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A celebration of Harrogate past, present and future

April 17, 2020 No comments

The creation of the Harrogate Nightingale Hospital, transforming the Harrogate Convention Centre into one of the first NHS Coronavirus treatment hubs, marks a moment in history for the town. Our great-grandchildren will look at the old photos with little understanding of what it was really like, much as many of us now look at photos[Read More]

York Fashion Week 2020 promises diverse catwalks across the city

March 13, 2020 No comments

York prepares to strut its stuff next week when York Fashion Week returns with more than 50 style events set to take place across the city between March 20–27. Designers, models, fashion brands, stylists and photographers from across Yorkshire will step out and take over the city’s historic streets and buildings for an eight-day festival[Read More]

King’s Road Harrogate and the need to shop local

February 13, 2020 No comments

This is the notice I found today stuck on the outside of the now sadly dark and empty window of Ramus Seafood Emporium, the shop on King’s Road Harrogate which closed so suddenly earlier this month. Its message is well worth us all considering. “SHOP LOCAL” it urges, then sets out in an eloquent and[Read More]

Tennants auctioneers brings men’s fashion to the fore

January 16, 2020 No comments

Here at Gorgeous Yorkshire, there’s nothing we love more than an auction house but Tennants Auctioneers at Leyburn is really something else. It’s not just auctioneering, for a start. It’s a major destination in its own right, thanks to The Garden Rooms, which have been open since 2014, offering multi-purpose a venue for weddings, conferences,[Read More]

The Country Living Christmas Fair is here

December 5, 2019 No comments

It’s no secret that Sharon and I love the Country Living Christmas Fair in Harrogate and we make sure we have a good look around it each December to find great ideas (#christmasinspo), meet lovely creative people and stock up on gifts and decs – gin and deer-related products, usually. As I write, I have[Read More]