Review: Peter Andre, York Barbican

Gazette & Herald:

10:19am Thursday 23rd October 2014

by Ian Donaghy A reluctant 44-year-old dad agreed to review this show to please his 11-year-old daughter among 1,500 screaming mums who hadn’t gone to Iceland. Outside there was a chorus of "Pete’s a lovely Dad", "such a nice man".

Scarborough Art Gallery talk sheds light on Queen Margaret's School

Gazette & Herald: Queen Margaret’s School in Scarborough in the early 1900s

4:16pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A SERIES of lunchtime talks at Scarborough Art Gallery continues with a look at the fascinating story of Queen Margaret’s School, the Bombardment, and its connection with one of Yorkshire’s favourite writers, Winifred Holtby.

Half-term viewing for all at the Palace Cinema

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE railway crossing is going to be closed at night so we have decided to try to finish the films in time for patrons and staff to get across the river before the level crossing closes. The closure takes place from Saturday to Monday.

We’ll all meet again for some wartime spirit

Gazette & Herald: Lubelle Rose blows a kiss among the crowds at  Pickering Wartime Weekend

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE spirit of the Second World War was celebrated in great style by the Pickering Musical Society – the cast, musicians and the production team – with an entertaining variety of musical numbers and sketches, solos, duets and ensemble singing and very well choreographed military-style movement and musical dance.

Half term at Helmsley Arts Centre

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The popular Bolshoi Ballet Live season continues at Helmsley Arts Centre on Sunday, at 3pm, with The Legend of Love, one of Russian master Yuri Grigorovich’s earliest choreographic works, and a moving story of forbidden love.

’Allo ’Allo: Le Dinner, Scarborough Spa, October 31

Gazette & Herald: webpix entertainment theatre

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

LISTEN very carefully – I shall say this only once.

The Restoration Of Nell Gwyn, York Theatre Royal Studio, until October 25

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

IN a new co-production between Ensemble Theatre and York Theatre Royal, the story of a royal whore is brought to life at the theatre’s studio until Saturday.

Lingering Presence, The Inspired by… gallery, The Moors National Park Centre, Danby, 15 October to 9 November

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THE work of photographer Phil Cornelius, pastel artist Keith Blessed and candle-maker Chris Jones are brought together in a new exhibition at the Inspired by… gallery, Danby.

Over The Rainbow: The Eva Cassidy Story, The Spa, Scarborough, October 24

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A SINGER hailed as the The Irish Bette Midler is coming to Scarborough this week in a star-studded show that has won standing ovations across Europe.

Queen + Adam Lambert, first direct arena, Leeds, January 20

Gazette & Herald: Brian May is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Queen

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

IN what is certain to be among next year’s most sought out music events, Queen + Adam Lambert will visit the first direct arena, in Leeds, on January 20.

Sonia Sabri Company presents Jugni, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, October 27

Gazette & Herald: What's On module top link image

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

LAST seen at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, in Scarborough, with Kathakbox, the Sonia Sabri Company returns with a new, high-energy dance production.

10cc, York Barbican, 9 February 2015

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ONE of the most inventive and influential bands in the history of popular music will perform at York Barbican next year.

The Hundred Years’ War, Helmsley Arts Centre, November 14

Gazette & Herald: webpix entertainment theatre

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A NEW stage production coming to Helmsley Arts Centre will give a fresh voice to war poetry from the last century.

Sculptor’s work on way to London

Gazette & Herald: Sculptor Jennifer Tetlow at work

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

WORK by sculptor Jennifer Tetlow has been selected from more than 800 submissions to appear alongside paintings and sculpture by some of Britain’s leading wildlife artists.

1812 Theatre Company presents Be My Baby, Helmsley Arts Centre, October 22 to 25

Gazette & Herald: webpix entertainment theatre

8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

HELMSLEY Arts Centre brings young talent to the fore in this week’s forthcoming 1812 Theatre Company production.

James Yorkston, Fulford Arms, York; Vashti Bunyan, The Band Room, Low Mill, Farndale.

Gazette & Herald: Sheet music

1:46pm Saturday 18th October 2014

FOLK music comes in increasingly myriad forms, but at its heart remains the troubadour, the storyteller.

Unbridled Colour, Ryedale Folk Museum gallery, until November 2

Gazette & Herald: Receding Waves-Sandra Middleton

3:39pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

TWO artists have joined forces for an exhibition full of colour this autumn at Ryedale Folk Museum’s art gallery

East Yorkshire and Hull Open Studios, October 18 and 19

Gazette & Herald: Painter and printmaker Claire West, who is known for her use of bright, uplifting colours, will be inviting Open Studios visitors to her new studio space in central Beverley.

