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The Leamington Spa Colouring Book

This new book was published on 14th November 2016.

There are 24 monochrome drawings of Leamington Spa for colouring in. Pencils, crayons, oil pastels, watercolour or other medium of choice can be used. Each picture has a blank page on the back.

The images are H 22cm x W 19cm.

Most of them have been drawn on the spot by Mick Jeffs but a couple have been based on historic images.

The book should be available from booksellers quoting ISBN 9780956277336.

The publisher announces that this book is Out of Print (12 June 2018)

The Pictures include –
(please note that some dates  listed are speculative)
St Pauls Church, 1874
Clarendon Place, 1837
General Station (GWR), 1852
Warwick Street, from 1826
Bath Assembly Hall, 1926
Beauchamp Avenue, c 1886
Justice Centre, 2010
Clarendon Street, from 1828
Manor House Hotel, 1873
Lansdowne Circus, 1836
Holy Trinity Church, 1847
Ben Satchwell’s Cottage, c 1700
Town Hall, 1884
Upper Holly Walk, c 1836
Royal Pump Rooms, 1818
Lantern Corner, various dates
Parthenon, 1818
Hitchman Fountain, 1869
Lillington Manor, c 1700
Church Street, c 1700
Binswood Hall, 1848
Church Terrace, 1855
All Saints Church, tower 1902
The Bridges, 1852

BOOKS by Michael Jeffs

Information about the books can be accessed here –

9780956277336The Leamington Spa Colouring Book

This book was published on 14th November 2016. It has 24 drawings of Leamington Spa for you and your friends or family to colour in.
OUT OF PRINT. No plans to reprint



CoverFrontWarwick: Exploring with a Sketchbook

This is a 112 page book published in April 2014 in the style of a graphic novel which relates much of the history of Warwick on four walks around the town.
Price £10



FrontCover Apr 2014Royal Leamington Spa: Exploring with a Sketchbook

A book of my drawings arranged in seven walks which describes the history of the town.
Published in 2011, Price £12.50
OUT OF PRINT. No plans to reprint




CoverScan July2014 WPA History of the Trading Standards Institute

This is the story of what is now the Chartered Trading Standards Institute over 130 years written by myself and Jim Humble and is published by the College of Fellows of the Institute. Published 2014. Price £12
To purchase this book please contact:
College of Fellows, CTSI, Sylvan Court, Basildon, SS15 6TH,



Cover FinalThe Myton Hospices: The First 35 Years

This 56 page book is the story of the Myton Hospices in Warwick, Coventry and Rugby and other services.
Published 2017.
Copies are free from The Myton Hospices, Myton Lane, Warwick, CV34 6PX
Phone 01926 492518. However a Donation around £5.00 will be gratefully received.


Cover WordPress April 2014Warwickshire Landscapes: The Story So Far

OUT OF PRINT, No plans to reprint

This Book is now available as an e-book for £6.00, Please
Click on the title

The story of the surface of Warwickshire from its geological formation to present times.
Published 2009


Mick Jeffs, Shay Books

Related websites –
Warwick Books
Warwick Society
Leamington History Group
Visit Warwick
Warwick Museum
The Trading Standards Institute
Shay Locomotives