Open 9:00am - 5:30pm Monday - Saturday

Christmas Opening Times 2017

Throughout December we will be open on Sundays from 11am - 3pm, as well as our normal weekday times, of 9.00am til 5.30pm. We will be open on Christmas Eve, also from 11am-3pm. The shop will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, reopening for normal working...

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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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Christmas Markets in town – and there’s Ice Skating!!

We always love the old town lights switch on with its magical sparkles and Victorian-style Christmas market. But this year we also have a full Christmas market on the main road through town that will go on all day on Saturday - and Ice Skating!! As part of the...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Friends of Kenilworth Books

Warwickshire Hedgehog Rescue
Angie Hinksman
Warwickshire Wildlife Trust
Warwick Words
Booksellers Association