New Beacon Books

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76 Stroud Green Road, N4 3EN
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Mon to Sat 10:30 - 18:00 | Closed Bank Holidays, 1 May & 27 Dec

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New Beacon BooksFounded in 1966 as a publishing house, New Beacon Books was named after the 'The Beacon' magazine, a cultural publication from 1930s Trinidad which gives some indication of the specialist books stocked here. Since the beginning John La Rose set up the bookshop to provide an outlet for the culture, history and politics of Black Britain and Europe, the Caribbean, Africa, African America and Asia. Multi-ethnic children's books are also available at this well-known bookshop at Finsbury Park where just some of the 35,000 books available are displayed.

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London > Events > Theatre Dates: Sunday 26th November 2017 - 5pm
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11 Clifton Terrace, N4 | 4 minutes from New Beacon Books
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Stoke Newington West Reservoir, Green Lanes, N4 | 15 minutes from New Beacon Books
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84 Stroud Green Road, N4 | Same location as New Beacon Books
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Petek Restaurant
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Stroud Green Road, Finsbury Park, N4 | Same location as New Beacon Books
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Season Kitchen
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53 Stroud Green Road, N4 | 1 minute from New Beacon Books
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Rowans Tenpin Bowl
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Grenville Gardens Community Allotment Garden
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Clissold Park
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The Faltering Fullback
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The Old Dairy
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Ruby's Bar
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