Arts & Screen

Harrogate acts come togther for charity album

A series of blues concerts held at Ripley Town Hall in recent years has been marked by the release of a new charity album.

The internationally-acclaimed Acoustic Alchemy.

One of best instrumental bands in world in Harrogate tonight

The high standard of live music at one of Harrogate’s best and most intimate venues continues this weekend with a show by Acoustic Alchemy.
Harrogate Film  Festival managing director Adam Chandler with Everyman Cinemas Anna Coates and  Chelsea Talbot.

Harrogate Film Festival's BAFTA accreditation hopes

Harrogate Film Festival is to return next year with a popcorn box full of exciting and events and a special guest starn with the aim of winning BAFTA accreditation.
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The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?


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Superb Harrogate band Litany.

New support for Harrogate band's homecoming gig

Presented by long-standing Harrogate independent music promoters Charm, Litany will be coming home to headline the show at Bilton WMC this Wednesday night.
Harrogate on TV - including Bettys.

Harrogate on Channel 5 soon!

Excitement has spread through the town as the screening date for an entire Channel 5 documentary about how Harrogate celebrates Christmas looms.

Acid Reign including Howard H Smith.

Metal legend was Harrogate's 'class clown'

One of Harrogate’s greatest unsung rock heroes is coming to his old stomping ground this weekend as part of his legendary band’s UK tour.

Panto legend Tim Stedman in Beauty and the Beast at Harrogate Theatre.

Panto launches at Harrogate Theatre

It's here! Harrogate’s annual family panto started this week and it already looks like being the theatre's biggest sold-out box blockbuster box office hit so far.
The Wedding Present with David Gedge, front, left.

Interview: Indie legend says farewell to 'George Best'

It's been nearly 20 years since David Gedge played in Harrogate and he's in a reflective mood when I chat to The Wedding Present founder on the phone.

Hometown show -  Fantastic Harrogate duo Litany's Beth and Jake.

Harrogate band that are big in London!

Fresh from soldout appearances in London, hugely talented Harrogate duo Litany are returning to play a rare show in their hometown in December.
The much-missed and talented Harrogate musician Ian Peak.

Harrogate's major tribute concert to 'Peaky'

He was a remarkable man and taught and inspired so many - and a concert this weekend in Harrogate will pay fulsome tribute to the life and talents of much-missed musician Ian Peak.
Jake and Beth of ace Harrogate band Litany.

Harrogate's ace pop song writers come home

One of their tracks may have attracted two million Spotify streams but the talented band playing their first-ever Harrogate gig say it’s great to be coming home.
The Wedding Present with David Gedge, second from right.

Interview: Wedding Present legend says farewell to classic album

It's been nearly 20 years since David Gedge played in Harrogate and he's in a reflective mood when I chat to The Wedding Present founder on the phone.
The Counterfeit Sixties.

Concerts cancelled in Knaresborough

A popular weekend of music gigs has been called off in Knaresborough only days before the shows.
Talented musician Dan Burnett.

Review: Harrogate's Dan Burnett - king of the keyboards!

Dan Burnett: Small World EP

Artist Christian Furr and photographer Gered Mankowitz at their exhibition 45RPM at RedHouse Originals Gallery in Harrogate. (Photo by giglens)

Legendary rock music photographer is hit in Harrogate

A legend in rock music photography has appeared in person at not one but two events in Harrogate over the last week.
The five-star Yorkshire monastery where the monks will have en-suite bathrooms

The five-star Yorkshire monastery where the monks will have en-suite bathrooms

Monks at a North Yorkshire monastery are eagerly awaiting the first renovation of their austere accommodation in 120 years.
Showing  soon in Harrogate - Part of a photo/painting by Jimi Hendrix as portrayed by photographer Gered Mankowitz and artist Christian Furr.

Iconic Hendrix/Stones images for new Harrogate exhibition

A Harrogate gallery which brings art and rock n roll together with great success is doing it again.
Singer-songwriter Chris Helme.

Britpop hero in Harrogate at 10 Devonshire Place

A former Britpop hero is to play in Harrogate tonight, Thursday, as part of a weekend of celebrations to mark the third birthday of one of the town’s award-winning craft beer bars.
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