The 2020 winner of the hit television show Britain’s Got Talent is heading to Beverley’s Flemingate centre to kickstart Christmas.
Comedian and musician Jon Courtenay, who was crowned the 14th winner of the popular ITV series last year, will make a special appearance at Flemingate’s Christmas lights switch-on on Friday, November 19.
The family and friends of a popular Market Weighton man with Motor Neurone Disease have pledged to raise £5,000 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MDNA).
59-year-old former Royal Mail manager and accomplished musician, Dave Foster was diagnosed with the debilitating disease in July 2019. His family and friends initiated the fundraising drive to raise awareness of the condition that affects up to 5,000 adults in the UK at any one time.
Visitors to Vue Hull will be unleashing their inner dancers as the powerful Riverdance comes to the big screen in celebration of its 25th anniversary.
The dance extravaganza, which originated as a Eurovision interval act, hits screens for the first time as the special gala performance is filmed where it all began at 3Arena Dublin. Fans are able to see the show at Vue Hull for a truly remarkable experience.
An Opera North mainstage favourite as a baritone, Gavan Ring returns to the company as a tenor for the Viennese Whirl New Year concert at Hull City Hall on 31 December.
“This year has been a rollercoaster!” laughs the singer, who was born and raised in County Kerry, southwest Ireland. “I literally finished up being a baritone in May, then my first ever concert as a tenor – at the National Concert Hall Dublin – was broadcast by RTÉ in Ireland!”
Musician Oli Brown says he is looking forward to performing in home town of Beverley as part of a selective summer tour. Oli is due to appear at the East Riding Theatre in July as he hits the road to celebrate the 10th anniversary since he launched his first blues album.
Two groups of young people in Yorkshire have come together across boundaries to take the recorder to their hearts, in an innovative community project as part of the 31st Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival opening next week, 24-27 May 2018.
York’s Minster Minstrels, an established youth ensemble dedicated to the exploration of early music, and Castaway Musical Theatre Goole, a vibrant group of young people with learning and physical disabilities from the Goole area, have been working on a collaborative project for the last three months, as part of the BBC Ten Pieces project, which aims to make classical music and musical instruments accessible.