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No 8 The Old Bookshop

8 High Street, Downham Market, PE38 9DB  |  01366 387874  |

A fun, quirky bookshop & hearing support service based in the heart of Downham Market

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No 8 The Old Bookshop - Gift package of handmade book folding in the shape of a flower
No 8 The Old Bookshop - window with children's book display
No 8 The Old Bookshop - Pre-loved books for sale. Gift packages available and regular events

With shelves bursting with thousands of pre-loved beautiful books, from contemporary to vintage, classics to education and everything in between... You're bound to find something you love!

And if there's something in particular you're looking for, LET US KNOW and our team will do their best to find it in our vast collection.

Opening Times

Tuesday - Friday: 9:00 - 3:00

Saturday: 10:00 - 4:00

No 8 The Old Bookshop - Much more than your average bookshop

Hearing Support at The Old Bookshop

Our Bookshop also houses a drop-in hearing support centre offering advice and support for people with a hearing loss.

We can help you with your hearing aids; providing batteries, re-tubing, fault finding and advice. We can also give you general support & advice about your hearing loss and provide resources if you need any additional assistance.

We're always happy to help, so pop in and see us - You're always welcome

Hearing Support - Our staff member Sarah adjusting the hearing aids of a service user
No 8 The Old Bookshop - window display showing children's books
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All profits from our book sales & events go to WNDA - To support the deaf community and those with hearing loss.

All donations are gratefully received.

Gift packages available

Beautifully gift wrapped, bespoke packages made to your requirements, available for all occasions

No 8 The Old Bookshop - Gift basket - Hand picked books presented beautifully available as gifts
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Local comic book creator giving a demonstration and talk at our bookshop
Image of front cover of book, Silver Stories. The book was written by WNDA service users to celebrate 25 years of WNDA

Silver Stories from No 8: Our new book celebrating 25 years of WNDA - Available to buy now!

An anthology of short stories celebrating 25 years of the West Norfolk Deaf Association, edited by Daisy Line.

Available online for £4.95 + £2.95 p&p, or from No 8 The Old Bookshop

Image showing hand-wrapped gift sets available to buy from No 8 The Old Bookshop

Events at No 8 The Old Bookshop

We hold regular social events at The Old Bookshop, covering a huge range of interests suitable for everyone of all ages

No 8 The Old Bookshop - Poetry evenings held regularly

Poetry evenings

No 8 The Old Bookshop - Author event - Local comic book artist gives demonstration

Creative Writing Workshops

No 8 The Old Bookshop - Meet the author event

Meet The Author events

No 8 The Old Bookshop - Craft Gifts - Gift pack that contains materials needed to make crafts

Craft Workshops

No 8 The Old Bookshop - Blackboard sign reading "come in and smell the books"

And much, much more...

No 8 The Old Bookshop - New book launch with an opportunity to meet the author

Book Launches

No 8 The Old Bookshop - Meet the author event with demonstration from author about creative writing

Book Signings

Recent Products

Our recent products


Let us know what you're looking for, and we'll do our best to find it for you

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