Hidden Gem - Knaresborough
1st July 2015
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Henshaws Arts & Crafts Centre have a lot to offer including a fully licensed café, woodland walk, children’s play area and shop (selling original artwork & plants).  It’s open weekdays & Sundays. 

Henshaws Society for Blind People have centres and communities in Manchester, Merseyside, Harrogate, Knaresborough & Newcastle and have been going for over 175 years! 

If you have an event coming up, why not contact Henshaws?  They do room hire, outdoor & indoor staging, they have a fitness area, and much more – they take bookings for birthday parties, meetings, music events & weddings as well as other events!

There are several events happening all the time at Henshaws Arts & Crafts Centre from  art exhibitions, live music, theatre events, activities for families with children to activities for adults with visual impairment and learning disabilities.  It’s a great venue for the community, supporting several local artists.

Events not to be missed:

4 July to 31 Aug - Treasure Island Window Display – don’t miss the Buried Treasure Hunt on the 5th July! £3.50 per child

9 July & 13 Aug – Disco Fever – Monthly disco & film night for anyone aged 18+ with a learning disability

18 July – Highway to Hull – AC/DC Tribute Act

31 July & 28 Aug – The Friday Night Mix – on the last Fri of each month, a whole evening of live music from local artists – FREE entry! Licensed bar

2 Aug – Fairy Day – magical fun & frolics for children and the your at heart £10 for children, adults go free – Booking essential!

14  to 23 Aug – FEVA festival – annual festival of entertainment & visual arts – don’t miss the Urban beach!  Events include:


For more info please download the Events Guide  

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Born in Brazil, with parents from Yorkshire and Spain. I love living in the Harrogate area, not only is it very convenient for getting to most parts of the country, it's also a beautiful place with lots...

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