Retail Park Offering A Spellbinding Hogwarts Half-Term

Retail Park Offering A Spellbinding Hogwarts Half-Term
February 6, 2019

Wizards and muggles of all ages will be able to celebrate the world of Harry Potter this half-term as Beverley’s Flemingate centre hosts a magical-themed activity week.

Flemingate organisers are kick-starting their celebrations by recreating Platform 9¾ – the secret portal to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry – to coincide with the fifth annual Harry Potter Book Night taking place across the world.

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Hull Central Library To Become Hogwarts For The Night

Hull Central Library To Become Hogwarts For The Night
February 6, 2018

Hull Libraries will be under the spell of Harry Potter this month with various fun events for all the family.

The exciting schedule includes lectures delivered by experts on magic and the supernatural, potion-making classes and a play inspired by the world’s most famous wizard.

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Research Shows Yorkshire Least Environmentally Friendly

Research Shows Yorkshire Least Environmentally Friendly
August 4, 2017

A leading vegan charity has published research that shows a staggering 40% of Yorkshire-based respondents have jokingly answered it results in a “wide range of dishes that can be eaten” when asked about animal agriculture’s impact on the environment.

Research commissioned by The Vegan Society showed that Yorkshire and the Humber was one of the least environmentally friendly group surveyed, with 7% doing nothing to help the planet on a weekly basis. 

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OUT & ABOUT : Book Character Day @ St Nicholas School

OUT & ABOUT : Book Character Day @ St Nicholas School
June 28, 2017

Pupils from St Nicholas School Primary School organised a Book Character Day. The event saw a number of the students in the school spend the day as dressed as their favourite characters from books.

On show were number of outfits including Harry Potter, The Queen of Hearts and many more.

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ERT’s “The Night Season”: Astonishing, Beautifully Conceived, Staged and Acted

ERT's "The Night Season": Astonishing, Beautifully Conceived, Staged and Acted
March 15, 2017

Rebecca Lenkiewicz’s award winning play “The Night Season”, (originally staged at the National Theatre in London), opened at Beverley’s East Riding Theatre on March 2nd and runs until Saturday 25th of March.

It is a personal favourite of the theatre’s new artistic director Adrian Rawlins, making his directorial debut at the ERT in this astonishing and beautifully conceived, staged and acted production.

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Adrian Rawlins To Direct The Night Season At East Riding Theatre

Adrian Rawlins To Direct The Night Season At East Riding Theatre
February 7, 2017

East Riding Theatre’s new artistic director, Adrian Rawlins, is to make his directorial debut at the theatre with The Night Season by Rebecca Lenkiewicz which opens in March.

Rawlins, an actor on stage and screen for 30 years, (Harry Potter, Dickensian, War and Peace) has recently taken over as artistic director at ERT and launched a programme for the year which promises to be uplifting and life-affirming.

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Adrian Rawlins Named As New Artistic Director for East Riding Theatre

Adrian Rawlins Named As New Artistic Director for East Riding Theatre
January 10, 2017

East Riding Theatre (ERT) has appointed Adrian Rawlins as its new artistic director. He will work with the creative and programming team to develop the theatre’s artistic programme from January 2017.

Vincent Regan, founder of ERT, who has just overseen his successful sell-out Christmas adaptation of Great Expectations, announced his decision to stand down as artistic director in September last year although he will continue his involvement as creative director and a member of ERT’s Board of Trustees.

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Popular Harry Potter Event Returns To Beverley in February

Popular Harry Potter Event Returns To Beverley in February
January 7, 2017

The wizarding world of Harry Potter will be coming to 14 libraries the East Riding including Beverley for a very special event next month.

Harry Potter Book Night will be held at Beverley Library on Thursday 2 February, promising a magical hour of activities, readings and games exploring the adventures of the young sorcerer.

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