Harrogate: Royal Hall

Country: England, United Kingdom
Historic County: Yorkshire
City: Harrogate
Location: Ripon Road

Built 1903 by Robert J. Beale and Frank Matcham as a multi-purpose venue, especially for afternoon concerts and shows. Also known as "Kursaal". 1275 seats.

Links: www.harrogateconventioncentre.co.uk, Wikipedia, Theatres Trust

[Harrogate: Royal Hall (Kursaal)] Front Text: "The Kursaal, Harrogate", inscription on building: "Kursaal"
Publisher: Davey Photo
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Harrogate to Sydney (Australia), 1904

[Harrogate: Royal Hall (Kursaal)] Front Text: "Harrogate, Interior of Kursaal"
Reverse Text: "Kursaal. Harrogate is a fashionable inland watering place, noted for its celebrated medicinal springs. Situated in the moorland district of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it possesses an atmosphere remarkable for its purity and invigorating properties. The Kursaal is a favourite resort during the hours when water drinking and bathing are not enjoined upon the health-seeker, and consists of a handsome hall wherein concerts, band performances and theatricals are frequently held."
Handwritten Reverse Text: dated 11 Aug 1908
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons; Rapholette Series 8035 "Harrogate"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Harrogate: Royal Hall (Kursaal)] Reverse Text: "Royal Hall - Harrogate, North Yorkshire. Opened 1903, providing 1,300 seats amidst ornate architecture. Venue for entertainments, concerts, dances and conferences. Annexed to Exhibition Centre - 1000,000 sq. ft in six halls interlinked with 2,000 seat International Conference Auditorium."
Publisher: Beric Tempest
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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