The Animals: Friday, February 8 will see probably the most prestigious gig in the history of the town hall when 60s band The Animals are joined by Stax Records legend Steve Cropper. Steve is well known for his career with Booker T and The MGs and for co-writing classic songs including Sittin on the Dock of the Bay. Tickets from Andy Herrington on 01423 860340 or www.ripleyblues.com.
Talk and slideshow: on the history of the Hotel de Ville on Wednesday, February 20 at 2pm. Places must be booked through Harrogate Museums on 556188.
The Star Club: annual dinner including quiz will be held at The Millstones on Friday, February 22. Places can be booked through Andy on 860340.