Dementia-Friendly Cinema Screenings Return To Parkway

Dementia-Friendly Cinema Screenings Return To Parkway
July 30, 2022

Beverley Parkway Cinema and Theatre is returning to its very popular dementia-friendly cinema screenings in September after being postponed by the pandemic in 2020.

In addition to the lower sound system and additional lighting in the auditorium, there is no pre-film advertising and toilet and exit signs are easy to understand.

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Mind Your Language As Action Men, Dead Bodies, Crisps And Nude Puppets Take Over ERT

Mind Your Language As Action Men, Dead Bodies, Crisps And Nude Puppets Take Over ERT
July 12, 2022

Action men, dead bodies, potato crisps and what it’s like to be a man in the modern world when you don’t fit a macho stereotype, Big Boys Don’t Cry, from Opposable Thumb Theatre takes the stage at East Riding Theatre (ERT) on Saturday, July 16th.

For adults and teens, Big Boys Don’t Cry, is a bold, brilliant and hysterical production which pulls no punches,’ it premiered earlier this year at the London International Mime Festival.

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Beverley Cinema To Screen Award-winning Film About Yorkshireness

Beverley Cinema To Screen Award-winning Film About Yorkshireness
June 16, 2022

A film exploring the characteristic of Yorkshire folk has won a series of International Film awards ahead of its regional launch in July.

“Who is Yorkshire?” features stories by some of “God’s Own County’s” accomplished people, including Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, journalist Christa Ackroyd, rugby league star Jamie Peacock, playwright John Godber, presenter Stephanie Hirst, Lord David Blunkett and honorary Yorkshireman author and politician Alan Johnson.

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Beverley Puppet Festival Announces Full Programme Of Over 40 Acts

Beverley Puppet Festival Announces Full Programme Of Over 40 Acts
May 10, 2022

More than 40 puppet theatre companies will be descending on East Yorkshire at this year’s Beverley Puppet Festival which runs from Friday, July 15 to Sunday, July 17 in indoor and outdoor venues across the town.

Tickets are now on sale for over 60 events, plus a six-day puppet making workshop for adults, with the festival opening on Friday evening with the Eurovision Sock Contest, by the Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre, and Zippy And Me, a talk by puppeteer Ronnie Le Drew.

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Volunteering Opportunities Available For Beverley Puppet Festival

April 12, 2022

The award-winning Beverley Puppet Festival has now opened its volunteer positions for this July’s festival, the first ‘in-puppet’ festival since 2018.

At the same time, festival directors Kerrin Tatman and Anna Ingleby have unveiled an exciting, rarely available puppetry workshop which will be running between July 10th-15th.

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Beverley Film Society Set To Welcome Members Back

Beverley Film Society Set To Welcome Members Back
October 6, 2020

Members of Beverley Film Society are getting ready to return to Parkway Cinema on 8 October following the abrupt pause to its last season due to the Covid-19 restrictions.

The next film to be shown is the documentary about Ruth Bader Ginsberg, RBG, making this a poignant reunion in light of her recent passing.

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Landmark Native American Film To Be Screened In Beverley

Landmark Native American Film To Be Screened In Beverley
January 1, 2020

The success of British director, Steven Lewis Simpson’s adaptation of the bestselling novel, Neither Wolf Nor Dog defies logic—Hollywood logic that is.

Produced and financed by his UK company, with 18 shoot days in the US’s poorest region, a crew of two and a 95-year-old lead actor, the US self-distributed release was launched in small towns and outperformed Hollywood blockbusters in numerous multiplexes.

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