Schoolchildren in Beverley have teamed up with East Riding Theatre (ERT) and a local artist to create a mural celebrating some of Yorkshire’s most trailblazing women.
Working with ERT’s all-female company in residence, She Productions, and artist Emma Garness, pupils from Molescroft, Keldmarsh, Tickton, and St Mary’s primary schools have created a mural depicting the Yorkshire Rose based on the achievements of the inspirational women.
New Paths Music has announced the programme for its fourth spring festival in Beverley, which runs 4th-7th April.
Almost thirty events take place across the four days in a packed programme of song, chamber music, talks, late-night events, a world premiere, performances for families and children and a recital on the Minster’s world-famous organ. Performers in this young festival include rising stars from the world of classical music alongside veteran international artists.
If you liked Beryl, you’ll love Delicate Flowers, the fast-moving Hull boxing play that punches above its weight and is now heading to Withernsea.
Written by Hull-based playwright Mark Rees and produced by his Single Story Theatre Company, Delicate Flowers tells the story of Barbara Buttrick, the young boxer and wrestler from Hessle, East Yorkshire, who fought adversity in her personal life in the 1940s and ‘50s to fight opponents in the ring.
As Stage4Beverley kicks off on Wednesday 13th, Valentines Day (14th) brings to the stage a hugely popular comedian, poet and musician John Hegley who has been described as the Spike Milligan for our time, and as ‘awesomely mundane’ by The Independent. He was discovered in 1983 by John Peel as part of the band The Popticians, and now enjoys a cult following among fans of subversive comedy. His surreal poetry…
With Christmas and the New Year behind us, it’s now time to look ahead at what is on offer over the next few months to brighten up the Winter before the sun finally brings warmth to us all and Spring arrives.
The Stage4Beverley festival is certainly one event that promises to bring a glow to us all, and a sell-out concert already and another almost sold out, those wishing to buy tickets would be well advised to check out the programme which offers great variety over the five day festival in February.