The Autumn Phoenix Book Fair. September 23rd, Campsegret.

We shall display more than 20.000 fiction and non-fiction books (all categorised by genre and in alphabetical order and all in excellent to good condition). We will have  3000 DVDs/CDs and many lovely Christmas cards. Come early to secure the books of your favourite authors. Just imagine them in your home, deliciously waiting to be read in the winter months. The famous Catering Ladies will spoil you with a wonderful offers of home-made savouries and sweets. Come for the day and bring the family with you. Prices start from 1€  and up. Besides all this  you might just meet your next furry friend-for-life! 

As always the proceeds from the Book Fair will go to the Phoenix Association to continue our work in saving, caring for and rehoming abandoned, abused and unwanted animals.

The doors will be open at 09.30 (09.00 for people with limited mobility) and close at 15.00 hours. Entrance and parking is free. Donations of books, cakes, DVDs, unwanted gifts for the Bric A Brac, unwanted animal attributes  etc are very welcome on the day.We are looking forward to your company.

How to find us 
we are at the Salle Municipale in Campsegret Dept 24140 on the RN21 between Bergerac and Perigueux.

The Biannual Phoenix Book Fairs – FAQs

Donating items

For logistical reasons, we prefer to receive your donations on the day of the Fair itself as transport and the manpower is available on these Fair days to handle the weight and bulk of books and other donated items. However, if you are leaving the country or for some reason can’t come to the Fair, please contact us to see if we can find another way to transfer your items.

 We gratefully accept fiction and non-fiction, all sorts of CDs, DVDs, vinyl records and other items. All antiquarian books are also very welcome; we always find enough interested people for these.

Please give us books that are in a condition that you yourself would like to buy. Broken, tatty and/or mouldy books as well as scratched or copied CDs and DVDs unfortunately do not sell.

 What we love (in good condion) are:

– Fiction books

– Non-fiction books (especially Cookery, Gardening, History, Military History, Biographies etc)

– All antiquarian books

– All older series as Lady bird books, Observer’s books etc

– First editions

– Signed editions

– Children’s toys, bears or other fluffy animals

Jig saw puzzles, games

Animal and pet items such as baskets, blankets, duvets, coats/rugs, tackle and leads, food (within the sell by date).

 As there’s no market for these, please DO NOT donate:

x Readers Digest series of any sort

x Mills and Boon series

x Encyclopedias, atlasses

x Cassette tapes

x VHS tapes

x Unusable, broken or mouldy items

x Clothes and shoes.

 Wish to help?

Why not become a member of the Book Team? We meet every Friday at our sorting barn for several hours in a village just north of Bergerac. Here all the books are sorted and put into category and or alphabet. The donated goods for the Bric a Brac, the puzzles, the toys and the prizes for the Tombola and the thousands of DVDS and CDS sorted here too and made ready for each Fair.

Perks – we still pay for the books like everyone else, however, we have access to them all year round!

For further general inquiries please contact Christine at