A new Coffee Shop selling records and second hand books is to open in West Norwood this Saturday 31st August.
Simply called The Book and Record Bar, the shop will be open at the site of the former Gipsy Queen Pub on 20 Norwood High Street, SE27 9NR on the corner of Cotswold Street by West Norwood Station. Open from 10am on Saturday, the shop will be marking its opening with a set from local boy West Norwood Cassette Library at 4pm and band Metamomo at 7pm with tickets for the gig costing £5.
The Book and Record bar is owned by Michael Johnson, a.k.a. ‘The Record Man’. Michael has spent 40 years putting together a collection of books and nearly 8,000 records together, and helps to compile the Rare Records Price Guide.