Changing seasons and things to look forward to

September brings a new season and with that we bring you a new season of events. We have lots to look forward to...

Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival Line Up Announced

A former

Q&A with Sergio Olguin

Review: Gene Machine by Venki Ramakrishnan

#YoureBooked: Win a Book Bundle!

Win a book bundle!

Review: Breaking News by Alan Rusbridger

HIF Highlights 2019

What a summer! The 2019 festival has sadly come to an end but we have made so many amazing memories that will last...

Book of the Month: August

Our Book of the

The Carnival – In Pictures

Enjoy a look back at the Harrogate Welcomes The World Carnival

Winner of 2019 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Unmasked


Carnival Timings

Make sure you don't miss a minute of all the fun at the Carnival!

National Libraries Conference aims for ‘continued survival’ of service

A National Libraries Conference, due to take place later this month, featuring authors and publishers aims to ensure the service’s “continued survival” in a digital age, organisers say.

Carnival Workshops – Be Part Of It

Join in our carnival workshops - there's something for everyone.

Harrogate Welcomes The World I Carnival Stats

The eyes of the world will be on Harrogate as the town and wider district hosts the largest cycling event in the calendar - but it's not all about bikes.

Book of the Month: July

Our Book of the

Vote For Your Favourite Crime Novel!


#TheakstonsCrime FAQs

Festival Season has officially begun!

...and we couldn't be more excited! Here's what's coming up this week at #HIF2019...

Meet the Artist…Solem Quartet

Cellist Stephanie Tress

Harrogate’s “World Party in the Park” carnival to match Rio with dance, music, food, culture…and more!

Harrogate could well dance away with Rio’s carnival crown this summer when it stages its own “world party in the park”.