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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 (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

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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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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