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Festival Itinerary

Join us for a grand celebration of music and the performing arts in the picturesque town of Harrogate.

Sample 2018 Festival Itinerary

Friday 30th March to Wednesday 4th April 2018

Festival Schedule

  • Good Friday 30th March 2018

    • Meet and greet Festival welcome event
  • Easter Saturday 31st March 2018

    • Grand Parade through Harrogate Town Centre
    • Victoria Shopping Centre Piazza Performance - 13.00-15.00
    • Grand Opening Concert - The Royal Hall - 19:00-22.00
  • Easter Sunday 1st April 2018

    • Performance in a local prestigious venue
    • Jazz and Big Band Evening- The Old Swan Hotel - 19.30
  • Easter Monday 2nd April 2018

    • Ripley Youth Music Festival
    • Easter Monday Concert- The Royal Hall - 18.00-20.30
  • Tuesday 3rd April 2018

    • St James Church, Birstwith, Community Concert
    • Ripon Cathedral Concert - Ripon Cathedral - 19.30
  • Wednesday 4th April 2018

    • Free time to enjoy Harrogate and surrounding area
    • Time to say goodbye to new friends made at Festival before travelling home
  • Please Note

    All attending groups and performances are subject to change on the day.

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