Wells has an old shop
on College Street in Kingsgate
Village, with fine books for all
the family - and a particularly large
If you can't visit the shop, please
to order or reserve the books you
We run the campus bookshop
at the University of Winchester.
Wells provides book fairs,
author events, and sales
to schools throughout Hampshire
And we have on our premises a traditional
If you want to look inside our shop
from where you are now, find us on
of Activities & Events
Storytime at P&G
Forty-five minute drop-in sessions for the
very young (up to 3 years old). Wednesday mornings at 10.00.
for our Facebook page.
Also now on Saturdays at 10.00 for 4 - 9 year olds. See the link above for details.
Creative Writing with P&G
We run classes for children and adults run by local teachers and authors several times a year. Keep your eyes on this page for details.
We recently hosted the P&G
Wells Children's Poetry Competition, with the subject "Space".
Click the highlighted links to read our two winners:
'And thinking' by Emma Hammond, age 14; and 'Lord of Cosmos' by Sam Cutter, age 9.
Thanks to all those who entered, and to our splendid judges: Laura Brill, Madelaine Smith, Richard Stillman & our own Clare Maltby.
Author Events with P&G
We regularly help out at events
at Winchester's Discovery Centre.
Check here regularly for details of
We're also the bookseller for the
Winchester Writers' Festival, at the
University of Winchester every June.
Book Groups at P&G
Wells (for all ages)
Groups meet regularly in the shop,
including The Kitchen Dancers, the
the Milkshake Club and the University
of Winchester Book Club.
Winchester Poetry Festival
Next Festival in October 2020 -
keep your eyes here
for events between now and then...
host a guest speaker on the last Thursday
of each month, usually at the Discovery
Hampshire Writers' Society
meets on the second Tuesday of each
month, usually at the University Of
Follow us on Twitter: @bookwells