The European presence in Edwardian Harrogate – ‘Zoom’ talk

7.30pm on Wednesday 4th November 2020


This illustrated talk by the social historian Dr. Paul Jennings will look at groups of workers from several parts of Europe who lived and worked in Edwardian Harrogate. They comprised Jews fleeing persecution in eastern Europe who worked in tailoring; Italians who worked in retail and as street musicians; Germans who also worked as musicians; and particularly men working in the hotel trade from Germany, Austria, France and Italy.

If you would like to attend this talk, please send an email request to by 5pm on Sunday 1st November 2020.