Festival of Words

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”

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 herContinue reading “Seven Summer Picks – Bookworms”

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 theContinue reading “Seven Summer Picks for August”

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

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”

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 whereContinue reading “Jill Liddington: Winning Votes For Women in Halifax and Beyond”