Staying out for the summer: Dj Trev’s dodgy what’s on guide

Dj Trev Harrogate

Remember summer? That glorious two days where it went from being “mild, and ok I guess”, to “I like it hot, but this is too hot”, then back again. Remember how it then started raining? It seems like ages ago doesn’t it? I’m no weatherologist (technically they are called Meteorologists, though when you look into it, they know NOTHING about ...

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New president makes society history


For the first time in the history of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society the wife of a former President is following in her husband’s footsteps.  Mrs Sarah York of Long Marston near York took over the staff of office in a ceremony at the close of last week’s Great Yorkshire Show (Thurs 16 July). It is 25 years since her husband, ...

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Theatrical treats and live entertainment all wrapped up for Autumn/ Winter

Harrogate Theatre

Harrogate Theatres launches jam-packed new season Harrogate Theatres has launched its new upcoming autumn and winter season with a bang! The bold line up presents a broad and high calibre arts offer, including drama, talks, music, comedy, opera, family, ballet, film, dance and not forgetting the acclaimed annual Christmas panto. In the main house at Harrogate Theatre this September award-winning ...

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Video: Weeton Show 2015

Weeton Show 2015

The Weeton Show took place today, 26 July 2015. The traditional show is home of the world famous Weeton Dog Race and the Rougemont hill run. Watch the video to see a few of the highlights.

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Harrogate “what’s on” guide by Dj Trev


Pubs, clubs and general excellence in the field. There are plenty of things on this weekend and over the next few weeks in Harrogate in the world of gigs, clubs and pubs. However, as you might expect for a column of this standard, I would like to open up by talking about scareeecrows. A couple of weeks ago I walked ...

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Knaresborough’s 2015 feva Programme is launched

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Knaresborough 20 July 2015 – The free feva Programme is now available in shops, restaurants, pubs, the tourist office and Knaresborough. This year’s Programme features more than 60 shows, concerts, plays, talks, walks, street entertainment and workshops, plus art shows and special menu options. All are detailed in the Programme along with ticket prices and booking details of how to ...

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Comedy beyond the realms of stand-up from the Harrogate Theatre

Jimmy Carr

‘Best Line-up Yet’ Announced for 7th Harrogate Comedy Festival. The line-up for the 7th annual Harrogate Comedy Festival has been announced by organisers Harrogate Theatre, and looks set to further strengthen Harrogate’s reputation as ‘comedy capital of the north’. Highlights include: Chris Ramsey Daniel Sloss Rob Beckett Nina Conti Nick Helm Beardyman Jimmy Carr Jason Byrne Ali Cook Jeremy Hardy Josh Widdicombe ...

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Video: Aldborough and Boroughbridge Agricultural Show 2015

Aldborough and Boroughbridge show 2015

The Aldborough and Boroughbridge Agricultural Show took place today (19 July 2015) Now in its 2nd year from the Dishforth airfield, the event itself has been running for over 100 years. It remains a traditional agricultural show but with attractions for all the family. Last year suffered with bad weather, but this year is remained clear, after it got the ...

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Harrogate crime festival announce their novel of the year for 2015

crime festival

At an awards ceremony in Harrogate, Sarah Hilary has won the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award for Someone Else’s Skin – 16 July 2015 Sarah Hilary’s compelling first thriller received critical acclaim for being superbly disturbing, twisty and tricksy. Hilary said: To win this award for my debut crime novel is simply amazing. I’d like to thank my publishers, ...

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