Dame Fanny Waterman

22 March 1920 – 20 December 2020

Berwins Salon North returns with end-of-year digital showstopper

Streaming from Thursday 10 December

The North Pole Post Office

HIF and Harrogate BID have joined forces to host the North Pole Post Office.

Meet Zoe Robinson, Managing Partner of Raworths Solicitors

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Digital success for the Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival

The Festival, which went digital due to the pandemic, has been hailed a great success.

Codex Light Book Comes To Harrogate

Bringing stories to life from 23-24 October.

Harrogate International Festivals Confirms Redundancies

Amid this dark time for the arts, our arts charity confirms necessary redundancies.

Matt Haig

Mental Health, Reading and the Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival

The Writing’s On The Wall

Literature came to life in lights, as part of the Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival.

The Edge Of Unemployment

Read about the challenges for freelancers working in the arts during the pandemic with DJ Trev.

Tell Your 10 Word Tale

Tell us about you, write your own short story, celebrate what makes Harrogate great as part of #RaworthsLitFest

Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival Goes Digital this October

A stellar line-up for the first-ever digital Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival will bring writers and readers together for one long weekend this October. 

Winner Of The 2020 #TheakstonAward Announced

The Chain, by Adrian McKinty

HIF Weekender

The Festival Goes Digital This July.

New Blood 2020 – Val McDermid Tips Crime Fiction’s Rising Stars

Meet our killer crop of authors for 2020's New Blood Panel.

Lovatt Eclipsed!

Meet our special guest soloist who will feature on the Eclipse project.

Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel Of The Year Shortlist Announced

International shortlist revealed for crime writings premier prize.


Calling all brass players from around the world!

The show goes online with HIF’s new “At Home” experience

We'll provide the content, and your home phone or laptop is the venue.

Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel Of The Year Award Longlist 2020

The Longlist for the UK's most prestigious crime writing prize is announced.