Oxfam is a development, advocacy, and relief agency working to put an end to poverty worldwide. In partnership with local groups, they work with poor people to help them help themselves. The Oxfam Books & Music shops sell secondhand books, CDs and tapes.
Venue Details & Map
Oxfam Books & Music
91 Marylebone High StreetMaryleboneLondonW1U 4RB
- +44 (0)20 7487 3570
- Public transport:
- Baker Street, Underground
I walked into Oxfam without knowing that it's a charity store. I thought it was just a second hand bookstore and I'm usually a fan of those.
This one did not disappoint. Packed with piles and piles of used books, records, CDs and DVDs (and some bits of other odd things). I like the selection of classic literature , biography, and humors. Music sheet selection is interesting, but limited....more
What once was a charity shop packed to the brim with all sorts of goodies is now a shadow of itself.
This Oxfam has seemed to have a bit of a modern facelift making it extremely easy to find what you are looking for, assuming you are happy with a very limited selection.more
The books are reasonably well sorted and there's a great selection - I could happily browse for hours - and the staff are helpful and humorous. But seriously - what is with the smell?more
Two of my favourite things: books and charity shops! I'm always happy in an Oxfam bookshop but this one has a large(ish) music section too. Not just books on music but CD's, cassette tapes and a rather large - for a charity shop - vinyl section. Except actual instruments there are all aural music things and they're cheap!
Most of the store, however, is made up of books. Of course second-hand...more
There are a lot of books in here most at the fraction of their retail value. BARGAIN! I love that word. Yes there isn't the range of a Waterstones, but this is a second hand store. Yes Oxfam is a chain, but it retains an independent image, plus they are a charity, so you don't get buyers remorse shopping here.
You'll find three things on the shelves: Books, DVD's and music - a lot of it...more