Harrogate’s Jubilee Square: Programme of Events

The West Park Stray is set to be the epicentre of Harrogate’s Jubilee Celebrations as it is transformed into ‘Jubilee Square’ next month. The area, opposite The Alexandra Pub, will become the host of a family-friendly festival, with festivities for the whole family taking place over the four days. There will be live music, a…

Countdown to Harrogate’s Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations begins with bunting adorning town centre streets

The countdown to Harrogate’s Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations has started, with streets across the town centre being adorned with bunting. Harrogate BID has purchased 4km of colourful and patriotic bunting – a proportion of which has been funded by Harrogate Borough Council’s Welcome Back Fund – to help mark the monarch’s magnificent milestone. And with…

Newsletter – April 2022

Welcome to our April 2022 Newsletter Hello, and welcome to our April newsletter. Once again it has been a very busy month, and one which saw us introducing a new team of Harrogate Hosts, who will be in the town centre most weekends up to Christmas. This week, we have announced our plans to celebrate the…

Harrogate Celebrates the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with Outdoor Family-Friendly Fun-Fest

Destination Harrogate and the Harrogate BID have announced exciting plans for celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee – with a four-day programme of events highlighting some of Harrogate’s most iconic outdoor spaces and bringing together the community, local businesses and visitors from further afield. Visitors and residents are invited to head into the heart of Harrogate…

Harrogate Hosts here to welcome town centre visitors

Two ‘Harrogate Hosts’, whose aim is to make the town centre a more welcoming and pleasant place to visit, have made their on-street debut. Abigail Smith and Rebecca Evans – wearing Yorkshire tweed waistcoats, flat caps and carrying messenger bags containing an array of information for visitors and residence alike – are a new addition…

BID cleaning crew back in town removing grime and gum

Harrogate BID’s (Business Improvement District) cleaning crew are steam cleaning and jet washing ‘hot spots’ across the town centre. Ahead of the Easter holidays, the team from UK Nationwide Cleaning is spending ten nights removing grime and chewing gum in a number of areas Harrogate BID Manager Matthew Chapman said: “Walking around the town centre,…

Newsletter – March 2022

Welcome to our March 2022 Newsletter Safe, Clean and Welcoming are three of our key priorities for Harrogate Town Centre, and this week we welcomed back our cleaning contractors for the first deep clean of the year. And it is very obvious to the see where exactly they have aleady been washing away grime and gum. In this newsletter,…