Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Happy Christmas!

As the big day approaches don't forget to visit us for your Christmas food and last minute presents. Our opening times over the festive period are:

Wednesday 24th December: 8.30am - 1.00pm
Thursday 25th & Friday 26th December: Closed
Saturday 27th December: 9.00am - 1.00pm
Sunday 28th December: 9.00am - 12.00pm
Monday 29th December: 8.30am - 1.00pm
Tuesday 30th December: 8.30am - 1.00pm
Wednesday 31st December: 8.30am - 12.00pm
Thursday 1st January: Closed
Friday 2nd January onwards: Normal hours

Wishing you a very happy Christmas from all of us at the Village Stores.

Saturday, 15 November 2014

Christmas Late Night Opening

Our Christmas Late Night opening is this Friday, 21st November, from 6.00pm to 8.30pm. As well as a great range of Christmas food and gifts, we'll have wine tasting and special

offers with the Oxford Wine Company. We’ll also be taking orders for hampers, cheese and delicious Christmas puddings. See you there!

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Christmas baking...

Have you seen our new freezer food? Croissants, spicy potato wedges, stir fry vegetables and three new flavours of individual savoury pies. Completely delicious! And if you’re thinking of Christmas baking, you’ll find all the ingredients you need on the special display just inside the front door. 

Make sure to save the evening of 21st November for our late night Christmas shopping event. More details to follow soon!

Monday, 15 September 2014

New signs!

The last of our new signs went up this morning - a fresh look around the village!

Monday, 1 September 2014

Lovely and local!

Our fantastic range of local products is growing all the time: Brightwell Vineyard Wine, Slice Cakes, Cawston Press juices, free-range eggs, Wessex Mill cereals and flour... You'll find all of these and more on our special display just inside the front door.

Did you know that we also stock Rescue Remedy and Rescue Cream from Bach Flower Remedies, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell's internationally famous local success? Comfort and reassurance from just around the corner!

Saturday, 26 July 2014

Steph's Farewell Party

Our manager Steph is soon leaving the Village Stores for a new job, closer to home. Come for tea and cakes at the Village Hall on Saturday 2nd August to celebrate her time with us. The party runs between 2pm and 5pm - drop in at any time!

Friday, 4 July 2014

Village Fete

We're at the Village Fete this Saturday, 5th July, and we need help counting our pasta and Mint Imperials! See you at Sotwell House from 2pm to 4.30pm.

Thursday, 19 June 2014

AGM - Tuesday 24th June

The Annual General Meeting of The Village Stores will be held at Brightwell Village Hall on Tuesday 24th June from 8.00pm. All members are welcome to hear how the shop is progressing and about plans for the future.

Monday, 2 June 2014

Neal's Yard Remedies - Special Event

Join us in store on Monday 16th June between 2 - 4pm to meet Karen from Neal's Yard Remedies. She will be bringing samples and offering advice on this popular range of organic

health and beauty products. A one-off chance to chat, sample and buy - with a complimentary coffee and slice of cake!

Monday, 19 May 2014

Have you seen our owls?

We’ve a fantastic new selection of gifts in store. Gorgeous door stop owls, shabby chic picture frames, decorative tissue tins, lip balms, bird feed boxes, food hampers and many more... These beautiful ribbons are only £1.49 a roll!

Tuesday, 15 April 2014


In the run-up to Easter we are offering two Lindt Gold Bunnies (100g) for £5.00. They're waiting for you in store, along with all sorts of other Easter treats!

Monday, 24 March 2014

Mother's Day & Easter

Just arrived in store is our new display area - full of special things for Mother's Day and Easter. Come and see!

We're looking for 15 new customers to help bring our newspaper service into profit. Would you like a paper waiting for you when you visit? You can choose any paper on any day, as many times of the week as you like. The service for our much-valued existing customers will not be affected!

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

With love...

For Valentine's Day this Friday we have a great selection of gifts in store; heart-shaped candles from Brightwell Bees, delicious dark chocolate mango, some seriously huge packs of Love Hearts - and heart-shaped meringue cases for that special romantic dessert!


Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Open Meeting

Join us on Tuesday 28th January in Brightwell Village Hall at 8pm for our next open meeting. As well as hearing about the shop's progress, there will be a chance to sample some of our delicious new goodies. Everyone welcome!