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Thank you for your interest. Geoff & Diane.

Call 01654 700559

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3 Heol Pen'Rallt
Machynlleth, SY20 8AG

(01654) 700559

We're an independent gallery bookshop based in Machynlleth, mid Wales. It's our blend of bookshop, selling a carefully selected collection of reads and pick-up-and-flick-through books – and gallery space to inspire you while you're browsing. We host events too, book readings, author talks, photography and art openings. 

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Welcome to Pen'rallt Gallery Bookshop. It's our blend of bookshop and gallery space to inspire you. We host events too, sociable author readings and talks, photographers' gallery talks and exhibition openings. Our regular series of workshops, from life writing and fiction to poetry, will help to uncover the writer in you too.

We're pretty proud of it and our ever growing number of customers appreciate it too. So, why not have a look around our site which we'll be developing further, or call in.


Tuesday 19 December, 8.30am - 10.30am (then open as usual until 6pm)
Early Opening to browse with a coffee/pastries and 10% off new books, in addition to the special prices for those on our events email list

ffotogaleri y gofeb a new space to celebrate fine photography opens, after a wonderful gathering of supporters and photographers - Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays 11.30 - 4.30pm

O'R PEDWAR GWYNT - gellir prynu rhifynnau print o'r pedwar gwynt yn galeri a siop lyfrau pen'rallt, machynlleth leol deirgwaith y flwyddyn am £4.95 y copi: haf, nadolig, gwanwyn.

7 DECEMBER - PARSEL NADOLIG celebrating The Old Red Tongue with a festive evening in the company of 'keepers' of the Welsh language tradition, past and present: the National Poet of Wales, Ifor ap Glyn, is joined by a host of wonderful poets, writers, readers. With glittering musical trimmings.

Much my most imposing book of the year was a terrific anthology of Welsh literature down the ages called The Old Red Tongue
— Jan Morris - recommended books of the year



Following the success of FAY GODWIN: THE DROVERS' ROADS OF WALES AND OTHER PHOTOGRAPHS we are continuing to develop the Fay Godwin project as a touring exhibition and we will be approaching possible exhibition venues - if you are know of a venue that could be interested please contact us.

this slide-show features stills from DON'T FENCE ME IN, made by Charles Mapleston and Dr. Libby Horner of Malachite Films Ltd. during what turned out to be the final five years of Fay Godwin's life The film was previewed at the Fay Godwin Day Event on 11 March 2017 and is soon to be available from Malachite Films.