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

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

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

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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

Poetry evenings

Creative Writing Workshops

Meet The Author events

Craft Workshops

And much, much more...

Book Launches

Book Signings


Our recent products


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