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Valley Gardens to host four day Platinum Jubilee celebrations

From Thursday 2 June until Sunday 5 June, Valley Gardens in Harrogate will host a four-day event to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Thursday 2 June 10am until 4pm – Face painting 10am until 6pm – Fairground rides, climbing wall, character meet and greet 12noon until 1pm – Children’s show and mini-disco on the bandstand 11am, 1pm and 3pm – Juggling show on the bandstand Friday 3 June 10am – Harrogate Borough Mayor Councillor Victoria Oldham officially opens the event 10am and 1pm – Pantasy steel band (various locations) 10am until 4pm – Face painting 10am until 6pm Harrogate Informer…


In conversation with 63rd + 1st, a recent addition to the Harrogate restaurant and bar scene

63rd + 1st opened in November 2021 on Albert Street in Harrogate. The area is a hub for many restaurants, including Yo! Sushi, Cote, Portofino, Pizza Express and Zizzi. Although there are plenty of options, they have aimed to offer something a little different. This restaurant is their 3rd, with a new opening planned very soon in Edinburgh. They have a large cocktail menu, along with smaller plates. You can make what you want of the visit, just have cocktails or order as many plates as you like. Graeme Nesbit joined the business in December 2021 as operations director. We Harrogate Informer…


Train timetable changes coming will cut the early trains to London from Harrogate

On the 15 May 2022, the 06:07 and 06:33 services to London will be cut. The evening services will also be changed with a two-hourly gap. The withdrawal of a through return service between Leeds, Harrogate and York  in the mid-evening, after the half-hourly service finishes, leaves an appalling two hour gap for users of the line. We refer to the 1929 Leeds-York, 2110 York-Leeds and 2239 Leeds-Harrogate. So there are no trains from Leeds to Harrogate between 2129 and 2339.  The 2129 is now the last train to Knaresborough and beyond – formerly it was one hour later. There Harrogate Informer…


Artisan markets in Knaresborough and Harrogate Valley Gardens cancelled for this weekend

This weekend’s artisan markets in Knaresborough and Harrogate Valley Gardens have been forced to cancel because of predicted strong winds and rain on both Saturday and Sunday. Knaresborough Monthly Artisan Market, which was due to take place tomorrow, Saturday February 5th, was set to feature 45 artisans, selling food, drink, crafted goods and gifts in the Market Place. Little Bird Markets, who also run events in Easingwold and Wetherby, have been looking forward to being back at Harrogate Valley Gardens on Sunday February 6th since their successful debut as part of the town’s Christmas Markets in December. But the predicted Harrogate Informer…