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.

Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19). Issued 05.04.2020.

Issued 05.04.2020

Books to keep your teens entertained

Books To Keep Your Teens Entertained With a little helping hand from

Ideas for children

We’ve gathered together some of our favourite activities and resources from across the internet, and hope that these help you on your home educating journey.

Q&A with Marion Brunet

The author of our March Book of the Month tells all...

Are you self isolating – fancy a chat?

How we can help you and what COVID-19 means for HIF

Telling Good Stories with HIF

Are you a natural storyteller?

Love Is In The Air: Books About Love

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

The Impact of COVID-19 on HIF

Statement 17-03-20

DJ Trev’s Sunday Series Review

When you think of a DJ, you probably wouldn’t consider them enjoying classical music

Spotlight on HIF: Our Mini-Libraries

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

Harrogate International Sunday Series 2020

Korean String Quartet to Bring “Woman Power” to Harrogate International Sunday Series A Korean

Book of the Month: March 2020

Marion Brunet's Summer of Reckoning is March's Book of the Month!

Revealed: The special guests at 2020 #TheakstonCrime

We are thrilled to announce our Special Guests for #TheaktonsCrime 2020

Meet our Special Guests