HULL : Play Day Celebrates 250 Years Of The Circus

HULL : Play Day Celebrates 250 Years Of The Circus
July 28, 2018

Hull’s popular Playday Festival returns to Queens Gardens on Wednesday 1 August with the 15th festival in Hull getting underway from 11am until 3pm.

Queens Gardens will become a huge outdoor playground where children, young people and families can have a fun filled day, taking part in the annual celebration of the importance of play.

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Innovative Community Event In Beverley Ahead Of Beverley Early Music Festival

Innovative Community Event In Beverley Ahead Of Beverley Early Music Festival
May 14, 2018

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.

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Hull 2018 Skateboard Festival To Offer Free Skateboarding Sessions

Hull 2018 Skateboard Festival To Offer Free Skateboarding Sessions
April 23, 2018

Hull is continuing to establish itself as one of the UK’s friendliest skateboarding cities with lots of free activities on offer over the summer as part of the 2018 Skateboard Festival.

Over the past couple of years Hull City Council has invested in skate parks in the city to position Hull as a major national centre for skateboarding.

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Hollywood Comes To Hull … For A Viking Fest!

Hollywood Comes To Hull … For A Viking Fest!
March 6, 2018

Over the next month, pupils at Frederick Holmes School (Freddie’s) will be working closely with some of the leading classical musicians in the country on a brand new piece of music written especially for them by Hollywood film composer, David Buckley. Freddie’s is an all age school for pupils with physical disabilities and learning difficulties.

Mr Buckley is best known for the soundtrack to the hit TV series The Good Wife. His film credits include Jason Bourne starring Matt Damon, The Nice Guys, and the Sacha Baron Cohen comedy The Brothers Grimsby.

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Two World Class Orchestras Performing Together At Bridlington Spa

Two World Class Orchestras Performing Together At Bridlington Spa
January 16, 2018

There are still some tickets available for a rare opportunity to see two world class orchestras joining forces at Bridlington Spa this month.

Manchester Camerata and Sinfonia Viva will be getting together for a New Year’s concert with a difference – the orchestral extravaganza will be performed at Bridlington Spa on Sunday, 28 January, at 2pm.

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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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Artists Come Together For Special Theatre Project In Hull

Artists Come Together For Special Theatre Project In Hull
May 30, 2017

One of the city’s proudest and most exciting theatre festivals will be topped off next week with a special performance telling the story of one of Hull’s most creative and diverse communities.

Newland Avenue’s Assemble Fest takes centre stage on Saturday June 3 with show-stopping performances from the best local theatre companies in unlikely spaces.

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BRIDLINGTON : Jason Manford – Muddle Class – A Show Not To be Missed

BRIDLINGTON : Jason Manford - Muddle Class - A Show Not To be Missed
April 18, 2017

He’s back and coming to Bridlington! It’s been a busy few years for Jason since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit.

Coming to Bridlington Spa on Friday 9 February 2018, ‘Muddle Class’ promises to feature a wealth of new material about Jason growing up ‘working class’ then finding, over the years, that part of him has become ‘middle class’ – causing much confusion! Delivered with Jason’s amiable charm and captivating wit, this is a show not to be missed.

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MissCast – A Humorous Look At Altercations Within The Acting Industry

MissCast - A Humorous Look At Altercations Within The Acting Industry
April 14, 2017

She Productions, Theatre Company in Residence at the East Riding Theatre, is back by popular demand with a new comedic review show, after the sell-out success of Beverley Does Broadway in 2015.

As an actor, no matter how hard you try, there is always one role that you know you will never get! Surrounded by an industry based on physical appearance, race, and gender, She Productions are here to break boundaries and turn typecasting on its head. MissCast is an evening of familiar songs and sketches performed in revolutionary ways.

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Medieval Jousting At Sewerby Hall And Gardens

Medieval Jousting At Sewerby Hall And Gardens
April 13, 2017

Jousting is the highlight of the coming Easter weekend at Sewerby Hall and Gardens with plenty of additional activities and events planned for all members of the family.

On Sunday, 16 April the ever-popular Medieval Jousting spectacular returns once again.

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Monks Walk To Celebrate First Anniversary With Night Of Music

Monks Walk To Celebrate First Anniversary With Night Of Music
April 8, 2017

Monks Walk will be celebrating the first anniversary of its reopening with a special “pay as you feel’ concert provided by Leeds-based singer/songwriter Tony Lambert.

Tony, who has recently played alongside folk legend Rab Noakes, will also be performing at a string of festivals this year including Latitude, Green Man and Wilderness.

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Tidal Waves Festival Adds The Pigeon Detectives To Bridlington The Line-Up

Tidal Waves Festival Adds The Pigeon Detectives To Bridlington The Line-Up
April 5, 2017

Another name has been added to the line-up for the two-day Tidal Waves Beach Music Festival in Bridlington in June: indie rock band The Pigeon Detectives from Leeds will be performing at the event at South Cliff beach, on Saturday 10 June.

Formed way back in 2002, the platinum-selling band released their fifth studio album, ‘Broken Glances’ in February of this year.

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Kite Festival To Return To Bridlington For A Second Year

Kite Festival To Return To Bridlington For A Second Year
April 1, 2017

The sky over Sewerby Fields, in Bridlington, is set to be awash with colourful kites as part of a two-day festival, hosted by East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Bridlington Tourism Association (BTA) and the Northern Kite Group.

The event, subject to reasonable wind and weather conditions, will take place on Saturday, 6 and Sunday, 7 May and will see a number of internationally-renowned experts put on a display to entertain local residents and visitors to the resort.

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