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”

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”

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 wasContinue 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 publishingContinue reading “Book Launch – Light After Light by Vicky Gatehouse”