ArtWaves festival is back, taking over Bridlington Spa and beyond for the fifth year. The popular ArtWaves Fringe will begin on Monday 17 June. Also, there are some new dates, Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June 2019.
Organisers say that this year is set to exceed all that has come before. They add it will be a vibrant showcase of traditional, digital, contemporary and also urban art.
Local authors will be featured heavily in the East Riding Festival of Words – the new look literature festival coming to the area in October.
The festival will be officially launched by Val Wood at Beverley Art Gallery on Thursday, 18 October, at 7.30pm. Val will be giving an exclusive reading of her latest novel, ‘A Place to Call Home’, which will be published in November.
East Riding Youth Dance is looking for young people to sign up for their exciting community dance programme alongside recruitment for the East Riding Youth Dance County Company.
Community dance is a fantastic opportunity for young people, Year 5 and upwards, to work closely with professional dance artists in a fun, energetic and inspirational environment over a twelve week period.
Radio 2’s Saturday night dance music line-up is taking to the road once again for ‘Radio 2’s All Star Party’ on Saturday 29th September, live from the Art Deco ballroom of Bridlington Spa.
Trevor Nelson, Craig Charles and Ana Matronic will broadcast their shows live from the venue, presenting a spectacular night of soul, R&B and dance music. The night will feature outstanding live performances by Clean Bandit, Incognito, Lemar, Kid Creole & The Coconuts and the Fantasy Funk Band featuring Gabrielle, Jaki Graham and John Turrell.
On the evening of Saturday 8 September, as part of the Bridlington Weekend of Motoring, Bridlington Spa, Tour Britannia and the RNLI join forces to present Out to Dinner with Abbie Eaton as part of the Bridlington Weekend of Motoring 2018.
Successful GT racing driver Abbie Eaton, who is from the East Riding of Yorkshire, has made repeated appearances on Amazon Prime’s The Grand Tour as the season two test driver.
More details have been released about the Bridlington Weekend of Motoring 2018, to be held on Saturday and Sunday 8 and 9 September, organised by Tour Britannia on behalf of East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
Once again, the weekend will feature a wide range of events to appeal to anybody with an interest in any aspect of motoring.
Despite the current heatwave, there’s an early forecast this Christmas for a Touch of Frost.
John Lyons who appeared as Detective Sergeant George Toolan in the long running popular ITV series A Touch of Frost will be returning to Bridlington Spa for this year’s spectacular production of the pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk; starring as the King.
Go wild as Matt Terry – Winner of 2016’s X-Factor is announced to play Alex The Lion in the brand-new stage adaptation of Madagascar – The Musical coming to Bridlington Spa from Monday 17 to Saturday 22 September.
Since winning X-Factor, Matt has been non-stop. He’s been recording music all over the world including Miami, LA and Scandinavia. After a top 3 hit with Ed Sheeran penned winner’s single When Christmas Comes Around, he released his debut album ‘Trouble’ in November 2017.
The Business Day is delighted to announce the addition of Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire Sir Gary Verity and internationally renowned leadership guru René Carayol MBE as speakers at the event being held at Bridlington Spa on Friday 8 June.
Fresh from delivering the spectacle of this year’s Tour de Yorkshire to 2.6 million spectators and with images being beamed around the globe to 190 countries, Sir Gary will be the first speaker of the day for 670 delegates attending The Business Day and will share the stage with Yorkshire cricketing legend Geoffrey Boycott OBE.
ArtWaves returns for a fourth year to Bridlington Spa on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May 2018, transforming the venue into a vibrant hub of workshops, demonstrations, activities and much more.
The visual arts festival fringe programme is now underway with workshops and evening events being staged across the week with returning artists such as Robert Dutton and Carol Davidson, alongside specially curated evening events from Hornsea Art Society and Bridlington Art Society.