Culture

Harrogate beer festival returns for the 25th year

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Residents of Harrogate are being invited to raise a glass as pints make pounds for charity at the annual Harrogate Charity Beer Festival. Organised by Round Table, the UK’s largest young man’s organisation, the festival will take place on Thursday, 12 March and Friday, 13 March from 6pm to 11.30pm and on Saturday, 14 March from 4pm to 11.30pm at ...

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Good Show Jeeves!

Harrogate Theatre Jeeves

DJ Trev takes a writers group to see Jeeves and Wooster so he can cut corners and get them to write his weekly column for him. The bally bounder. Last night Jeeves and Wooster started a run of nights at the Harrogate Theatre. For fun, I took some of the members of the writing group that I am part of, ...

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Scandinavian blockbuster author launches Theakstons Crime

Jo Nesbo

Jo Nesbo, one of the world’s leading crime writers, who dominates the bestseller charts and is published in 40 countries, is heading to Harrogate. Nesbo will appear on April 8 at the Old Swan Hotel at a special launch event with the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, where the full 2015 festival programme will be revealed. The number one ...

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Thai performer inspired by Youth Festival returns after 15 years

Thai Chinese International School (TCIS)

A former participant of the Harrogate International Youth Festival – Music and Performing Arts was so inspired by his experiences as a student performer in 2000 that he took up a career as a music teacher and returns in 2015 as group leader for Thai Chinese International School (TCIS). In April of 2000, Mr. Jay Carlin, the TCIS band and music instructor, attended the ...

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Harrogate Music Centre – the big concert at the Royal Hall

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On Saturday 28 February 2015, all the Harrogate Music Centre Orchestras, Bands, Ukuleles and other groups will be celebrating their first Gala Concert in four years. The concert is being held at the Royal Hall – the first time the Music Centre has performed there for a Gala concert since the mid eighties! The evening will be action-packed as all ...

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DJ Trev’s guide to the week – putting the arty in Party

Dj Trev

DJ Trev get’s a bit cultured: Jeeves & Wooster, The Badke Quartet… and a techno night. Includes “What’s on” weekend guide You may have noticed that recently I’ve been doing things that are a bit more grown up. I am not sure but I think it’s called growing up, and is something I have been putting off for 22 years. ...

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DJ Trev’s Weekend Guide

Dj Trev

I’m saying nowt I’ve got nothing to really write about this week. A great philosopher once said, “If you’ve got nothing to say, don’t say anything”. Unfortunately he obviously never met Radio 1’s Greg Grimshaw. Since, however, there is wisdom in the concept, ima cut to the chase and give a brief preview about some of the things that are ...

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Roger Davies new album launch tour to come to Harrogate

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The fifth studio album from Roger Davies, “The Yorkshire Songwriter” is titled Local Radio’ and will be released on Monday 9 March 2015. Roger has made  a name for himself as one of today’s most entertaining Acoustic Folk Singer Songwriters and, as part of the album launch tour, will be playing the Harrogate Theatre on 14 March 2015. His song 1,000 Tears ...

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Dirty stop outs guide to what’s on

Dj Trev Harrogate

“Slipknot, Sunwook, sunshine and lollipops. AKA Sunwook Kim at The Old Swan Hotel, Slipknot at the Nottingham Arena and weekend listings in Harrogate toboot. OR pianists in smart suits v’s perverts in boiler suits” These days are different to those days. In those days it was cool to only be into one kind of music. The more specific you were, ...

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