DJ Trev’s Guide to the Classics

You may have noticed recently that lots of old Djs have started to perform alongside full orchestras. The first generation of ravers, despite the Daily Mail's warnings of imminent death, have started to

Spotlight on HIF: Our Mini-Libraries

Take a look at the treasures you can find in our Mini Libraries!

Harrogate International Sunday Series 2020

Musical programme “exactly what we are about” says classical trio appearing at Harrogate International Sunday Series A classical trio have said the musical programme they have chosen to play in Harrogate next month

“Unwind & Evolve”

“Unwind & Evolve” with three inspirational speakers at March’s Berwins Salon North Two scientists and an award-winning broadcaster are to add their names to the distinguished and growing list of Berwins Salon North

Love Is In The Air: Books About Love

Valentine's Day is round the corner and love is in the air...

Book of the Month: February 2020

Marion Todd's In Plain Sight is our Book of the Month!

Books to Help You Love Reading Again

Was your New Year's Resolution to read more books? You're not alone!

Berwins Book Review: Extraordinary Journeys

Sam Crich from Berwins Solicitors reviews a book ahead of #BerwinsSalonNorth.

Berwins Book Review: A World Without Work

Paul Berwin from Berwins Solicitors reviews a book ahead of #BerwinsSalonNorth.

Berwins Book Review: Experiencing the Impossible

Martin Whincup from Berwins Solicitors reviews a book ahead of #BerwinsSalonNorth.

Book of the Month: January 2020

We hand-pick our Book of the Month for January 2020.

Harrogate International Festivals: Working with Authors

In response to the article in The Bookseller on 20.12.2019, more information on our practices when working with authors can be found here.

Celebrating Another Decade of Crime!

We look back on an amazing decade of #theakstonscrime...

#TheakstonsCrime 2020: FAQs

Have questions? We've got answers..

Best Books Set at Christmas

Team HIF give their Christmas recommendations!

Beethoven and Kung Fu prove a powerful combination in the hands of concert pianist Andreas Haefliger

For world class pianist Andreas Haefliger there are two very important influences in his life – Beethoven and Kung Fu.

Musical Mums Gain Arts Awards Qualification

Four young mums in Harrogate have received a unique qualification through Musical Mums, a successful initiative delivered by Harrogate International Festivals. Now in its 13th year, Musical Mums works with parents under 25 and their

2020 #TheakstonsCrime Programming Chair Announced….

Ian Rankin takes the helm as the 2020 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival Programming Chair, following on from recent Chairs including Mari Hannah, Lee Child, Elly Griffiths and Peter James. He will be

One month since Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival 2019…

One month since Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival 2019... How time flies! Just one month ago we were waiting for Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival 2019 to begin. In 2019 the Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival welcomed  such

Harrogate International Sunday Series Programme Announced

We are delighted to announce the programme for the Harrogate International Sunday Series 2020. Please see the full line-up here.

Man Vs Baby’s Matt Coyne on how one Facebook post turned him from new dad into best-selling author

A single Facebook post about becoming a new father changed Matt Coyne’s life. Now he is on a mission to bring a smile to the faces of stressed-out parents. Chris Burn chats to him.

Dr. Onyeka Nubia to appear at Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival

Secrets: strange, bizarre and fantastic are revealed about Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and the people who shaped England’s past at Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival. Dr Nubia in his critically acclaimed England’s Other Countrymen exposes

Q&A: Tracy Borman

Behind-the-scenes secrets of the men who had the greatest influence on one of England’s greatest monarchs are set to be shared for the first time at Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival. Tracy Borman, expert historian and chief curator for the

BBC diplomatic correspondent James Landale to interview David Cameron

BBC diplomatic correspondent James Landale will be taking on a major role at the forthcoming Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival 2019. The broadcaster – who two years ago refused Theresa May’s offer to become Downing

Visit to Harrogate’s Turkish Baths A Must for Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival Legal Eagle

A visit to the Turkish Baths is very much on the cards for one of this year’s Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival guest speakers. Thomas Grant QC - whose latest book, Court Number One: The

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