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.

'Syrinx and Harp', October Brocante, new titles in store23rd September 2017

In two weeks' time Aardvark will be hosting a very exciting event in this year's Arcadia Music Festival, "Syrinx and Harp": a two-part illustrated talk by Hugh Webb and Roger Nichols that will explore two different aspects of the musical programme this year.

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False Lights, Tickets for Arcadia Music, Stall bookings for October Brocante16th September 2017

Many thanks to all who helped make yesterday's book launch for Katy's new novel 'False Lights' such a success. Particular thanks to her editor Rosie de Courcy who made the journey out to the wilds of Herefordshire to be there on the night. Seeing Katy's novel grow from the seed of an idea to the final book published by a major publisher has been a great pleasure and delight. Well done to here and to all at her publishers Head of Zeus for such a beautiful production.

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Ludlow Food Festival, False Lights Book Launch, Syrinx and Harp11th September 2017

It is a truth universally to be acknowledged that books and water are a very poor combination, so congratulations to our dedicated team at this year's Ludlow Food Festival for managing to keep everything dry ( except themselves) amongst the frequent showers. Thank you also to Peter Burden who was a superb compere for the 'Literary Ludlow' strand, and to Katy and Glynn from 'Wots Cooking' for their unstinting help and support.

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Why Buy Art?1st September 2017

Meditations on Buying Art for Herefordshire Art Week 2017

With less than two weeks to go before the start of this year's Herefordshire Art Aeek show 'Weft and Warp', I have been thinking about why it is that showing and selling art has become such an important part of what we do at Aardvark. My answer is two-fold: Firstly because we wish to support our local artistic community, and secondly because we enjoy helping to introduce our customers to objects of beauty and/or curiosity.

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