New Artistic Director, Laurie Sansom, today announced his first production for Northern Broadsides will be a revival of J.M. Barrie’s rarely performed farce Quality Street.
The production will open in February 2020 in Halifax, the home of Quality Street™ the UK’s most popular brand of chocolates. Barrie’s play was so popular in its day that it gave the chocolates their name.
Dove House Hospice in Hull has secured a donation of over £2,000 thanks to money generated by Co-op’s members in the local area.
The money has been raised as part of Co-op’s membership scheme, whereby Co-op members receive a five per cent reward for themselves with a further one per cent going to local causes when they buy selected own-brand products or Co-op services.
Beverley’s First Gentle Festival is lining up to bring something special to the town.
Taking place from Friday 4th to Sunday 6 October 2019 and organised by Music Living, a not-for-profit organisation, the event will be a wholly inclusive community event to which absolutely everyone is welcome.
A contractor has been appointed to carry out the multi-million pound Albion Square development.
VINCI Construction UK Limited will carry out the design and construction of the mixed-use development, which will feature high-quality retail, housing, leisure and enhanced parking facilities set around an enclosed courtyard.
As parents wave their children off on their few first weeks of the new school year, medical professionals are advising asthma medicine to be kept close at hand, with schoolchildren being three times more likely to need it as the school year starts.
Last year, nationally, there were over 25,000 cases of under-16-year-olds attending hospital due to asthma.
Plans to transform some of Hull’s maritime treasures have been given the go-ahead at the council’s Planning Committee.
The decision now means that if the £13.6m bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund is successful, funding would protect and promote 800 years of Hull’s seafaring history by creating the best maritime trail in the north of England.
Aldi is offering 20 schools across the UK the chance to win £20,000 each through its new Kit For Schools campaign.
The promotion, which is part of Aldi’s long-standing partnership with Team GB, will see cash prizes donated to twenty schools across the country to invest in equipment for a healthy legacy. Aldi will also be offering a Mini Olympics Kit to all schools who complete a poster, which includes, relay batons, cones and bibs.
Local people in Yorkshire and Humberside have turned their backs on the traditional religious funeral service, according to the UK’s largest funeral trends report ‘Burying Traditions’ from leading funeral director Co-op.
Based on insight from local funeral directors, the report reveals that for Yorkshire and Humberside the traditional religious funeral is on its way out.
With Freedom Festival 2019 underway, stomachs are already starting to rumble, much to the delight of Hull College’s catering students who will be hosting their first ever street food stall at this year’s festival.
Freedom Festival Arts Trust helped to facilitate an introduction between Hull College and local company Cranswick Plc, who have been supporting the students – providing produce and skills workshops – as they create exciting dishes to feed the hungry festival crowds.
The stage is set for an arts festival like no other as the wonderful city of Hull plays host to the 12th edition of the award-winning Freedom Festival starting on Wednesday.
This week, Hull will see artists from across the world converge in the maritime city to delight, challenge and mystify audiences with jaw-dropping circus, weird and wonderful street theatre, thought-provoking performances and talks, music from all over the world, and mischievous projects that engage all ages. For 2019, a different layer has been added to the festival, offering a new rhythm for the weekend.
For the very first time, join your favourite Mr. Men and Little Miss characters as they leap off the page and onto the stage – as puppets – in this beautifully crafted and hilarious live stage show, at Bridlington Spa on 6th & 7th November!