Performers called to open auditions for community projects in Helmsley

Gazette & Herald: The cast of Icarus gather in Pocklington

4:23pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

TWO large-scale community theatre projects are coming to Helmsley, and anyone interested in taking part is welcome to join in.

Festival On The Moor, Botton Village, Danby, May 23 to 26

Gazette & Herald: John Kirkpatrick, BBC Folk Award - Musician of The Year 2010.

4:17pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

FESTIVAL on the Moor launches into its 13th year with a line up of folk stars from around the UK.

Sarah Dean, Inspired by… gallery, The Moors National Park Centre, Danby, May 4

Gazette & Herald: Sarah Dean,  Inspired by… gallery, The Moors National Park Centre, Danby, May 4

4:19pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A HARPIST known to her fans as the “incredible string blonde” will play at the Inspired by… gallery at The Moors National Park Centre, in Danby, on Sunday, May 4.

Loveable Rogues to support Union J at Scarborough Open Air Theatre, August 23

Gazette & Herald: Loveable Rogues who will support Union J at Scarborough Open Air Theatre in August

4:11pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

LONDON band Loveable Rogues are to support Union J at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Saturday, August 23 August.

Tribute acts ready to rock for charity

Gazette & Herald: The Kommitments, one of the UK's premier tribute's to “The Commitments”, the classic feel good film of the nineties.

4:04pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

MALTON-based charity Ryedale Special Families has announced details of two stunning concerts planned for the Milton Rooms this year.

As You Like It, Stephen Joseph, Scarborough, May 6 to 10

Gazette & Herald: The  Tobacco Factory presents As You Like It at The Stephen Joseph Theatre

3:57pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

FOLLOWING the huge success of Two Gentlemen of Verona last year, the internationally renowned Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory return to the Stephen Joseph Theatre with one of theatre’s most celebrated comedies.

A Number, York Theatre Royal, May 1 to 24

Gazette & Herald: George Costigan returns to York Theatre Royal after his performance in David Harrower’s Blackbird.

3:55pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A NUMBER explores the subject of human cloning and identity. Set in the near future, it focuses on the conflicts and overall relationship between a father and his three sons – two of whom are clones.

Gruffalo comes to Dalby Forest

Gazette & Herald: Gruffalo

10:01am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

CHILDREN’S favourite the Gruffalo is coming to Dalby Forest to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the picture books.

Palace Cinema news: Spider-Man sequel swings in

Gazette & Herald: The Amazing Spider-Man 2, starring Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WE have had a quieter Easter holiday than we had hoped, given the quality of films we have had on offer.

Northern Potters Association exhibition, Turnstone Gallery, Sandsend, April 26 until June 8

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11:45am Monday 21st April 2014

THE Northern Potters Association is exhibiting at the Turnstone Gallery, in Sandsend, near Whitby, from Saturday (APRIL 26).

Emily Maguire, Helmsley Arts Centre, April 27

Gazette & Herald: Critically-acclaimed singer Emily Maguire to play Orpington Cafe

12:36pm Thursday 17th April 2014

EMILY Maguire once spent four years living in a recycled wood and tin shack in the Australian bush, and it was there that the London-born songwriter made her first two albums, Stranger Place and Keep Walking.

On Our Turf presents Icarus, All Saints Church, Helmsley, April 26-27

Gazette & Herald: The cast of Icarus gather in Pocklington

12:06pm Thursday 17th April 2014

IF community theatre is all about spreading wings, then the first commission for York Theatre Royal's On Our Turf project could not be better chosen.

The Magic Circus, Pocklington Arts Centre, April 24

Gazette & Herald: Magic Carpet Theatre

11:39am Thursday 17th April 2014

MAGIC Carpet Theatre fly into Pocklington Arts Centre next Thursday afternoon with the children's show The Magic Circus.

Art and Soul exhibition, St Mary’s Church, Ebberston, April 19-22

Gazette & Herald: Little Barn by Angie McCall

3:53pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

AN ART exhibition featuring work by 22 local artists will be held at St Mary's Church in Ebberston.

REfined, Phoenix Dance Theatre, Milton Rooms, Malton, April 25; Kirkbymoorside Memorial Hall, April 26

Gazette & Herald: Phoenix Dance Theatre which will be appearing at Malton and Kirkbymoorisde thanks to Rural Arts.

3:50pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

PHOENIX Dance Theatre have recently been celebrated as one of Britain’s leading contemporary dance companies having been chosen as one of the headline events at the Yorkshire Festival, part of the festivities for the Grand Depart.

Chu Ma Shu join forces with local bands for a night of music

Gazette & Herald: Chu Ma Shu, join forces with local bands for a night of music

8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

RYEDALE is in for a treat on Friday when one of the most popular local bands, Chu Ma Shu, join forces with some of the best bands in North Yorkshire for a night of no-nonsense musical entertainment.

