Christmas Tree Festival On Course To Set New Record

Christmas Tree Festival On Course To Set New Record
November 22, 2017

Organisers of the Christmas Tree Festival at Beverley Minster are looking to find five more social groups of businesses to take at this year’s event.

With 95 confirmed participants, they are hoping five more will come forward this year to set a new record of 100 trees – the most they can physically fit in.

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It’s A Wonderful Life At East Riding Theatre This Christmas

It’s A Wonderful Life At East Riding Theartre This Christmas
November 17, 2017

This Christmas, East Riding Theatre (ERT) in Beverley will transport audiences to 1940s America as it brings to life a magical stage adaptation of Frank Capra’s classic film It’s a Wonderful Life.

Frequently voted as the best-ever Christmas movie, this heart-warming story follows the fortunes of George Bailey, a small-town clerk facing financial ruin who wonders if his town would be better off without him.

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Comic-With-Guitar Mitch Benn Is Heading To Beverley This Month

Comic-With-Guitar Mitch Benn Is Heading To Beverley This Month
November 14, 2017

Comic-with-guitar Mitch Benn, well-known for his musical turns on Radio 4’s The Now Show, brings his new show, Don’t Fear The Reaper, to the East Riding Theatre in Beverley on the 25 November.

It’s been a morbid time for musical satirist Mitch Benn; he’s turned 46 — over the hill by anyone’s standards — his personal life is in turmoil, and his childhood heroes are dropping like flies.

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Four Things To Do In East Yorkshire This Autumn

Cultural Pilgrimage at The Beverley Treasure House
November 14, 2017

So, the nights are getting darker now and there’s a chilly nip in the air. As summer has become a distant memory and the days are getting colder, there may not seem like a lot to do in the lead up to Christmas.

But fear not, there are still plenty of ways to enjoy your weekends without splashing the cash, so get your big coat on and walking boots on as you enjoy some of the best East Yorkshire has to offer.

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Expanding Festival Expands Again!

Expanding Festival Expands Again!
October 29, 2017

The region’s most eclectic music festival is on a roll … having already announced that Stage4Beverley had responded to demand by adding an extra day for its 2018 festival, the organisers have done it again, with news that the event will now stretch over five days.

The festival will once again be based at Beverley’s East Riding Theatre, taking over the theatre from February 14th to the 18th, with a line-up bridging diverse musical genres, from folk to blues, jazz to classical, Americana to world music and more.

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Classic Novel To Be Staged In Beverley By John Godber Company

Classic Novel To Be Staged In Beverley By John Godber Company
October 19, 2017

The John Godber Company will be staging a new production of classic Yorkshire novel Wuthering Heights this November at The East Riding Theatre in Beverley, as well as two nights at Wakefield Theatre Royal.

The production, which is written and directed by BAFTA winner Jane Thornton, the recent writer of the international hit show OCHO, which sold out at the East Riding Theatre

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Newbegin House Makes Good Hotel Guide For Third Year Running

Newbegin House Makes Good Hotel Guide For Third Year Running
October 19, 2017

Newbegin House, Beverley’s only five star B&B, has been included in the Good Hotel Guide 2018 and, for the third year running, has won an “Editor’s Choice” award.

In 2015, Newbegin House received a “best newcomer” award. This was followed by a “Best Value” award in 2016 and now by a “Best B&B” award in 2017.

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Richard Bean Delighted at the Reception ERT Kiss Me Gets

Richard Bean Delighted at the Reception ERT Kiss Me Gets
October 17, 2017

Hull born and raised playwright, Richard Bean, who is celebrated for work such as The Hypocrite and Broadway success One Man Two Guvnors, is delighted at the reception of East Riding Theatre’s production of his play Kiss Me.

Due to an imminent knee replacement operation Richard Bean is unable to see the show for himself but has recently sent the cast, local actor Edward Cole with Bettine Mackenzie who recently appeared in Adrian Rawlins production of The Night Season, a card thanking them for their truthful portrayal of his characters.

