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Competition success for Tewit Youth Band

Tewit Youth Band entered the Brass Factor entertainment competition on November 12, flying the flag for young people in the district as the only Youth Band competing.

Music
Thease are believed to be the mummified legs of Queen Nefertari. Photo by Professor Joann Fletcher

Yorkshire TV stars discover Egyptian Queen Nefertari's mummified legs

These 3,000 year old mummified legs are believed to be those of Egyptian Queen Nefertari, identified by Yorkshire's own world renowned experts and TV stars Professor Joann Fletcher and  partner Dr Stephen Buckley.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1952: Leeds man wins world billiards championship

On this day in Yorkshire 1952: Leeds man wins world billiards championship

Leslie Driffield, a Leeds business man and English champion, last night, in Calcutta, won the World Amateur Billiards Championship.

Arts
On this day in Yorkshire 1941: Students make model ‘planes

On this day in Yorkshire 1941: Students make model ‘planes

Three junior students of the Leeds College of Art are putting their spare time and money to good use by making scale models of British and enemy aircraft from odd scraps of material.

Arts
Christmas stories from the archives
Little girl from Tristan da Cunha to have a Yorkshire Christmas

Christmas stories from the archives Little girl from Tristan da Cunha to have a Yorkshire Christmas

A SMALL brown-haired girl with sparkling slate-blue eyes who has travelled 6,000 miles during the last few weeks, will wake up in a Sedbergh home o Christmas Day to find presents left her for the first time by father Christmas

Arts
Silson Contemporary Art gallery owner Sarah Collier. (1610032AM4)

Mince pies and more tonight at Harrogate gallery's Christmas bash

Harrogate’s newest art gallery Silson Contemporary Art gallery is hosting a Christmas open evening tonight, Thursday, December 1 from 6pm-9pm at its Harlow Oval home with music, mince pies and treats.

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Sully: Miracle on the Hudson showing at Ripon Curzon, Harrogate Odeon and Harrogate Everyman Cinema.

Harrogate District cinema times: Friday, December 2 until Thursday, December 8

Fancy seeing a film this weekend?

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Song for Christmas - Willow Tree Primary

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer is being sung here by children from Willow Tree County Primary in Harrogate.

Arts
Line up for Hyena Comedy Club on Saturday

Line up for Hyena Comedy Club on Saturday

Tis the month of December, and the Hyena Lounge Comedy Club offers up a Christmas treat packed with ho-ho-ho-hilarity.

Theatre and Comedy
And a special guest is  expected

Annual Harrogate carol concert at international centre

Hundreds of school children from Harrogate, Knaresborough and Boroughbridge will join forces with Harrogate Symphony Orchestra and Harrogate Choral Society for the annual Harrogate Christmas Concert at the International Centre on Saturday December 17.

Music
Matt Goss swinging into the UK for Christmas show and YOU could meet him!

WIN: Bros superstar Matt Goss meet and greet Christmas show tickets

Christmas is about to come early for one lucky fan of Bros superstar Matt Goss - we are giving YOU and a guest the chance to meet him and see his festive show.
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Summerbridge Players will be presenting A Christmas Carol in Dacre Village Hall. Pictured are  Chris Rush, Ivan Turner, and Jackie Kerr as Mr Grimes, Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghost of Christmas Past.

Whats on: Your guide to events in and around the Harrogate district area across the next seven days.

Looking for something to do in and around the Harrogate district from Thursday, December 1 to Wednesday, December 7?

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Leeds Festival 2017 headliners Muse. (Photo by Peter van Velthoven)

Leeds Festival 2017 - first headliners unveiled

Reading & Leeds Festivals have announced Muse as the first headliners for next year’s festival, taking place from August 25-27, 2017.

News
Christmas stories from the archives: Cupid’s Christmas 23rd December 1950

Christmas stories from the archives: Cupid’s Christmas 23rd December 1950

The first couple to be married at Leeds Register Office today arrived in darkness, before 8 a.m.

Arts
Muse is first headline act announced for Leeds and Reading Festivals 2017

BREAKING: Rock royalty Muse first headliner announced for Leeds and Reading Festivals 2017

Stadium rock royalty Muse have been announced as the first headliners for next year's Leeds and Reading Festivals - with Yorkshire's own While She Sleeps also on the bill.
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Festive concert to help sick children

Festive concert to help sick children

Performing arts group, danSing, will host a festive charity concert in Wetherby on December 12 to raise funds for Bethany’s Smile, a charity founded by teenager, Bethany Hare, to support children with life threatening and life-limiting illnesses.

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Pupil Annabel Wass is pictured with the Lazy Ace programme.

Harrogate girls take to stage in heart of West End

Two Harrogate schoolgirls have taken to the West End stage to perform in a one-off show at one of London’s most famous theatres.

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Ava, 10, on target with new role

Ava, 10, on target with new role

Ten-year-old Ava Bounds beat 200 other hopefuls to land the lead child role of Nellie in this year’s Christmas show, Annie Get your Gun at the Sheffield Crucible.

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Song for Christmas: Western Primary School, Harrogate

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: the lights have been switched on, the decorations are up and the Harrogate Advertiser series Song for Christmas is back.

Arts
The Sherlocks

Yorkshire Radio 1 stars The Sherlocks in tune with top DJ

Yorkshire indie stars The Sherlocks affirmed their Radio 1 status with a show in London with one of its top DJs.
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