3:39pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

EAST Yorkshire & Hull Open Studios is a diverse showcase of the region’s best talent in the visual arts, and takes place this weekend and next.

Palace Cinema News: Fun festival technical triumph

Gazette & Herald:

3:35pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

The Palace Cinema, Malton. Schedule for the week beginning Friday, October 17:

Faustus, Helmsley Arts Centre, October 18

Gazette & Herald: MultI-award-winning folk trio Faustus is appearing at the  Helmsley Arts Centre on Saturday

3:34pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

MULTI-award-winning folk trio Faustus is appearing at the Helmsley Arts Centre on Saturday .

Magic Mike’s The Not So Spooky Halloween Show, Scarborough Spa, October 30

Gazette & Herald: Magic Mike

3:34pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

AFTER a successful summer show, Magic Mike will return to Scarborough Spa later this month with his seasonal special ‘The Not So Spooky Hallowe'en Show’.

Scarborough Spa's 2015 summer programme announced

Gazette & Herald: The smash hit tribute to one of the greatest movie soundtracks of all time, An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show is coming to the The Spa’s Grand Hall next year.

3:31pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THERE may be a very autumnal feel at the moment but the first show of Scarborough Spa’s 2015 summer programme has been announced.

New season at the Milton Rooms in Malton

Gazette & Herald: MichaelPortillo

3:31pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE MIlton Rooms in Malton is aiming to cheer up the darker nights with a selection of entertainment to suit all tastes.

West End star offers tips to cast of Les Miserables School Edition

Gazette & Herald:

3:04pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

WEST End star Scott Garnham, from Ryedale, has been lending his expertise to the cast of York Light Youth’s forthcoming production of Les Miserables School Edition.

Review: Slipping, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Gazette & Herald:

10:15am Saturday 11th October 2014

ENGLISH-LEBANESE playwright Claudine Toutoungi introduced herself to Stephen Joseph Theatre audiences this summer with Bit Part, a tale of sparring sisters that formed one of four parts of Screenplay, all short works on a cinematic theme in the McCarthy auditorium.

Vashti Bunyan and guitarist Gareth Dixon play The Band Room, Low Mill, near Kirkbymoorside, October 11

Gazette & Herald:

2:29pm Thursday 9th October 2014

IT took Vashti Bunyan 35 years to follow up 1970's debut album, Just Another Diamond Day.

New play marks centenary of famous Whitby lifeboat rescue

Gazette & Herald: (11222625)

8:06am Wednesday 8th October 2014

YORK Settlement Community Players are to mark the centenary of the sinking of HMHS Rohilla by staging the premiere of Graham Sanderson’s play, Rohilla.

Lulu to perform at York Barbican next year

Gazette & Herald: Lulu visits the Belmont Rooms at Betty's in York for Afternoon Tea with Lulu on Thursday    Picture Frank Dwyer (10998689)

9:45am Thursday 2nd October 2014

LULU is set to perform at York Barbican next year.

Kate Rusby, Scarborough Spa, October 4

Gazette & Herald: Kate Rusby

10:12am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A Ghostly encounter with...Barnsley folk singer Kate Rusby, whose new album ventures into the spectral world.

Annual Apple Day at Newby Hall

Gazette & Herald: Newby Hall

8:31am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

NEWBY Hall in Ripon will bring the 2014 season to a close on Sunday with the annual Apple Day.

David Stephenson and Gail Hurst exhibition, Ryedale Folk Museum until October 5

Gazette & Herald:

3:21pm Thursday 18th September 2014

BLACKSMITH David Stephenson and artist Gail Hurst have collaborated for an exhibition in the art gallery at Ryedale Folk Museum.

A chance to play Lip Service at the Stephen Joseph Theatre

Gazette & Herald:

2:58pm Thursday 18th September 2014

SATIRICAL duo Lip Service are seeking willing members of the Scarborough community to perform live on stage and on film in a new play at the Stephen Joseph Theatre.

Review: Tiny Ruins, The Band Room , Low Mill, Farndale, Kirkbymoorside

Gazette & Herald: (10311822)

12:36pm Saturday 13th September 2014

TINY Ruins had come all the way from New Zealand to play The Band Room on the North York Moors, whose beauty would surely have made singer and songwriter Hollie Fullbrook feel at home.

Review: Roundelay, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Gazette & Herald: ©  Tony Bartholomew 
 07802 400651/
3rd September 2014


12:35pm Saturday 13th September 2014

ROUNDELAY is Alan Ayckbourn's 78th play and his 79th, 80th, 81st and 82nd play too. Sort of.

