Every year, we look for opportunities to extend the range of events offered by Harrogate International Festivals, so that as many people as possible can get involved and take part in our programmes.
HIF+ creates and delivers inspiring and life-changing cultural opportunities across the north of England and through our digital networks.
We strive to bring internationally acclaimed artists and authors of the highest calibre to engage with audiences in music and literature activities. We passionately believe that music and the arts enhance lives, and aim to work with local communities, so that they can reap the benefits of learning, enjoying and valuing the arts through our varied, year-round programme.
We create programmes to engage vulnerable young people in music, science and literacy.
We attract over 90k people to our portfolio of live and digital activity.
We offer over 100 learning and participation events for young people throughout the year.
We deliver music participation events across rural areas.
Over 5k people enjoyed our free arts and culture programmes in 2015.
We have supported over 30 emerging musicians and 50 emerging writers.