WATERSTONES has announced the official opening date of its new bookshop in Hove.

The new branch will be one of two that will open in Sussex.

Rustington Waterstones opened on October 26.

Waterstones will now have 13 stores in the Sussex area.

The new store will be at 90-91 George Street, which was previously the home of Clinton Cards.

The launch will be on Saturday, November 9 at 9am, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to take place at 11am.

The latest shop to open will be run by a team of six employees.

It will stock stationery and gifts as well as bespoke books.