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Harrogate legend's big festival date at Grassington

This year’s Grassington Festival has been launched tomorrow with a line-up awash with music stars – including a Harrogate music legend.

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Harrogate show by famous Posy Simmonds launched.

Harrogate show by famous Posy Simmonds launched

Harrogate’s Mercer Gallery is presenting an artistic coup this weekend with the sort of name usually associated with bigger city galleries.

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NiddFest appearance in Pateley Bridge this weekend - Harrogate author Rob Cowen.

Preview: 'Greatest' nature book author speaks in North Yorks

Award-winning Harrogate author Rob Cowen will be in conversation on stage this Sunday lunchtime at Pateley Bridge Playhouse.

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Progressive rapper Lence who headlines at Harrogate's North Bar on Friday, June 15.

Harrogate gig for rapper Lence at North Bar

One of the north’s most progressive rappers has been talking about his headlining slot tomorrow, Friday in a special Hip Hop night upstairs at Harrogate’s North Bar.
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Georgia Duffy, managing director of Imagined Things book store in Harrogate - and a Gruffalo!

Family fun at Harrogate book store

Harrogate's only independent book store is taking part in a family-friendly "Where's Wally" hunt from today

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Father’s Day 2018: What inspired this annual tradition and where it is celebrated?

Father’s day is soon upon us and with this will come the last-minute induced panic from those who have forgotten to pick up a card or present to mark this occasion. But where did the annual tradition of father’s day come from and why do we celebrate it?

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The cover of David Bowie's classic album Ziggy Stardust.

Bowie legend coming to Harrogate bar

A music legend will be mentioning The Beatles in Harrogate tomorrow night but his main focus will be on another act he produced - David Bowie.
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World famous DJ Graeme Park who is performing at Harrogate International Festival in July.

Superstar DJ set for Harrogate event

World famous DJ Graeme Park has been talking to the Harrogate Advertiser in advance of his exciting Harrogate Festival appearance in a few weeks' time.

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Flashback to a previous Happygate festival - Members of the singing group Altogether Now with their leader Chris Kemp and Harrogate's DJ Trev.  Also pictured is Knaresborough DJ Mike Atkinson. (1707233AM9)

Festival in Valley Gardens is called off

A popular annual community arts festival which usually attracts thousands of people to Harrogate's Valley Gardens has been called off.
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Leonora Cohen and Mary Gawthorpe were both advocates of the suffrage movement and their lifelong effort for rights and opportunities for women are still remembered toda

The Leeds suffragettes who valiantly fought for women’s right to vote

This year marks 100 years since some women over the age of 30 were granted the right to vote. For suffragettes, suffragists and other women’s rights campaigners, this was a huge leap forward in the bid for equal rights and opportunities for women.

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Queen's Honours List - Harrogate art curator Jane Sellars.

MBE for Harrogate arts curator

A leading figure in Harrogate's art world said she is thrilled to receive an honour in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
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Rap's greatest hits - Expect classic tracks plus new original music at Harrogate does Hip Hop Night,

Hip Hop night comes to Harrogate

A Leeds-based Hip Hop act is bringing his rapping and production talents to Harrogate in a unique music event next week in Harrogate.

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Warhol exclusive - Richard McTague, director of RedHouse Originals gallery in Harrogate.

Rare Warhol images at Harrogate gallery

A small Harrogate gallery found itself in the Sunday Times after landing a UK exclusive exhibition of unseen Andy Warhol photographs
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Jimmy's Night will take place next month in Harrogate.

It's back! Jimmy's nightclub returns to Harrogate

Harrogate's legendary Jimmy's nightclub is coming back for one night only after 25 years in a reunion for a whole generation.
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VOTE for you favourite crime novel

The shortlist for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year has been announced. It is as follows

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Aldborough: Yorkshire helicopter crash village was the site of a wartime RAF tragedy

Aldborough: Yorkshire helicopter crash village was the site of a wartime RAF tragedy

The village of Aldborough was in shock yesterday after a helicopter came down in a farmer's field, killing pilot and Lord-Lieutenant for North Yorkshire Barry Dodd.

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An ambient moment from one of Lence's impressive  videos for recent track The Portal.

Harrogate does Hip Hop event

A Leeds-based Hip Hop act is bringing his rapping and production talents to Harrogate in a unique music event in Harrogate.
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Martyn Ware, left, with fellow Human League/Heaven 17 founder Glenn Gregory, both of whom are appearing at  Grassington Festival with the likes of Peter Hook.

Interview: Human League man for North Yorks fest

The last time I talked to Martyn Ware he was visiting Harrogate working to talk about a possible ambitious art-sound installation.
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Coming to Harrogate - Engineer Ken Scott, second from left, in the studio with The Beatles and producer George Martin.

Man who knew The Beatles coming to Harrogate

A living and breathing Beatles and Bowie legend will be appearing in person at the next Vinyl Sessions in Harrogate shortly for charity.
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Yorkshire has a wide array of different events taking place throughout the region over the May bank holiday weekend

9 things to do in Yorkshire over the May bank holiday weekend

The second bank holiday of the month is shortly upon us and with this comes the search for fun events and activities around Yorkshire. Yorkshire has a wide array of different events taking place throughout the region over the upcoming May bank holiday weekend.
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