Staithes Arts & Heritage Festival, September 13 -14

Gazette & Herald: Full English 1 by Ian Burke (oils on canvas) (10191213)

12:01pm Thursday 11th September 2014

NO fewer than 130 artists will be creating temporary galleries in the fishing-village houses of Staithes as part of Staithes Arts & Heritage Festival on Saturday and Sunday.

Badapple Theatre presents The Daily Bread, on tour from September 12 to October 25

Gazette & Herald: (10131768)

11:20am Thursday 11th September 2014

EXPECT a riotous night of clowning, comedy, Machiavellian subterfuge and live baking in Badapple Theatre's No Hall Too Small tour of The Daily Bread.

Dickens brought to life in Malton

Gazette & Herald: Charles Dickens

11:17am Wednesday 10th September 2014

DICKENS will be brought to life in Malton this Saturday with a series of readings from his novels.

Landscapes by Peter Watson, Gallery @ The Spa, Bridlington, September 15 to 27

Gazette & Herald:

8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

DRAMATIC landscapes by Scarborough artist Peter Watson, including some inspired by the recent Tour de France Grand Départ, go on show in Bridlington next week.

Dan Whitehouse, Milton Rooms, Malton, September 26

Gazette & Herald: DAN WHITEHOUSE: “raw, rootsy folk music with direct, confessional lyrics”

8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

SINGER-songwriter Dan Whitehouse returns to the Milton Rooms, in Malton, on Friday, September 26.

The Kommitments, Milton Rooms, Malton, October 4

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

8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE Kommitments, one of the leading tribute and function soul bands, will perform a special fundraising gig at the Milton Rooms, in Malton, on Saturday, October 4.

New staff at The Palace cinema

Gazette & Herald:

7:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

WE are settling down now with our new staff and you will meet them over the coming weeks. I won’t embarrass them by mentioning them here, but I know they will make you welcome at The Palace.

This week at Helmsley Arts Centre

Gazette & Herald: Fantastic Borrowing - Piano recital - Clare Simmonds

7:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE autumn season gets underway at Helmsley Arts Centre on Saturday when young classical pianist Clare Simmonds make a welcome return.

Vinyl night at The Sun Inn, Pickering

Gazette & Herald: (l-r), Penny Robertson and Steve Donnelly  members of a monthly vinyl record club which meets at the Sun Inn , Pickering    Picture Frank Dwyer (9933717)

12:01pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

DIG out those old 45s and enjoy a music revival at a monthly vinyl night.

Vale of Pickering Art Club annual exhibition, Pickering Memorial Hall, until September 14

Gazette & Herald: Chair and publicity officer Diana Smith with a painting by Kezy Feaster (correct) which is on show at the Vale of Pickerings annual art show at the memorial hall.Nigel Holland (10027476)

10:40am Wednesday 10th September 2014

OVER 200 pieces of art work by members of the Vale of Pickering Art Club are on display this week at their annual exhibition.

New film season at Stephen Joseph Theatre

Gazette & Herald: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

2:30pm Friday 5th September 2014

BILL Nighy, Gillian Anderson and Helen McCrory are some of the stars who can be seen at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in the coming season – on the big screen that is.

Palace Cinema news: films for the grown-ups

Gazette & Herald: Undated Film Still Handout from The Hundred-Foot Journey. Pictured: Helen Mirren as Madame Mallory. See PA Feature FILM Film Reviews. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Entertainment One. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature F

2:32pm Friday 5th September 2014

AS the school holidays come to an end, there must be parents and grandparents who will be relieved that family life is a bit more structured, or back to normal in the case of grandparents.

Little Fest, Easingwold, September 6 and 7

Gazette & Herald: (9947226)

3:51pm Thursday 4th September 2014

EASINGWOLD will play host to its second LittleFest this weekend as part of the On Our Turf collaboration between York Theatre Royal and four Yorkshire market towns.

New season at Helmsley Arts Centre

Gazette & Herald: The Queen's Knickers

3:45pm Thursday 4th September 2014

AS AUTUMN beckons, the doors are opening on a new season of theatre, concerts, live screenings, talks, exhibitions and activities for all ages at Helmsley Arts Centre.

1984, York Theatre Royal, September 16 to 20

Gazette & Herald: Manuel Harlan (9919384)

3:38pm Thursday 4th September 2014

IN a rehearsal room somewhere in London, the day is hot and the atmosphere inside is chilling.

Billy Pearce, The Mayfield, Seamer, near Scarborough, September 26

Gazette & Herald:

1:10pm Thursday 4th September 2014

YORKSHIRE comedian Billy Pearce will be "close up and at his naughtiest" when he plays The Mayfield in Seamer, near Scarborough, on September 26.

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