Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival 2021, FAQS

The Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival is back this July and we are working hard on 2021’s Festival. Please find the answers to our most frequently asked questions here.

A Year Without The Arts?

We reflect on the last year, the devastating impact of Coronavirus on the arts, and our hope of the returning to events this summer.

Natural Goodness At Berwins Salon North with Alan Levinovitz

Berwins Salon North, will expand your horizons and make you think again about topics you thought you had already made up your mind about.

The Astonishing Story Of How Culture Enabled Us To Become The Most Successful Species On Earth

Recognised as the ‘go to cultural series’ in the North, this March Berwins Salon North returns for its next digital foray with award winning scientist: Gaia Vince, as she explores the epic sweep of human progress in an entirely fresh view of human history.

Historian Hallie Rubenhold sets out to reclaim the lives of the women killed by ‘Jack The Ripper’.

Praised for its fresh approach to arts, science and psychology, this March Berwins Salon North returns for its next digital foray with the historian Hallie Rubenhold, as she sets the record straight on the victims killed by ‘Jack The Ripper’.

Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival Returns

The world-renowned Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival has announced that it will go ahead later this year, after the Government unveiled its roadmap out of lockdown.

Truth, boredom and fashion in the spotlight at Berwins Salon North

Three different though highly relevant subjects will come under the spotlight when the North’s ‘go to cultural series’ fires up for 2021.

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

Watch now

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