Welcome to The Woodstock Bookshop

The shop opened in May 2008 and is on the main road in Woodstock, just next to the bus stop. We can supply most books to order by the next day and have several thousand books in stock: to order books ring or email the shop. We have a large selection of children's books and are happy to advise and recommend. We can also supply second-hand and out-of-print titles. We offer discounts for school orders and for book clubs and have a free local delivery service.

We were on the regional shortlist for Independent Bookshop of the Year in 2009, 2013 and 2017, and listed in the Independent's Top 50 UK Bookshops.

are both suspended during the pandemic. We hope to start again as soon as it is safe to do so.

The bookshop started and runs Woodstock Poetry Festival, a completely independent festival that has now been running for 8 years.

The Woodstock Literature Society also holds an excellent series of monthly talks - do visit their website for further details.

Twitter: @WoodstockBooks

Tuesday, 23 June 2009

Yes, Dogs at The Woodstock Bookshop!

Well, it was a howling success (excuse the pun) - and here we are after the talk to prove we made it! Helen is on the left, with Pythius-Peacocke, then a couple of people lurking in the doorway and me looking delighted that it's over with everyone in one piece and nobody bitten or trodden on. There were 20 humans and 6 dogs in all, making an audience of more or less the usual size for talks at the shop.
The first picture shows one of the smaller dogs sitting patiently on the infant-sized wooden chair in front of the fiction section - a model member of the audience...

Helen gave a short and humorous account of some of her research and signed copies of Paws Under the Table - then everyone trotted off for a Woodstock walk finishing at The Woodstock Arms where the promised nibbles were superb.

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