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The Aldeburgh Bookshop, 42 High Street, Aldeburgh, Suffolk IP15 5AB.  01728 452389 johnandmary@aldeburghbookshop.co.uk  

WINNER OF THE INDEPENDENT BOOKSHOP OF THE YEAR AT THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS 

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The Aldeburgh Bookshop will be providing the books for the Festival of Poetry in Aldeburgh.  Tickets available now online or at The Aldeburgh Bookshop.  Join us for another fabulous weekend of poetry from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th November.

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The Aldeburgh Bookshop Book Club


Dates for your diary
All take place at the Bookshop

at 6 pm.  All are welcome.

 Monday 5th November

Virginia Woolf

The Waves

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Monday 3rd December

The Elegance of the Hedgehog

by Muriel Barbery

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Prue Leith

at The Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival

 

Prue Leith will be discussing her life and love of cooking with Thomasina Miers.  We will be launching Prue's book, Prue, her first cookery book in twenty-five years.  In it the Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith draws on a life-long passion for food with a hundred recipes from her own kitchen table.   The Aldeburgh Food Festival is Prue's first stop -- it's an exciting opportunity to come and hear Prue.  Tickets £32 include Free Entry to the Festival and a signed copy of the new book, Prue.

 

 

Tickets available now from www.aldeburghfoodanddrink.co.uk

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Now in stock: Aldeburgh Bookshop Bags

Lime green  £8.99

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The Aldeburgh Literary Festival

Thursday 28th February to Sunday 3rd March 2019

'arguably the most important, high quality and diverse celebration of the spoken word

'... a Festival in every sense' (Frances Wilson) 

'The best lit fest of the lot by a mile' (Matt Ridley) 

'I was moved, and interested, and amused' (Jenny Uglow)  

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We are a traditional independent bookshop situated on the High Street in the fashionable town of Aldeburgh.  The bookshop was founded in 1949 and the current owners, John and Mary James, have run the shop since 2000.  We stock a wide range of history, biography, fiction, travel writing and books on Suffolk, as well as cookery, gardening, natural history and a dedicated children's department.  We operate a booksearch service, and we any of our staff are happy to advise customers.  We can get most books in stock by the following working day, and we post parcels all over the world.

'This great local bookshop is the best place to browse and buy for miles around – and is the epitome what a bookstore should be: well-stocked, welcoming and staffed by people who love books. The owners, John and Mary James, have been just over a decade, and won the 'Independent Bookshop of the Year' and the British Book Awards a few years ago, and the only wonder is that they haven't won it since, not only because their range is wide, well-chosen and beautifully displaye, with a regular churn of new and interesting volumes on tables, but also for the general ambience of the place, and its contribution to the local community - they run a book club once a month on Monday evenings, organise the annual Aldeburgh Literary Festival and even invite their regulars to share their Desert Island Books, which naturally none can resist.'  (www.coolplaces.co.uk).

'The Aldeburgh Bookshop has retained an inviting atmosphere and boasts a fantastic selection that simply makes it an ideal hunting ground for literary treasures - for our whole family, aged 13 to 45.'  (Monica Koch in The Guardian). 

 

 

 

Books can be ordered by phone or fax 01728 452389, e-mail johnandmary@aldeburghbookshop.co.uk, or contact us here.

We sell National Book Tokens, and we have our own Aldeburgh Bookshop vouchers.

We also run The Aldeburgh Literary Festival which takes place at the beginning of March.  The dates for next year's Festival are Thursday 2nd to Sunday5th March 2017.

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 We stock the most fantastic range of greetings cards, wrapping paper, notebooks, playing cards and other stationery.

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The Aldeburgh Bookshop would like to thank Hugh, The Mac Doctor, for his expert advice and help in setting up this website and Shelton Websites for their excellent technical provision.

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