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Bricks & Mortar shop closed to the public…

We used the Covid lockdown as a good time to start renovation and repair work to the building caused by floods of 2020. Unfortunately, that work is taking longer than anticipated and therefore We are still closed to the public until further notice. We are happy to say we are still operating online as per usual. Royal Mail is collecting our post the next working day after your order is processed. ParcelForce shipments are arriving outside of Europe albeit with a small delay due to Covid 19.

Did you know...

On this day in 1974, German author Erich Kastner sadly died. Well known for his children's books. although he was also a poet and screenwriter.

Click here to see books written by Erich Kastner.

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20% discount on Field Sports books in our Special Book Room.

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Sugar-Plums and Sherbet – The Prehistory of Sweets by Laura Mason Sweets. We all like sweets and ate them as children. I remember it was a special treat to go to the shops to buy some sweets and then having to choose from the rows of jars. It was not easy! Sherbet was my favourite, but I don’t seem to be able to find it anymore. That is part of the history of sweets in that they have changed and been...

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