Kings Road News

Kings Road

Margaret Garner

01423 521765

Queen Mother: the speaker at Harrogate Women’s Luncheon Club on Monday, March 4 will be Jean Townsend who will use slides to illustrate her talk on The Real Queen Mother. The club meets at 12.15pm for lunch at the Ascot House Hotel, Kings Road. Details of membership may be had from Christine Klar 01423 885204.

Coffee Concert: the Harrogate International Festivals’ next coffee concert at the Old Swan Hotel, Swan Road is at 11am on Sunday, March 3 and features cellist Adrian Brendell with pianist Alasdair Beatson as accompanist. The planned programme is; Sonata for Cello and Piano No.1 in F, Op 5/1 by Beethoven; Suite Italienne by Stravinsky and Sonata for Piano and Cello in G Minor, Op 19 by Rachmaninov.

Blues and Soul: the Robert Cray Band will be performing at the Royal Hall, Ripon Road on Saturday, March 2 start time 7.30pm. A winner of five Grammies Robert Cray has been a popular blues and soul singer for over 30 years, and is at present in the UK promoting a brand new album titled Nothin’ But Love which is his 16th studio album. Tickets are available at the Harrogate Theatre Box Office. Telephone 01423 502116.

Fashion Without Ration-A Look At The 1950s; the Mercer Art Gallery, Swan Road is putting on a handling session with Harrogate Museums’ Exhibition and collections assistant, Nicola Dyke who will encourage reminiscing as those attending take a look at textiles and household objects at the museum. The cost is £5 which also includes admission to the Royal Pump Room Museum on the day. A 2pm start on Thursday, March 7 and booking on 01423 556188 or e mail

St Luke’s Church: on Sunday,March 3 at 10.30am Holy Communion will be celebrated at St Luke’s Church, Franklin Square off Kings Road.