The Feminist Bookshop

The Feminist Bookshop is an independent bookshop and cafe based in central Brighton . --------------------------------------------------------CURRENT STATUS: The shop is currently closed but will soon be open by appointment only. Our online shop is also open and taking orders for UK delivery. Click here to see when appointments are available for visiting.


You can purchase books, Feminist Bookshop tote bags and other gift items in our online shop. We ship to anywhere in the UK with Royal Mail services.

Events at The Feminist Bookshop

We host a range of events with writers, poets, guest speakers, musicians and many others . - -----------------------------------------------------------While in store events are currently suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak, we are still hosting some events online.

* * * Recommended read * * * 100% PROFITS DONATED TO survivors' network

Thoughtful, provocative and intelligent, this game-changing book looks at sexual assault and the global discourse on rape from the viewpoint of Sohaila Abdulali, survivor, writer, former counsellor and activist.

Creative writing workshops with Naomi wood

Come and be inspired and share your creative writing with like minded people. Workshops are fortnightly on Wednesdays from 7-9pm, hosted online and open to all levels.


Maya Angelou's poetry - lyrical and dramatic, exuberant and playful - speaks of love, longing, partings; of Saturday night partying, and the smells and sounds of Southern cities; of freedom and shattered dreams.

Celebrating a special occasion?

If you are purchasing a gift just let us know in the order notes section at checkout and we will gift wrap your order and include a message of your choice. Or if you can't decide what to get you can always purchase a gift voucher with a personalised message.

Annual Subscriptions

Sign up to our fiction or non-fiction annual subscriptions to receive a carefully selected title delivered to you every month, or every other month. The perfect gift for family and friends!

FInd Us

48 Upper North Street


East Sussex


Opening Hours

The shop is now open by appointment only. 

Click to book an appointment to visit the shop.

Or you can shop online and come to the shop to collect your item during our collection hours.