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Canons Ashby Book Fair

Come to the medieval Priory Church and browse a wide selection of books which have been donated by our supporters, all different genres from crime to cakes, new and old.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Come to the medieval Priory Church and browse a wide selection of books which have been donated by our supporters, all different genres from crime to cakes, new and old. Stock up for your summer holidays whilst raising funds for our special place. From 27 May - 4 June from 10am until 4pm. We recommend bringing cash to make it easier to buy books. Please take care of the public road on the way to the church. Normal admission prices apply

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Prices

Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Suitability

Families are welcome

Meeting point

Start your day at Visitor Reception and then follow directions to the church. Be careful of traffic when crossing the road.

What to bring and wear

Dress for the weather. You will need to cross the grass paddock to reach the church.

Accessibility

This is accessed over a grass paddock and across a public road, and a stone step up into the church.

Other

This is suitable for assistance dogs but not other dogs. It's recommended to bring cash to make it easier to buy books.

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on
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on
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at
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