The popular Elwell Trail, which consisted of 22 reproductions of paintings by Fred or Mary Elwell displayed on external walls in various locations in or near Beverley town centre, has been extended by adding 6 new works. These include three by Mary Elwell, two by Fred Elwell and one by Fred’s nephew Ken Elwell.
East Riding Theatre has launched a fundraising campaign as they look to raise £20,000 to solidify its future as a valued local charity.
They say that with the likelihood of ongoing social distancing measures their income streams will be impacted.
MP for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart, has paid a visit to East Riding Theatre to meet its general manager Sue Kirkman following its £72,522 Government grant.
Theatres up and down the country have largely been forced to close their doors since March, which has meant East Riding Theatre has instead focused on maintaining an active online programme of events, with the help of locally-based freelancers.
East Riding Theatre will be hosting to critically acclaimed shows live online in November.
Richard Stott who is from Hull and also Juliette Burton will both be performing that promise to be full of laughter.
East Riding Theatre is proud to announce we will be releasing a FREE pre-recorded performance of the one-woman play, Spoonface Steinberg, on 26th September 2020.
Written by Lee Hall (Billy Elliot) and first broadcast on Radio 4 in 1997, the play follows an extraordinary story of faith, love and the meaning of life, including Hall’s trademark sense of humour in the face of tragedy.
St Mary’s Church in Beverley is presenting a pop-up exhibition telling the story of the town’s dramatic Tudor history.
A dozen life-size reproductions of paintings from the National Portrait Gallery’s prized Tudor collection will be accompanied by artefacts and images from the church itself. Pictures exhibited from the world’s largest collection of portraits will include King Henry VIII and several of his wives, by great artists such as Hans Holbein.
Graham Stuart, the MP for Beverley and Holderness, has welcomed the news that the East Riding Theatre in Beverley is one of just over 1,300 theatres, arts venues and museums to benefit from a share of £257 million from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund.
East Riding Theatre has been awarded £72,522 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced today.
East Riding Theatre is one of 1,385 cultural and creative organisations across the country receiving urgently needed support.
New Paths Music has announced that it is bucking the trend and putting on a festival of live concerts to a real audience later this month.
2020 has seen live music crumbling across the nation, but Oktoberfest will see four concerts take place in the stunning setting of St Mary’s Church in Beverley, to a socially distanced audience.
East Riding Theatre say they are delighted at the government’s announcement that theatres can now begin indoor performances with socially distanced audiences.
They add that the priority in ERT’s decision to re-open next Spring is based on safety. This includes the safety of their audiences, artists, and also the volunteers.
St Mary’s announcement in June of its fourteen new stone carvings based on characters from The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis caused a splash in the media, with coverage by BBC News and national papers.
Now local Narnia fans will have the opportunity to see these new, handmade carvings close up before they are raised into position high on the external walls of the church.
Virtual comedy project ‘Your Place Comedy’, put together by ten small, independent venues returns for a third edition.
East Riding Theatre will once again collaborate with some of the region’s best-loved small theatres and art centres.
East Riding Theatre manager Sue Kirkman is hoping a collaborative venture between ten local venues can continue during the lockdown period.
Her comments come following a successful event held online which saw over 3,500 people tune in. As a result of this success ERT will be playing their part in another one due to take place on 10 May.
Beverley Art Gallery is working with ‘The Critical Fish’ and East Riding Theatre in a competition for young people.
Two paintings from the Art Gallery collection are the subject of the competition. They are ‘In The Studio’ by Fred Elwell which shows his fiancée Mary as an artist in her studio.
Online technologies have meant that all industries have had to take more meaningful steps to make sure that customers can access their goods and services remotely.
This has become more obvious in the past month where even some local libraries have launched an online book club. But such measures are hoped to stay even when the current global crisis abates.
Tour de Yorkshire cycle race has been cancelled with organisers saying the decision has been made as a result of COVID-19.
They also point out that a key reason for their decision was the burden the event puts on the emergency services.
The Hound of the Baskervilles has been named as the spring production for East Riding Theatre. The production will feature at the Beverley based theatre from the end of April to mid-May.
Described as a masterpiece of mystery and suspense, The Hound of the Baskervilles is the most celebrated Sherlock Holmes story of all.
The Stage4Beverley festival, now in its 4th year, looks set for a sell-out of all its main concerts.
With interest in the festival having increased since its conception in 2017, the Artistic Director, Chris Wade says they are all highly delighted that sales of tickets have exceeded all expectations this year.