Blackwell's won big at the British Book Awards last night.

Staff are celebrating after the chain, which has its flagship store in Broad Street, was named Book Retailer of the Year.

The glitzy book awards ceremony was held at the Grosvenor Hotel in London.

Philip Pullman was named Author of the Year after La Belle Sauvage, the first instalment of The Book of Dust trilogy, a follow-up to His Dark Materials, prompted fans to queue up outside bookstores in October.

The Penguin Random House UK Audio won the Audiobook of the Year Award for La Belle Sauvage narrated by actor Michael Sheen.

Staff at Blackwell's in Oxford had one of their busiest years in 2017, opening a new store at Blackwell's Westgate.

Top authors have visited for signings including celebrity chef Nigella Lawson and thriller writer Robert Harris.