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Books for Amnesty Newcastle

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        11am - 5pm

Tuesday       11am - 5pm

Wednesday  11am - 5pm

Thursday      11am - 5pm

Friday           11am - 5pm

Saturday       11am - 5pm

Sunday         12 noon - 4pm

You can still purchase items from our Books for Amnesty Newcastle Amazon shop

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

Our Newcastle shop has been serving the local community for over a decade. This peaceful oasis stocks high quality books from £1.50-£6.00.

Come along to browse and buy the best in:

  • Second hand books, both fiction and non-fiction
  • Children's books
  • Vinyl
  • Poetry
  • Foreign language fiction and non-fiction
  • Short stories
  • Biography
  • Philosophy
  • Greetings cards
  • Travel books

How to find us

Books for Amnesty Newcastle is based at:

Unit 5, Charlotte House
92 Westgate Road
Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE1 4AF

We're just a four minute walk from the Central Station, and and six minutes from the bus station, opposite the Salsa Club.

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Opening hours

Monday-Saturday: 10.00am-5.00pm
Sunday: closed


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • No parking immediately outside, but some parking metres and car parks nearby

Get involved

Volunteer Our shops are run mainly by volunteers so we’re always looking for more! 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. We also accept CDs and DVDs.

Buy online Can’t make it to the store? You can also buy books stocked by Books for Amnesty Newcastle 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: 0191 222 0920

Or pop into the shop.

Volunteer - role outline
Volunteer - application form