The Mad Hatters Bookshop in Manly Hosts 3 Themed Parties for Booklovers/Pop Culture Buffs

Whilst most parties in this merry month of December are about Christmas, The Mad Hatters Bookshop in Manly is hosting three themed parties that are out of this world. Monster trainers, wizards and padawans are invited to these exciting celebrations of some of the biggest pop culture marvels in Australia and around the world. 

To many, The Mad Hatters Bookshop is a place for both children and adults to let their imagination run wild. This store encourages the reading habit, especially in kids, with a nook that’s designed like a wonderland out of the pages of a fairy tale.

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December 2019 Events

More than a bookstore, activities to enhance one’s love for books are also happening every month at The Mad Hatters Bookshop. Here are some of its upcoming events for the summer school holiday this December: 

Pokemon Party

17 Dec 2019
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Learn to play Pokemon trading cards and participate in the Pokemon Quiz to win prizes. Get your ticket here.
A Moste Magical Christmas Party
(Harry Potter-themed)
22 Dec 2019
3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Make magical baubles and potions, as well as play the Hunt for Nargles, Harry Potter-themed mad libs and the Harry Potter quiz for some magical prizes. Get your ticket here.
Star Wars Party

22 Dec 2019
3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Chat and celebrate with like-minded people as the latest Star Wars franchise ends. Get your ticket here

January 2020 Book Launch

The Mad Hatter Bookshop will also host the book launch of  “Around Australia in 30 Places Illustration Challenge.” This event is set for Saturday, the 25th of Jan 2020 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and it will be live-streamed for the rest of Brisbane to see. Publisher Rochelle Manners will be its special guest.

About The Mad Hatters Bookshop

Amidst a downturn in the retail business in Australia, The Mad Hatters Bookshop in Manly remains as a top business for the locals. This small but thriving hive for booklovers, found on Cambridge Parade, was recently picked as one of the best bookstores in Brisbane.

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Under new management since 2015, The Mad Hatters Bookshop prides itself on giving attention to detail to make every aspect of the store worthy for customers to keep coming back. Aside from stocking up on books that you won’t likely find anywhere else, customers drift to this bookstore because of its community vibe. 

The Mad Hatter Bookshop is open daily at 9:00 a.m. It is run by a staff of local ladies who are more than happy to chat with customers about book recommendations, cards, games or pop culture. 

Manly’s Mad Hatters Bookshop Opens Doors to Harry Potter’s World

The magic never ends in Manly Harbour Village as the Mad Hatters Bookshop lets guests step into Harry Potter’s world.

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Book lovers, young and old alike, can go through the Platform 9 3/4 door to enter in a Hogwarts-inspired room. Mad Hatters Bookshop has transformed one of its rooms into a games and reading room filled with everything Hogwarts.

The Harry Potter Games and Reading Room provides a cosy space where fans and newbies can browse through some essential Harry Potter books. The room replicates what would be a room in Hogwarts, with floating candles, a shelf with potions and wizard

As a way of celebrating the magical world of Harry Potter, the bookshop will be holding a wand-making activity and trivia night on Thursday 1 February 2018. See event details.

Get a sneak peek of the Harry Potter-themed room.

Mad Hatter Wonderland

More than just a bookstore, Mad Hatters Bookshop is a wonderland where book lovers can fully enjoy famed magical stories. With a bit of imagination and madness, the bookshop recreates worlds right from the pages of the everyone’s favourite books.

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Aside from featuring fun and interesting books, the Mad Hatters Bookshop also holds reading sessions, games and workshops. The bookshop also has a Junior Book Club as well as a Writing Club for children with a flair for storytelling.

Mad Hatters Bookshop is located in the heart of Manly at 7 Day Markets, 50 Cambridge Parade. The independent bookshop is open seven days a week and offers a wide range of titles for kids and adults.

Find out more about the Mad Hatters Bookshop.