Best In Show – Harrow’s Tradition For Bringing Together The Community For A Good Cause

Until just over ten years ago, no season in Harrow would be complete without the annual Harrow Show, an event eagerly anticipated and attended by over twelve thousand of the borough’s residents.   A large, annual two day event which was traditionally held over the August Bank Holiday, The Harrow Show brought together members of […]

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The past, present and future of Harrow Borough F.C.

Nestled between rows of houses on streets named after British castles is Earlsmead Stadium, rumoured to lie atop an ancient battlefield where once the hundred of Gore fought a bloody battle in the ninth century.  Although the drums of war have not been beaten in the field for centuries, when Saturday comes, drums can still be heard, […]

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Down The Hatch For Fine Dining, The Arts And Good Living

High end properties, home to stars of sport and television and the setting for E.Phillips Oppenheim’s whodunnit, ‘Murder Mystery’ and Shelley Weiner’s novel, “The Audacious Mendacity Of Lily Green.”  From the description, you’d be forgiven for thinking that we’re talking about the glitz of the West End or the lofty mews of Mayfair but, in […]

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Our Haven Of Heritage – Mapping Harrow’s Blue Plaques

Despite it’s relatively small size, Harrow has always been a haven for the artistic and the venerable, some of whom gained inspiration from attending the prestigious school and others, such as Sir John Betjeman who only wish that they had.  In his 1954 poem, “Harrow-on-The-Hill”, Betjeman wrote “Then Harrow-on-the-Hill’s a rocky island and Harrow churchyard […]

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