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Halifax Festival of Words October 12th-14th 2018

Two weekends ago we had the enormous pleasure of co-hosting the inaugural Halifax Festival of Words with The Grayston Unity , a local, independent, award winning bar and live music venue. We are immensely proud to have been part of bringing this fantastic event to Halifax. Taking place across 3 venues in Halifax it included punk poetry, a… Continue reading Halifax Festival of Words October 12th-14th 2018

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Cream tea with Alexander McCall Smith

Last weekend we were lucky enough to welcome Alexander McCall Smith when he joined us at The Piece Hall for Cream Tea and conversation. A full house and a wonderful atmosphere as our audience enjoyed a beautiful home-made cream tea served by our friends at The Deli, while listening to a mix of poetry, readings… Continue reading Cream tea with Alexander McCall Smith

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Festival of Words

The Book Corner and  The Grayston Unity wish to thank everyone who supported the very first Halifax Festival of Words. It was a buzzing weekend filled with poetry, music, books, impromptu dancing and great chat. It was a pleasure and a privilege to share it with so many brilliant locals in this fine old town.… Continue reading Festival of Words

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Seven Summer Picks – Bookworms

Here are seven brilliant books that we highly recommend for your summer reading. We are delighted to offer £1 off each of them. Secrets of a Sun King by Emma Carroll. London, 1922. A discovery from ancient Egypt. A cursed package. The untold story of a young pharaoh. When Lilian Kaye finds a parcel on her… Continue reading Seven Summer Picks – Bookworms

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Seven Summer Picks for August

Needing some help to decide what to read next? Wondering what books to pack in your suitcase? Having a staycation and giving yourself plenty of reading time? Here are the books we will be reading over the summer and we're delighted to offer £1 off each of them.   The Beginning of The World in… Continue reading Seven Summer Picks for August

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Jill Liddington: Winning Votes For Women in Halifax and Beyond

We were delighted to have the renowned local writer and historian Jill Liddington join us in the shop yesterday evening. Jill is interested in women's history with her main research focusing on the Votes for Women story. Jill's involvement with the local aspects of the story started when she moved next door to the mill where… Continue reading Jill Liddington: Winning Votes For Women in Halifax and Beyond