the pandemic Read more

Contact us

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Nosy Crow, introduction to children's publishing event, Q&A

The Book Trade Charity partners with Nosy Crow to give an introduction to Children’s book publishing Please follow the link below to read about this exciting partnership: Read more

New to the book trade?

"The Bookbinders Cottages has provided a peaceful oasis within easy travelling distance to central London at the start of my career." Brogan, Bookbinders resident Read more


Help change lives by raising vital funds. Support colleagues who are facing difficult personal circumstances - or encourage new, young people to join this wonderful industry - by raising funds for us. Read more

How to apply

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Our history

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Fundraise for us

The London Marathon Read more

A gift in your Will

Leaving a gift for The Book Trade Charity in your will Read more

Whetstone Testimonials

Testimonials from past residents Read more

Our grants

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Long-term tenancies

We currently have a few properties suitable for longer-term tenancies available at Bookbinders Cottages and at The Retreat. For further details please call Glenda on 01923 263128 or email [email protected] Read more

Grants for new entrants

Grants for young people entering the book trade Read more

What we do

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Who we help

Colleagues past, present and future Read more


Covid-19 Hardship Fund for Booksellers Read more