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The Word is owned and operated by Joy and Martin Denny along with a team of volunteers in the heart of the Castle Quarter in Bedford. 
The Word exists to provide a friendly, relaxed environment in which you can browse and buy books, cards, gifts and more without the town centre hustle and bustle.  

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Thursday 1 st – Friday 23rd December
Our Children’s Sheep Trail in 34 local shops & cafes

Thursday 15th December
Late night opening until 8 p.m.

Sat 17th December 9.30 – 9.50
Carols outside the shop with Castle Community Choir

Thursday 22nd December
Late night opening until 8 p.m.

Saturday 24th December, Christmas Eve
Closing at 2.30 p.m.

Wednesday 28th December onwards
Opening 9.30 – 5.00 as usual

Friday 30th December
Start of New Year Sale

Monday 2nd January
Closed for Bank Holiday

Tuesday 3rd January onwards
Sale continues

Opening Hours 
 We are open Monday to Saturday, 9.30 am to 5.00 pm

Book Enquiry

Although we do not operate an online shop, in the truest sense of the word, if you live too far away to visit us we are happy to send your books by secure post, taking payment over the phone, or if you prefer you can send us a cheque in the post. 

Simply use the form below:

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