Halifax Festival of Words 4th – 6th October


Organised by our sister shop The Book Corner and Halifax music venue The Grayston Unity, the second Halifax Festival of Words has something for everyone.

Festival programme available here 


Sunday 27th October 5.30 – 8pm

A Birthday Party for Sylvia Plath 

Join us and our host poet Sarah Corbett for an evening celebrating Sylvia Plath. There will be an amazing line up of Plath writers and scholars, plus poetry readings, wine, cake, and party games.

Tickets £5 available from the shop. Call in or email

Past Events

Thursday 1st August 7-9 pm We Don’t Die Of Love – Stephen May

Saturday 29th June Harry Heape – Shiny Pippin And The Impossible Door 

Thursday 27 June 7pm How to Have a Happy Hustle with Bec Evans

Thursday 20th June Book Signing with Julia Donaldson

Friday  10th May Liz Flanagan – Dragon Daughter book signing. 3pm 

Tuesday 30th April  – David Underdown – A Sense of North, Poetry Launch

Wednesday 13th March   Linda Green – The Last Thing She Told Me 

Linda Green, the bestselling author of While My Eyes Were Closed and After I’ve Gone launches her latest novel

Wednesday 27th February    George Murphy – Hippy Valley

Launch of George Murphy’s  series of Yorkshire monologues in the Music Hall tradition

Thursday 21st February –  Bomb Culture Launch

Editors Jay Jeff Jones and Douglas Field in conversation with Jamie Sutcliffe

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