Following the successful ‘Lockdown Edition’ of its workshops for music-makers and composers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, Opera North is seeking applications for next spring’s Resonance programme, and planning for a return to collaborations in person, with live scratch performances in front of audiences.
A project which uses music to deliver mental health messages from young people about what’s on their mind will this week showcase the products of its second phase with a virtual launch.
Three Minute Heroes, led by The Warren Youth Project, brings together musicians from across the Hull area, draws on writing from students in East Yorkshire and is already having an impact on health and social care in Manchester.
Popular local children’s entertainer Magic Mike will be back for fun and frivolity at Bridlington Spa with two shows per week in August.
With social distancing in place, the venue will be operating at a reduced capacity and the show will take place in the Edwardian style theatre. Instead of the Royal Hall.
New Hull-based events company Rich T Events presents ambitious digital drag show, ‘Thru The Queer Hole’, featuring over 50 drag acts from around the world on Friday 24 July.
The show will feature big-name stars from RuPaul’s Drag Race, the Boulet Brother’s Dragula, and Channel 4’s Drag SOS, as well as acts from around the UK and USA, including icons of Hull’s LGBT+ scene.
Virtual comedy project ‘Your Place Comedy’, put together by ten small, independent venues returns for a third edition.
East Riding Theatre will once again collaborate with some of the region’s best-loved small theatres and art centres.
East Riding Theatre manager Sue Kirkman is hoping a collaborative venture between ten local venues can continue during the lockdown period.
Her comments come following a successful event held online which saw over 3,500 people tune in. As a result of this success ERT will be playing their part in another one due to take place on 10 May.
Filmmakers, writers, actors and film fans across the Humber and East Yorkshire are being offered a unique opportunity to bring along their own work and take part in a film industry day in Hull this Wednesday, 13 November.
Northern Exposure is a day-long film event that includes talent workshops, a film forum, networking and independent BFI Network, Film Hub North film screenings.
The Snowman Tour will be returning to Beverley this year in the run-up to Christmas. With the tickets already selling quickly, people are being urged to book early.
Taking place at Beverley Minster the show was a success last year, so much so they are bringing it back.
With ten years under their belt of performing with one another, the Take That Experience will be in Beverley this weekend.
The group will be appearing at the Parkway Cinema in Beverley this coming Sunday. They are promising a night of great music celebrating one of the most iconic boy bands of the modern era.
As Take That celebrate over 25 years as the UK’s number one boy band, The Take That Experience is heading to Beverley.
Presented by Sweeney Entertainments, the group have been together for other a decade and are the ultimate tribute act.
The £36m Bonus Arena celebrates its first anniversary next week.
Since opening in August 2018, 200,000 people have either bought tickets for or visited the state-of-the-art entertainment venue, which has hosted almost 100 events and performances.
Hundreds of children and their families stepped into an amazing place where anything could happen, transported into a world of stories, imagination, creativity and fun as they enjoyed Hull’s third annual children’s literature festival.
Following a successful school’s programme last week in Hull’s ‘Malarkey Park’, The Big Malarkey Festival gates opened on Saturday for a two-day jam-packed programme that has inspired families of all ages.
Six East Riding of Yorkshire schools including Longcroft School. They will be taking part in the northern Finals of Rock Challenge.
Longcroft School and Sixth Form College have retained their Premier Division Status. This is as a result of a successful 2018.
Touring show The Snowman will be in Beverley for three dates this Christmas promising. Taking place at Beverley Minster on 27 December the show will be shown three times.
This is the first time The Snowman tour has visited Beverley. Tickets for the performances are still available, which take place at 1.30PM 4PM and also 7PM.
Beverley Musical Theatre say tickets are already selling out fast for Christmas show, Goldilocks and the 3 Bears.
Taking place and the Beverley Memorial Hall, Goldilocks and the 3 Bears will run from 28 November to 2 December for what will be their 28th Annual production.
Hull’s brand new £36m venue will be officially opened tomorrow (Thursday 30 August) by music legend Van Morrison.
Van Morrison, who is 72 and from Northern Island has had a string of hits over the decades including Brown Eyed Girl, a song he wrote himself and which was recorded back in 1967.
Organisers of the first Beverley Family Carnival are hoping the public will get behind the event which is taking place later this week at the Beverley Leisure Centre.
Beverley Family Carnival is will be a fund raising event aiming to raise cash to help support 50 pop up schools in the slums of Bangladesh.
Britain’s Got Talent is coming to Beverley next month as they try to discover if the historic market town is home to a potential winner of the popular talent show.
Screened on ITV, BGT is the nation’s favourite talent show giving contestants a chance to make their dreams a reality in front of millions of viewers across the nation.