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An Intimate Night Of Music At The East Riding Theatre

An Intimate Night Of Music At The East Riding Theatre
October 14, 2017

Beverley’s East Riding Theatre will be hosting its first-ever Candlelight Sessions in its Café Bar, on Sunday 22nd October, offering the audience the chance to get close up to the artist; in an intimate, candlelit, in-the-round, and completely unamplified setting.

Guest artist is the highly-acclaimed Pete Dilley; a rising singer-songwriter from County Durham with four albums under his belt and impressive CV including playing alongside Chloe Hall & Beth Neilsen Chapman.

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East Riding Theatre Thrilled To Present Next Production KISS ME

East Riding Theatre Thrilled To Present Next Production KISS ME
September 16, 2017

Opening on 5th October, East Riding Theatre in Beverley is producing Kiss Me by Richard Bean, writer of sell-out shows The Hypocrite at Hull Truck Theatre and international hit One Man Two Guvnors in London’s West End and on Broadway.

Kiss Me transferred from Hampstead Theatre to the West End earlier this year, but ERT’s show will be the first time the play has been produced outside of London.

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Stage4Beverley Set To Bring To Life The Cold Winter Months

Stage4Beverley Set To Bring To Life The Cold Winter Months
August 21, 2017

Beverley’s newest arts and music festival, which launched earlier this year, is expanding.

Stage4Beverley, based at the town’s East Riding Theatre, will be adding a fourth day to its programme in 2018 and with an eclectic range of musical genres being programmed, it promises something to satisfy all tastes.

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East Riding Theatre Tells The World About Its Autumn Season

East Riding Theatre Tells The World About Its Autumn Season
August 14, 2017

East Riding Theatre has released its exciting and packed Autumn/Winter brochure to complement Hull U.K City of Culture 2017’s forward programme.

As Hull U.K City of Culture 2017 sets out in its final season to ‘Tell the World’, ERT begins the autumn with the first of a trio of Hull connected plays.

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East Riding Theatre To Mark Yorkshire Day With Yorkshire Eve Celebration

East Riding Theatre To Mark Yorkshire Day With Yorkshire Eve Celebration
July 25, 2017

Now then! Yorkshire folk are proud of their county, and rightly so, given all the wonderful things we’ve given the rest of the world.

And a new tradition, fast catching on locally, is celebrating all that’s best about God’s Own County.
Last year, Beverley’s East Riding Theatre celebrated Yorkshire Day (August 1st), on Yorkshire Day Eve – just like we celebrate New Year’s Eve.

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Original Musical Show Premieres This September At East Riding Theatre

Original Musical Show Premieres This September At East Riding Theatre
June 27, 2017

It’s Different For Girls is a brand new musical by all female theatre company She Productions and inspired by Hull’s own pioneering ‘garage’ 1960s girl band, Mandy & the Girlfriends. Their all-girl line-up gave them a novelty value that attracted the crowds both in their home town of Hull and at gigs in London.

The Show, directed by The Hypocrite’s (RSC and Hull Truck) Becky Hope-Palmer, with Musical Supervision from Wicked UK’s Paul Frankish and choreography by Hull Truck’s Associate Artist, Jon Beney.

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Enjoy World Class Talent, Up Close And Personal At ERT

Enjoy World Class Talent, Up Close And Personal At ERT
June 15, 2017

Beverley’s East Riding Theatre prides itself on discovering “hidden” talent; hence the excitement surrounding a one-nighter by Canadian duo Dennis Ellsworth and Kinley Dowling.

They have been performing together for eight years while pursuing solo careers at the same time; however, 2017 marks their first real collaborative effort on record.

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A Summer Festival Of Engagement, Inspiration And Celebration

A Summer Festival Of Engagement, Inspiration And Celebration
June 14, 2017

East Riding Theatre launches its summer long festival of engagement, inspiration and celebration with a theatre double bill of Spoonface Steinberg & Perfidious Lion.

To help showcase the fantastic young talent in the area, East Riding Theatre will be hosting a wide variety of shows by young performers this summer including, theatre, comedy, spoken word, music and much more.

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