Palace Cinema news: Movies and plays keep it local

Gazette & Herald: Rio 2, which features Anne Hathaway as Jewel and Jesse Eisenberg as Blu

8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

IT is funny to think that there are a lot of first-class national businesses in Malton, which may have some staff who don’t live locally, but assume that it is not as good as where they live.

Scarborough Poetry Walk goes live

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3:39pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE Live Canon ensemble is heading to Scarborough to give a one-off performance at the Stephen Joseph Theatre (SJT) o launch a new audio poetry tour of the town, available from Saturday, April 19.

Dawn French, York Barbican, July 12

Gazette & Herald: Dawn French

12:35pm Thursday 10th April 2014

DAWN French is to play York Barbican this summer on her first solo tour. The actress, novelist and comedy queen’s new show, 30 Million Minutes, is based on her life and career.

Get all aboard for a starlight show

Gazette & Herald: The cast of Starlight Express

2:58pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

GET your skates on for the hottest tickets in town on a train journey like no other.

Jesus Christ Superstar, YMCA Theatre, Scarborough, April 10-16

Gazette & Herald: Rehearsals for Jesus Christ Superstar

2:11pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

EXPERIENCED director Duncan Lewis is staging Jesus Christ Superstar as a rock opera at the YMCA Theatre, St Thomas Street, Scarborough, from tomorrow until April 16.

Former library in Kirkbymoorside to host exhibition

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10:09am Wednesday 9th April 2014

THE former library in Kirkbymoorside’s Market Place, which is nearing the end of a major refurbishment, will be reopened as a community meeting place on Saturday, May 3, as part of the Tour de France 100-day cultural festival.

Artist paints life in Malton

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10:05am Wednesday 9th April 2014

HISTORIC buildings and scenes of Malton life have been captured by a professional artist who will exhibit his work next month.

Malton's April food market to be al-fresco

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3:52pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

APRIL’S monthly food market in Malton will have Michelin-star appeal.

Palace Cinema news: Get ready for a super showing

Gazette & Herald: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

3:45pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

THERE hasn’t been a lot out of the ordinary happening at the cinema this week so a chance to consolidate.

Local artists united in the natural world

Gazette & Herald: Low Horcum in Winter by  Richard  Burdon

3:27pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

THE exhibition Naturally Inclined brings four local artists, sculptor Jennifer Tetlow, from Lastingham, photographers Janet and Richard Burdon of Pickering and Helmsley-based jeweller Louise Dwyer together for the first time.

Teechers, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, April 7 and 8

Gazette & Herald: A biting, witty modern comedy from the BAFTA award-winning writer of Bouncers, Perfect Pitch and The Debt Collectors is heading to the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

3:19pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

A BITING, witty modern comedy from the BAFTA award-winning writer of Bouncers, Perfect Pitch and The Debt Collectors is heading to the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough on April 7 to 8.

Eclectic line-up for Helmsley Arts Centre

Gazette & Herald: Soprano Bibi Heal

3:15pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

AN eclectic mix of quality music and comedy drama is coming to Helmsley Arts Centre leading up to Easter.

Multi-choir charity concert in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care

Gazette & Herald: Malton District Male Voice Choir who will be joining 200 singers from across North and East Yorkshire  to raise their voices in a multi-choir charity concert in Scarborough in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care.

3:12pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

MORE than 200 singers from across North and East Yorkshire will raise their voices in a multi-choir charity concert in Scarborough in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Union J, Scarborough Open Air Theatre, August 23

Gazette & Herald: BOY band Union J will be the final concert to join this year’s line up at Scarborough Open Air Theatre.

3:10pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

BOY band Union J will be the final concert to join this year’s line up at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Saturday, August 23.

Theatre celebrates 75th birthday of Alan Ayckbourn

Gazette & Herald: Alan Ayckbourn

3:08pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

THE Stephen Joseph Theatre is celebrating a milestone birthday of Alan Ayckbourn in a special concert and party night on Sunday, April 6.

Kate Rusby, Scarborough Spa, October 4

Gazette & Herald: Kate Rusby

11:10am Thursday 3rd April 2014

BARNSLEY folk nightingale Kate Rusby will play Scarborough Spa’s Grand Hall on October 4 as the only North Yorkshire concert of her 12-date autumn tour of England and Scotland.

Peter Pan on Ice, Scarborough Spa, April 9, to April 12

Gazette & Herald: THE world-renowned Russian Ice Stars visit Scarborough Spa in April with a spectacular new adaptation of JM Barrie’s famous fantasy adventure story of the boy who never grew up.

4:14pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

THE world-renowned Russian Ice Stars visit Scarborough Span next month with a spectacular new adaptation of JM Barrie’s famous fantasy adventure story of the boy who never grew up.

Taking Charlie, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, April 10

Gazette & Herald: Taking Charlie

4:09pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

THE Stephen Joseph Theatre is delighted to welcome new work by the Goofus theatre company on its very first tour.

