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.

Vide Grenier, H.Art and onwards28th August 2014

Still can't quite think how we managed to make it through the last weekend - for a small team running two events at the same time is somewhat crazy - but I am delighted to say that all went reasonably smoothly.

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DVDs and CD's at Aardvark Books21st August 2014

To mark this week's fantastic Presteigne Music Festival   Aardvark are stocking DVD's of classic movies - many of them in the BFI film series - and over 400 CDs of classical music from Arvo Part to Beethoven, from Haydn to Shostakovich.

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Day two of the history weekend17th August 2014

After a very busy day yesterday in the history weekend, today we have more events with talks and practical archery demonstrations. This weekend has been quite a contrast with our guest lecturers Peter Burden and Professor Charles Watkins talking about  beauty, the sublime and the picturesque, whilst next to them discussions were had on the practicalities of fighting through the ages.




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History Weekend Preparations14th August 2014

Things are at there usual state of craziness in Aardvark today, and I have reached the point - which always happens - of wondering why I can't just run an ordinary bookshop like every-one else.

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Previously in Aardvark Books ...10th August 2014

So much has happened since my last blog, and Aardvark has enjoyed its most popular summer ever. When I last wrote we had just purchased a large library from an academic's estate in the Midlands, and were just working through it. Since then we have hosted the 7th Mortimer Country Food Fair, and then Mr & Mrs Aardvark sloped off to France for a break...

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