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Happy 50th Birthday to the Bookshop

This year we’re celebrating because on 21st May 2018 there will have been a bookshop in Kenilworth for 50 years. The shop was set up in 1968 as The Chapter House by Norman Stevens, who still lives and works in the town - and who pops in regularly to see how we are...

Independent Bookshop of the Year 2018 – Regional Finalists

Really super excited to announce that for the second year running we are finalists in our region for the British Book Awards, INDEPENDENT BOOKSHOP OF THE YEAR! If you have enjoyed our shop, if we’ve helped you as an author or illustrator, or supported your school or...

Happy 50th Birthday to the Bookshop

This year we’re celebrating because on 21st May 2018 there will have been a bookshop in Kenilworth for 50 years. The shop was set up in 1968 as The Chapter House by Norman Stevens, who still lives and works in the town - and who pops in regularly to see how we are...

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Happy 50th Birthday to the Bookshop

Independent Bookshop of the Year 2018 – Regional Finalists

Really super excited to announce that for the second year running we are finalists in our region for the British Book Awards, INDEPENDENT BOOKSHOP OF THE YEAR! If you have enjoyed our shop, if we’ve helped you as an author or illustrator, or supported your school...

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Independent Bookshop of the Year 2018 – Regional Finalists

Author SF Said to visit us at Kenilworth Books!

We are really thrilled that one of our favourite ever authors, SF Said, will be joining us at the shop on 30th November after a day of school events. Many schools look at both Varjak Paw and The Outlaw Varjak Paw in yours 3,4 and 5, and his third novel, Phoenix, is...

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Author SF Said to visit us at Kenilworth Books!

The History of Abbey Fields, Kenilworth

A new book from local historian, Robin D Leach. We already have a nice long list of people waiting for Robin's latest book - and we're happy to say that this will now be with us in just a couple of days. We are expecting the book to arrive, hot off the press, by...

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The History of Abbey Fields, Kenilworth

Needlefelt workshop – make a fox!

A one-day adult workshop in needle felting - make a fox! As part of Kenilworth Arts Festival, on Friday 22st September, Karin Celestine of Celestine and the Hare will be running a one day needle felting workshop for adults, in which you can make yourself a...

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Needlefelt workshop – make a fox!

Haiku winners!

We've chosen not one, but three winning Haiku from our competition. Very well done to Pippa (10), Teddy (8) and Ray (well over 21!) and thank you for your lovely work. You've each won yourself a £5 book token. We've also sent little packs of fun stuff...

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Haiku winners!

Under-water window display!

Come and take a look at our latest window display! It is for a wonderful book called Fish Boy, by Chloe Daykin, with illustrations by Richard Jones. We made a collection of fish-lanterns, that are shimmery and will be luminous under the lights; Tamsin then had the...

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Under-water window display!

Indie Bookshop Week 2017!

We had a wonderful time during this year's Indie Bookshop Week - we had several competitions running, authors visiting, some really good fun window displays and lots of balloons and cake! We'll ne announcing the winners of our Haiku competition soon,...

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Indie Bookshop Week 2017!

Finalists for Independent Bookshop of the Year!

This year we reached the Finals for the British Book Awards’ Independent Bookshop of the Year. It is the first time we have ever entered, so we were thrilled and a wee bit surprised to get so far! We won the shortlist for the Central England and Wales region...

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Finalists for Independent Bookshop of the Year!

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