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Prospero's Project is our fund-raising effort; read up on it here


Housed in the Barn at 8 West Street, Much Ado Books is open seven days (click here for details).

Our new venture, Prospero's Project, is open Friday to Monday 1pm to 5pm, as well as by chance or appointment.

E-mail us to order books or check on opening plans, or call 01323 871444. And keep tuned to our e-newsletter for updates and event anouncements!

What is Prospero's Project?

Part social club, part bookshop, part crafter's retreat, and part writer's haven – with a dollop of art gallery and a bit of this and that mixed in, too . . . Prospero's Project is a place we celebrate and share our appreciation for the ecosystem of books, from the writer's imagination to the reader's eye. Learn more by clicking here

Prospero's Project is also the name we have given to our social enterprise. Prospero's Project (the sook space) supports the social enterprise with a £2 door charge, refundable on purchases of £10 or more.

Prospero's Project is open Friday through Monday from 1 to 5pm. We are also available by chance or appointment.


Much Ado Books Readers Club

How can you enjoy great discounts at Much Ado, and lots of other benefits? By joining our new Readers Club - learn more here . . .





Craft Demonstrations with Julie Brooke

Author and craft expert Julie Brooke brings her skills to Prospero's Project on alternate Mondays . . . Learn more by clicking here

An Introduction to the Pre-Socratics

Much Ado friends David Soulsby and Paris Higgins lead a pair of workshops exploring the routes of Western philosophy on 25 May. Click here to learn more

Meditation Mondays

Try soothing meditation techniques . . . Click here to learn more

Drop-in Card-making Demonstration - Saturday 10 June

Join Cecile Garcia to pick up tips and techniques, and make your own card! Click here to learn more








Sunday 3 June - Rag Rug Workshop with Debbie Siniska



Saturday 16 June - Precious Memories Fabric Collage workshop







Friday 29 June - Sonnet Writing Workshop

Prospero's Project Fund-Raising

In 2016, our stocking sales will benefit schools both home and away . . . Learn more here

Events and Workshops

From bookbinding to felt crafts, we like to help people learn new skills, try new crafts and enjoy just plain making things.

We have learned wreath-making with Brighton experts; pondered Socrates and philosophy with a university professor; and created wonderful collages with artist Jane Robbins

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