Local History Society


The next meeting of the group will be here

on Tuesday 13th December at 7.30pm

All are welcome

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David Walliams – 2 NEW BOOKS OUT


The Midnight Gang

Another rip roaring must-have David Walliams book!

Tom is in the Royal Funt Hospital after being hit on the head by a cricket ball, things go from bad to worse. Free hospital dinner inside for everyone!


snake-in-my-schoolThere’s a Snake in my School

For the younger readers 3 and up

a ssssspectacularly funny picture book packed with mischief and mayhem.

Miranda loves to be different and on Bring Your Pet to School Day she brings Penelope Snake!


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Costa Award 2016 shortlist


Why the 2016 Costa shortlist is making history. With entries from Rose Tremain, Sarah Perry and Francis Spufford, historical fiction is dominating the shortlist. So why are authors looking to the past?

Category winners announced on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.

List available now in the shop.

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The 12 Weeks of Christmas

xmas-zig-zag In the lead up to Christmas we will have some fantastic books and gifts on offer. Go to The 12 Weeks of Christmas page and our Facebook page for details. You can order via this website.


I love books. I like that the moment you open one and sink into it you can escape from the world, into a story that’s way more interesting that yours will ever be.”
Elizabeth Scott.

Reading Matters Rewards

Just ask for your card to join our loyalty scheme. Spend £10 on books for one smiley face, fill the card with ten for £5 off the price of your next book. Continue reading “Reading Matters Rewards”


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Pick up an 80p Penguin

PenguinlogoCelebrating 80 years of Penguin Books with 80 little black classics for just 80 pence each. Continue reading “Pick up an 80p Penguin”

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