Culture

At the double! Chantry House hosts joint exhibition

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The Chantry House Art Gallery is hosting a joint exhibition of new work by two of Yorkshire’s most popular artists to celebrate their 70th birthdays this autumn. The picturesque gallery at Ripley, near Harrogate, is featuring the work of John Thornton and James Wheeler at a double exhibition from 4 October to 19 October 2014. Emma Hargreaves, the owner of ... Read More »

Dirty stops out

Dj Trev from Harrogate

Dirty Stops Out – Dj Trev’s “Ba de ya, say do you remember, Ba de ya, dancing in September” what’s on guide into October. Ima go straight in tonight with a band who are playing at The Blues Bar. They are called the Memphis Cruisers and if you are one of them people who drives an old car, has a ... Read More »

RAF musical salute to the Red Arrows at the Royal Hall

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The RAF in Concert tour makes a welcome return to the Royal Hall to celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of the UK’s greatest national icons – the Red Arrows! Concertgoers can expect a programme of music to match the colour, flamboyance and entertainment provided by the world’s most exciting aerobatic display team during the past five decades. From rousing ... Read More »

Executive Producer leaves Harrogate Theatre after 10-years service

Kevin Jamieson takes up a new role in Manchester from Harrogate Theatre

Kevin Jamieson has left Harrogate Theatre after 10-years to become Senior Producer at a new culture hub in Manchester called HOME Jasper Gilbert has also been appointed as Technical Director and Head of Production. Both will be involved in delivering the artistic aims of the organisation, with Jasper Gilbert working across theatre, visual art and film, and Kevin Jamieson on ... Read More »

Harrogate District’s success in Yorkshire in Bloom Awards

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The Yorkshire in Bloom awards, which took place on Tuesday 16 September, have proven to be a ‘blooming’ success for the Harrogate district with three category wins, four Discretionary Yorkshire Rose Award Winners and 15 Medals awarded across the district. The following towns and villages took the following category wins and awards: Village: Spofforth – Gold Medal and category winner ... Read More »

A match with chemistry

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The Royal Institution, the Royal Society of Chemistry and Harrogate International Festivals bring the Modern Alchemist touring lecture to Harrogate. A spectacular display of fireballs and amazing chemical reactions feature at the event, sponsored by the Royal Institution and the Royal Society of Chemistry. The show, which takes place on 13 October, is free to schools across the region at ... Read More »

Success for Sasso in Harrogate

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Family-run Italian restaurant Sasso, which has been open in Harrogate for the past 16 years, is one of just three restaurants in the spa town to be featured in the 2015 Good Food Guide. The Princes Square Italian eaterie is named after chef/joint owner Stefano Lancellotti’s home town in northern Italy, an hour’s drive from Florence. Six years ago Stefano, ... Read More »

Dirty Stops Out – Dj Trev’s “Wake me up when September ends” guide to a good night in bed, or a good night trying to get into someone else’s bed

Dj Trev from Harrogate

Last week I started doing my monthly quiz at Lure and remarkably – particularly given that I went on about it at some length in last weeks column and the column only got published the day AFTER the quiz took place – quite a few of you actually came to it… I mean, I’m not even being sarcastic, it was ... Read More »