Toddlers’ Storytime at the Book Fayre

Wednesday December 7th is the day for another session of theatrical mayhem and fun at the Book Fayre, with Kirsty from Rhubarb theatre. Come along for music, theatre and fun activities from 2 to 3pm. Pop in to the shop to book or call 01526 354501. The cost is £4.00 per child over 2 years old.

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The Enormous Crocodile comes to Woodhall Spa

Rhubarb Theatre are coming to the Book Fayre to present interactive storytime fun based on the Roald Dahl classic, for children from 2 to 5 years old, on April 19th, from 2 to 3 pm. For a free place, call 0152 6354501 or call into the bookshop. Singing, dancing and crafting are on the menu, so be warned!

“Watch out for the hungry croc – he loves to guzzle up little boys and girls! Join Rhubarb Theatre for this classic Roald Dahl tale.This storytelling workshop is full of fun filled drama, music and art – just bring the juicy and yummy kids!”

From the village notice boards (August bank holiday 2015)

Highlights for the holiday weekend in and around Woodhall Spa:

Fancy a ride in a vintage bus? Then head into Horncastle between 10.30 and 11.45 am this Saturday, as some of the buses belonging to the Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society are on display at Mortons Printers car park, Boston Road.

Or, if vintage buses are not your thing, smaller items from the past will be on show and for sale at an antiques fair at St Peter’s Church, Woodhall Spa, from 10 am to 4 pm.

And in the afternoon the author of Oy Yew Ana Salote is visiting The Book Fayre in the Broadway, Woodhall Spa, for a book signing, between 2 and 3 pm. Continue reading

Book Fayre moves uptown to serve our community

book_fayre_3_150When Kathryn and Reg Fairs recently moved their two book shops into one building in the Broadway, a Woodhall Spa  resident commented on how welcome it was to have a bookshop in the village at last. An illustration of the location-location-location principle, as the The Book Fayre has been serving our community from three other premises, all only a stroll away, since 2005.

Now on the spacious ground floor of Matthew Templeton House in the Broadway, both businesses continue to thrive following the recent hectic move into the village centre.

It looks a lot better now it's full of books and people!

It looks a lot better now its full of books and people!

The new shop combines Kath’s new book and Reg’s secondhand book businesses, until recently located in Tattershall Road and the Melrose Arcade respectively. Quite simply, this move represents the realisation of their dream. In Kath’s words, there is more of a buzz now, and the new shop opens up some exciting new opportunities too. Continue reading