Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival

22-25 Oct 2020 |  Harrogate


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Taking over the Crown Hotel’s beautiful and intimate settings for the ninth year, the Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival will once again present a star-studded line-up of fascinating literary names on 22-25 October 2020.

Chosen by Harper’s Bazaar as ‘One of the UK’s best Literary Festivals’, the Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival offers an excellent range of bestselling authors to share their stories. From the opening event to the final speaker, spend a long weekend with a programme designed to entertain and inspire.

In 2019 the Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival welcomed  such incredible guests as former Prime Minister David Cameron, beloved BBC Countryfile broadcaster John Craven; veteran news anchor Mark Austin; presenter-turned-GB triathlete Louise Minchin; Channel 5’s Yorkshire Vet Julian Norton, ‘accidental Muslim’ Lauren Booth and business titan Sir Tim Waterstone, amongst many more.


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