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:

17th of August 2017 08:29 AM Link
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11th of August 2017 01:06 PM Link
AVAILABLE NOW!!! Pick your own runner beans from the vegetable plot. These delicious beans are now ready to be picked at your leisure - (donations gratefully received of course!). Many thanks Tim Owen for your hard work in preparing and growing them. Nothing beats home grown food!!! (Produce demonstrated here by our own model of the day - the lovely Jackie)
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6th of August 2017 06:32 PM
AVAILABLE NOW!!! Pick your own runner beans from the vegetable plot. These delicious beans are now ready to be picked at your leisure - (donations gratefully received of course!). Many thanks Tim Owen for your hard work in preparing and growing them. Nothing beats home grown food!!!

 

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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