The Royal Hall Theatre, a stunning Edwardian concert hall, and the Harrogate Convention Centre are two world-class venues hosting internationally acclaimed events from classical music and comedy to popular music. Harrogate Theatre also offers a varied programme, including the annual Comedy Festival held every autumn. Each year enthusiasts flock to town for world class festivals including the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, The Gilbert and Sullivan Festival and Harrogate International Festivals.