Harrogate in 1914

7.30pm on 30 October 2019, at Ascot House Hotel, Kings Road, Harrogate

An illustrated talk by Keith Wilkinson of the Bilton Conservation Group, including original images of Harrogate from 1st September 1914, interspersed with contemporary postcards of the town and Bilton, interleaved with news items form Ackrill’s archives and a few local WW1 artefacts. The focus is on the spa activities of the day, against a backdrop of the developing world conflict.