From Medicine To Music Via Yorkshire’s First Whisky Distillery

From Medicine To Music Via Yorkshire's First Whisky Distillery
January 10, 2020

A young singer-songwriter from Beverley will make her debut at the Spirit of Yorkshire’s Distillery Sessions next month.

Having completed a MSc in Molecular Medicine, Rachel Makena is now turning her attention to her lifelong passion for music and will perform on the 31 January at the intimate Hunmanby venue where Yorkshire’s first single malt whisky, Filey Bay is being produced.

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Countdown To Glory For Tourism Businesses In Local Region

Countdown To Glory For Tourism Businesses In Local Region
January 9, 2020

Tourism businesses across Hull and East Yorkshire are being urged not to miss out on the chance to grab an industry “Oscar” and put themselves firmly in the spotlight.

The “go for glory” fanfare was sounded by Visit Hull and East Yorkshire’s acting tourism manager Will Hall with the deadline for this year’s Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards – the REYTAs – fast approaching.

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Start The New Year With A Sumptuous Viennese Gala At Bridlington Spa

Start The New Year With A Sumptuous Viennese Gala At Bridlington Spa
December 8, 2019

Back after a hugely successful concert in 2019, there will be a chance to join Grammy-nominated and RPS award-winning orchestra Sinfonia Viva for a Viennese Gala event full of style, glitz and glamour for the ultimate feelgood start to 2020.

Sinfonia Viva will present a Viennese Gala on Sunday, 12 January 2020 at Bridlington Spa at 2pm.

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First Wave Of Workshops Announced By ArtWaves

First Wave Of Workshops Announced By ArtWaves
December 4, 2019

ArtWaves has unveiled the first wave of workshops for the 2020 festival taking place on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 May 2020 with the fringe event being staged Monday 25 to Friday 29 May 2020.

The first wave of bookable workshops are now on sale for the sixth annual visual arts festival with more set to complete the festival line up in the coming months; the full programme will be released in March 2020.

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Artwaves Festival Open Call To New And Emerging Artists

Artwaves Festival Open Call To New And Emerging Artists
November 28, 2019

ArtWaves Festival has announced the return of the mentored commission strand, Submerge as part of the 2020 festival programme taking place at Bridlington Spa in May 2020.

Submerge is aimed at young, new and emerging artists looking to create and display artwork on a public platform.

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ArtWaves Returns To Bridlington For 2020

ArtWaves Returns To Bridlington For 2020
November 20, 2019

Bridlington Spa is once again hosting ArtWaves Festival for its sixth consecutive year in May 2020. The popular ArtWaves Fringe will begin on Monday 25 May culminating in a weekend of festival activity on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 May.

ArtWaves will showcase a mix of traditional, digital, contemporary and urban art in a programme which has been thoughtfully considered, both for those artists with existing experience and those budding artists wanting to try a new experience.

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Launch Of Hull & East Yorkshire Tourism Awards

Launch Of Hull & East Yorkshire Tourism Awards
November 8, 2019

Awards that reward the region’s best, brightest, most successful and innovative tourism businesses have been given a significant boost with the news that they will also now be a route to national recognition.

The 2020 Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards, the REYTAs, organised by tourism body Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY), are officially launched.

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First Casting Announced For Dennis & Gnasher The Musical!

First Casting Announced For Dennis & Gnasher The Musical!
October 29, 2019

British actor Rory Maguire will star as Dennis in Selladoor Family and Beano Studios’ new stage production Dennis & Gnasher The Musical! The show will be at Bridlington Spa for eight performances from Tuesday 28 January.

Rory is currently starring as Gerard in American Idiot (UK Tour & New Zealand). His previous theatre credits include Summer Holiday (UK Tour), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Avalon, Canada), Mamma Mia (UK Tour), Peter Pan (Greenwich Theatre & Rickmansworth), George’s Marvellous Medicine (88 London Road, Brighton), Grease (BKL), Ushers (Arts Theatre & Edinburgh Festival), Aladdin (Brighton Emporium) and Shrek (UK Tour).

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Bridlington’s Finest Seafret Makes A Welcome Return

Bridlington's Finest Seafret Makes A Welcome Return
October 22, 2019

Seafret has made a double announcement, the release of their highly anticipated new album ‘Most Of Us Are Strangers’ out February 7th and the extensive UK and European tour including a date in their hometown; performing at Bridlington Spa on Saturday 6 June.

Following the release of their brand new single ‘Fall’, and summer of live performances including supporting Lewis Capaldi at Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Bridlington’s finest Seafret has announced the 23-date UK and European headline tour including a show at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire. 

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Winning Technology Designed To Assist Dementia Suffers

Winning Technology Designed To Assist Dementia Suffers
October 4, 2019

A Hull team has been crowned as the winner of the Humber Care Tech Challenge 2019 with their design on how to support people living with dementia.

Team Ull-Tra Fast designed a technological concept on how to ease the symptoms of dementia suffers who experience sundown syndrome. The term refers to an end-of-day confusion and restlessness that manifests at a certain time of day. 

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Book Now As East Riding Youth Dance Returns

Book Now As East Riding Youth Dance Returns
September 23, 2019

East Riding Youth Dance will be returning for seven weeks of community dance sessions across the region.

The sessions are set to kick start in October, providing a fantastic opportunity for young people, Year 5 and upwards, to work closely with professional dance artists in a fun, energetic and inspirational environment.

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Award-Winning Classically Yours Event Tickets Now On Sale

Award-Winning Classically Yours Event Tickets Now On Sale
August 28, 2019

Classically Yours, winner of the 2017 Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Audience and Engagement, is to return to the East Riding to allow people to discover, enjoy and take part in a range of orchestral music activities. 

 This new season will bring some of the UK’s top orchestras, including Manchester Camerata, Sinfonia Viva, Britten Sinfonia and The Hallé Orchestra to the area. Performing in Beverley, Bridlington and Withernsea, there will be special concerts for children, families and older people, and opportunities for community groups to work with the orchestras. 

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Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed In Bridlington!

Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed In Bridlington!
July 24, 2019

Selladoor Family and Beano Studios are delighted to announce that their all-new musical stage production Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed! will be heading to Bridlington Spa for a week-long run from Tuesday 28 January 2020, as part of a year-long UK tour throughout 2020.

This new family-friendly show is based on the hit TV show Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed! and is being developed by Selladoor – the company behind hits including Madagascar the Musical and Little Shop of Horrors.

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