James Patterson Announced as Special Guest

One of the best-known and biggest-selling authors of all time, James Patterson, has been announced

Sunday Series 2019 Programme Announced!

What a Weekend at Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival

The Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival featured 30 world-class authors attracting a diverse audience. Sell-out events

An Interview with Catherine Steadman

As a debut novelist, has this been a dream experience? The reviews and reception has

Global Villages Returns

Half Term Drums Up African Rhythms Harrogate International Festivals invites schoolchildren on a musical global

Raworths Recommends…Alan Johnson

A book by a politician about the development of pop music during his lifetime might

History has shaken off its anorak

Harrogate International Festivals has an enduring historical strand, and this Autumn's Festival doesn’t disappoint,  with

An Interview with Gemma Hogg

Saddle up! Gemma Hogg rides out to the Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival to talk about

Raworths Recommends…Oz Clarke

If Oz was a wine what wine would he be?  Red I think.  Certainly not

Raworths Recommends…The Falcon of Sparta

Conn Iggulden’s latest historical novel offers a gripping narrative set in the ancient world. Based

Behind The Scenes…

Ahead of his appearance at the Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival Philip Wilkinson - author and

Mini Libraries hit Harrogate

Read it? Love it? Swap It! Harrogate International Festivals has launched a mini-library scheme in

An Interview with Emma Bache

Are you oversensitive or easily distracted? Creative with a strong imagination? The UK’s leading handwriting

An Interview with Robin Ince

The connoisseur of comedy, Robin Ince, mines the decades he spent delving into our eccentricities

Raworths Recommends…Rise

Rise written by Liam Young, reads as part political essay part memoir, offering both

An Interview with Jonathan Cranston

Jonathan Cranston isn’t just your everyday vet, he’s an international veterinary practitioner, author and

Raworths Recommends…Why Mummy Swears

Many mums (and dads) are understandably beginning to look a little frazzled around the

An Interview with Henry Cole

Bonkers about bikes, friends with Liz Hurley, TV presenter, world land speed record holder,

An Interview with Gill Sims

Bridget Jones meets Peppa Pig! Gill Sims’ blog, Peter and Jane, became a cult

An Interview with Benet Brandreth

His father, Gyles Brandreth, may be an ex-MP, TV presenter and raconteur, but son