James Walsh to support Boyzone at Scarborough Open Air Theatre, July 26

Gazette & Herald: Frontman of multi-million selling band Starsailor, James Walsh, who is supporting Boyzone at Scarborough Open Air Theatre

3:53pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

JAMES WALSH, frontman of multi-million selling band Starsailor, will support Boyzone at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Saturday, July 26.

Celebrating the sea, Staithes Gallery, April 5 to Sunday

Gazette & Herald: Evening on the Thames by Alan Runagall RSMA (watercolours)

3:46pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

STAITHES Gallery is to host an important national exhibition of paintings by members of the Royal Society of Marine Artists.

Discover a feast of talent at 2014 York Open Studios

Gazette & Herald: Sculptor Sally Arnup at work

3:43pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

DISCOVER a feast of creative talent at the 2014 York Open Studios this April. With open across two weekends this is a great chance to visit over 70 working artists and see the quality of artwork that is being created in York: sculpture, printmaking, painting, traditional crafts, illustration, textiles and ceramics.

News from The Palace Cinema: Puppets, pianos and couture

Gazette & Herald: Muppets Most Wanted continues at the Palace Cinema, in Malton, for the next fortnight

10:00am Wednesday 26th March 2014

THE Beer Town Festival was a great success last weekend and must surely mark Malton as a place where quality beer is brewed by Bad Seed Brewery and Brass Castle Brewery.

Jesus Christ Superstar, YMCA Theatre, Scarborough, April 10 to 16

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4:15pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

WITH just weeks to go before Scarborough’s pre-Easter production of Jesus Christ Superstar, the show’s director says audiences are in for something special.

Michael Palin presents Travelling To Work, Grand Opera House, York, September 28

Gazette & Herald: Michael Palin

11:53am Tuesday 25th March 2014

GLOBE-TROTTING Yorkshireman Michael Palin will present his new stage show, Travelling To Work, at the Grand Opera House, York, on Sunday, September 28.

The Palace Cinema a "fantastic independent cinema”

Gazette & Herald: Cajun Festival in Malton

3:40pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

WELL it is official – it must be, it was in the Sunday Times – The Palace Cinema is “a fantastic independent cinema”. Oh yes and it is part of Malton, which must include Norton, being the 49th best place to live out of the top 101.

Three more bands set for Willowman Festival

Gazette & Herald: Punk band The Blockheads who will be appearing at The Willowman Festival

3:36pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

A TRIO of classic punk and new wave bands have joined the bill at North Yorkshire’s Willowman Festival.

Singing Farmers on tour

Gazette & Herald: The Singing Farmers

3:20pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

THE Singing Farmers are about to leave their sheep and cattle behind for the next couple of weeks and pick up their guitars and microphones as they embark on their 11th annual tour of Yorkshire.

Rudra, Helmsley Arts Centre, April 5

Gazette & Herald: A NEW re-imagination of the mythological tale of Shiva and Kama, told through contemporary kathak dance and Indo-bass, beats and electronica, Rudra is appearing at Helmsley Arts Centre next month,

3:18pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

A NEW re-imagination of the mythological tale of Shiva and Kama, told through contemporary kathak dance and Indo-bass, beats and electronica is appearing at Helmsley Arts Centre next month,

Local colour: paintings of Yorkshire and beyond by Ross Moore, Joe Cornish Galleries, April 4 to 30

Gazette & Herald: Ross Moore's painting "In Hawes".

3:14pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

JOE CORNISH Galleries is hosting a solo exhibition by Yorkshire-based painter Ross Moore this month.

John Hegley’s New and Selected Potatoes, Stephen Joseph Theatre, March 22

Gazette & Herald: John Hegley’s New And Selected Potatoes

3:11pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

COMEDY’S poet laureate is heading back to Scarborough and bringing with him his greatest hits and best of golden oldies compilation...and some new stuff, too.

The Memory of Water, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, March 26 to April 5

Gazette & Herald: The Stephen Joseph Theatre welcomes The Memory of Water from the New Vic this month.

2:59pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

THE Stephen Joseph Theatre (SJT), in Scarborough, welcomes a big-hearted, bittersweet play from the New Vic this month.

Talk about Sir John Sitwell at Scarborough Art Gallery

Gazette & Herald: Sir George Sitwell unmasks a fake medium – from The Graphic newspaper, 7 February 1880

2:56pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

THE life of one of Scarborough’s most famous and unconventional residents is the subject of the next lunchtime talk at Scarborough Art Gallery.

The Typhoons, Milton Rooms, Malton, March 28

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3:27pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

HOT blues and rock band The Typhoons are coming to the Milton Rooms, in Malton, on Friday, March 28.

Stunning wildlife photographs go on display at Nunnington Hall

Gazette & Herald: A little owl walking, by photographer Austin Thomas

10:28am Saturday 15th March 2014

AN EXHIBITION of the most stunning wildlife photographs of 2013 is to go on display at a North Yorkshire country house.






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