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VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

Wedding dresses don't come more frightening famous than the one worn by the bride of Frankenstein - now on show in South Yorkshire.
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Harrogate stickmaker Ken Horner. Picture: Tony Johnson.

‘By hook or by crook, I’ll help you’ Ken’s walking sticks raise £50,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

If you’re a regular at North Yorkshire’s agricultural shows and auction marts, then chances are you’ve admired the beautiful sticks and shepherd’s crooks made by Ken Horner.

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Dream job advertised at Harewood House

Dream job advertised at Harewood House

Fancy planning exhibitions and overseeing the historic collections at Harewood House?

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SKYPE VIDEO: Fashion blogger Susie Bubble inspires women tech creators at Leeds International Festival

Girl power comes to Leeds International Festival when fashion blogger Susie Bubble joins a panel inspiring more women to become tech creators.
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Crime writer Ian Rankin.

Harrogate event: Top author Ian Rankin reveals his Yorkshire roots

Among the big names coming to Harrogate’s Old Swan Hotel this summer is an old favourite, Ian Rankin.

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There is still time to see the exhibition.

Harrogate art exhibition raises awareness of autism

A Harrogate artist has opened a special exhibition to raise awareness of autism.

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VIDEO: Relic hunter wants to reunite families of 14,000 Second World War heroes with dog tags

A relic hunter has launched an extraordinary appeal to reunite the families of over 14,000 Second World War heroes with their dog tags - after he found them buried in a field.
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The Beatles pictured backstage with fans at the Royal Hall in Harrogate in 1963. (Picture by Terry Mason)

Close collaborators of Beatles and Bowie coming to North Yorks festival

The eighth year of North Yorkshire’s Deer Shed music and arts festival has announced its literary line-up - and it promises to be the best one yet.

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Memorable musical journey - Harrogate beatnik poet Heath Common.

Review: Stunning tales of 60s by Harrogate beatnik poet

Heath Common: Tales of A Young Life in Halifax & Notting Hill Gate (album), Hi4Head Records

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Then: Wilko Johnson in his Dr Feelgood 1970s prime.

Interview: "How I cheated death" by Dr Feelgood legend Wilko Johnson

Ex-Dr Feelgood legend Wilko Johnson was meant to be dead four years ago.

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The Victorian Harewood exhibition featuring costumes from the ITV series Victoria. Pictured Lucy Allen, and Alexis Guntrip, arranging a collection of the dresses worn in the series in the Cinnamon Drawing Room. Picture James Hardisty

Harewood’s royal links celebrated in new show

The iconic coronation dress worn by Jenna Coleman as Queen Victoria takes centre stage at Victorian Harewood, a new exhibition presenting costumes from ITV’s Victoria.

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New JOE WILKINSON fashion range

New fashion brand JOE WILKINSON launched

New designer Joe Wilkinson has launched his first self-titled luxury fashion range with a photo shoot inside one of Yorkshire's most spectacular stately homes.
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Flashback - Mods from Yorkshire scooter clubs at the release of the movie Quadrophenia.

Harrogate charity to bring Quadrophenia to life on 'urban beach'

A local charity which supports people living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities in the Harrogate area has launched a Crowdfunder campaign for an exciting fundraising event

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Wentworth Woodhouse, near Rotherham

Huge Yorkshire stately home that inspired Jane Austen is saved ‘against all odds’

A FIVE-YEAR bid to raise the funds to purchase and restore what is believed to be the largest house in Britain has paid off in South Yorkshire.

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Video: On this day in 1953: Rillington Place murders

Sixty four years ago the Yorkshire Post reported the discovery of a horrific crime scene in London.

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Picasso whose work features in a new exhibition in Harrogate.

Harrogate gallery unveils Picasso and more at new exhibition

Some of the greatest names in 20th century art are to feature in a new exhibition at a Harrogate gallery.

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Bananarma are playing this year's Grassington Festival, including original members  Keren Woodward and Sara Dallin.

Smash Hits 80s pop stars to headline North Yorkshire Festival

An annual North Yorkshire festival which swings from pop to classical to, well, swing, is to present one of the biggest stars of the era of Smash Hits as its headliners this year.
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Elsecar Heritage Centre

Yorkshire villages of Elsecar and Wentworth hit £1.2m Lottery jackpot

South Yorkshire villages of Elsecar and Wentworth are celebrating a £1.2 million Lottery jackpot to put arts and culture at the heart of their communities.
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Katy Perry is heading for Hull this summer.

Pop superstar Katy Perry is heading for Hull... and she can't wait to try our Yorkshire puddings

Katy Perry joked about her "English boyfriends" as she announced she will headline Radio 1's Big Weekend.
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