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Opera North’s family sessions

Singing, storytelling and sharing music can all be enjoyed by Yorkshire’s youngest residents over the coming weeks as Opera North announces a series of special family-friendly performances and workshops.

Billy Bragg.

Interview: Why Billy Bragg joined the army!

Billy Bragg may be an English icon but it's a long time since he was the leftie folk-punk singer of legend.
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Beati at St Robert's Church in Pannal

Review: Beati, St Robert’s Church, Pannal

St Robert’s Church, Pannal was filled for the concert given by the ladies’ vocal group, Beati.

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VIDEO: Sheffield band Redfaces set music world on fire with debut Kerosene

Hotly tipped young Sheffield guitar band Redfaces have set the music world on fire with the release of their aptly named explosive debut single Kerosene.

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Big names for South Yorkshire's first Wentworth Music Festival

South Yorkshire's Wentworth Woodhouse stately home is to be the spectacular backdrop for a new outdoor music and comedy festival with a chart-topping line-up including Tony Christie, Heaven 17, T'Pau and Lemar.
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DJ Trev in action. (Picture by Stuart Rhodes)

Tonight: Harrogate bar's pub party with vinyl-only DJs!

Harrogate's only vinyl night is back tonight, Thursday, at one of Harrogate's most popular craft beer bars.

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Harrogate District cinema times: Friday, January 20 until Thursday, January 26.

Fancy seeing a film this weekend?

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Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

GENERAL DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER took office as 34th President of the United States today, and in a 20-minute inaugural speech called for good faith among nations to end the cold war.

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Historian Malcolm Neesam will be giving an illustrated talk on Literary Harrogate at The Club, 36 Victoria Avenue, on Sunday, January 22.

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, January 19 to Wednesday, January 25?

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NARG 1710105AM1 Ripon Charity Pantomime. The cast of Ripon Charity Group production of Babes in the Wood. (1710105AM1)

Panto group ride on to success in 38th charity production

What a fantastic night of fun filled entertainment was had at Ripon’s Outwood Academy last Saturday evening when Ripon’s Charity Pantomime group performed its 38th production - Little Red Riding Hood.

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The 2016 Hunted contestants, including Leeds pair Anna May and Elizabeth Garnett (left)

Could you be Hunted? TV show seeks new contestants

Producers of a TV show are looking for daring contestants to 'go to ground' in a bid to evade capture in 21st-century Britain.

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Coming to Harrogate - T'Pau and Carol Decker.

Revealed: Rick Astley & more in Harrogate Theatre's new season

The new season has been unveiled at Harrogate Theatre and it's got almost everything anyone could want - Rick Astley, Frankenstein and The Sooty Show, not forgetting Jimmy Carr, KT Tunstall, The Invisible Man and T’Pau.

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Snowdrop displays at Goldsborough

Snowdrop displays at Goldsborough

People are being invited to enjoy the sight of some of the country’s rarest snowdrops.

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Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back.

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Big news in the TV world this morning as Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

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Louis Baily

Review: Vacation Chamber Orchestra

Two firsts for me – One I’ve never seen the Vacation Chamber Orchestra, to give it its full name, perform and I’ve never been to St John’s Church, Sharow, both a positive experience.

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry.

Interview: Billy Bragg - from meeting The Queen to US railroad songs

The last time Billy Bragg’s path crossed with Harrogate’s he was still the earnest nasal-voiced leftie folk-punk singer of legend.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Avengers assemble for Marvel Universe Live super show at Sheffield Arena

Spider-Man is about to swing in to Yorkshire to save the universe with all his superhero pals including Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Wolverine, Black Widow and more - take a look....
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Forthcoming Ripon gig - Hope and Social.

Ripon pub becomes must-visit live venue

Rejuvenated Ripon venue The Golden Lion is looking ahead to a fantastic year of live gigs.
RISING STAR: Tenor Nick Pritchard will be singing in Ripon Cathedral next week.

Song cycle at Ripon Cathedral

Next week Ripon Cathedral will be playing host to Franz Schubert’s acclaimed song cycle, Die Schöne Müllerin, a journey embracing optimism, love, rejection and tragedy. The Cathedral Concert Society’s opening concert of 2017 is being performed in the magical setting of the Quire on January 16 at 7.30pm.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

Norwegian vessel takes off crew of 20

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