Jane Yerbury Sweeney – A Tribute From Her Son

Jane Yerbury Sweeney – A Tribute From Her Son
June 4, 2018

My mother Jane Yerbury Sweeney, who was born on 7th. January 1920 and died on 1st. June 2018 at Newbegin House in Beverley, was an extraordinary woman. Brought up in Kensington and Sussex, she was educated at home, mostly by herself. She read widely, but obtained no formal qualifications.

Her mother had been expelled from boarding school while her parents were living abroad, and her father, although he eventually qualified and became an eminent doctor with a successful practice in Kensington, had hated school, so the couple decided to keep Jane and her younger siblings at home.

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All Female Cast Return To ERT For Beverley Does Broadway : The Rebound

All Female Cast Return To ERT For Beverley Does Broadway : The Rebound
May 16, 2018

Back by popular demand after a sell-out run in 2015, She Productions are bringing West End showbiz, delicious harmonies, and bags of talent right on your doorstep at the East Riding Theatre in Beverley in a revamped version of Beverley Does Broadway… The Rebound.

She Productions are putting on a show and it’s their opening night. Relentless rehearsals have ensured they are pitch perfect and that every dance step has been drilled with precision.

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Human Cargo: Songs & Stories of Emigration, Slavery & Transportation

Human Cargo: Songs & Stories of Emigration, Slavery & Transportation
April 19, 2018

Acclaimed storyteller Matthew Crampton (Five Stars, Guardian) unites with American folk music legend Jeff Warner in a new show based on Crampton’s book Human Cargo: Songs & Stories of Emigration, Slavery & Transportation.

Human Cargo gives voice to past exiles – emigrants, slaves, transportees – to shed fresh light on today’s migrations. Through the accompanying Parallel Lives project, it includes – wherever it performs – local stories of migration and partnership with local refugee and migrant support groups.

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Celebrating Beverley Author’s Debut Novel

Celebrating Beverley Author’s Debut Novel
March 19, 2018

Beverley is proud of its diverse artistic and creative culture. It boasts the East Riding Theatre; West End professionalism in a local setting.

It is home to actors of international renown, musicians, artists, authors, journalists and broadcasters. Celebratory festivals abound throughout the year: folk, food, early music and literature.

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Chocolate-Inspired Sensation To Take Over Beverley Streets

Chocolate-Inspired Sensation To Take Over Beverley Streets
March 1, 2018

White Rabbit Chocolatiers and all-female theatre company She Productions have joined forces to run an Easter ‘Eggstravaganza’ of family entertainment in Beverley.

They are working together on an all-original musical play created by director of She, Annie Kirkman, called ‘Alice’s Eggstravaganza in Wonderland’.

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Boston Comes To Beverley – Adrian Rawlins Directs GOOD PEOPLE at ERT

Boston Comes To Beverley – Adrian Rawlins Directs GOOD PEOPLE at ERT
February 12, 2018

East Riding Theatre’s artistic director, Adrian Rawlins, will be directing the theatre’s first in-house production of the year, Good People which opens on 1st March 2018.

Written by Pulitzer prize winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire and awarded the 2011 New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play, Good People is set in South Boston, USA.

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Step Gently Into Sunday With Light Classical Music And The Best Of Jazz

Step Gently Into Sunday With Light Classical Music And The Best Of Jazz
February 9, 2018

The Stage4Beverley festival taking place at the East Riding Theatre in Beverley certainly knows how to swing the moods over its five days of music.

On its final day it will be gently easing its audience into the day with a concert of Light Classical Music before winding up the tempo with one of Jazz’s finest female singers, Claire Martin and finishing the weekend off with a blast of gypsy folk’n’roll with Holy Moly and the Crackers.

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New Paths Music Announces Its 2018 Festival Programme

New Paths Music Announces Its 2018 Festival Programme
January 25, 2018

New Paths Music is delighted to announce the programme for its third annual festival in Beverley, Yorkshire, running from 5th to 8th April 2018.

The line-up of 40 events and 35 artists features song, chamber music, organ events, family concerts, late-night events, an outreach programme, a world premiere, talks, and a ceilidh.

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Lighting Rig Appeal Launched By East Riding Theatre

East Riding Theatre Appeal To Community To Help Fund New Lighting Rig
December 12, 2017

Members of the community are being invited to donate and ‘name a leaf’ as East Riding Theatre look to raise £10,000 to fund a state of the art lighting rig.

The incentive, which has been launched to co-inside with their third birthday will give supporters of the theatre a chance to help them raise the cash needed to take them to the next level.

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Not Just Another Brick In The Wall

November 29, 2017

A rare and wonderful opportunity for a group of 60 pupils to display a collaborative piece of art work in a public space at the East Riding Theatre.

With guidance from local artist Emma Garness, the challenge for all 60 pupils from year 6 at Beverley Minster Primary School were set a challenge.

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