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Books for Amnesty Brighton

We are so pleased to be open again following the recent lockdown. It’s been wonderful to see so many of our customers stopping by to top up their bookshelves. If you are planning a visit, our opening hours for next week will be:

Monday          12noon - 5:30pm

Tuesday         11am - 5:30pm

Wednesday   11am - 5:30pm

Thursday       11am - 5:30pm

Friday             11am - 5:30pm

Saturday        11am - 5:30pm

Sunday          11:30am – 5pm

Thank you for your continued support. Stay safe, and see you very soon!

Instagram: @booksforamnestybrighton

Facebook: @booksforamnestybrighton

Our 'little pink bookshop' is hard to miss in Brighton’s colourful Sydney Street.

Offering the best second-hand books and new books at second-hand prices, it’s a must for locals and visitors alike.

The shop also stocks:

  • Vinyl
  • CDs and DVDs
  • Maps
  • Comics
  • Amnesty t-shirts
  • Badges
  • Greetings cards
  • Fair trade chocolate

How to find us

Books for Amnesty Brighton is based at:

15 Sydney Street
Brighton BN14EN

We’re in North Laine, just a short walk from Brighton train station

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  • There is a loading bay outside the shop
  • Sydney Street is pedestrianised on Saturdays and Sundays
  • There are two car parks within a short, two minute, walk from the shop
  • Main shop floor is without steps

Get involved

Volunteer Our shops are run mainly by volunteers so we’re always looking for more! If you’re interest, pop in for a chat If you’re interested in helping out and can spare four hours a week, please pop in for a chat and an application form. You can also download the role outline and application form below.  

Donate Got records you haven’t listened to for years? Or books you’re no longer reading? Don't put them in the attic, bring them down to the shop and donate to support human rights.

Come to an event - From slam poetry to art installations, our calendar of events is sure to have something that appeals to you.

Buy online You can buy books stocked at Books for Amnesty Brighton on and

Contact us:

If you want to get in touch about any of the above or have any other questions, we’d love to hear from you.

Email us:
Call us: 01273 688983

Or pop into the shop.

Volunteer - role outline
Volunteer - application form