The Aardvark Blog

The Aardvark Blogger is always busy!

Lots going on with events and visitors to the bookshop. Not to mention plans for next year, markets and fairs, author events, live music and much more. Keep looking in to find out about everything that is happening in the bookshop in the middle of nowhere.

To Friedrich Schiller in profound gratitude from a poor bookseller25th June 2016

   Joy, beautiful sparkle of God,

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An Artist's Life, tragedy in Yorkshire and France, Folio Society Books17th June 2016

We have been working very hard this week on the exhibition 'An Actor's Life' about the life and acting career of my stepfather Martin Benson. There are several hundred photographs, programmes, posters and other ephemera, as well as over 20 of his paintings (many of fellow performers).

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Shropshire Hills Art Week Exhibition well and truly open5th June 2016

A very busy Private View ( or vernissage as our French cousins would call it) to this year's Aardvark Shropshire Hills Art Week Show Shropshire Boogie-Woogie. Lots of visitors, a good clutch of sales, and a generally joyous event. This would seem to be the year in which SHAW has really taken off, with nearly double the number of artists participating. Hats of to the participants and organisers for making this year's show such a success.


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