Festival of Words

The Book Corner (Piece Hall) and The Grayston Unity have joined together to organise & curate the first ever Halifax Festival of Words. It will take place in the town between the 11th & 14th October. It’s a festival that celebrates the use of language through books, music, spoken word and illustration. Downloadable Programme Thursday 11th October… Continue reading Festival of Words

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

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

Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire 2018 On Sunday 6th May 2018 The Piece Hall hosted the start of Stage 4 of the Tour de Yorkshire, 'The Yorkshire Terrier'. The weather was glorious and The Piece Hall looked amazing with it's honey coloured stone standing out against the blue sky and festooned with bright yellow bunting. It was… Continue reading Tour de Yorkshire

Book Launch – Light After Light by Vicky Gatehouse

Last night we were delighted to host the launch of  Vicky Gatehouse's first poetry pamphlet, Light After Light. Vicky is a local poet; her work has been widely published in magazines and anthologies. Light After Light contains twenty poems exploring science and art. Light After Light is published by Valley Press - an independent publishing… Continue reading Book Launch – Light After Light by Vicky Gatehouse