Current News & Competitions

 

Coffee Morning for Macmillan 

We held our annual coffee morning on  Friday 30th September 2016 from 9am as part of Macmillan's Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning. 

This year we raised a total of £385 for Macmillan in Memory of Maureen x

 

Holmes & Bond Live - coming soon, new date to be arranged

Live outside LEWKS from autumn 2016. Based around strong vocal harmonies, Holmes & Bond’s sound is unchartered territory and doesn’t fit exclusively into anyone genre, but touches upon Indie-Folk and Americana.

 

 

Jake Bugg - Limited Edition Print Giveaway*

Purchase from LEWKS  the new Jake Bugg album on CD or LP & receive a limited edition art print too! #IndieExclusive   *Only Whilst Stocks Last

 

Clare Maguire - Limited Edition Signed Cards*

Purchase Clare's new album from us and receive a signed card with it. *only whilst stocks last

Band Of Horses - Limited Edition Print Giveaway*

Purchase new Band of Horses album from us on CD or LP & receive a limited edition art print too! #IndieExclusive   *Only Whilst Stocks Last

Pick up your FREE copy of NME every Friday from LEWKS.

 

       


Local Bands Wanted

We are always on the lookout for local bands to perform outside LEWKS on Fridays or Saturdays - When the weather is nice!


Past News & Competitions

  • The 1975 Limited Edition Postcard giveaway

  • Shazam our Frank Turner poster for free preview

  • Pond Canvas Competition

  • Amaranthe signed CD sleeve giveaway

  • Jake Bugg #BuggHunt - Limited 7" vinyl giveaway

  • 5SOS cassettes giveaway

  • Kaiser Chiefs signed print giveaway

  • Peter Gabriel art print giveaway

  • Arcade Fire - Reflektor  9/9/9 Special vinyl event 
  • White Lies - Big TV Canvas giveaway

 

 

 

The 1975 Limited Edition Postcard Giveaway

Purchase in-store the new 1975 album; I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It on CD or  Double transparent vinyl and we will be giving away a limited edition set of postcards with every purchase  *only whilst stocks last

Frank Turner - Shazam exclusive 

We had this massive Frank Turner poster before his new album 'Positive Songs for Negative People' was released. If you Shazammed the poster you got an exclusive preview of his new material.

 

 

Congratulations to Stephen who was the lucky winner of the Pond Canvas. There were just 20 of these for the whole world, and Stephen collected his very rare prize. Congratulations. - It Pays To Shop Indie #shoplocal

 

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Jake Bugg  #BuggHunt

What Doesn't Kill You  Limited Edition White Label 7" vinyl (500 only produced)

 

LEWKS were one of the very few lucky selected Independent Record Stores to be allocated some very limited edition numbered 7" vinyl of Jake Bugg's new single 'What Doesn't Kill You'. So we did a 'Bugg Hunt' for 6 lucky customers to find and win a FREE copy of this very limited edition 7" vinyl.

Here's what happened - we hid on a different day each week for 6 weeks the CD pictured below, and the first person to find it each week got themselves one of the FREE 7" singles. It was as easy as that. Winners pictured below:

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5SOS cassette giveaway fro RSD 2014 - ALL 5SOS CASSETTES HAVE GONE. WE HAVE NONE LEFT!!!
from the 5SOS Facebook page:

We’ve made a bunch of ‘She Looks So Perfect’ cassette tapes for Record Store Day UK next Saturday (April 19) and given them to music shops around the UK ! there’s three tracks - the acoustic version of #SheLooksSoPerfect, ‘Wherever You Are’, ‘What I Like About You’ and a song called ‘Pizza’ none of you have ever heard before :-) AND they’re free! . If you find one send us a photo using #5SOSFOUNDIT - don't forget to tag LEWKS in your tweet too - @Lewks1973
p.s. you'll need to tell the store peeps the password which is 'She Looks So Perfect’.

 

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Kaiser Chiefs signed print giveaway - all you had to do was pre-order their latest album from us. (Winner photo shortly)

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Peter Gabriel - Limited Picture giveaway

 

To celebrate the release of Peter Gabriel's 'And I'll Scratch Yours' album on 23 September, and to support your local independent record shop into the bargain, UK fans have the chance to pick up an exclusive print of the 'Scratch My Back / And I'll Scratch Yours' cover image when they purchase that album at one of the participating record stores.  The A4 sized image is printed on heavyweight paper and limited in number, so are available on a first come, first served basis only. 

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Arcade Fire released a very limited edition LP at 9pm on the 9th of September. (9/9/9) 

Here is a picture of the first customer who grabbed themselves one very limited vinyl!! - We sold out in just 5 minutes! - All copies are now gone - no more available!

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BIG congratulations to Nigel Shorter (pictured below) who won a very limited edition 12 x 12" canvas art print of the new White Lies album BIG TV.

LEWKS were part of a national competition organised by Universal Music to tie in with the release of the White Lies new album "Big TV". To enter the competition all that was required was to pre-order or purchase within the first week of its release the new White Lies album from a selected Independent Record Store and you were entered into this national competition !! Nigel's name was lucky enough to be pulled out the hat by Universal Music UK as one of these national winners

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Our advert from 1976 local cinema