Friday 5th April. The UK book launch of Leonard And Hungry Paul with Ronan Hession and Bluemoose books. Thursday 11th April. Poetry launch of Zebra by Ian Humphreys with support from Zaffar Kunial and Natalie Burdett. Five Arches Press. Thursday 18th April. Launch of Built On Sand by Paul Scraton, Influx Press.
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, aContinue reading “Halifax Festival of Words October 12th-14th 2018”
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, readingsContinue reading “Cream tea with Alexander McCall Smith”
We are pleased to announce that there will be a second Halifax Festival of Words on the 4th-6th October. For the full programme, please visit the Halifax Festival of Words website. 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 filledContinue reading “Festival of Words”
This much loved classic children’s book was first published in 1968 and is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary this year. Telling the story of Sophie and her hungry and thirsty tea time guest it is a perfect book to read aloud and also great for a child who has just learnt to read by themselves. AlongContinue reading “The Tiger Who Came To Tea”