Going back to Harrogate, North Yorkshire, forty years after staying there for one year as a German language assistant at some Harrogate high schools and meeting Erwin Tiegs with his wife from Germany again, who once did the same job at Harrogate Grammar School.
Riding into the centre of Harrogate after a long flight from Vienna via Amsterdam to Leeds-Bradford Airport
100 years of Bettys: Bettys opened its doors in Harrogate in the aftermath of the World War One and has been serving tea and cakes ever since.
Walking to school across „The Stray“
One of Harrogate’s best known landmarks, the Stray, is 200 acres of grass parkland that encompasses the town centre on the southern half, as well and giving the town a uniquely green and spacious feel, it provides a public space for games, walks and relaxation.
Teaching German at St. Aidan`s Church of England High School in 1978/79
Visiting my second school: St. John Fisher Catholic High School in Harrogate
Looking down on 17 Haywra Street and my former flat in Harrogate
Harrogate welcomes the World: From the 21st to the 29th of September 2019 Harrogate will be hosting the Cycling UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire with every race finishing next to the town’s iconic Stray.
Restoring the spirit of Harrogate, we are a proud Yorkshire business that has been producing our award-winning gins and vodkas since 2015.
Erwin Tiegs was a member of the Harrogate Operatic Players, Harrogate’s most established musical theatre society – most affectionately known as HOPS. In 1979 he was a dancer in the performance of „Oklahoma“.
Harrogate’s former Royal Baths included the Winter Gardens – built so that visitors could relax and stroll in any weather. Its name lives on in this Wetherspoons Pub