If you liked Beryl, you’ll love Delicate Flowers, the fast-moving Hull boxing play that punches above its weight and is now heading to Withernsea.
Written by Hull-based playwright Mark Rees and produced by his Single Story Theatre Company, Delicate Flowers tells the story of Barbara Buttrick, the young boxer and wrestler from Hessle, East Yorkshire, who fought adversity in her personal life in the 1940s and ‘50s to fight opponents in the ring.
As Stage4Beverley kicks off on Wednesday 13th, Valentines Day (14th) brings to the stage a hugely popular comedian, poet and musician John Hegley who has been described as the Spike Milligan for our time, and as ‘awesomely mundane’ by The Independent. He was discovered in 1983 by John Peel as part of the band The Popticians, and now enjoys a cult following among fans of subversive comedy. His surreal poetry…
A pop-up theatre production, ‘The Memory Project’ will be touring East Riding libraries in November.
Smashing Mirrors Theatre will bring a touching and emotional new show to Beverley and also six other venues. Based on interviews with real East Yorkshire families. It is looking at the difficult, trying, yet often hilarious journey through dementia.
The Beverley Puppet Festival team is encouraging visitors to the July festival to stay a little longer and visit the V&A Museum of Childhood touring exhibition ‘Clangers, Bagpuss & Co’ at Hull’s Ferens Art Gallery.
Not that enthusiasts need much more encouragement as the exhibition has been eagerly awaited by fans of Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin’s work.
A Russian born architect is using her a fine art skills and attention to detail to create drawings honouring some of the region’s most picturesque landmarks in her latest exhibition which has opened at Pocklington Arts Centre (PAC).
Tatiana Gilks (nee Chudinova) first visited the UK over a decade ago for a two-week coach trip and says she fell in love with the country, so much so that she moved to Pocklington permanently four years ago.