PHONE 01935 849503         shop.kingsdoncentre@phonecoop.coop

Our village shop opened on 8th March 2014 in the old Victorian primary school and is a volunteer run enterprise. We offer teas and coffees in return for a donation, and there is free wifi too. Come in and see us!

Opening Hours

Monday 8am to 4pm
Tuesday 8am to 4pm
Wednesday 8am to 4pm
Thursday 8am to 7pm
Friday 8am to 4pm
Saturday 9am to 1pm
Sunday Closed

We provide Kingsdon villagers (and visitors) with shopping essentials and a place to meet. We have recently undertaken a refurbishment and are now sited in the main schoolroom. This will allow us to expand the range of goods and services we can offer.

We are the home of the Kingsdon Knitting Klub, weekly social meetings and monthly cream tea or toasted teacake events. Story Time is monthly on a Saturday. Children are welcome to use the basketball net (ball available) and we encourage use of the outside space for its original purpose as a playground. If parking your car please give priority to children.

Latest news from our Facebook page:

22nd of May 2017 08:03 AM Link
Twenty flower troughs planted up ready for a colourful summer at our shop
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9th of May 2017 09:31 PM Link
FIRST CREAM TEA OF THE YEAR... COME AND JOIN US ON 20th MAY 1pm TILL 4pm
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16th of April 2017 07:48 PM
HAPPY EASTER TO YOU ALL.
The shop is open 9 till 1 on b/h Monday

 

The shop building is leased from Somerset County Council, presently for a peppercorn rent. We would like to thank the following for their financial support for the refurbishment in the last year: The Plunkett Foundation, South Somerset District Council, Somerset County Council, the Kingsdon Jubilee Fund (and the many individuals who have supported their fundraising),  artists who donated a share of proceeds and the Kool Katz rock and roll band.  We would also like to thank individuals who bought shares or who donated items we would otherwise have to have paid for - and everyone who worked for free!

In previous years we have also benefited from a grant from a large local employer, a donation from Cooperative Bank and a grant from Locality (Social Investment Business). Kingsdon Parish Council match-funded a small grant from SSDC in 2014 which together with a grant from Somerset Community Foundation (Perry's recycling) helped to get us off the ground.

We are an Industrial and Provident Society for the Benefit of the Community (a mutual) so we are run by our Members.

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