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Knaresborough Festival of Entertainment and Visual Arts feva 8-17 August 2014

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The ever popular feva festival returns to Knaresboriugh in August. This is a full listing of what’s on. See www.feva.info/programme/how-to-book for ways to book which includes online for some events, by telephone (01423 866886), by post and in person at the Tourist Information Centre in the Castle Courtyard. Key to colours Street Entertainment Music Spoken Word Activities Theatre and Dance ... Read More »

Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2014

Belinda-Bauer

Belinda Bauer has tonight (17 July 2014, 9pm) scooped the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award for Rubbernecker. Celebrating its tenth year, the Award is considered one of the most coveted crime writing prizes in the country. The CWA 2010 Gold Dagger Award-winning author received glowing reviews for Rubbernecker featuring Patrick Fort, a medical student with Asperger’s ... Read More »

J.K. Rowling in sell-out exclusive UK appearance

J.K. Rowling with Val Dermid

J.K. Rowling writing as Robert Galbraith appeared exclusively at the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival tonight at 7.30pm (18 July) in Harrogate, in conversation with fellow crime writer, Val McDermid. The event marked J.K. Rowling’s first and only UK appearance this year as Robert Galbraith. It was the fastest selling event in Harrogate International Festival’s 50-year history with a ... Read More »

Yorkshire’s finest lead the way in summer sale

Samuel Dixon (c.1755)
Foreign and domestic birdsA set of four "basso relievo" embossed bird paintings contained in their original black Japanned frames
£3,000-5,000

Following on from the success of the Lenci figure in the Tennant’s Spring Sale, the Decorative Arts section has another two models to offer, both from private sources who underestimated their ceramics until seeing our previous result. One of the stylish figures is of a girl in black jacket with blue checked skirt and is expected to realise between £6,000-8,000. ... Read More »