A History of Harrogate.

Harrogate’s foremost historian Malcolm Neesam explores the role that music has played in the town’s history, beginning in the 18th century and ending with the Fiftieth Anniversary of Harrogate International Festivals in 2016.

Commissioned to celebrate the Anniversary of the Festivals this book examines the town’s musical culture and how music at Harrogate Spa led to the creation of Harrogate International Festivals and left a rich, musical legacy in the town. The book is a detailed history and celebration of music in the town with several entertaining stories and personalities along the way!

Pre-register your interest and you will be amongst the first to know when this book is available for purchase and we will be in touch with further details.

This book is available to purchase for £30 from the Festival Office – own your own piece of Festival history.