April 2019 – proudly supporting independent publishers.

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.

The British Book Awards

We are feeling very excited and proud of ourselves as we have been nominated as a Regional Finalist for Independent Bookshop of the Year at The Bookseller’s British Book Awards. The regional winners will be announced on the 22nd March so we are keeping our fingers crossed. Congratulations to all the other regional finalists. ThankContinue reading “The British Book Awards”

An End of Year Round Up

Happy New Year. We want to start by thanking all our wonderful customers for their support in 2018 which culminated in us winning Independent Retailer of the Year at The Halifax Courier Business Awards. It was a fantastic way to end our first year of trading and we want to thank everyone who played aContinue reading “An End of Year Round Up”

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, aContinue reading “Halifax Festival of Words October 12th-14th 2018”

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, readingsContinue reading “Cream tea with Alexander McCall Smith”